Cleveland’s Gordon is charged with DUI
Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Gordon was arrested and charged with driving under the influence after allegedly speeding down a street in Raleigh, N.C., on Saturday, bringing the troubled All-Pro performer’s already cloudy future into more doubt.
Gordon, 23, was taken into custody after being pulled over for allegedly going 50 mph in a 35 mph zone, police spokesman Jim Sughrue said. Gordon was released on $500 bond.
- Amid drought, Rattlesnake Lake reveals its roots
- Probe of 777 engine’s explosive failure pinpoints its origin
- Lloyd McClendon’s status is at the top of the new Mariners GM’s list
- Seattle-area teen loved football, says grieving father
- US airman who thwarted French train attack stabbed in brawl
Most Read Stories
WNCW-TV in Raleigh reported Gordon’s blood-alcohol level was 0.09 percent, above the state legal limit of 0.08 percent.
Gordon was suspended for two games last season for violating the substance-abuse policy, but still led the league with 1,646 yards receiving.
Gordon reportedly failed another drug test during the offseason, which could lead to a lengthy suspension from the league.
Gordon is known to have failed at least three drug tests during his college career at Baylor and Utah.
Dallas’ Harris to return
The Dallas Mavericks are bringing back point guard Devin Harris, 31, reportedly with a three-year contract worth $9 million.
Olynyk has solid game
Former Gonzaga standout Kelly Olynyk scored a game-high 20 points to help Boston beat Miami 85-77 on the first day of the Orlando Pro Summer League in Florida.
Peyton Siva, a graduate of Franklin High School in Seattle, had 16 points and six assists as Detroit beat Houston 95-89.
Philadelphia center Nerlens Noel scored 19 points and looked good running the court in an 83-77 loss to Orlando. He is returning from surgery to repair a torn ligament in his left knee.
Stars win a thriller
Kayla McBride made a three-pointer with 1.8 seconds left to give the San Antonio Stars a 71-70 victory over the host Indiana Fever, spoiling the season debut of Tamika Catchings.
Indiana led by 13 points with 5:15 left before the Stars rallied.
Catchings missed the first 17 games of the season because of a sore back.
In other league games, Sancho Lyttle scored 18 points to help the host Atlanta Dream beat Washington 86-73 and Katie Douglas had 18 points to help visiting Connecticut edge Tulsa 78-76.
Mixed martial arts
Weidman, Rousey win
Chris Weidman and Ronda Rousey each retained titles and remained unbeaten with victories at UFC 175 in Las Vegas.
Weidman (12-0) unanimously outpointed Lyoto Machida to keep his middleweight championship.
Bantamweight champ Rousey (10-0) stopped Alexis Davis at 16 seconds of the first round.
Major League Soccer
D.C. United prevails
Nick DeLeon scored in the 54th minute and Perry Kitchen snapped a tie in the 69th as visiting D.C. United beat Toronto FC 2-1. D.C. United leads the Eastern Conference with 28 points from 17 matches.
U.S. player Michael Bradley was competing for Toronto for the first time since he returned from the World Cup in Brazil.
In another MLS match, Erick Torres scored in second-half stoppage time to give Chivas USA a 1-0 victory over the Montreal Impact.
• Clearly Now, a 4-year-old colt, set a track record of 1 minute, 19.96 seconds for 7 furlongs on dirt in the Grade III Belmont Sprint Championship in Elmont, N.Y.
The previous mark of 1:20.17 was set by Left Bank in 2002.
Clearly Now, trained by Brian Lynch and ridden by Jose Lezcano, beat runner-up Palace by 6¼ lengths and paid $6.40 to win in the $400,000 race.
In Grade I turf races for 3-year-olds later on the card, colt Mr Speaker ($49 to win) took the $1.25 million Belmont Derby and Minorette ($14.60) captured the $1 million Belmont Oaks for fillies.
• Shared Belief won the $500,500 Los Alamitos Derby in Southern California by 4¼ lengths over runner-up Candy Boy.
Shared Belief, trained by Jerry Hollendorfer and ridden by Mike Smith, ran 11/8 miles in 1:47.01 and paid $3.40 to win in the Grade II race. The gelding’s owners include George Todaro of Seattle, sports-talk host Jim Rome and Hollendorfer.
Seattle Times news services