Bad night for RGIII…NASCAR qualifying today…Smith is back with Cleveland…Golf updates

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III had a terrible game last night as Washington lost to Detroit in exhibition play. The former Heisman Trophy winner suffered a concussion as well as stinger in his right shoulder. Griffin fumbled twice, was sacked three times and hit hard on other occasions while completing 2 of 5 passes for 8 yards.

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Qualifying is on tap today for tomorrow night’s Sprint Cup race in Bristol, Tennessee. Kevin Harvick starts the weekend with a 48-point lead over Joey Logano in the driver standings. Kyle Busch remains the hottest driver on the circuit with wins in four of his last eight races.

CLEVELAND (AP) — After walking on a $6.8 million player option at the end of the season, J.R. Smith says he is returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Smith posted on his Instagram account that he chose the Cavs over other teams because they offer what he calls a “championship caliber roster.”

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — The second round of the PGA’s Wyndham Championship is being played today in Greensboro, North Carolina. The lead is held by William McGirt, Erik Compton and Tom Hoge but all of the conversation yesterday involved Tiger Woods, who opened with a 6-under 64.

COQUITLAM, British Columbia (AP) — Karine Icher (EE’-chur) starts the day with a two-shot lead in the LPGA’s Canadian Pacific Open. She had six birdies in a seven-hole stretch yesterday in a 7-under 65. Two-time champion Lydia Ko was second after a 67 that included birdies on her final two holes.