ST. PAUL (AP) -- The Minnesota Wild on Thursday signed free agent right wing Jeff Hoggan of the University of Nebraska-Omaha to a 2002-03 contract.
Hoggan had 99 points over three seasons with UNO, including a team-leading 45 in 2001-02.
Hoggan, 24, is a native of Hope, British Columbia.
ACC recruits dominate boys game
NEW YORK (AP) -- The McDonald's All-American games provided great news for ACC men's basketball fans and those who root for Connecticut's women's program.
J.J. Redick, a member of Duke's heralded recruiting class, scored 26 points, and Rashad McCants, part of North Carolina's strong freshman class, added 22 to lead the East to the most-lopsided victory ever in the 25th annual boys game, 138-107 on Thursday night at Madison Square Garden.
Redick, who was 10-for-15 from the field, including 5-for-6 on 3-pointers, and had four assists was chosen the MVP, while McCants was 9-for-12 from the field and grabbed six rebounds.
No broken bones
BOSTON (AP) -- Tests on Shaquille O'Neal's sprained right wrist showed no broken bones, but the Los Angeles Lakers center will probably miss Friday night's game against the Boston Celtics.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Marianne Stanley was hired as coach of the WNBA's Washington Mystics and Tennessee coach Pat Summitt was named a consultant.
Stanley, an assistant last year under Tom Maher, becomes the sixth coach in five seasons for a franchise that has never had a winning record.
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