Wizards’ Beal fined $15K for throat grab Fri­day

Baltimore Sun - - NFL -

Wash­ing­ton Wizards guard Bradley Beal has been fined $15,000 by the NBA for grab­bing the throat of Evan Fournier dur­ing Fri­day’s game against the Or­lando Magic. The pun­ish­ment was an­nounced by the league’s head of basketball op­er­a­tions, Kiki Van­deweghe. The in­ci­dent oc­curred dur­ing a fourth-quar­ter scuf­fle that re­sulted in dou­ble tech­ni­cal fouls be­ing called on Beal and Fournier, as well as on Wash­ing­ton’s Kelly Oubre Jr. and Or­lando’s Bis­mack Biy­ombo. While sev­eral play­ers from both teams clus­tered to­gether amid some push­ing, Beal reached out with his left arm and grabbed Fournier’s throat hard enough to leave a mark. Beal did not NHL: The Wash­ing­ton Cap­i­tals re­as­signed for­ward Paul Carey to the Her­shey Bears of the Amer­i­can Hockey League. Carey, 28, made his 2016-17 sea­son de­but with the Cap­i­tals on Nov. 20 against the Colum­bus Blue Jack­ets, and ap­peared in four games with Wash­ing­ton last sea­son. COL­LEGE WRESTLING: Mary­land split its matches at the fifth an­nual Grap­ple at the Gar­den in New York, drop­ping its open­ing dual, 25-9, to Prince­ton (2-1) be­fore end­ing the day with a 30-9 vic­tory over Columbia (0-2). 13th-ranked Al­fred Ban­nis­ter (149 pounds) earned a pair of wins to re­main un­de­feated (9-0). Mary­land went 1-1 for the sec­ond straight year at Madi­son Square Gar­den, and is 1-3 this sea­son. LAUREL PARK: There will be car­ry­overs in the 50-cent Late Pick 5, 20-cent Rain­bow 6 and $1 Su­per Hi-5 wa­gers on a spe­cial nine-race pro­gram to­day, which was resched­uled from Nov. 20, when races were can­celed af­ter the opener be­cause of high winds. First race post time is 12:30 p.m. The Late Pick 5 went un­solved for the sec­ond straight day, leav­ing a car­ry­over of $9,785.27. To­day’s Late Pick 5 spans Races 5-9 and is kicked off with a $40,000 maiden spe­cial weight for 2-year-old fil­lies go­ing 51⁄ fur­longs on the Bowl Game Turf Course. The se­quence also in­cludes the fea­tured eighth race, a $42,000 en­try-level al­lowance for 3-year-olds and up at 11⁄ miles on the Ex­celler Turf Course. There will be a car­ry­over jack­pot of $1,223.69 in the Rain­bow 6, which cov­ers Races 4-9. A Su­per Hi-5 car­ry­over $1,148.01 will be avail­able in the opener, a 51⁄ fur­long turf sprint that drew a field of 11 on the Bowl Game lay­out. … Jockey Forest Boyce posted a rid­ing dou­ble Sun­day, with Big Brother Bubba ($17) in the sec­ond race and Zipping By ($7.40) in the fourth. —

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