ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins have secured the services of their No. 1 draft pick, Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III. Both he and his agent have confirmed that an agreement has been reached. Based on the collective bargaining agreement, he is due for a four-year contract worth about $21 million.
NEW YORK (AP) — Spending by teams in baseball's amateur draft dropped by 11 percent in the first year of the new labor contract. Under the latest labor deal, two aims were to slow spending on prospects through the draft and to get picks to sign sooner.
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Celtics have signed free agent guard Jason Terry. The 2009 NBA Sixth Man of the Year averaged 15.1 points per game for the Mavericks last year and was second in the league with 138 made 3-pointers last season.
DENVER (AP) — Reserve center Chris "Birdman" Andersen has been waived by the Denver Nuggets. He averaged 5.3 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1.44 blocked shots in 32 games with the Nuggets last season.
BAGNERES-DE-LUCHON, France (AP) — The 16th stage of the Tour de France was run today. The winner was France's Thomas Voeckler (VOHK'-lur) while Bradley Wiggins maintained the overall lead. Defending champion Cadel (KUH'-dehl) Evans dropped out of title contention as he struggled on the last two climbs.