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Jockey Ric MicMahon disqualified from horse racing for 6 months following positive drug test - @braddavo

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Colorado Rockies have traded Troy Tulowitzki to the Toronto Blue Jays in deal for Jose Reyes, source confirms - @AP

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Arizona Cardinals

Arizona Cardinals hire Jen Welter, making her the 1st female coach in NFL history, team says - @NBCNews

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Junior Seau dies

Family of Junior Seau reiterates stance that his daughter should speak live at her father's Pro Football Hall of Fame induction - @nytimes

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The Mets have acquired right-handed pitcher Tyler Clippard and cash considerations from Oakland in exchange for minor league Casey Meisner. - @Mets

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Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles Angels acquire outfielder Shane Victorino and cash considerations from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for infielder Josh Rutledge. - @Angels

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New England Patriots 'Deflategate'

Source: New England Patriot quarterback Tom Brady is engaged in settlement talks with the NFL over 'Deflategate' penalties - @necn

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2024 Olympics

Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, on city's withdrawal of 2024 Olympic bid: 'I cannot commit to putting the taxpayers at risk.' - @nytimes

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2024 Olympics

Editor's note: The Associated Press, in a story on Boston's decision to terminate its bid for the 2024 Olympics, notes that only 7 weeks remain for cities to be officially nominated. The AP says if the United States Olympic Committee wants to remain in contention for the games, Los Angeles is its likely choice. - Tom

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2024 Olympics

Source: Boston ends bid for 2024 Olympics - @LaurenDezenski, @AP

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FIFA corruption case

Court grants ex-FIFA Vice President Jack Warner time to fight being extradited from Trinidad & Tobago to the US to face corruption charge - @AP

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Didier Drogba officially joins MLS side Montreal Impact after team obtains his rights from Chicago Fire - @Foxsports

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Italian cycling team faces suspension after a 2nd rider tested positive for doping - @AP

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Sources: Boston Celtics acquire guard Zoran Dragic and a 2020 2nd-round pick from the Miami Heat - @ESPN

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Boston Celtics announce David Lee trade - @cbsboston


Memphis, TN

#Breaking A 14-year-old is in the hospital after the heat got to him at football practice >>http://t.co/tEq0K92v69 http://t.co/cqxJEUjqGz - @WMCActionNews5


National Hockey League

NY Rangers agree to multi-year contract with forward Derek Stepan - @NYRangers



Former Colts quarterback Jack Trudeau arrested on drunk driving charges, intimidation charges - @FOX59

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New England Patriots 'Deflategate'

NFL finalizes new rules for football inspection in wake of 'Deflategate' scandal - @BostonGlobe

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2022 Olympics

Beijing launches final pitch for 2022 Winter Games ahead of IOC vote this week - @FRANCE24

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