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Tue., June 10, 2014, midnight

Injured Six-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer Amy Van Dyken severed her spine in an all-terrain vehicle accident over the weekend, and told emergency workers she could not move her toes or feel anything touching her legs. A letter from the Van Dyken family said she severed her spinal cord at the T11 vertebrae and that the broken vertebrae came within millimeters of rupturing her aorta.

Resigned Arizona State baseball coach Tim Esmay has resigned after five seasons. The Sun Devils went 33-24 this season and failed to advance past the regional round.

Transferred High-scoring guard Eron Harris is transferring to Michigan State from West Virginia. Harris was the Mountaineers’ second-leading scorer at 17.2 points per game last season and averaged a team-high 9.8 points the previous year as a freshman.

Signed The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed forward Ondrej Palat to a three-year contract. Palat and teammate are finalists for the Calder Trophy, presented each year to the NHL’s top rookie.

• Veteran American goalkeeper Brad Friedel has signed a new one-year contract with Tottenham Hotspur, where he will also take up an ambassador role from next season. He won 82 caps with the United States during his international career and has played in the Premier League for 17 years.

Recovering West Virginia has announced that men’s head basketball coach Bob Huggins is recovering following surgery to replace his right hip.

Dismissed AC Milan dismissed manager Clarence Seedorf and replaced him with another club great, Filippo Inzaghi. Milan said it has handed youth-team coach Inzaghi a two-year contract until June 2016.

Apologized California Chrome co-owner Steve Coburn apologized on ABC’s “Good Morning America” for his bitter remarks after his horse failed to win the Triple Crown.


 

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