La Salle graduate Rodney Green, a Prep Charter product, worked out for the Miami Heat on Wednesday in preparation for the NBA draft on June 24. Green also will visit the Charlotte Bobcats, the New Jersey Nets, and the Milwaukee Bucks.
Richard "Duke" Llewellyn, 93, chairman and cofounder of the John R. Wooden Award that goes to college basketball's player of the year, has died of congestive heart failure.
ROWING: The St. Joseph University women's varsity heavyweight eight rowing team received the 2010 Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta Henley Award. The Henley Women's Regatta takes place June 18-20.
BOXING: Hundreds of fans were welcomed into Yankee Stadium's Great Hall for the weigh-in of junior-middleweight champion Yuri Foreman and former three-time world champion Miguel Cotto, who will meet Saturday night under the lights. It is the first boxing card at the stadium in 34 years.
Manny Pacquiao accepted his third fighter of the year award, while his trainer Freddie Roach was honored for the fourth time by the Boxing Writers Association of America.
TRACK AND FIELD: Asafa Powell ran a wind-aided 9.72 seconds to win the 100 meters at the Diamond League's first visit to Oslo. Bernard Lagat broke the American record in the 5,000, finishing third in 12 minutes, 54.12 seconds.
CYCLING: Lance Armstrong remained third overall in the Tour of Luxembourg after Frank Schleck won a two-man sprint in front of his home crowd to edge Matteo Carrara in the second leg of the five-day race.
NOTEWORTHY: Florida International sophomore Garrett Wittels kept his hitting streak alive (55 games) with a sixth-inning double, moving within three of matching Robin Ventura's Division I record set 23 years ago.
AUTO RACING: Ryan Briscoe won Friday's qualifying for the Firestone 500k IndyCar Series race after beating Dario Franchitti by the slimmest of margins at Texas Motor Speedway.
Todd Bodine stayed in front for two late restarts, including a green-white-checkered finish, to become a six-time winner in the NASCAR Trucks Series at Texas Motor Speedway Friday night.
OLYMPICS: The International Ski Federation is proposing that ski halfpipe be added to the program for the 2014 Winter Olympics.
NHL: The Boston Bruins have signed forward Shawn Thornton to a two-year contract extension.
Tomas Holmstrom and the Detroit Red Wings have agreed on a two-year deal.
Ice Edge Holdings has exclusive rights, with some conditions, to negotiate a lease agreement for the Phoenix Coyotes with the city of Glendale under a memorandum of understanding.
NFL: The Broncos released third-string quarterback Tom Brandstater.
Fourth-round draft pick Mike Williams has signed a four-year contract with Tampa Bay.
New Orleans' Jeremy Shockey worked out at afternoon practice after sitting out the first practice due to back spasms.
The New York Jets have signed fullback John Conner, the team's fifth-round draft pick, to a four-year deal.
- Staff and wire reports