• In this Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012 file photo, Philadelphia Eagles' Jeremy Maclin, left, is tackled by Washington Redskins' Perry Riley in the first half of an NFL football game in Philadelphia. The Washington Redskins released four-year starting linebacker Perry Riley and defensive lineman Stephen Paea as they continued to cut down to their 53-man roster, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

    Redskins cut linebacker Riley, defensive lineman Paea

    ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins released four-year starting linebacker Perry Riley and defensive lineman Stephen Paea as they continued to cut down to their 53-man roster.

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  • Nebraska AP high school football rankings

    The Associated Press Nebraska high school football rankings in Classes A through D-2. Listings include name of school, season record, previous week’s result and this week’s opponent. The rankings are based on a formula that includes ratings from the Omaha World-Herald and Lincoln Journal Star plus experts for each class. Class A: Dale Miller, Grand Island Independent. Class B: Jeff Fielder, Scottsbluff Star-Herald. Class C1: Nick Benes, Norfolk Daily News. Class C2: Brent Wasinius, Fremont Tribune. Class D1: Andrew Bottrell, North Platte Telegraph. Class D2: Nick Blasnitz, Hastings Tribune.

  • School asks high court to hear transgender bathroom case

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia school board urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to weigh in on whether a transgender male must be allowed to use the boys bathroom at his high school, framing it as an issue of national importance.

  • In this Jan. 4, 2016, file photo, then-New York Giants' Cullen Jenkins talks to reporters in the team locker room in East Rutherford, N.J. Seeking depth on the defensive line, the Washington Redskins signed veteran Cullen Jenkins to a one-year deal Monday, Aug. 29, 2016. The team announced the deal shortly after Jenkins worked out and just before he took the field for practice. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

    Redskins sign veteran defensive lineman Cullen Jenkins

    ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Cullen Jenkins couldn’t afford to sit at home and wait for an NFL team to call.

  • Magnussen takes IMSA pole at Virginia International Raceway

    DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — Denmark’s Jan Magnussen earned his first IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship pole position since 2014 in qualifying Saturday at Virginia International Raceway.

  • Virginia Tech quarterback Jerod Evans passes during the NCAA college football team's practice Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, in Blacksburg, Va. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP)

    Transfer Jerod Evans named Virginia Tech’s starting QB

    BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Junior college transfer Jerod Evans will be Virginia Tech’s starting quarterback in the opener against Liberty.

  • File-This June 3, 2008, file photo shows then presumptive Democratic nominee Sen. Barack Obama being covered in the hands of supporters after a speech in St. Paul, Minn.  This and other Presidential campaign photography captured by The Associated Press over the past century will be on display at Virginia's Longwood University this fall. The exhibition titled "Citizens and Leaders" will coincide with this year's lone vice presidential debate, which the university will host Oct. 4. The exhibition will run from Sept. 9 through Oct. 16 at the Longwood Center for the Visual Arts. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)

    Exhibition: 100 years of AP presidential campaign photos

    FARMVILLE, Va. (AP) — Presidential campaign photography captured by The Associated Press over the past century will be on display at Virginia’s Longwood University this fall.

  • Redskins acquire center Bryan Stork from Patriots

    ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins acquired center Bryan Stork from the New England Patriots on Wednesday for an undisclosed draft pick.

  • The Latest: District says it welcomes dialogue on discipline

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on a federal complaint alleging that public schools in Virginia’s capital city more frequently and more harshly punish black students and those with disabilities than their classmates (all times local):

  • Complaint: Black students punished more harshly than whites

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal complaint accuses public schools in Virginia’s capital city of more frequently and more harshly punishing black students and those with disabilities than their classmates.