Texas Tech football coach Kliff Kingsbury got an extension and a raise on the eve of his third season.
With 10 races to go, Elliott holds a 13-point advantage over second-place and JR Motorsports teammate Regan Smith.
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith released a statement Saturday and apologized for his actions that led to a nine-game suspension.
Baltimore Orioles first baseman Steve Pearce left Friday's night's game against Minnesota with a right abdominal strain.
The Edmonton Oilers and defenseman Justin Schultz have agreed to a one-year contract.