Portland State fired football coach Nigel Burton on Wednesday after the Vikings struggled to a 3-9 season.
Kasey Kahne will continue to drive for Hendrick Motorsports through the 2018 Sprint Cup season, signing a three-year contract extension on Thursday.
Detroit Lions center Dominic Raiola was fined $10,000 by the NFL this week for striking a New England player in the back of the helmet in the final minute of Sunday's 34-9 loss to the Patriots.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have reportedly come to terms with Cuban power-hitting outfielder Yasmany Tomas on a six-year, $68.5 million contract.
San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich missed Wednesday night's game against Indiana after undergoing a minor medical procedure.
Martin Brodeur's quest to continue his NHL career hasn't ended just yet.