Former Chicago Bear Roland Harper was sentenced to a year of house arrest Tuesday for acting as a front man in a $1.5 million fraud involving a landscaping contract for Chicago public schools.... The U.S. Attorney's office says former NFL player Travis Henry, 30, will remain in jail pending his July 15 sentencing on drug trafficking charges. .... Suspended NFL star Michael Vick has a deadline of July 2 to tell a bankruptcy judge how he plans to pay back his creditors. ... Pio Sagapolutele, a defensive lineman who played five years for Cleveland and started in the 1997 Super Bowl for New England, has died. He was 39.
After six weeks of mulling, Brent Sutter chose family and business at home in western Canada over coaching the Devils in New Jersey.Sutter resigned as the Devils' coach after just two seasons.
Roger Federer pulled out of the Gerry Weber Open, saying he is "overwhelmed" and "exhausted" after his French Open win. ... Former No. 1 Ana Ivanovic has split with coach Craig Kardon.... Second-seeded Novak Djokovic eased past Simone Bolelli 7-5, 6-2 to reach the second round of the Gerry Weber Open. ... Rafael Nadal will travel to London next Tuesday in hopes of defending his Wimbledon title despite playing months with pain in his knees.
Forwards Jermaine O'Neal and Yakhouba Diawara of the Miami Heat have exercised options to remain under contract for next season. ... The Philadelphia 76ers have traded forward Reggie Evans to the Toronto Raptors for shooter Jason Kapono.
Villanova's Scottie Reynolds will return to school for his senior season, calling his decision to return to school the "best option" for him.
CHICAGO - The White Sox placed right-hander Bartolo Colon on the 15-day disabled list with inflammation in his left knee. ...Blue Jays starter Jesse Litsch will have Tommy John surgery and miss the rest of the season ... Colorado Rockies catcher Yorvit Torrealba has returned to the United States, and could rejoin his team a little more than a week after his 11-year-old son and brother-in-law were released by kidnappers in Venezuela. ... Pitcher Scott Schoeneweis returned to the Arizona Diamondbacks, 21 days after the death of his wife. ... Philadelphia Phillies closer Brad Lidge has gone on the 15-day disabled list because of a sprained right knee.
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