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Charged University of Washington football player Johri Fogerson was charged Friday with two misdemeanors stemming from a March 3 traffic stop in south Snohomish County. Fogerson, 21, was charged with resisting arrest and marijuana possessions.

Announced Texas Rangers CEO and managing partner Chuck Greenberg is leaving the organization after only seven months, a surprising move just three weeks before the A.L. champions open the season.

Rescinded The NBA rescinded Amare Stoudemire’s latest technical foul, making him eligible to play in the New York Knicks’ next game. Stoudemire was whistled Thursday for would have been his 16th technical.

Dismissed Auburn football coach Gene Chizik dismissed four players from the national champions after they were arrested on robbery and other charges. Auburn police said Mike McNeil, Antonio Goodwin, Shaun Kitchens and Dakota Mosley were each charged with five counts of first-degree robbery, one count of first-degree burglary and one count of third-degree theft of property.

Arrested Two Michigan State football players were arrested for fighting in an Aspen, Colo., bar and then trying to flee from officers, authorities said. Max Bullough and Brian Linthicum were arrested shortly after midnight Thursday at the Regal Watering Hole.

Fired Providence men’s basketball coach Keno Davis was fired after three seasons on the job. The Friars were 4-14 in the Big East for the second straight season and placed 14th.

Released The woman accused of killing Middle Tennessee State University women’s basketball player Tina Stewart, Shanterrica Madden, was released from jail on bond.

Died Longtime NFL player agent Gary Wichard, who was suspended last year for his role in a recruiting scandal at North Carolina, died. He was 60. He died at his home in Westlake Village, Calif., from diabetes and pancreatic cancer.

Planned U.S. and international Olympic officials plan to go to the highest court in sports over an anti-doping rule that could prevent American runner LaShawn Merritt from defending his 400-meter title at the 2012 London Games.


 

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