DES MOINES, Iowa — Washington Redskins guard Chad Rinehart has been arrested on public intoxication charges in Iowa after he pulled on a locked door at a pizza restaurant.
University of Northern Iowa police spokesman Dave Zariffs says officers responded to a door alarm at Mojo's Pizza House in Cedar Falls about 2 a.m. on Monday. When they arrived they found Rinehart pulling on a locked door.
A police report says Rinehart, who played at Northern Iowa from 2004-07, appeared to be intoxicated. Rinehart refused a breath test and was arrested.
Rinehart was taken to the Black Hawk County jail and released by court order.
Rinehart is a native of Boone, Iowa. He made four starts for the Redskins last season before breaking his right leg.
ALAMEDA, Calif. — Oakland Raiders long snapper Jon Condo has been added to the AFC Pro Bowl roster.
Condo was picked as a "need" player for the Jan. 31 game on Tuesday. He becomes the third Raiders player selected to the Pro Bowl, joining cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha and punter Shane Lechler.
Condo has been a reliable snapper in three seasons for Oakland. He joined the Raiders as a practice squad player late in the 2006 season. He played three games for Dallas in 2005.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Chan Gailey's second chance to prove himself as an NFL head coach comes with plenty of challenges.
The Buffalo Bills team he's taking over hasn't made the playoffs in a decade and its fans have been clamoring for Bill Cowher during a coaching search that seemed to take forever.
Instead of landing one of the big-name coaches with loaded resumes such as Cowher or Mike Shanahan, Gailey — who coached the Dallas Cowboys for two less-than-inspiring seasons — was introduced Tuesday as the 15th head coach in Bills history — and fifth in 10 years.
"I can't say anything to change anybody's mind. All I can do is go try to help us win football games," Gailey said.
"We win football games, everybody's minds will be changed, right?"
Gailey was hired by first-time general manager Buddy Nix, ending a two-month search to replace Dick Jauron, who was fired in November. He takes over a Bills team coming off its fifth straight losing season following a 6-10 finish, and in the midst of a 10-year playoff drought that is tied with Detroit as the longest active streak in the NFL.
"I've been around enough winning programs ... that when I walk on the field I expect to win. I don't just hope to win," Gailey said. "But the bottom line is we've got to do it on the field"
Gailey has spent 15 of his 35 years of coaching in the NFL. In his two years coaching the Dallas Cowboys, he went 18-14 and led the team to consecutive playoff appearances — both losses. He was dismissed after the 1999 season, and Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has acknowledged his mistake in firing Gailey.
NEW ORLEANS — Deuce McAllister has decided to retire from pro football, ending an injury-plagued eight-year career in which he rewrote the New Orleans Saints' rushing records.
McAllister hasn't played since 2008 but briefly rejoined the New Orleans Saints last week to serve as an honorary captain for the club's playoff victory over Arizona on Saturday.
McAllister confirmed his plans to retire to The Associated Press on Tuesday afternoon and the Saints announced soon after in a one-sentence e-mail that McAllister had been placed on the team's reserve-retired list.
The move opens up an active roster spot for the Saints, who host Minnesota in the NFC championship game on Sunday evening.
The Saints were off on Tuesday and the club did not announce any new roster additions.
The 31-year-old McAllister was drafted in the first round by New Orleans in 2001.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Sergio Garcia thinks it won't be long before Tiger Woods returns to tournament play.
Woods is taking an indefinite break from golf since his Nov. 27 car accident in Florida and subsequent revelations of extra marital affairs.
Woods has not been seen in public since the crash, and there has been no word on a date for his return.
"The best thing for Tiger at the moment is to get on the course and do what he knows best," said Garcia, who had a personal rivalry on the PGA Tour with Woods over the past 10 years. "Only he knows when he is going to come back. I have got the feeling that it's going to be earlier that what everybody thinks."
The Spaniard spoke Tuesday before the Abu Dhabi Championship, where he will return to action Thursday after a seven-week layoff for treatment of a tendon problem in his right wrist.
"I think he (Woods) is very strong mentally and it's not like the break he had for injury a couple of years back when he had the knee problem," Garcia said. "If you can't walk you can't swing. It's different."
While Woods' continued absence might make it easier for Garcia to end his elusive 11-year search for a victory in one of golf's four majors, he would prefer to achieve that feat playing against the world's best player.
"There's nothing better than playing against the best," Garcia said. "But there is always an upside and a downside. The downside when he is playing is that you know your chances of winning are a little lower.
"The upside is that when you know you are playing against him and you manage to beat him, it's always that much sweeter to have beaten the best. So for the game, it is not good that Tiger is out. We hope he gets back as soon as possible."
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. — The PGA Tour is adding a Fall Series tournament at Sea Island, with RSM McGladrey agreeing to a three-year deal to become the title sponsor.
The McGladrey Classic will be played Oct. 7-10 on the Seaside Course at Sea Island, Ga.
Davis Love III, a 20-time winner on the PGA Tour and longtime resident at Sea Island, will serve as tournament chairman. Former Masters champion Zach Johnson, who has an endorsement contract with the tax and business consulting firm McGladrey, will be on the tournament board.
The purse will be $4 million. The announcement Tuesday gives the PGA Tour five tournaments in the Fall Series, which is played after the FedEx Cup portion of the schedule.
ADELAIDE, Australia — Germany's Andre Greipel has won his second consecutive stage of the Tour Down Under for his U.S.-based Team Columbia, extending his overall lead in the six-stage race.
Seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong rode near the front of the peleton throughout Wednesday's 83-mile stage between Gawler and Hahndorf in South Australia state.
Armstrong said he felt well at the end of the stage although rising heat made the stage a tougher test than the first leg on Tuesday. "All in all, it was not too bad," Armstrong said.
The third stage of the race will be held Thursday.
SALT LAKE CITY — Snowboarder Danny Davis is recovering after successful back surgery he needed due to a season-ending accident on a four-wheeler in the Utah mountains.
An update posted on his Facebook site Tuesday said doctors are, quote, "very pleased" with the outcome of Davis' surgery on a vertebrae in his lower back. The update said an official statement from the doctors would be coming in the next 24 hours.
Davis was a strong favorite to make the U.S. Olympic halfpipe team, but his season ended after an accident early Sunday morning in which he crashed an all-terrain vehicle into a closed gate.
Davis is good friends with Kevin Pearce, another top snowboarder and one-time Olympic hopeful who is in a Utah hospital recovering from a head injury he suffered during training last month.
— The Associated Press