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Published: Wednesday, Jan. 19 2011 8:38 p.m. MST

BYU WR Chambers still on campus

PROVO — Wide receiver O'Neill Chambers, who was suspended indefinitely from BYU's football team in October, has not transferred and is enrolled in classes at BYU this semester, school officials confirmed Wednesday.

After Chambers was suspended, coach Bronco Mendenhall said that Chambers intended to finish fall semester, then transfer.

"I've got a list of schools that we released him to," the coach said at the time. "There were six or seven of them. I can't recall any of them what they were. That rarely means that's where he'll end up. But he had a list that he was interested in."

All those schools were Football Bowl Subdivision institutions, according to Mendenhall.

In December, Mendenhall said Chambers would not be part of the team in 2011, even if he remained at BYU. If he stays in school, he will redshirt next season and could be eligible in 2012.

Former RSL player Talley retires

HARRISON, N.J. — Carey Talley has retired after 13 seasons in Major League Soccer.

The former Real Salt Lake defender and midfielder announced his retirement Wednesday, months after finishing his final season with the New York Red Bulls.

The University of North Carolina product started his career with D.C. United and was a member of their 1999 MLS Cup team. He also played with Kansas City, FC Dallas and Chivas USA. He had 20 goals and 28 assists in 315 regular-season matches, making 262 starts. His 315 appearances rank eighth in MLS history.

IN OTHER MLS NEWS: the Los Angeles Galaxy have signed Colombian forward Juan Pablo Angel to a multiyear contract. Angel had spent the previous four seasons with the New York Red Bulls.

Pavano re-signs with Twins

MINNEAPOLIS — Carl Pavano is headed back to the Minnesota Twins with a new $16.5 million, two-year contract.

The team announced the deal on Wednesday night.

Pavano went 17-11 with a 3.75 ERA and seven complete games last season to help the Twins win the AL Central title.

IN OTHER BASEBALL NEWS: The Oakland Athletics added another proven arm to their already deep corps of relievers Wednesday, finalizing a $10.5 million, two-year contract with free-agent lefty Brian Fuentes.

Lamely takes early lead at Hope Classic

LA QUINTA, Calif. — Derek Lamely shot a 9-under 63 in the first round of the Bob Hope Classic on Wednesday, playing the final 10 holes in 8 under to take a one-stroke lead over J.J. Henry and Jhonattan Vegas.

Lamely had an eagle and six birdies in that 10-hole stretch on the Palmer Private course. He was a Rookie of the Year contender last season after earning his first victory, and his biggest goal this winter is to win in time to qualify for the Masters.

Farmington's Daniel Summerhays shot a 3-under 69, good enough for 54th place.

Wolverines take on North Dakota tonight

GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A pair of three-game win streaks are on the line as Utah Valley travels to North Dakota in Great West Conference action on Thursday for a 7 p.m.

Both UVU (9-8, 1-0) and UND (8-9, 1-0) have played just one conference game thus far.

—Deseret News staff and wire reports

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