April 3, 2010 in Sports

Newsmakers

From Staff And Wire Reports
 

Reopened A Florida woman who sued Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Santonio Holmes over an alleged assault now wants to press charges, police said Friday. Anshonae Mills, 21, filed a lawsuit March 24 claiming Holmes grabbed her face and threw a glass at her March 7 in an Orlando, Fla., nightclub, cutting her above the eye. In the lawsuit, she said Holmes and a police officer intimidated her so she wouldn’t press charges. Mills changed her mind, and the case has been reopened, Orlando police said.

Apologized Cleveland Browns nose tackle Shaun Rogers apologized to his fans and his team, saying he didn’t intend to carry a loaded gun in his luggage as he tried to pass through airport security Thursday. Rogers plans to plead not guilty today to a concealed weapons charge, his lawyer said.

Released The Dallas Cowboys released five-time Pro Bowl offensive tackle Flozell Adams and safety Ken Hamlin.

Re-signed Pitcher Scott Feldman, who in less than a year has gone from long reliever to opening-day starter, agreed with the Texas Rangers to a three-year contract worth nearly $14 million.

Resigned U.S. women’s ski coach Jim Tracy stepped down, less than five weeks after guiding the team to a strong showing at the Vancouver Olympics. He did not give a reason.

Retired Major league umpires Ed Montague, Randy Marsh, Rick Reed and Charlie Reliford have retired. The four combined for 110 years of big league experience.

Suspended The NHL suspended Atlanta Thrashers forward Colby Armstrong for two games without pay for hitting an opponent in the head Thursday.

Ruled A federal judge says a lawsuit over a staph infection that benched former Cleveland Browns receiver Joe Jurevicius can move forward in a state court against the team and the Cleveland Clinic. Jurevicius alleges the team misrepresented the cleanliness of its training facility and that doctors were negligent over a 2008 infection in his right knee.

Withdrawn Australian Michael Sim has withdrawn from the Masters because of a right shoulder injury that has kept him out of golf for the last month.


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