A week after trading for Mateen Cleaves, the Cleveland Cavaliers sent the point guard back to Sacramento after he failed his physical.
Still hoping to shore up their backcourt, the Cavs traded a future second-round draft pick to the Phoenix Suns for guard Milt Palacio.
Allen Iverson was cleared of the remaining two misdemeanor charges against him, five days after prosecutors said they wanted to dismiss the case.
The NBA All-Star was charged in July with barging into an apartment with a gun and threatening two men while looking for his wife. All but two of the charges were dismissed in July after Iverson's two accusers couldn't agree on whether he had displayed a weapon.
Investigators wearing masks searched the boat of former NBA player Bison Dele after authorities on the South Pacific island of Tahiti opened a murder investigation into his disappearance.
Cabrera on slugging streak
Former Arizona Diamondback Alex Cabrera hit his 52nd homer for the Seibu Lions, leaving him just three shy of tying the Japanese single-season record.
Twins add farm team
Ending the longest Triple-A affiliation in baseball, the Rochester Red Wings ended 42 years with the Baltimore Orioles and signed a two-year agreement to become the top farm team of the Minnesota Twins.
Olympics made profit
The Winter Olympics made $100 million, and the Salt Lake Organizing Committee is meeting to decide on how to spend the profits.
The Utah Athletic Foundation stands to become the biggest beneficiary of the Olympic profits. The foundation was guaranteed at least $40 million from the games to run the Kearns speedskating oval and the Utah Olympic Park.
The comman man's hero
With the wail of bagpipes filling the cathedral and his coffin covered in white lilies and roses, Johnny Unitas was remembered as "the greatest," a quarterback who made the impossible possible.
Before more than 2,000 relatives, fans and friends, the Hall of Famer was honored as a leader who forever changed the NFL and made everyone around him better. Unitas died Wednesday of a heart attack at 69.
Kentucky will be barred from a bowl this season, and Alabama will be out of the bowl picture for the next two years.
The NCAA rejected the appeals of both Southeastern Conference schools Tuesday. They had been cited for football recruiting violations and were trying to have the sanctions lifted.
The governing body upheld the one-year postseason ban on Kentucky's football team.
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