A potent ground game can mask a litany of problems for a program, as shortening the game with extended drives is a recipe for success.
Paul Menard has signed a multi-year extension with Richard Childress Racing to drive the No. 27 Chevrolet in the Sprint Cup Series, the team announced on Friday.
The Washington Redskins have signed tight end Jordan Reed, the team's third-round pick in April's draft.
The Colorado Rockies activated outfielder/first baseman Michael Cuddyer from the 15-day disabled Friday and named him the starting right fielder in the opener of a three-game series versus the San Francisco Giants.
New Orleans Pelicans point guard Greivis Vasquez will reportedly undergo surgery Friday to remove loose particles from both ankles.
The Phoenix Coyotes on Friday agreed to a long-term contract extension with executive vice president and general manager Don Maloney.