Sports briefs: Lamar Odom arrested on suspicion of DUI
NBA • Basketball star Lamar Odom was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence early Friday after a California Highway Patrol officer saw his white Mercedes-Benz traveling erratically on a San Fernando Valley Freeway. The husband of reality TV star Khloe Kardashian was stopped shortly before 4 a.m. and was arrested after a field sobriety test. Odom, 33, played for the Los Angeles Clippers last season.
• The Memphis Grizzlies waived Fab Melo two weeks after sending forward Donte Greene to the Boston Celtics to acquire the Brazilian center. The 7-foot, 255-pound Melo was the 22nd pick overall in 2012 after playing two seasons at Syracuse. Melo played in only six games for Boston, averaging 1.2 points and 6 minutes per game. He played in 33 games for the Maine Red Claws in the NBA D-League.
Larson to replace Montoya at EGR
NASCAR • Kyle Larson has been tapped to replace Juan Pablo Montoya in the No. 42 car at Earnhardt Ganassi Racing. The announcement was made Friday at Atlanta Motor Speedway, where the 21-year-old Larson will compete this weekend in a Nationwide Series race. EGR dumped Montoya after only two wins in eight Sprint Cup seasons. The former Indianapolis 500 winner and Formula One driver is 22nd in the Cup standings. Larson ranks eighth in the Nationwide standings as a rookie. He has never competed in a Cup race.
From wire reports
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