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This Week in Sports

By Josh Geller

Section: Sports

April 7, 2006

Baseball
Cleveland's C.C. Sabathia was placed on the DL after straining an oblique muscle on Opening Day.

The dodgers' Nomar Garciaparra was placed on the DL after straining a muscle at the end of Spring Training.

Red Sox reliver Julian Tavarez was suspended the first ten days of the season for a brawl with Tampa Bay.

Bobby Crosby of Oakland missed some time with an injured finger after getting spiked by Robinson Cano on Opening Day.

Pitcher Adam Eaton will miss up to four months after injuring a finger.

Former pitcher Dwight “Doc” Gooden was sentenced to prison for 1 year for violating his probation.

Football
Nate Burleson is a member of Seattle, as the Vikings did not match Seattles offer.

Eric Moulds was traded to the Houston Texans by the Bills for a second day draft pick.

Steve McNair was asked to leave the Titans training facility until his contract issues are resolved.

Basketball
Rasheed Wallace missed a game Tuesday due to suspension. Detroit had a record streak of 73 straight games with the same starting lineup to open a season that was ended as a result.

The Knicks broke the record for the most starting lineups used in a season with 42, as of Tuesdays game.

The Heat's Jason Williams will miss the remainer of the season with a knee injury. He may return for the play-offs.

The Suns' Amare Stoudemire is done for year after undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery.

College Basketball
Florida defeated UCLA 73-57 to win the NCAA title.

Maryland beat Duke in overtime to take the womens D-1 championship 78-75.

Miscellaneous
Minnesota Lynx drafted LSU G Seimone Augustus as the first pick in the WNBA draft.

Duke canceled the men's lacrosse season in response to the burgeoning scandal over rape allegations. Several players are accused of raping a stripper at an off-campus party. Coach Mike Pressler has resigned in the wake of the scandal.

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