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Wizards trade Jamison to Cleveland

February 18, 2010

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The Cavaliers acquired Antawn Jamison from the Wizards last night in a three-team trade that sent Drew Gooden to the Clippers. Washington received Cleveland center Zydrunas Ilgauskas, a 2010 first-round draft pick, and the rights to Emir Preldzic, who was selected in the second round last year. The Wizards also received forward Al Thornton from Los Angeles. Cleveland got guard Sebastian Telfair from the Clippers . . . Tom Wilson resigned as president and CEO of the Detroit Pistons and Palace Sports & Entertainment. Wilson said that after the death last year of 86-year-old Pistons owner Bill Davidson, the time was right to move on . . . The New York Knicks unloaded unhappy center Darko Milicic, sending the 7-footer from Montenegro plus cash to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Brian Cardinal . . . Boston College assistant athletic director for operations Matt Conway will receive the Skip Prosser Distinguished Service Award from the Atlantic Coast Conference Basketball Officials Association.

Ravens and Stallworth agree to terms
The Baltimore Ravens signed wide receiver Donte’ Stallworth to a one-year, $900,000 contract, with an additional $300,000 in incentives. Stallworth had been released by the Browns after being reinstated by the NFL following a one-year suspension for violating the league’s personal-conduct policy. Stallworth served 30 days in a Miami jail for striking and killing a construction worker with his car while driving under the influence of alcohol . . . The Carolina Panthers signed defensive tackle Ed Johnson, who was waived by the Colts early in the 2008 season following his arrest on a marijuana possession charge. . . New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez says the surgery to repair the patella ligament in his left knee went “exceptionally well.’’ . . . Tennessee Titans punter Craig Hentrich says he is retiring from the NFL after 17 seasons.

Roddick beats Blake in Memphis
Top-seeded Andy Roddick snapped a three-match losing streak to fellow American James Blake with a 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (7-3) victory in the first round of the Regions Morgan Keegan Championships in Memphis. Third seed Radek Stepanek lost to Ernests Gulbis, 7-6 (7-5), 7-5, and fourth seed Tommy Haas lost to Xavier Malisse, 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 . . . Shahar Peer upset top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki, 6-2, 7-5, reaching the quarterfinals of the Dubai Championship. Venus Williams advanced with a 7-5, 6-0 win over Olga Govortsova. Second-seeded Svetlana Kuznetsova was upset by qualifier Regina Kulikova, 5-7, 7-6 (7-2), 6-4, while Vera Zvonareva defeated sixth-seeded Jelena Jankovic, 6-3, 6-2 . . . US Davis Cup captain Patrick McEnroe selected John Isner, Sam Querrey, and the doubles pairing of twin brothers Bob and Mike Bryan for the first-round matchups against Serbia March 5-7.

BU loses center Trivino for season
Boston University sophomore center Corey Trivino is expected to miss the rest of the season after fracturing his right fibula in Saturday’s 5-2 victory over Maine, coach Jack Parker announced . . . Harvard’s senior goaltender Christina Kessler, junior forwards Kate Buesser and Liza Ryabkina, and junior defender Leanna Coskren were nominated for the Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award, presented annually to the nation’s top Division 1 women’s college player. Other nominees include Boston College senior forward Allie Thunstrom, Northeastern sophomore goalie Florence Schelling, BU senior forward Melissa Anderson, and University of New Hampshire junior defenseman Courtney Birchard and senior forwards Micaela Long and Kelly Paton.

Runner Tanui hurt, Lelei killed in Kenya
Former 10,000-meter world champion and Boston Marathon winner (1996, 1998) Moses Tanui was injured and former world championship runner David Lelei was killed in an auto accident on the outskirts of the Kenyan capital of Nairobi, the Daily Nation newspaper reported. Tanui, 44, sustained serious leg and chest injuries and was rushed to Nairobi Hospital, where the newspaper described his condition as being “out of danger.’’ Lelei, 38, was a finalist in the 1,500 at the 1999 world championships in Seville, Spain, and in the 800 at the world indoors at Lisbon in 2001 . . . BC associate athletics director for development Jim Paquette was named assistant vice president and director of athletics at Loyola University in Maryland . . . Globe reporter Bob Hohler won the Dick Schaap Excellence in Sports Journalism Print Category Award for his series “Failing our Athletes,’’ about the state of sports programs in Boston public schools.

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