Sports shorts: Bergman runs UA's 2nd-fastest 5,000

2013-04-20T00:00:00Z Sports shorts: Bergman runs UA's 2nd-fastest 5,000Staff And Wire Reports Staff And Wire Reports Arizona Daily Star

Arizona senior Jen Bergman set a personal-best in the 5,000 meters in 15 minutes 52.41 seconds - the second-best time in UA track and field history - at the Mt. SAC Relays on Friday night in Walnut, Calif.

UA freshman Nicci Corbin had the school's fourth-fastest time (16:04.26) in her first 5,000 race, while senior Georganne Moline matched UA's third-fastest 200 meters ever in 23.37. The meet ends today.

• UA senior high jumper Brigetta Barrett is a 2013 finalist for the Wooden Citizenship Cup. The award will be given each to a college and pro athlete on April 23.

NASCAR

Kenseth takes pole for Kansas race

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Matt Kenseth did his best Friday to erase his reputation as a poor qualifier. Kenseth rolled to the pole for Sunday's race at Kansas Speedway, setting a track qualifying record of 191.864 mph in cold, windy conditions to bump Carl Edwards from the top spot and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. into the second row.

• Sean Collier, the MIT officer killed in the manhunt for the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, was the brother of Hendrick Motorsports machinist Andrew Collier.

Miscellaneous

Bengals sign former Steeler Harrison

CINCINNATI - The Bengals reached agreement on a two-year deal with former Steelers linebacker James Harrison, 34, his agent said on Friday. The Bengals' first home game is on Monday, Sept. 16 against Pittsburgh.

• The NFL has no plans to ask Browns owner Jimmy Haslam to step aside while the FBI investigates his involvement in a fraud scheme surrounding his Knoxville, Tenn., Pilot Flying J travel center company.

• Atlanta Falcons Pro Bowl safety William Moore was arrested on a misdemeanor simple battery charge.

• In college football, Miami linebacker Gabe Terry was suspended indefinitely after he was charged with possessing less than one ounce of marijuana; Colorado junior quarterback Nick Hirschman says he plans to transfer; and former Notre Dame quarterback Gunner Kiel enrolled at Cincinnati, where he'll sit out next season.

• New Ball State coach James Whitford, a former UA basketball assistant, hired Drake assistant and ex-Florida star Brett Nelson as associate head coach.

• U.S. Soccer Federation president Sunil Gulati was elected Friday to FIFA's executive committee, defeating Mexican Football president Justino Campeon by one vote.

• In boxing, Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (41-0-1, 30 KOs) will face Austin Trout (26-0, 14 KOs) tonight in a 154-pound title unification bout in San Antonio. A crowd close to 40,000 is expected for the Showtime-televised bout.

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