March 17, 2013 in Sports



Sidelined Southern California tailback Silas Redd will miss the rest of spring football practice with a torn meniscus in his knee. Redd will have surgery on his knee, but should be completely healthy for training camp in July, coach Lane Kiffin said Saturday.

• Detroit Red Wings defenseman Kyle Quincey will need surgery after fracturing a cheekbone in an NHL game Friday in Edmonton. Red Wings general manager Ken Holland said that Quincey flew home to Detroit after he was injured.

Fired Texas Tech has fired six assistant men’s basketball coaches but retained interim head coach Chris Walker.

• Northwestern says men’s basketball coach Bill Carmody will not return next season.

Signed Former Dallas Cowboys linebacker Dan Connor has signed with the New York Giants as a free agent.

Claimed The Carolina Hurricanes claimed forward Adam Hall off waivers before they played his former NHL team, the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Hospitalized Alabama football coach Nick Saban says hospitalized athletic director Mal Moore is “in good spirits.” Saban said he visited Moore in a Birmingham hospital on Wednesday, before his 73-year-old boss was transferred to Duke University Medical Center in Durham, N.C. Moore was hospitalized last week with pulmonary problems.

Activated The NHL’s St. Louis Blues activated Vladimir Tarasenko off injured reserve from a concussion, but lost another forward with T.J. Oshie placed on IR.

Filed Former University of Texas women’s track coach Bev Kearney has filed race and gender discrimination complaints against the school with federal and state officials, the first step toward her pursuing a lawsuit.

Euthanized The United States Trotting Association announced that Rocknroll Hanover has been euthanized after developing a gastric impaction. The death of the 2005 harness horse of the year at age 11 occurred earlier this week.

Disclosed A dog that died in this year’s Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race asphyxiated while getting buried in snow during severe wind, officials said. Race officials disclosed the results of the necropsy for 5-year-old Dorado, who was found dead Friday in Unalakleet.

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