The Raiders reached agreement on a four-year contract with Iowa tight end Brandon Myers, according to Myers' agent on Twitter.

Myers, a sixth-round pick, was Oakland's final selection in the NFL draft in April. He is the first of the team's seven draftees to reach agreement on a contract. The Raiders waived the rights to fellow sixth-rounder Stryker Sulak on Monday.

Also, the Raiders released undrafted linebacker Frantz Joseph and converted Miramonte High graduate Chris O'Neill from a tight end to a middle linebacker. O'Neill is an undrafted rookie out of Boise State.

Training camp opens in Napa on July 28.

  • Disgruntled Denver receiver Brandon Marshall said he'll come to training camp to avoid being fined.

  • Washington selected Kentucky defensive end Jeremy Jarmon in the third round of the NFL's supplemental draft. Jarmon had been declared ineligible for his senior season by the NCAA because he tested positive for a banned substance. The Redskins relinquish their third-round pick in the 2010 draft.

    CFL

    Graham Harrell, Texas Tech's record-setting quarterback, signed with Saskatchewan. He wasn't drafted by the NFL. The Roughriders, behind quarterback Darian Durant, are 2-0 this season.

    NHL

    The Sharks signed right winger Jed Ortmeyer, who has played 230 NHL games and spent the past two seasons with the Nashville organization. The Sharks also re-signed forward Ryan Vesce, who played 10 games with San Jose last season. And they added center Dwight Helminen and defensemen Joe Callahan and Danny Groulx. All signed one-year deals.


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  • Colorado signed forward Matt Duchene to a three-year deal. Duchene, 18, was the No. 3 overall draft pick out of the Ontario Hockey League.

    Soccer

    Midfielder David Beckham was slow and had little role in the Los Angeles Galaxy's 3-1 win over the New York Red Bulls. Beckham's return to MLS was played before just 23,238 at Giants Stadium (N.J.). He was replaced in the 70th minute. The Galaxy improved to 6-3-9, and the Red Bull fell to 2-14-4. It was Beckham's first match since he played for AC Milan in the Italian League's season finale May 31.

  • Houston's Brian Ching was fined $500 by MLS for criticizing the officiating through his Twitter account. He didn't play in Houston's 2-1 loss in Seattle on Saturday because he was playing for the United States later that night in a Gold Cup match in Foxborough, Mass. Ching watched the Dynamo on television.

    Golf

    Jeff Klauk needed just nine putts in his first nine holes en route to a 64 at the U.S. Bank Championship in Milwaukee. Also at 6 under was Greg Chalmers.

  • The 20th Lake Tahoe Celebrity Championship begins today at the Edgewood-Tahoe Golf Course.

    Horse racing

    Trainer Steve Asmussen was suspended for six months after one of his horses tested positive for a local anesthetic last year. The Lone Star Park (Texas) board of stewards suspended him for Timber Trick's positive test. He appealed the suspension. Asmussen trains Preakness-winning Rachel Alexandra.

    Tennis

    Marinko Matosevic and Nick Lindahl won third-round matches at a USTA challenger at Aptos' Seascape Sports Club. Matosevic beat Alex Bogomolov 7-5, 6-2, and Nick Lindahl ousted Andrea Stoppini 6-4, 7-5.

    WNBA

    Phoenix suspended Diana Taurasi for two games without pay after she was cited on drunken-driving related charges July 2. She is due in court Wednesday.