The New York Jets released running back Mike Goodson on Wednesday, ending his brief tenure with the team that included an arrest on drug and weapons charges two months after he signed a free-agent contract in March 2013.

The tipping point came Tuesday, when Goodson was a no-show for the first day of mandatory minicamp. A day later, he was cut with a "left squad" designation.

"He's a talented player," Jets owner Woody Johnson said. "But you're no good to the team if you're not here."

Goodson, 27, was the first free-agent signee of general manager John Idzik's tenure. The former Raiders running back received a three-year, $6.9 million deal.

The NFL suspended Goodson for the first four regular-season games last season for violating its substance-abuse policy. Shortly after being reinstated, he tore knee ligaments during a game in October. Goodson's statline for the Jets: two games, 61 rushing yards.

  • Veteran tight end Dallas Clark retired as a member of the Indianapolis Colts, the team that drafted him in 2003. It's the place where he won a Super Bowl and spent the first nine years of his NFL career. Clark played for Baltimore last season and for Tampa Bay in 2012.

  • Former Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles signed a four-year contract worth more than $20.6 million with Jacksonville. The third overall choice in last month's draft, Bortles signed a fully guaranteed contract.


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  • Houston released reserve quarterback T.J. Yates. Case Keenum and rookie Tom Savage will compete for the backup job behind newly named starter Ryan Fitzpatrick.

  • Carolina offensive lineman Andrew McDonald, 25, said he expects to return to training camp next month after undergoing surgery in May for testicular cancer.

    NBA

    Josh McRoberts opted out of his contract with Charlotte making him a free agent, but general manager Rich Cho said the team hopes to bring back the 6-foot-10 power forward. McRoberts was set to make $2.8 million in 2014-15, but he outperformed that contract. He averaged 8.5 points, 4.8 rebounds and 4.3 assists per game last season.

  • The City of San Antonio estimated about 100,000 people attended the River Walk parade and more than 75,000 were at the Alamodome to celebrate the Spurs' fifth NBA championship.

    NHL

    A person familiar with the move confirmed Detroit placed forward Jordin Tootoo on waivers with the intention to buy out the final year of his contract. He's set to make $2 million next season.

    College baseball

    C.J. Hinojosa homered in the seventh inning, Chad Hollingsworth and Travis Duke limited UC Irvine to four hits, and Texas prevailed 1-0 in College World Series elimination game in Omaha, Nebraska. It was Hinojosa's second homer of the season. The Longhorns (45-20) advanced to meet Vanderbilt (48-19) on Friday. They must beat the Commodores twice to reach the best-of-three finals. The Anteaters finished 41-25.

    The Associated Press contributed to this report.