November 16, 2012 in Sports

Newsmakers

From Staff And Wire Reports
 

Jailed Former WNBA star and Olympic gold medalist Chamique Holdsclaw is in custody after being accused of shooting into a woman’s car after using a bat to break its windows. Atlanta police said that the incident happened Tuesday after Holdsclaw followed 29-year-old Jennifer Lacy to her car. Lacy plays for the Tulsa Shock. No one was injured. Lacy identified the 35-year-old Holdsclaw as an ex-girlfriend and both played for the Atlanta Dream in 2009. Holdsclaw was in custody Thursday night in Fulton County (Ga.) Jail. Her bond was set at $10,000.

Married U.S. women’s soccer team goalkeeper Hope Solo reportedly married former Seattle Seahawks tight end Jerramy Stevens this week, hours after Stevens was released from custody following a domestic violence arrest. KING-TV reported that Solo and Stevens were married Tuesday night near Snohomish, Wash., during a small ceremony. The ceremony came only a few hours after Stevens and Solo appeared in Kirkland Municipal Court after the former football star allegedly assaulted his fiancee early Monday.

Eligible Oregon said Rice transfer Arsalan Kazemi is eligible to play basketball for the Ducks this season. The 6-foot-7 forward was granted a waiver from the NCAA to play this season at Oregon after transferring in September.

Suspended Former doubles champion Bob Hewitt has been suspended from the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, R.I., after an investigation into allegations he sexually abused girls he coached.

Finalists New York forward Thierry Henry, San Jose forward Chris Wondolowski and Kansas City midfielder Graham Zusi are the finalists for Major League Soccer’s MVP award. Seattle’s Michael Gspurning is a finalist for top newcomer and top goalkeeper. Seattle forward Eddie Johnson is a finalist for Comeback Player of the Year.

Cleared The Chicago Cubs said pitcher Matt Garza can resume his offseason routine after a scan showed the right-hander’s pitching elbow is healing as expected. He suffered a stress reaction on July 21 and missed the rest of the season.

Selected The late Willie Park Jr. will join his father in the World Golf Hall of Fame. Park won the British Open twice in the 19th century and had a large influence on the game by making clubs and building courses. His father was the first Open champion.

Found Texas A&M freshman wide receiver Thomas Johnson has been found safe in Dallas after being missing from the College Station, Texas, campus since Monday.


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