Saturday sports briefs


Dublanko selected for International Bowl in Texas

Aberdeen High School freshman Joel Dublanko has been selected to play in the International Bowl all -star football game Feb. 6 at Round Rock, Texas.

Dublanko, a linebacker, will play for the U.S. team that will face a world squad in the U-16 all-star game.

49ers Crabtree investigated in sexual assault

San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree is being investigated in connection with a sexual assault, San Francisco police said Friday.

Crabtree was questioned in connection with the alleged incident, reported to have occurred in the early morning hours Sunday in an unnamed San Francisco hotel, police said in a news release.

Crabtree caught two touchdown passes in the 49ers’ playoff victory over the Green Bay Packers last Saturday night.

Police said Crabtree has been interviewed with his lawyer present and has cooperated in the investigation. Crabtree has not been detained or arrested and has agreed to make himself available to investigators in the future, police said.

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