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This week in sports

By Josh Geller

Section: Sports

March 17, 2006

Baseball
Juan Padilla, a reliever for the New York Mets, will undergo Tommy John surgery and miss the entire season.

Dwight Gooden admitted to his probation office that he violated his probation by using cocaine.

Football
Edgerrin James signed a four year deal with the Arizona Cardinals.

The Philadelphia Eagles released the controversial Terrell Owens.

Minnesota traded Dante Culpepper to Miami for a second round draft pick, pending a physical.

Drew Brees signed a six year deal with the New Orleans Saints.

David Givens, formerly of the Patriots, signed a five year deal with Tennessee.

The San Francisco 49ers traded Brandon Lloyd to the Washington Redskins for several draft picks.

Jamal Lewis re-signed with Baltimore for three years.

Antonio Bryant signed a four year deal with San Francisco.

Jon Kitna signed a four year deal with Detroit.

Antwaan Randle El signed a six year deal with Washington.

The Dallas Cowboys released receiver Keyshawn Johnson.

Basketball
Tracy McGrady could miss the remainder of the season with a back injury.

Emeka Okafor will miss the remainder of the season with an ankle injury. He has not played since January, when he aggravated a previous ankle injury.

Devin Harris will likely miss the remainder of the season with an injured quadricep.

Hockey
Bryan Berard will miss the remainder of the season with a back injury.

College Basketball
The top four seeds for this year's NCAA tournament are UConn, Villanova, Duke and Memphis.

Good luck to all of the fans, players, coaches and schools involved in March Madness!

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