BATON ROUGE, La. -- LSU quarterback Ryan Perrilloux has been suspended indefinitely for violating team rules, coach Les Miles said Monday in a news release.
Miles said Perrilloux's status for spring practice, which starts Feb. 29, is uncertain.
The release did not detail the rule or rules broken and it was unclear how the suspension would affect Perrilloux's future with the team. He has been widely considered the favorite to succeed Matt Flynn as first-string quarterback after leading LSU to two victories as a starter -- including the Southeastern Conference championship game -- when Flynn was injured in the 2007 season.
• HOCKEY -- In Newark, N.J., the fight for the top spot in the Eastern Conference is now a three-way battle.
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Travis Zajac had a goal and an assist, leading the surging New Jersey Devils past the Carolina Hurricanes 5-1 and giving them a share of the Eastern Conference lead.
Mike Mottau, Jay Pandolfo, Johnny Oduya and Zach Parise also scored for the Devils, while Martin Brodeur made 21 saves. New Jersey, 6-1-2 in the last nine games, improved to 73 points. They are tied with Ottawa and Montreal for the top spot in the conference and moved two points ahead of Pittsburgh atop the Atlantic Division.
• In Windsor, Ontario, Mickey Renaud, a center with the junior league Windsor Spitfires, died after collapsing at his home in Tecumseh, the team said. Renaud was 19.
Renaud, a fifth-round draft pick by the NHL's Calgary Flames, was taken to a hospital with no vital signs and attempts at resuscitation were unsuccessful, team physician Dr. Roy Diklich said.
Renaud was pronounced dead in the emergency room at Windsor Regional Hospital, the Ontario Hockey League team said on its Web site. An autopsy was scheduled later Tuesday, police said.
• TENNIS -- In London, Italian player Giorgio Galimberti was found guilty of betting on tennis and was suspended for 100 days and fined $35,000.
The ATP said Galimberti bet on tennis from June 2003 to January 2006 but did not specify if he bet on his own matches.
"Everyone connected to the ATP Tour has a duty to abide by the rules, especially those designed to protect and uphold the integrity of our sport, and the ATP will continue to instigate disciplinary proceedings against anyone found not to be doing so," said Gayle David Bradshaw, the ATP's executive vice president of rules and competition.
• BASEBALL -- In Madison, Wis., baseball commissioner Bud Selig is still reviewing cases of players accused of taking performance-enhancing drugs outlined in the Mitchell Report.
Selig initially hoped to complete his review by spring training. On Monday, he said he does not know when he will finish or what punishment he'll pursue.
Selig declined to comment on the congressional hearing last week when Roger Clemens denied using performance-enhancing drugs.
"I don't want to respond to what players have or haven't said," Selig said.
• HORSES -- In Louisville, Ky., Winning Colors, the 1988 Kentucky Derby winner who was the last filly to win the race, has died, Gainesway thoroughbred farm said. She was 23.
The roan mare was euthanized Sunday after a bout with colic and buried at Greentree Farm in Lexington, which is now part of Gainesway, Gainesway Vice President Charlie Aker said.