Robert Griffin III Will Start Monday Night

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_6aaa3b7fea.jpgRonald Martinez/Getty Images (ASHBURN, Va) -- Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan has named Robert Griffin III the team's starting quarterback for its Week 1 game versus the Philadelphia Eagles. Griffin had surgery almost eight months ago on the MCL, ACL and LCL in his right knee and has been eased into training camp.


Tommy Morrison Dead at 44

0788a89f9c.jpg (NEW YORK) -- Tommy Morrison, the former WBO heavyweight champion, passed away at a hospital in Omaha, Nebraska at the age of 44 Sunday night. Morrison won the heavyweight title in 1993 when he defeated George Foreman. Morrison was scheduled to defend the title against Lennox Lewis, but Morrison proceeded to lose in a tuneup match with Michael Bennt, leading to the canceling of his fight with Lewis.


Henrik Stenson Wins the Deutsche Bank Championship

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_c0dd9b9cce.jpgThinkstock (NORTON, Mass.) --  Henrik Stenson won the Deutsche Bank Championship on Monday, shooting a 5-under 66 to defeat runner-up Steve Stricker by two strokes. After finishing as the runner-up in the British Open and a World Golf Championship, and tying for third at the PGA Championship, Stenson is happy to finally have a trophy. "I'm just pleased I won here," said Stenson, who tied the tournament record at 22-under 262.


Scoreboard Roundup - 9/2/13

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_c92098e2d6.jpgGetty Images/Hemera(NEW YORK) -- MLB:  Cincinnati Reds 7 (77-61) - St. Louis Cardinals 2 (79-58)

Detroit Tigers 3 (81-57) - Boston Red Sox 0 (82-57)

Atlanta Braves 13 (84-53) - New York Mets 5 (62-74)


ESPN: Bengals Reward Defensive Tackle Geno Atkins With Extension

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_ba97da9799.jpgDilip Vishwanat/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- The Cincinnati Bengals hope to have one of the top defenses in the NFL this season, and now they've rewarded arguably their best defensive player.  Defensive tackle Geno Atkins has agreed to a contract extension with the club.