RICHMOND—The Redskins offense is dealing with some challenges on the field. Their top two wide receivers from last year left as free agents and replacements Terrelle Pryor and Josh Doctson have little game experience with quarterback Kirk Cousins. Tight end Jordan Reed (toe) was a surprise entry on the PUP list. Running back Rob Kelley needs to prepare to get ready to carry the load for 16 games. There is one other change the team must deal with. Sean McVay, the team’s offensive coordinator, left in January to become the head coach of the Los Angeles Rams. He had been calling the plays for the past two years. That duty will now fall on head coach Jay Gruden. Play calling is not new to Gruden.
More so than perhaps any other team in the majors, the Orioles like to keep their cards close to the vest when it comes to transaction rumors. After the Dexter Fowler fiasco in 2016, media members are lucky to get anything out of the decision makers in Baltimore. There’s nothing wrong with the philosophy, but it can be frustrating as a fan. With the Orioles nearing the deadline, fans are getting thirsty for any sort of information as to which way the club is planning to go. Unfortunately, with tight-lipped executives, it’s hard to get a sense of what the hell will happen. Most of the fan base is wishing for at least a partial rebuild, but even in an era of media that turns organizational strategies
Matt Kuchar did enough to win the British Open last week. He should have, by any normal standard: Holding a one shot lead over Jordan Spieth with just five holes left to play, Kuchar played his next four holes in two under yet, somehow, arrived at the 18th hole trailing by two. It was a cruel twist of fate, one brought about by Spieth's transcendent talent. Kuch handled the loss with his typical class and graciousness, which was especially hard for him given his family had flown over the Atlantic on a last-minute flight, hoping to see their father capture his first major. Ahead of this week's RBC Canadian Open, Kuchar talked about how grateful he was to see them after his round, but also about