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Sports

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    MUNCIE — Jack Milas threw for 169 yards and two touchdowns, and ran for another score to lead Ball State past Eastern Michigan 45-30 on Saturday.
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    LINCOLN, Nebraska — Briean Boddy-Calhoun ripped the ball out of Nebraska receiver De'Mornay Pierson-El's hands at theMinnesota 2-yard line after Mitch Leidner scored the go-ahead touchdown, and the Gophers overcame a 14-point halftime deficit
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BASEBALL

American League

KANSAS CITY ROYALS – Agreed to terms with RHP Felipe Paulino on a one-year contract.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS – Claimed SS Tommy Field off waivers from Minnesota.

MINNESOTA TWINS – Traded OF Denard Span to Washington for RHP Alex Meyer.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS – Agreed to terms with 3B Scott Moore on a minor league contract.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS – Released RHP Brad Bergesen.

ATLANTA BRAVES – Agreed to terms with OF B.J. Upton on a five-year contract.

CHICAGO CUBS – Named Scott Harris director of baseball operations.

SAN DIEGO PADRES – Agreed to terms with RHP Sam Holland, LHP Jeremy Gould, SS Luis Ugueto and OF Euri Minaya on minor league contracts.

BASKETBALL

NBA

NBA – Suspended Boston G Rajon Rondo two games and fined Brooklyn F Gerald Wallace $35,000 and Boston F Kevin Garnett $25,000 for their actions during Wednesday’s game.

CLEVELAND CAVALIERS – Waived F Luke Harangody. Signed F Kevin Jones.

DALLAS MAVERICKS – Signed G Derek Fisher. Waived F Troy Murphy.

OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER – Assigned G Jeremy Lamb to Tulsa (NBADL).

PHOENIX SUNS – Assigned G Kendall Marshall to Bakersfield (NBADL).

FOOTBALL

NFL

NFL – Fined Dallas CB Mike Jenkins $7,875 for pushing Washington WR Pierre Garcon to the ground well after Garcon crossed the goal line on a 59-yard touchdown last week. Reduced the $21,000 fine of Houston DE Antonio Smith to $11,000 for kicking Miami OL Richie Incognito during the season opener.

ARIZONA CARDINALS – Signed C Scott Wedige.

CHICAGO BEARS – Signed G Andre Gurode. Signed WR Dale Moss and G Derek Dennis to the practice squad.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS – Placed DT D’Anthony Smith on injured reserve.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS – Claimed G Hayworth Hicks off waivers from the N.Y. Jets. Released PK Matt Szymanski from the practice squad. Signed LB Quan Sturdivant to the practice squad.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS – Released DB Josh Victorian from the practice squad. Signed WR Bert Reed, T Joe Long and OL Justin Cheadle to the practice squad.

HOCKEY

AHL

AHL – Suspended Worcester D Matt Pelech three games for his actions during Sunday’s game.

CHARLOTTE CHECKERS – Assigned F A.J. Jenks to Florida (ECHL).

MILWAUKEE ADMIRALS – Recalled G Zoltan Hetenyi from Cincinnati (ECHL). Reassigned G Magnus Hellberg to Cincinnati.

SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE – Loaned G Michael Houser to Cincinnati (ECHL).

ECHL

BAKERSFIELD CONDORS – Signed F Liam Huculak.

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