Sports log: Two Michigan freshmen will return


Glenn Robinson III and Mitch McGary announced their decisions Thursday to forgo the NBA draft and return to Michigan for their sophomore seasons. The Wolverines lost national player of the year Trey Burke and guard Tim Hardaway Jr. to the draft, but now Michigan can expect to return three starters from a team that reached the NCAA title game this season . . . Los Angeles Lakers assistant and Rutgers University alum Eddie Jordan has reached a tentative five-year agreement to take over as coach of the school’s scandal-marred men’s basketball program, according to a person familiar with the situation. The deal with the school’s all-time leader in assists and steals needs to be reviewed by the university’s board of governors, and an official press conference might not happen until next Tuesday . . . NBC Sports Group announced a 10-year contract extension to televise Notre Dame football games, doubling the length of its previous agreement.


Sprinter Crawford suspended 2 years

The US Anti-Doping Agency said 2004 Olympic 200-meter champion Shawn Crawford was suspended for two years for not giving full information about his whereabouts for out-of-competition drug-testing. The 32-year-old Crawford of Culver City, Calif., had three ‘‘whereabouts failures’’ in 18 months, USADA said. That can include failing to provide regular information about how to be found for tests ‘‘and/or failure to be available for testing due to inaccurate or incomplete information,’’ USADA said. At the 2004 Athens Games, Crawford led the first medal sweep for American men in the 200 in 20 years. He won silver in the 200 at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Crawford’s ban began Wednesday. He also loses all results, prizes and points dating to Nov. 17, the date of his third ‘‘whereabouts failure.’’ . . . Chris Hoy, Britain’s most decorated Olympian with six golds medals, is retiring from cycling after a 13-year career. The 37-year-old Scot won his first Olympic gold in Athens in 2004 and captured three more in Beijing in 2008 and a further two at his home games in London last year . . . Two-time Olympic gold medalist Sarah Vaillancourt has retired from the Canadian women’s hockey team. The 27-year-old forward won gold with the team in 2006 and 2010.


Blackhawks goalie Emery sidelined

Chicago Blackhawks goalie Ray Emery has a lower-body injury and will not play against Nashville Friday. He did not participate in Wednesday’s optional practice and missed practice Thursday. The Blackhawks recalled former UMass-Lowell goalie Carter Hutton from the American Hockey League’s Rockford IceHogs . . . Veteran defenseman Matt Greene was activated by the Los Angeles Kings after missing 42 games because of a back injury he suffered in the team’s season opener Jan. 19.


Nadal extends Monte Carlo streak


Rafael Nadal extended his Monte Carlo Masters winning streak to 44 matches by beating Philipp Kohlschreiber, 6-2, 6-4, in Monaco, while second-ranked Andy Murray was routed, 6-1, 6-2, by Stanislas Wawrinka in the third round. Top-ranked Novak Djokovic put his sore right ankle to the test again, rallying from a set down for the second straight match to beat Juan Monaco of Argentina, 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 . . . San Diego Padres president and CEO Tom Garfinkel apologized Wednesday night to the Los Angeles Dodgers for comments he made about Zack Greinke the day after the pitcher’s left collarbone was broken in a brawl, including referencing the righthander’s social-anxiety disorder. Garfinkel told the season ticket-holders that Greinke intentionally threw at Carlos Quentin April 11 and he should not have lowered his shoulder when the Padres slugger charged the mound . . . Churchill Downs has tightened security for the May 3-4 Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby. Coolers, cans, fireworks and camcorders are among the items banned from the infield. Fans will also be subjected to an electronic wand search and are urged to watch for unusual and suspicious behavior.