The arrest came less than two months after Puig had speeding-related charges dropped in Tennessee.
Puig, who makes his off-season home in Miami, was driving westbound on Interstate 75 between Naples and Fort Lauderdale when he was pulled over, said Lt. Greg Bueno of the
The Dodgers withheld comment, as a team spokesman said they were still gathering facts on the incident.
Dodgers officials have warned Puig on multiple occasions about his driving, especially after he was arrested in April while playing for the Dodgers' double-A affiliate in Chattanooga, Tenn. Puig, who allegedly was driving 97 mph in a 50-mph zone, was charged with speeding, reckless driving and driving without proof of insurance. The charges were dismissed last month, in large part because of community service he performed in Los Angeles.
NFL: Bill O'Brien on Houston Texans' short list
The Houston Texans plan to wrap up their coaching search by Tuesday, according to NFL.com. The Texans interviewed Bill O'Brien on Thursday, and the Penn State coach has emerged as "the overwhelming favorite" as the sides work on a deal, according to
The Minnesota Vikings downgraded running back Adrian Peterson from doubtful on the original injury report to out against Detroit on Sunday, when the Vikings play their last game at the
Green Bay Packers wide receiver
ETC: Novak Djokovic wins title at Abu Dhabi
Novak Djokovic maintained his unbeaten record at Abu Dhabi by beating David Ferrer, 7-5, 6-2, to win his third straight world tennis championship title at the United Arab Emirates capital. Earlier, top-ranked Rafael Nadal won a third-place playoff match against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, 7-6 (5), 6-3.
Utah State basketball center Jarred Shaw has been arrested on suspicion of felony distribution of a controlled substance. Shaw, 23, who leads the Aggies (9-2) in scoring, rebounding and blocked shots, also was to face misdemeanor counts of possession of drug paraphernalia and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. The Salt Lake Tribune reported that Shaw was indefinitely suspended by Coach Stew Morrill on Sunday, when police responded to a call at a home near the university and found marijuana.
Mitchell Whitmore won the men's 500 meters at the U.S. Olympic speedskating trials at Kearns, Utah, but more of the drama centered on the fourth spot on the team. Two-time Olympic gold medalist
Anna Fenninger of Austria used a flawless second run at Lienz, Austria, to win a women's World Cup giant slalom for her fifth career victory. Cheered by a home crowd of 8,500, Fenninger was second after the first run and overtook leader Jessica Lindell-Vikarby of Sweden in the final leg to win in a combined time of 2:17.00. Lindell-Vikarby was second, and U.S. teenager Mikaela Shiffrin third.
Todd Lodwick earned a spot in his sixth Winter Olympics, winning the Nordic combined competition in the U.S. trials at Park City, Utah. Bryan Fletcher was second overall and Bill DeMong third.
The Minnesota Wild placed left wing Zach Parise on injured reserve because of a bruised foot.
Boston Bruins defenseman Dennis Seidenberg will sit out the rest of the season because of torn ligaments in his right knee. He was injured in the third period Friday night when he became entangled with Ottawa forward Cory Conacher behind the Bruins' goal.
ced left wing
on injured reserve because of a bruised foot.