October 6, 2010 in Sports

Newsmakers

 

Awarded Atlanta ace Tim Hudson won the National League Comeback Player of the Year Award after leading the Braves to the wild card. Hudson had elbow ligament replacement surgery in 2008 and was limited to just seven starts last season. Francisco Liriano grabbed the American League comeback award with a consistent season that helped the Minnesota Twins win the Central Division. Liriano missed the entire 2007 season following Tommy John surgery and was limited by injuries each of the previous two years.

Suspended Baylor basketball indefinitely suspended leading scorer LaceDarius Dunn after he surrendered to Waco, Texas, police to face an aggravated assault charge accusing him of breaking his girlfriend’s jaw during an argument last week.

Signed The Atlanta Thrashers signed 18-year-old forward Alex Burmistrov, the team’s first-round pick this year.

Acquired The Vancouver Canucks acquired defenseman Ryan Parent and forward Jonas Andersson from the Nashville Predators for defenseman Shane O’Brien and forward Dan Gendur.

Denied Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder David Beckham won’t be loaned out again by the Major League Soccer team, the club announced. The 35-year-old has twice joined Italy’s AC Milan on loan since moving to the United States in 2007.

Hired Olympic figure skating champion Kim Yu-na hired former pairs figure skater Peter Oppegard as her new coach, two months after splitting with Brian Orser.

Resigned Miles College football coach Billy Joe resigned because of health reasons, ending his career with the second-most victories (243) of any coach at historically black colleges.

Pleaded A marketing agent with ties to the New Orleans Saints pleaded guilty to conspiring to scalp Super Bowl tickets. Mike Ornstein faces sentencing Jan. 24 in Cleveland federal court.


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