Convicted Hockey Hall of Famer Guy Lafleur was convicted Friday in Montreal of giving contradictory evidence at his son’s bail hearing, and could spend time in jail. The Crown is asking that Lafleur be given a conditional sentence; the defense is seeking a fine. Lafleur faces a maximum prison sentence of 14 years.
Hospitalized NBC horse racing analyst Bob Neumeier was taken to a Louisville, Ky., hospital after collapsing during a telecast from Churchill Downs.
Leaving Former Los Angeles Lakers player Michael Cooper will leave the WNBA’s Los Angeles Sparks after their 2009 season ends to coach Southern California’s women’s basketball team.
Increased American businessman Stan Kroenke has become Arsenal’s biggest shareholder after increasing his stake in the Premier League club to 28.3 percent. Kroenke also owns the NBA’s Denver Nuggets and the NHL’s Colorado Avalanche.
Named The San Jose Sharks’ Todd McLellan, Boston Bruins’ Claude Julien and St. Louis Blues’ Andy Murray are finalists for the Jack Adams Award as the NHL’s top coach.
Died One of Wales’ most promising golfers, Ben Enoch, was killed in a car crash Thursday while driving to a tournament. He was 19. The amateur golfer was traveling to a tournament in England when his car crashed into a trailer. He was a member of the preliminary 28-member Great Britain and Ireland Walker Cup squad that will face the United States in September.
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