Texas A&M and UCLA will hold a home- and-home series for the 2016 and 2017 seasons, the schools along with the Southeastern and Pac-12 Conferences announced Thursday.
Having already won the Daytona 500 last month, driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and crew chief Steve Letarte had nothing to lose when they gambled on fuel in Sunday's race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
The Tennessee Titans have apparently found themselves a new backup quarterback on the free agent market, signing veteran Charlie Whitehurst to a multi-year contract on Thursday.
Cleveland Indians slugger Jason Giambi and relief pitcher J.C. Ramirez will miss extended periods of time due to injury.
Chicago Bulls guard/forward Mike Dunleavy was forced to leave Thursday night's game against the Houston Rockets after suffering a cut above his right eye.
Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Jonathan Bernier left Thursday's game against the Los Angeles Kings with a lower-body injury.