Three-time Pro Bowl linebacker LaVar Arrington, a former Penn State star, was released from a hospital in Cheverly, Md., two weeks after breaking his right arm and severely cutting his leg in a motorcycle accident. Arrington, 29, was released by the New York Giants in February.
Tank Johnson's blood-alcohol level was below the legal limit when the former Chicago Bears tackle was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving June 22 in Gilbert, Ariz., authorities said. No charges have been filed pending results of an investigation.
The 25-year-old player was released by the Bears three days after his arrest.
Elsewhere. The Oakland Raiders lost their case in the California Supreme Court after contending in a lawsuit that the NFL sabotaged the team's effort to build a stadium at Hollywood Park in Los Angeles. The Raiders returned to Oakland in 1995 after spending 13 years in Los Angeles. . . . Pro Bowl punter Brian Moorman signed a three-year contract extension with the Buffalo Bills that runs through 2012 and is worth $10 million.
Phil Astin, the personal physician of pro wrestler Chris Benoit, was charged in Atlanta with improperly dispensing painkillers and other drugs to other patients. Benoit killed his wife and son before committing suicide.
St. Joseph's gave Alvin Mofunanya, a 6-foot-8 basketball forward who will be a junior, a release to transfer to another school.
Elsewhere. Cliff Ellis was hired as Coastal Carolina's basketball coach. He formerly coached Auburn and Clemson. . . . Western Michigan men's basketball coach Steve Hawkins was released from the hospital after suffering a seizure at his office.
A former Olympic sprinter confessed that he raped four women and a teenage girl during a four-year period after stalking them in New York's city parks, authorities said.
Alvin Henry, 30, who ran in the 400-meter relay team for Trinidad and Tobago at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, was arrested Sunday near Prospect Park in Brooklyn by police who matched him to a composite sketch of the rape suspect.
The American Basketball Association announced the awarding of a franchise to the Philadelphia Sounds, owned by the Rev. Duane A. Quamina. The team will begin league play in November 2008.
Oscar Cardozo scored the go-ahead goal as Paraguay beat the U.S. soccer team, 3-1, in the Copa America tournament in Barinas, Venezuela.