Halladay’s shoulder lands him on DL
The Phillies placed two-time Cy Young Award winner Roy Halladay on the 15-day disabled list on Monday because of an injured right shoulder. Halladay is 2-4 with an 8.65 ERA in seven starts this season. He expects to see Dr. Lewis Yocum in Los Angeles this week. The 35-year-old righthander is in the final season of his contract with the Phillies, making $20 million this year . . . White Sox starter Gavin Floyd needs elbow surgery and will be out for 14-19 months, according to the team. Chicago also said righthander Jake Peavy, who was scratched from two starts because of back spasms, is scheduled to start on Wednesday night against the Mets . . . Former major leaguer Otis Nixon was arrested on drug charges following a Saturday night traffic stop in Atlanta. Nixon, 54, remained in jail Monday afternoon on $11,880 bond. He played for several teams from 1983-99, including the Red Sox . . . Alex Rodriguez was back on the field for the first time since left hip surgery almost four months ago. He joined a group of injured Yankees at the team’s minor league complex in Tampa . . . The Cubs added former Red Sox outfielder Ryan Sweeney from Triple A . . . Houston designated outfielders Rick Ankiel and Fernando Martinez for assignment and reinstated outfielder J.D. Martinez from the DL . . . The Dodgers placed second baseman Mark Ellis on the 15-day DL with a strained quadriceps.
Dolphins’ future in Miami looks ‘bleak’
Dolphins CEO Mike Dee said in an interview with WFOR-TV on Sunday that the team’s long-term future in Miami is “clearly bleak.” The Florida Legislature ended its session last weekend without passing a funding plan to help the team upgrade Sun Life Stadium. Dee did say that 73-year-old owner Stephen Ross does not plan on moving the franchise . . . Browns draft pick Armonty Bryant was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after being arrested Friday in Ada, Okla. . . . The Patriots released running back Quentin Hines and linebacker Ian Sluss. They signed as rookie free agents May 3.
King, Ducks to play at Dodgers Stadium
The NHL said the Los Angeles Kings will host the Anaheim Ducks in an outdoor game at Dodger Stadium on Jan. 25. An NHL outdoor game has never been held so far south or in California . . . Canadiens right wing Brendan Gallagher, Panthers center Jonathan Huberdeau, and Blackhawks left wing Brandon Saad are the finalists for the Calder Trophy, given to the top rookie.
McLemore AAU coach: Kansas unaware
Darius Cobb, the AAU coach of former Kansas men’s basketball star Ben McLemore, said in a statement that Kansas and coach Bill Self ‘‘had no knowledge or involvement dealing with” the issue of Cobb receiving payments aimed at steering the freshman to a sports agent. Kansas athletic officials are reviewing the allegations that Cobb received $10,000 from Rodney Blackstock, the founder and CEO of Hooplife Academy in Greensboro, N.C., something Cobb told USA Today . . . The Atlantic Coast Conference set its bowl lineup for its first season as a 14-team league. The ACC announced that it will have eight guaranteed bowl slots and a conditional deal for a ninth bowl. The league champion will go to the Orange Bowl if it is not in the national title game . . . Former Miami quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner Vinny Testaverde was selected for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame. The rest of the class will be announced Tuesday.
Pacquiao’s ring return in November
Manny Pacquiao’s promoter said the eight-division champion will return to the ring on Nov. 24, fighting Brandon Rios in a welterweight bout in Macau, China . . . John Tomic, father of tennis player Bernard Tomic, was charged with assaulting his son’s hitting partner before the Madrid Open . . . Fred Couples, Colin Montgomerie, Ken Venturi, Ken Schofield, and Willie Park Jr. were inducted in the World Golf Hall of Fame in St. Augustine, Fla. . . . Oklahoma City Thunder guard Derek Fisher was fined $5,000 by the NBA for flopping in Game 5 against Houston. Chicago Bulls guard Marco Belinelli was fined $15,000 for making an obscene gesture at Brooklyn in Game 7.