Sarah Hammer of the United States won her fifth career gold medal at the track cycling world championships in Minsk, Belarus.
NFL: New England Patriots cornerback Alfonzo Dennard, 23, was convicted of assaulting a police officer in Lincoln, Neb., last year. The jury found Dennard guilty of the felony charge but acquitted the former Nebraska standout of third-degree assault. The sentencing hearing is April 11.
COLLEGES: The NCAA believes that former Miami assistant coaches Clint Hurtt, Aubrey Hill, and Jorge Fernandez provided false or misleading information during the probe into the Hurricanes' athletic department.
Hurtt and Hill were members of Miami's football staff. Fernandez worked on the men's basketball staff. The NCAA said all three violated "principles of ethical conduct" in the school's alleged failure to monitor the conduct of Nevin Shapiro, a rogue booster and convicted felon.
Kelli Joran (Downingtown East) scored three goals and added two assists for Drexel (2-0) in a 12-6 women's lacrosse win over visiting La Salle (1-1). Dragons goalie TereshaBradley (Rancocas Valley) had seven saves. Caitlyn Brostrand (Camden Catholic) led the Explorers with two goals.
Freshman Rachel Schwaab netted three goals for host Temple (2-0) in an 8-7 women's lacrosse win over Rutgers (1-1).
SOCCER: The Union waived midfielder Alex Mendoza and Trinidad defender Damani Richards. Richards' release frees up an international roster spot.
D.C. United selected former MLS MVP Carlos Ruiz, 33, who played for the Union in 2011, in the league's allocation process.
In the Champions League, Kevin-Prince Boateng and Sulley Muntari scored as AC Milan stunned visiting Barcelona, 2-0. . . . Schalke got a goal from midfielder Jermaine Jones to salvage a 1-1 tie with host Galatasaray in Istanbul, Turkey, but the American will be suspended for the second leg after picking up his third yellow card of the competition.
- Staff and wire reports