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Sports in brief: Pistons reportedly sign McGrady to one-year deal

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DETROIT — Tracy McGrady and the Pistons have agreed to a $1.3 million, one-year contract, the Associated Press reported Tuesday.

McGrady, a seven-time All-Star and two-time scoring champion, has played just 65 games the past two seasons with Houston and New York because of major surgery on his left knee in the middle of the 2008-09 season. McGrady, 31, averaged 8.2 points last season. The guard's last healthy season was five years ago.

Celtics: The team signed second-round draft pick Luke Harangody to a two-year deal. Terms were not disclosed.

ET CETERA

Track: Coming off a rare loss at 100 meters, Olympic and world champion Usain Bolt is cutting his season short, saying he won't race again in 2010 because of tightness in his lower back. Bolt, 23, hadn't lost an individual race in two years until Friday, when Tyson Gay beat him in Stockholm.

tennis: Roger Federer, playing his first match since losing in the quarterfinals at Wimbledon, beat Juan Ignacio Chela 7-6 (9-7), 6-3 at the Rogers Cup in Toronto. Wimbledon runnerup Tomas Berdych ousted Sergiy Stakhovsky 6-2, 6-4. Andy Roddick withdrew with an undisclosed illness.

HORSES: Odysseus, who won the Tampa Bay Derby in March for Clearwater resident Satish Sanan at Tampa Bay Downs, was euthanized Monday, the Daily Racing Form reported. Odysseus had complications from laminitis. The 3-year-old colt was undergoing treatment for colitis.

Don Jensen, Times correspondent; Times wires

Sports in brief: Pistons reportedly sign McGrady to one-year deal 08/10/10 [Last modified: Tuesday, August 10, 2010 10:33pm]
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