Ex-WNBA star Holdsclaw under arrest
Atlanta police said former WNBA star and Olympic gold medalist Chamique Holdsclaw is in custody after being accused of shooting into Tulsa Shock forward Jennifer Lacy’s car and using a bat to break the windows on Tuesday. No one was injured. Bond was set at $10,000 on one charge each of aggravated assault, second-degree criminal damage, and reckless conduct. Lacy identified Holdsclaw as an ex-girlfriend . . . Still on crutches following knee surgery, new Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni had his first practice with the team. D'Antoni’s assistant coach and brother, Dan, ran drills while Mike watched from the perimeter. D'Antoni is likely to make his sideline debut Sunday against Houston . . . The Timberwolves agreed to terms on a one-year deal with free agent forward Josh Howard, 32, who is expected to be in uniform against Golden State Friday. He averaged 8.7 points and 3.7 rebounds in 43 games with Utah last season . . . The Wizards waived Jannero Pargo and signed guard Shaun Livingston to help fill the void until John Wall returns from a left knee injury . . . Raptors guard Kyle Lowry will be sidelined another 1-2 weeks with a bruised right foot. The team also said Landry Fields had surgery on the ulnar nerve in his right elbow and will be reassessed in two weeks, and Alan Anderson will miss 3-6 weeks with a partly torn plantar fascia in his left foot.
Report: Cubs sign ex-All-Star Navarro
A person familiar with the situation said the Cubs agreed to terms on a contract with catcher Dioner Navarro. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team has not announced details. Navarro was an All-Star with Tampa Bay in 2008 and spent most of the past season in Cincinnati’s minor league system. He hit .290 in 24 games for the Reds . . . The Cubs said Matt Garza can resume his normal offseason routine after a scan this week showed the righthander’s pitching elbow is healing. Garza suffered a stress reaction against St. Louis on July 21 and missed the rest of the season . . . Federal prosecutors in Los Angeles want former outfielder Lenny Dykstra to serve 2½ years in prison for pleading guilty to bankruptcy fraud and money laundering. Dykstra could face 20 years after pleading guilty in July to charges that he hid and sold sports memorabilia and other items which were supposed to be part of his bankruptcy filing. Currently serving three years after pleading no contest to grand theft auto and providing a false financial statement, he is scheduled to be sentenced Dec. 3.
Revolution acquire Dorman — again
The New England Revolution signed midfielder Andy Dorman on a free transfer from England’s Crystal Palace. While with the Revolution from 2004-07, Dorman was a key figure in the teams that advanced to three straight MLS Cup championship matches (2005, 2006, 2007). He made 112 regular-season appearances, scoring 17 goals and adding 18 assists, and is ranked in the top 10 in several club career categories . . . New York Red Bulls forward Thierry Henry is one of three finalists for Major League Soccer’s Most Valuable Player. The former France and Arsenal striker is joined in the running by San Jose forward Chris Wondolowski and Kansas City midfielder Graham Zusi. The winner will be announced on Nov. 29.
McIlroy nine shots back in Hong Kong
Javier Colomo shot a 6-under-par 64 to take the first-round lead of the Hong Kong Open, leaving top-ranked defending champion Rory McIlroy nine strokes back. Miguel Angel Jimenez was a stroke back along with Andrew Dodt . . . Suzann Pettersen birdied two of her last three holes for a 6-under 66 and a share of the first-round lead of the LPGA’s season-ending CME Group Titleholders in Naples, Fla., with So Yeon Ryu and Sun Young Yoo . . . Matthew Guyatt shot a 7-under 65 to take a two-shot lead after the first round of the Australian Masters in Melbourne. Adam Scott joined Ian Poulter and Michael Hendry at 67 . . . Merrick Bremner finished with an 8-under 64 to tie the course record, and take a two-shot lead, after the first round of the South African Open in Johannesburg . . . Worcester native Scott Stallings shot an 8-under 64 to take a two-stroke lead over William McGirt and Kirk Triplett in the Pebble Beach (Calif.) Invitational, an unofficial event featuring PGA, LPGA, Champions, and Web.com tour players . . . Luke Donald shot a 6-under 65 to take a share of the lead after the first round of the Dunlop Phoenix in Miyazaki, Japan, tying Brendan Jones and Hideto Tanihara . . . Notre Dame Academy in Hingham announced that four of its lacrosse players will sign with Division 1 college programs: Alex Dalton (Notre Dame), Julia Simmons (Connecticut), Amelia Brown (Colorado), and Mariel Teague (Columbia) . . . Leisel Jones retired, ending a 13-year career in which she became the first Australian to swim in four Olympics.