July 28, 2013 in Sports

Newsmakers

From Staff And Wire Reports
 

Sidelined Eagles wide receiver Jeremy Maclin tore the ACL in his right knee during practice Saturday and could miss the season. Maclin went down at the end of a non-contact drill and appeared in pain while on the ground for several minutes. He was helped onto the cart and needed assistance getting off it and going into the team’s practice facility.

• Baltimore Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta dislocated his hip in practice and will be sidelined indefinitely with what coach John Harbaugh called “a serious injury.” Pitta was carted off the field after colliding with safety James Ihedigbo in the back of the end zone vying for a pass from Joe Flacco.

Hospitalized Browns offensive tackle Ryan Miller sustained a concussion during a blocking drill in practice, an injury that shook his teammates. Miller, who is in his second season with Cleveland, was carted from the field and taken by ambulance to the Cleveland Clinic.

Suspended Oakland Raiders receiver Andre Holmes has been suspended for the first four games of the season for violating the NFL policy on performance enhancing substances. Holmes will be eligible to return to the Raiders’ active roster Sept. 30.

Traded The Phoenix Suns traded forward Luis Scola to the Indiana Pacers for forward Gerald Green, center Miles Plumlee and a lottery-protected first-round draft pick. Scola, a 6-foot-9 forward from Argentina, played his first five NBA seasons with the Houston Rockets before coming to Phoenix a year ago.

Signed Charlotte shooting guard Gerald Henderson and the Bobcats have agreed to a three-year, $18 million contract. Henderson, 25, has the option to become an unrestricted free after the 2014-15 season.

Announced Indiana coach Lin Dunn headlines the 2014 women’s basketball Hall of Fame class that was announced during the WNBA All-Star game. The 43-year veteran coach will be joined in Knoxville, Tenn., next June by Yolanda Griffith, Michelle Edwards, Charlotte West, Mimi Griffin and Jasmina Perazic.


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