Police say he was given the opportunity to sign misdemeanor citations and refused.
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Billy Gillispie said doctors have ordered him to avoid any stress for 30 days in an effort to bring the Texas Tech basketball coach's blood pressure down. In a text message sent to the Associated Press, Gillispie confirmed he'd been treated for kidney problems and abnormal headaches last week.
* JR Motorsports parted ways with crew chief Tony Eury Jr., 10 days after his father was ousted as competition director. Eury Jr. was crew chief for Danica Patrick and is a partial owner of the Nationwide Series team.
* Swim coach Dia Rianda claims in a lawsuit she was wrongfully fired by former U.S. national coach Mark Schubert after she became aware of abuse allegations within his Southern California club. The lawsuit claims Rianda was brought in by Schubert to work at Golden West Swim Club last year while he was dealing with personal issues. It says she became aware of sexual-abuse allegations against his close friend, Bill Jewell, and strongly objected to him working at the club. The suit alleges Rianda was fired on July 11 after she tried to keep children from being around Jewell.