The Toronto Blue Jays activated shortstop Jose Reyes from the 15-day disabled list and inserted him into the leadoff spot for Saturday's contest against the Cleveland Indians.
The Cincinnati Reds activated reliever Sean Marshall from the 15-day disabled list prior to Saturday's game against the Chicago Cubs.
The Washington Nationals activated outfielder Denard Span from the seven-day disabled list Saturday prior to the team's home game against the St. Louis Cardinals.
Austin Peay State University said it has dismissed leading returning rusher Omar Williams from the football team for academic reasons on Friday.
Kevin Harvick became the eighth different pole winner in as many Sprint Cup Series races this season after posting the fastest lap in the final round of Friday's knockout-style qualifying for the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.
There are plenty of boom-or-bust types in every draft, but perhaps none in the 2014 version poses a more interesting dilemma for NFL teams than former Florida defensive tackle Dominique Easley.
Less than 24 hours before the seventh- seeded Grizzlies open their playoff series against the Oklahoma City Thunder, the NBA announced they will be without the services of reserve point guard Nick Calathes.
The National Hockey League has fined Chicago Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville $25,000 for inappropriate conduct.