GiveMeSport brings you all of the days top headlines from North American sports...
Our four stories from the States today include big performances in the second pre-season games of the NFL season, the Cleveland Cavaliers making a new signing and a big injury update in Major League Baseball.
We start off in the NFL, where quarterbacks took center stage last night.
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QB's Showing Up
Tyrod Taylor of the Buffalo Bills staked his claim for the starting quarterback job against the Browns, finishing up with over 100 yards combined, showcasing an accurate arm and quick feet.
But Taylor wasn't the only one to boost his claim for a starting job last night, with Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel also putting in a solid performance. Manziel completed 10 of his 18 passes for 118 yards and a big touchdown to Shane Wynn, but the Bills still ended up with the win.
Smith Signs & Pedroia's Out
Over to the NBA now, where J.R Smith has rejoined the Cleveland Cavaliers. Smith has signed a two-year with Cleveland that will see him make $5million dollars next year, which is actually a 1.5 million loss on what he could have earned by opting in.
And finally to baseball, where Dustin Pedroia will remain out for some time. The Red Sox star has been on the shelf since July with a hamstring strain and isn't expected back for another month.