September 21, 2012 in Sports

Newsmakers

From Staff And Wire Reports
 

Released North Carolina coach Roy Williams is out of the hospital one day after surgery to remove a tumor from his right kidney. It remains unclear how much time Williams, 62, will miss leading up to the start of preseason practice Oct. 13.

Cleared Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry received full medical clearance to resume all basketball-related activities. The announcement by the team comes after Curry’s surgically repaired right ankle was examined again by his doctor. Curry missed 40 games last season.

Sidelined Phoenix Suns forward Channing Frye will be out indefinitely after a preseason physical revealed an enlarged heart.

• McNeese State officials said free safety Malcolm Bronson, an FCS All-American, will miss the remainder of the season after injuring his knee.

Arrested Former NFL running back Stephen Davis was arrested after officials say he was operating a Columbia, S.C., nightclub even though its business license had been revoked.

Scheduled Spain’s Operation Puerto doping saga will reach the inside of a courtroom in January. Sports doctor Eufemiano Fuentes, former Liberty Seguros team boss Manolo Saiz and four others arrested in 2006 on suspicion of providing doping services to cyclists will be tried in Madrid’s Superior Court starting on Jan. 28.

Returned Nebraska coach Bo Pelini announced that defensive tackle Chase Rome has rejoined the team and will be available Saturday against Idaho State. Rome left the team last week after starting the first two games.


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