Oregon has indefinitely suspended linebacker Kiko Alonso after his arrest on burglary and trespassing charges.

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Ducks junior also was suspended for 2010 season: Oregon has indefinitely suspended linebacker Kiko Alonso after his arrest on burglary and trespassing charges.

Oregon coach Chip Kelly announced the suspension Monday.

The Register-Guard newspaper reported the 20-year-old junior from Los Gatos, Calif., was arrested Sunday after a Eugene woman called 911 to report a strange man pounding on her front door and demanding to be let inside.

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Alonso was released later Sunday from the Lane County Jail after he was charged with burglary, trespassing and criminal mischief.

He was suspended for the 2010 season after a driving-while-intoxicated citation last winter.

Ohio State linebacker is suspended for season: Ohio State confirmed linebacker Dorian Bell, a redshirt sophomore, has been suspended for the 2011 season for a violation of team rules. School officials did not specify the violation.

Notre Dame receiver Floyd pleads not guilty to DUI charge: Michael Floyd, suspended Notre Dame wide receiver, hopes to have a plea deal in place on his misdemeanor drunken-driving charge before his next court appearance June 7, his attorney said.

Magistrate Brian Steinke entered a not-guilty plea on behalf of Floyd, who has the school record of 28 touchdown catches.

“I suspect we’ll come up with a resolution. At the present time, I don’t anticipate this is going to be set for trial,” attorney William Stanley said.

Floyd, 21, was twice cited in his home state of Minnesota for underage consumption of alcohol, in 2009 and 2010.


Simpson was penalized while leading PGA Tour event: Webb Simpson called it a “bad rule.” He was penalized one stroke because the golf ball moved as he was addressing it on the green, perhaps costing him his first PGA Tour victory.

Thomas O’Toole, vice president of the U.S. Golf Association, said there will be talks to modify the rule, with any change taking place at the start of 2012.

“If some other agency — wind or gravity — is known to cause that ball to move, no penalty would be applied,” O’Toole said.

Simpson, leading by one shot, was less than a foot from the cup at the 15th hole Sunday at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans when the ball moved. Simpson said the movement probably was caused by wind, combined with relatively dry and hard greens.

Simpson finished tied with Bubba Watson after 72 holes. Watson won on the second playoff hole.

O’Toole said the possible change to Rule 18-2b has been under consideration with the Royal & Ancient for at least seven years and “is not a reaction to something that happened yesterday.”


Norwich to return to English Premier League: Norwich was promoted to the Premier League after a six-year absence from England’s top level. Simeon Jackson scored in the 50th minute of a 1-0 victory over Portsmouth in the second-tier League Championship.

Norwich clinched second place behind Queens Park Rangers.

Fan is shot after match in Brazil: Police said a supporter was shot dead after a match in Brazil that was interrupted by a swarm of bees and ended with a brawl between players .

A 19-year-old Goias fan was killed outside Serra Dourada stadium after Sunday’s semifinal between Goias and Vila Nova in the Goiania state championship. The match was stopped for 20 minutes in the first half to allow firefighters to remove a swarm of bees around Goias’ goal.

A fight involving several players erupted after the match, apparently caused by Goias’ celebrations at reaching the final after a 2-2 draw. It took police about 15 minutes to break up the brawl.

College basketball

Arizona State women’s coach Thorne to take leave: Charli Turner Thorne, Arizona State women’s coach, is taking an unpaid leave of absence and will miss the 2011-12 season. Associate head coach Joseph Anders is the interim coach.

In a statement, Thorne said she will use some of the time “regaining balance in my life.”


San Antonio acquires Robinson from Tulsa: The Tulsa Shock traded guard Scholanda Robinson to San Antonio for the Silver Stars’ second- and third-round picks in the 2012 draft.


Kassap dies: Danny Kassap, a former world-class runner who fled to Canada from Congo in 2001, died at a Toronto hospital a day after withdrawing from Sunday’s Sporting Life Toronto 10K because he was not feeling well. He was 28.

No cause of death was given.

College gymnastics

California men’s program is saved: A fundraising effort has helped save the California men’s program, which was slated to be eliminated in a cost-cutting move.

Horse racing

R Heat Lightning is out of Oaks: R Heat Lightning, expected to be a major contender in Friday’s $1 million Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs in Louisville, won’t run because of a possible knee injury, Daily Racing Form reported.

Jockey dies in Dominican Republic: Jockey Miguel Sanchez, 21, died after being thrown from his mount, Mighty Elixir, in a race at Hipodromo V Centenario in the Dominican Republic.

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