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Spokane’s Chad Little qualified 12th behind record-setting polesitter Ricky Craven for today’s MBNA 200 at Dover Downs International Speedway… . Sandy Barbour was named Tulane A.D., becoming the fifth woman among athletic directors at the 111 NCAA Division I-A schools… . Marcus Bullard, who helped lead Mississippi State to the NCAA men’s basketball tournament’s Final Four last season, was sentenced in Gulfport, Miss., to three years in prison for violating his probation on drug charges… . Kansas point guard Jacque Vaughn, who tore ligaments in his right wrist during a pick-up game Tuesday, is expected to make a complete recovery after undergoing surgery in the University of Kansas Medical Center.

Officials in Topeka, Kan., have arrested former NFL offensive lineman Carlton Haselrig as a fugitive from justice and he will be extradited to Pennsylvania to face charges of drunken driving and violating probation… . Ted Smits, who served as sports editor of The Associated Press for 23 years, died Thursday at age 91 in White Plains, N.Y… . John Pramesa, 72, a catcher, who played four seasons in the National League from 1949-52, died Monday of cancer in Simi Valley, Calif.



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