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Redskins, Colts to meet in Hall of Fame game

ASHBURN, Va. -- Jim Zorn will make his Washington Redskins coaching debut in the Hall of Fame game on Aug. 3.

The Hall of Fame announced Sunday that the Redskins and Indianapolis Colts will meet in the annual exhibition at Canton, Ohio. It's played the day following the hall's induction ceremony.

The Redskins lobbied for the game after two of their former stars -- Darrell Green and Art Monk -- were voted into the Hall earlier this month. The rest of the Class of 2008 is comprised of Fred Dean, Emmitt Thomas, Andre Tippett and Gary Zimmerman.

The Colts last played in the Hall of Fame game in 1996. The Redskins, who hired Zorn on Saturday to replace Joe Gibbs, played in the 2004 game.

• PRO BASKETBALL -- Boston Celtics forward Kevin Garnett withdrew from the NBA All-Star game and was replaced on the Eastern Conference roster by Detroit Pistons forward Rasheed Wallace.

The announcement was made by the commissioner's office after Garnett missed his seventh consecutive game with an abdominal strain. Celtics coach Doc Rivers, who will coach the East in the Feb. 17 game in New Orleans, said Garnett will not play until the team returns from the break.

"He's out until after the All-Star break," Rivers said after the Celtics beat the San Antonio Spurs 98-90 to improve to 5-2 since Garnett was injured.

Garnett was averaging 19.2 points and 9.9 rebounds per game before being sidelined two weeks ago after straining a stomach muscle on Jan. 25 against the Timberwolves. He was the leading vote-getter for the All-Star game, but Rivers said that Garnett would probably not play Tuesday or Wednesday, in Boston's last two games before the break.

Rivers, who will coach the East in the game, said he hoped Ray Allen would be considered as Garnett's replacement.

• TRACK AND FIELD -- Susanna Kallur broke the 18-year-old world record in the women's 60-meter indoor hurdles, finishing in 7.68 seconds to lower the mark by 0.01 seconds at the Karlsruhe International.

The 26-year old Swede broke the record set Feb. 4, 1990, by Russia's Ludmila Narozhilenko -- who later changed her name to Ludmila Engquist. Kallur, the European outdoors champion just missed the mark with a 7.72 effort a week ago in Stuttgart.

She established herself as the favorite for the indoor world championship, set for March 7-9 in Valencia, Spain.

• PRO HOCKEY -- Panthers forward Richard Zednik had blood gushing from a deep cut on the right side of his neck after being struck by a teammate's skate during the third period of Florida's game against Buffalo on Sunday night.

Zednik was behind the play and skating into the right corner of the Sabres' zone, when teammate Olli Jokinen was upended by Sabres defenseman Brian Campbell. Jokinen fell head-first to the ice, and his right leg flew up and struck Zednik directly on the side of the neck.

• CHAMPIONS TOUR -- Scott Hoch came through with birdies on five of the final eight holes for a one-shot victory in the Allianz Championship.

Hoch, who fell three shots off the lead after a bogey on the 10th hole, finished with birdies on No. 17 and No. 18 for a 4-under 68 and a win over Brad Bryant and Bruce Lietzke.

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