A retired Duke financial executive surpassed basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski as the highest-paid person at the school - for a year, anyway.
Krzyzewski made nearly $4.2 million in 2008-09, with a base salary of nearly $2 million, IRS documents show.
Duke paid Eugene McDonald a lump-sum deferred-compensation payment of $5.5 million that accrued over 23 years.
He retired nearly 10 years ago after creating the school's endowment-investment office.
UCLA put on a record-setting offensive show to beat Arizona, 15-9, in softball and win its 11th Women's College World Series title in Oklahoma City. Andrea Harrison hit a grand slam.
Philadelphia University has added three players to its women's basketball team: Samantha Morris, from Deptford High; Francesca Edmondson; and Jaclyn Panichi, from Henderson High in West Chester. Morris broke Deptford's career record with 1,933 points.
Miami won the Coral Gables regional baseball championship, beating Texas A&M, 10-3. The Hurricanes advance to the best-of-three super-regional series against Florida on Friday.
TENNIS: Andy Murray defeated Ivan Navarro, 7-6 (8), 6-3, setting up a third-round match against either Mardy Fish or Santiago Giraldo at Queen's Club in London. Also, No. 4 Andy Roddick beat Igor Kunitsyn, 6-2, 6-1.
Roger Federer reached the second round of the Gerry Weber Open in Halle, Germany, with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over Finland's Jarkko Nieminen.
GOLF: Two-time champ Bill McGuinness has a 1-stroke lead after the first round of the New Jersey State Golf Association Amateur Championship in West Orange.
HOCKEY: Scott Arniel is the new head coach of the Columbus Blue Jackets. He was coach of Manitoba of the American Hockey League for four seasons.
The NBA board of governors unanimously approved the sale of the Washington Wizards to Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis.
FOOTBALL: A long-delayed toxicology report in North Carolina found no alcohol in Chris Henry's system after the Cincinnati Bengals receiver died in December in a traffic accident.
SOCCER: Independence forward Amy Rodriguez was named the women's professional soccer player of the week. She had a goal and an assist in Sunday's 2-1 win over visiting Sky Blue FC of New Jersey.
MLS fined Colorado Rapids midfielder Pablo Mastroeni $500 for not leaving the field fast enough after an ejection.
LACROSSE: Ridley High alumnus Casey Grugan, Cabrini College's all-time leader in career points with 334, was picked in the eighth round of the Major League Lacrosse draft by the Chicago Machine.
- Staff and wire reports