Elon University is set to hold a news conference at noon ET Thursday in which director of athletics Dave Blank will announce the next head coach of the Phoenix.
The No. 3 car made famous by the late Dale Earnhardt is returning to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in 2014.
The Seattle Seahawks placed safety Jeron Johnson on injured reserve and signed cornerback Perrish Cox.
The New York Mets have signed veteran starter Bartolo Colon.
The Golden State Warriors have signed center Hilton Armstrong, who had been playing with the club's NBA Development League team in Santa Cruz.
Boston Bruins forward Daniel Paille will not stay with the club for the remainder of its current road trip.