Kansas senior guard Tyrel Reed was named to the academic All-America team for men's basketball by the College Sports Information Directors of America. Reed is a pre-physical therapy and exercise science major with a 3.65 grade-point average. He has already graduated, is averaging 9.8 points and has started every game this season.
* The rebuilding Toronto Raptors acquired second-year forward James Johnson from the Chicago Bulls for a first-round pick in this year's draft. The Raptors gave up the first round pick they acquired from Miami in the Chris Bosh sign-and-trade deal. They still own their own pick, which will almost certainly end up in the lottery.
* LeBron James scored 31 points, Dwyane Wade added 23 and the Miami Heat opened their post-All-Star schedule with an easy 117-97 win over the Sacramento Kings.... Jeff Green scored 22 points, Kevin Durant added 21 and Oklahoma City spoiled Blake Griffin's return to his hometown by beating the Los Angeles Clippers 111-98. Griffin made a run at his first career triple-double but came up two assists shy. He followed his slam dunk title and rare All-Star appearance by a rookie by amassing 28 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists.... Brandon Jennings scored 27 points and made five free throws down the stretch to lead Milwaukee over Minnesota 94-88. Michael Beasley scored 21 points and All-Star Kevin Love had 20 for Minnesota.
Charlie Weems and Phil Laurie will be inducted into the Kansas Collegiate Officials Hall of Fame on March 6. Weems was the first African-American football official in the Big Eight Conference. Laurie worked Big Eight and Big 12 football for 24 years and worked two games involving national championship teams. The banquet is at 11 a.m. at the Courtyard Wichita at Old Town, 820 E. 2nd. Call Kurt McAfee at 316-461-8073 for information.
Wichita State freshman Calvin Pearson tied for second, leading the men's team to third place at the 15-team Rice Intercollegiate in Houston. Pearson had a 54-hole total 210 (67-72-71) and finished three strokes behind medalist Gaston De La Torre from New Mexico State. New Mexico State also won the team title. Florida Gulf Coast finished second. WSU sophomore Hunter Sparks tied for 11th with an even-par 216. Rafael Becker registered a 1-over 217 to tie for 17th place.
Creighton's Alex Staehely delivered an RBI triple off T.J. Walz in the top of the 10th inning to give the Bluejays a 4-3 win over Kansas in Lawrence. The Jayhawks dropped to 1-3 with the loss.
The daughter of former Kansas City Chiefs running back Ed Podolak says he's in stable condition at a hospital in Scottsdale, Ariz., where he was hit by a car while crossing a street.
Laura Podolak says in a statement that he's undergoing "minor" surgeries and is in good spirits.
Police in the Phoenix suburb say the 63-year-old Podolak was not inside a crosswalk when he was hit Sunday. They say the driver of the car that hit Podolak tried to brake but couldn't stop fast enough.
Podolak spent all nine of his NFL seasons with the Chiefs. From 1969 to 1977, he racked up 4,451 yards and 34 touchdowns on 1,157 carries and remains the team's fourth all-time leading rusher.
* The New Orleans Saints have released tight end Jeremy Shockey. The Saints acquired Shockey in a trade with the New York Giants before the 2008 season. In his three seasons in New Orleans, he caught 139 passes for 1,460 yards with six touchdowns in 38 regular season games, 34 of them starts.
* Oklahoma defensive tackle Stacy McGee was arrested on a marijuana possession citation and released over the weekend. McGee played in all 14 of the Sooners' games last season and started 11 times. He had 26 tackles. He is the third Oklahoma starter arrested by Norman police in a month. Receiver Kenny Stills was arrested on a complaint of driving under the influence and safety Tony Jefferson was booked on a complaint of interfering with official process last month.
Second-seeded Mardy Fish advanced to the second round of the Delray Beach International Tennis Championships when Bjorn Phau retired from their first-round match because of illness, while trailing 0-5. Kei Nishikori of Japan, who won his only career title here in 2008, beat Brian Dabul of Argentina 6-2, 7-6 (5). Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina, working his way back onto the tour after right wrist surgery last year, had a 6-4, 6-1 first round win over Richard Berankis of Lithuania.