July 2, 2010 in Sports


The Spokesman-Review

Suspended The NFL reportedly suspended San Diego Chargers wide receiver Vincent Jackson for three games for violating the league’s substance abuse policy. Jackson pleaded guilty in February to his second DUI since 2006.

Sidelined Seven-time Grand Slam champion Justine Henin said she will miss the U.S. Open after partially tearing a ligament in her right elbow during a fall at Wimbledon.

Attacked Eight-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer Jenny Thompson said would-be robbers punched her in the face in a failed bid to steal her scooter outside Boston. She suffered a cut on her nose and several scrapes. Police say three teenagers were arrested later Monday night.

Fined Sisters Venus and Serena Williams have been fined $4,000 each at Wimbledon for skipping a news conference after their loss in the doubles quarterfinals Wednesday.

Signed The Detroit Lions agreed to terms with wide receiver Tim Toone, dubbed Mr. Irrelevant as the final choice in the 2010 NFL draft.

• Longtime NBA forward Donyell Marshall is joining George Washington as an assistant coach.

Vacated The attorney for Eddy Curry said he expects authorities to vacate an arrest warrant for the New York Knicks player as early as today. Curry’s attorney said the agreement was reached as part of a personal injury lawsuit that had led to the warrant.

Added The newest nominees for NASCAR’s 2011 Hall of Fame class are Jerry Cook, Jack Ingram, Dale Inman, Fred Lorenzen and T. Wayne Robertson.

Appealed Texas Tech is appealing a judge’s decision to allow former football coach Mike Leach to sue for breach of contract.

Departed Montana State football coach Rob Ash is looking for a running backs coach after the man he hired in March, Milo Austin, left to be director of player development at the University of Cincinnati.

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