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Sports log: Milton Bradley charged with domestic abuse


Former major league outfielder Milton Bradley was charged with abusing his estranged wife and faces up to 13 years in jail, plus $13,000 in fines and restitution, if convicted, Los Angeles prosecutors said Friday. Bradley, 34, was charged Thursday with 13 misdemeanor counts of assault with a deadly weapon, vandalism, and dissuading a witness from making a report. He is free pending a Jan. 24 arraignment . . . Diamondbacks right fielder Justin Upton nixed a trade to the Mariners Thursday. According to, Seattle offered four players — relievers Charlie Furbush and Stephen Pryor, infield prospect Nick Franklin, and one of three pitching prospects; James Paxton, Danny Hultzen, or Taijuan Walker . . . Outfielder Kosuke Fukudome will return to Japan after five seasons in the majors.


Crimson Tide lose three to NFL draft

Alabama tailback Eddie Lacy, cornerback Dee Milliner, and right tackle D.J. Fluker will enter the NFL draft after helping the Crimson Tide to a second straight national title. Milliner, a Jim Thorpe Award finalist and unanimous All-American, is pegged as a first-round pick . . . Texas defensive tackle Brandon Moore is skipping his senior season and entering the NFL draft . . . The Atlantic Coast Conference revealed a football scheduling model for the arrival of Pittsburgh and Syracuse from the Big East this fall. Teams will play an eight-game schedule, six in their division. Boston College will host Atlantic Division foes Florida State, North Carolina State, and Wake Forest, and visit Clemson, Maryland, and Syracuse. In two games against the Coastal Division, the Eagles will host Virginia Tech and travel to North Carolina . . . UCLA football coach Jim Mora agreed to a one-year contract extension through 2017 after revitalizing the Bruins in his debut season. Mora led UCLA to nine victories and the Pac-12 South title. . . Harvard men’s soccer coach Carl Junot resigned Tuesday after three seasons.


Ferrer takes fourth title in Auckland

Top seed David Ferrer beat second-seeded Philipp Kohlschreiber, 7-6 (7-5), 6-1, Saturday in Auckland, New Zealand, to win the Heineken Open title for the third straight year and fourth overall, matching the record of Roy Emerson, who won four Auckland titles in the 1960s . . . Agnieszka Radwanska defeated Dominika Cibulkova, 6-0, 6-0, in the Sydney International final. Kevin Anderson beat Julien Benneteau, 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (10-8), to reach the men’s final, where he will face Bernard Tomic, a 7-6 (10-8), 6-4 winner over Andreas Seppi . . . Elena Vesnina beat American teenager Sloane Stephens, 6-2, 6-2, to reach the Hobart International final in Australia. Mona Barthel beat Kirsten Flipkens, 6-4, 6-4, in the other semifinal.


Wizards guard Wall to return tonight


The Washington Wizards said point guard John Wall has received full medical clearance and will make his season debut Saturday night against the Atlanta Hawks after being sidelined with a stress injury to his left kneecap . . . The Los Angeles Lakers announced that center Jordan Hill will miss the rest of the season with a hip problem . . . New York Knicks forward Marcus Camby is expected to miss 2-4 weeks with a strained plantar fascia in his left foot . . . Two-time US Olympic gold medalist Abby Wambach will return to her hometown of Rochester, N.Y., to play for the Western New York Flash in the newly established eight-team National Women’s Soccer League . . . Russell Henley putted for birdie on every hole for a second straight round of 7-under-par 63, giving him a two-shot lead over fellow rookie Scott Langley and Scott Piercy in the PGA Sony Open in Honolulu. Dustin Johnson withdrew because of the flu . . . Louis Oosthuizen shot 8-under 64 for a two-round 132 and a one-shot lead at the Volvo Champions in Durban, South Africa . . . Registration for the 2013 Boston Athletic Association Distance Medley will begin Jan. 23 at 10 a.m. and run through Jan. 31 at 5 p.m. . . . Kyla Ross, who helped the US women’s gymnastics team to Olympic gold in London, headlines the 2013 American Cup on March 2 at the DCU Center in Worcester . . . The Boston Cannons selected eight players in the Major League Lacrosse Collegiate Draft, including attack Will Manny and defenseman Jake Smith out of UMass.