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•BASEBALL: The Nationals said No. 1 draft pick Stephen Strasburg has a dislocation in his left knee joint and should be fine for spring training. The pitcher was scratched from his scheduled start in Saturday's Arizona Fall League championship game. ... Former Mariners manager John McLaren was hired as bench coach for the Nationals, who rounded out manager Jim Riggleman's staff by also adding Jim Lett as bullpen coach and Dan Radison as first-base coach. ... Arizona State coach Pat Murphy resigned after 15 seasons. No reason was given for the surprise move.

•COLLEGE FOOTBALL: A man who allegedly was with the man charged with killing Connecticut football Jasper Howard has pleaded not guilty to a conspiracy charge. Hakim Muhammad, 20, entered the plea Friday. ... Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson agreed to a one-year extension of his contract, which now runs through 2016. ... Alabama's Rolando McClain, Florida's Brandon Spikes and Missouri's Sean Weatherspoon ,South Carolina's Eric Norwood and Texas' Sergia Kindle are finalists for the Butkus Award, given annually to the nation's top linebacker. ... UNLV receiver Ryan Wolfe broke his left foot while returning punts in practice and will miss the rest of the season.

•TENNIS: The ATP Tour will not reopen a doping case against Andre Agassi even though he admitted to lying about using crystal meth in 1997. However, ATP chairman Adam Helfant said that there was no way to sanction the American retroactively since he has retired. ... Rafael Nadal said he is "in perfect shape, both mentally and physically" heading into the season-ending ATP World Tour Finals, which begin Sunday.

•SOCCER: Los Angeles midfielder David Beckham said he will need an injection in his right ankle to reduce pain and allow him to play in Sunday's MLS Cup final against Real Salt Lake. ... The French Football Federation has rejected an appeal from its Irish counterpart to ask FIFA to allow a replay of the contentious World Cup qualifier between the two countries, which included a Thierry Henry handball that led to a goal. ... FIFA suspended Iraq from soccer because of political interference in the national federation. ... German prosecutors investigating match-fixing in soccer say 15 people in Germany and two in Switzerland have been arrested and about 200 games in Europe are under suspicion.

•GOLF: Lee Westwood shot a 3-under 69 to take a two-stroke lead after the second round of the Dubai World Championship. ... Sophie Gustafson moved within two shots of leader Lorena Ochoa at the LPGA Tour Championship in Richmond, Texas before second-round play was suspended because of bad weather. ... D.A. Points shot a 2-under 70 to pull into a tie for the second-round lead with Matt Bettencourt in the Callaway Golf Pebble Beach Invitational.

•ALSO: Manny Pacquiao is a box office hit, selling 1.25 million pay-per-views for his Nov. 14 fight with Miguel Cotto. ... The WNBA's Sacramento Monarchs folded, a decision that was largely based on the Maloof family's desire to focus all its energy and efforts on the NBA's Kings. ... Canadian Joannie Rochette soared to the lead with a personal-best 70 points in the short program at Skate Canada.

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