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Hawks’ Scruggs likely out for ’13

NFL: The Seattle Seahawks have likely lost defensive lineman Greg Scruggs for the 2013 season after he tore his anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee.

Scruggs underwent reconstructive arthroscopic surgery on Thursday at the Seattle Surgery Center, the team announced.

Scruggs was a seventh-round pick out of Louisville in 2012 and became more of a contributor as the season progressed. He played in 11 games during the regular season and had two sacks. He also appeared in both playoff games.

The Seahawks open a three-day rookie minicamp today in Renton, Wash.

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Previous winners up for Lindsay

NHL: Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby, Washington Capitals right wing Alex Ovechkin and Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Martin St. Louis have been nominated as finalists for the Ted Lindsay Award.

The award is presented annually to the most outstanding player in the NHL as voted by fellow members of the NHL Players’ Association. Crosby, Ovechkin and St. Louis have all previously won the award. This year’s winner will be announced during the Stanley Cup final.

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Hollywood Park to shut its doors

HORSE RACING: Betfair Hollywood Park will close by year’s end and the 75-year-old racetrack property in Inglewood will be developed by its owner.

The track announced on Thursday what had been anticipated since Churchill Downs sold it to Hollywood Park Land Co. in 2005.

Track President Jack Liebau says the land in the Los Angeles suburb now is worth more, and racing will end when the autumn meet concludes on Dec. 22. Triple Crown winners Citation, Seattle Slew and Affirmed ran at Hollywood Park.

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