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NBA Swingman averaged 10. 1 points last season: Michael Finley, 35, is poised to re-sign with the San Antonio Spurs. According to a report...
Swingman averaged 10.1 points last season: Michael Finley, 35, is poised to re-sign with the San Antonio Spurs.
According to a report posted on ESPN.com Friday that cited league front-office sources, the 35-year-old swingman has reached terms on a deal with the Spurs. Terms were not available, the report said.
Finley averaged 10.1 points last season.
Jannero Pargo signs with Dynamo Moscow: Jannero Pargo, 28, who played for the New Orleans Hornets last season, signed a one-year contract with Dynamo Moscow of Russia. The deal reportedly is worth nearly $4 million.
He is the brother of Gonzaga standout Jeremy Pargo, who was the West Coast Conference player of the year last season as a junior.
Shock's Ford has surgery: Detroit forward Cheryl Ford, 27, who suffered a season-ending knee injury July 22, had surgery to reconstruct a ligament in her right knee. Team officials said the procedure was successful.
Wyoming selects Crum as starting quarterback: Sophomore transfer Dax Crum was named Wyoming's starting quarterback, unseating returning starter Karsten Sween.
Dechy advances: Nathalie Dechy of France reached the semifinals of the Western & Southern Financial Group Women's Open by beating sixth-seeded Aleksandra Wozniak of Canada 7-6 (7-4), 7-5 in Mason, Ohio.
Dechy will face countrywoman Amelie Mauresmo, the fifth seed, today.
Second-seeded Nadia Petrova and third-seeded Maria Kirilenko, who are doubles partners, will meet in an all-Russia semifinal.
Del Potro extends streak: Second-seeded Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina won his 17th match in a row, advancing to the Legg Mason Tennis Classic semifinals in Washington with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over American John Isner.
In another quarterfinal match, Viktor Troicki of Serbia beat top-seeded Andy Roddick of the United States 0-6, 6-2, 6-4.
Sources say Arena will coach MLS Galaxy: Bruce Arena will be hired as coach of Major League Soccer's Los Angeles Galaxy, multiple sources told ESPNsoccernet.com.
Arena, 56, is a former U.S. national team coach. He resigned as coach of the MLS New York Red Bulls in November. He guided D.C. United to MLS titles in 1996 and 1997.
Earlier this week, Ruud Gullit resigned as coach of the Galaxy and Cobi Jones was named interim coach.
Arena coached the University of Puget Sound team in 1976 and was a backup goalkeeper for the Tacoma Tides of the American Soccer League that year.
Zavagnin intends to retire: Kansas City midfielder Kerry Zavagnin, 34, plans to retire after the MLS season, saying he made the decision months ago.
Final weekend at Bay Meadows: The last race at Bay Meadows, a San Mateo, Calif., track that opened in 1934, is scheduled for Sunday.
Developers are planning to build on the site, creating more than 83 acres of housing, retail and office space.
Armstrong is No. 1 — in water use in Austin: Lance Armstrong, a seven-time Tour de France winner, has a 1.1-acre residence in Austin, Texas, that pumped 222,900 gallons of water in June, records show. No residence in Austin used more water, and his bill for June was $1,630.
Armstrong said, "I need to fix this. To use that much more water [than most residents] is unacceptable. I have no interest in being the top water user in Austin, Texas."
Armstrong, 36, has been in California since early June.
LeMond reaches settlement: Former cyclist Greg LeMond, 47, reached a $39.5 million settlement with owners of the Yellowstone Club, a millionaires-only gated community in Montana.
The settlement resolves a legal dispute in which LeMond, his in-laws and an associate accused businessman Tim Blixseth of trying to buy out their minority stake in the Yellowstone Club for less than its true value. A related settlement between Blixseth and his estranged wife, Edra Blixseth, in their divorce case also resolves a bitter struggle over control of the enterprise.
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