Sports in Brief: South Carolina gives Staley a raise

Posted: June 30, 2012

South Carolina women's basketball coach Dawn Staley got a $50,000 raise for reaching the NCAA tournament's round of 16.

Staley's base salary rose from $250,000 to $300,000, making her total contract about $725,000 a year through 2016. Staley also had her buyout cut in half from $400,000 to $200,000 should she leave the Gamecocks.

NBA:Chris Bosh has taken his name out of consideration for the London Olympics, becoming the second Miami Heat player in as many days to make the move over injury concerns.

HORSE SHOW: The Devon Derby at the recent Devon Horse Show and Country Fair raised $13,357.88 for Devon's charity, Bryn Mawr Hospital. The Derby has raised $700,000 in its 80 years.

SOCCER: Marco Pappa scored his fifth goal of the season on a nifty give-and-go with Chris Rolfe in the 58th minute, giving the Chicago Fire a 1-0 victory over host Sporting Kansas City.

Chicago (8-5-3) has won three straight for the first time this season, and still hasn't lost to Sporting KC (9-5-2) on the road since the 2007 season.

A global television audience of 250 million viewers will watch Spain play Italy in the European Championship final, UEFA predicted.

NFL: The Detroit Lions gave coach Jim Schwartz a multiyear contract extension. Schwartz had one season left on his deal.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL: The NCAA will reconsider scholarship sanctions imposed on the Boise State football program.

Georgia tailback Isaiah Crowell faces felony weapons charges after police found a gun in his vehicle.

Texas A&M freshman quarterback Johnny Manziel was arrested and jailed after he was involved in a fight and police said he produced a fake ID.

NHL: The NHL and the players' union opened negotiations on a new labor deal. Commissioner Gary Bettman and deputy commissioner Bill Daly met for 21/2 hours with NHLPA executive director Donald Fehr, union special counsel Steve Fehr and several player reps including the Flyers' Scott Hartnell. - AP

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