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The week in sports

Published: November 11, 2005
Section: Sports

The San Diego Padres traded pitcher Brian Lawrence to the Washington Nationals for third baseman Vinny Castilla.
Pete Rose Jr. turned himself in to authorities on charges that he was involved in distributing GBL, a steroid alternative. Rose, who faces up to 24 months in prison, admitted that he supplied teammates with the drug while playing AA ball.

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Terrell Owens was suspended for four games and will not rejoin the team afterwards. First he made comments insulting Donovan McNabb on ESPN. Then he attacked the organization for not recognizing his 100th career touchdown reception. He also got into a fight with DL Hugh Douglas.

Wayne Chrebet will miss the remainder of the season after sustaining a concussion in last Sundays game versus the San Diego Chargers.

Reggie Miller will have his number retired by the Indiana Pacers in March.
Shaquille ONeal will miss several weeks with a sprained ankle.
Tracy McGrady will miss several weeks with back spasms.

Last week, Daniel Alfredsson and Martin Havlat each scored four goals in a game for Ottawa, the first time that has happened in franchise history.