Former Arizona Wildcats basketball player Jesse Perry learned his domestic violence case would be continued to Aug. 2, his attorney said Monday.
Perry faces three felony charges in Pima County Superior Court after being accused of choking a female acquaintance April 20 at his apartment complex. He pleaded not guilty last month.
At a case management conference Thursday, Perry did not object to the state's motion to continue the case.
"Jesse and I are looking forward to the (Aug. 2) hearing," said his lawyer, Michael Harwin.
• In Stillwater, Okla., suspended Oklahoma State basketball player Darrell Williams, accused of sexually assaulting two women at a house party, was convicted Monday night of sexual battery and rape by instrumentation.
Jurors acquitted him on two other counts. He broke down in tears as the verdicts were read, telling the jury, "I didn't do it." Jurors recommended he be sentenced to a year in prison for each of the rape counts. Sentencing is Aug. 24.
So long Insight, hello Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl
SCOTTSDALE - The Insight Bowl has become the Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl under a new sponsorship agreement with the sports-themed restaurant chain.
Initially known as the Copper Bowl and played in Tucson, the event was founded in 1989. It moved to Phoenix in 2000 and Tempe in 2006. This year's game is Dec. 29.
• Michigan suspended tailback Fitzgerald Toussaint after he was arrested Saturday in Saline, Mich., on suspicion of drunken driving. The junior ran for 1,041 yards in 2011.
• Miami coach Al Golden on Monday wouldn't discuss details of new accusations of recruiting violations within the program. He said he hasn't acted unethically.
• Notre Dame QB Tommy Rees apologized and was sentenced to 50 hours of community service and 11 months of probation after pleading guilty to misdemeanor resisting police and consumption of alcohol by a minor on May 3.
British Open will revisit long putters
LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England - One day after Ernie Els won the British Open to become the third major champion using a belly putter, the Royal & Ancient said long putters were "firmly back on the radar" and that a decision could come soon on whether players can keep using them.
• Kirk Hinrich is back with Chicago, giving the Bulls a reliable point guard as Derrick Rose recovers from knee surgery. Hinrich, a Bull for seven years, was with Atlanta.
• The Brooklyn Nets signed former Bulls reserve C.J. Watson to back up point guard Deron Williams.
• The King County Council may take a vote next week on a proposed $490 million arena to help bring the NBA back to Seattle. The city council also would have to OK it.
• NHL right wing Rick Nash, captain of the Columbus Blue Jackets, was traded to the New York Rangers.