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.
Buffalo Bills tight end Scott Chandler will return for a fifth season with the team in 2014, with the club announcing it has re-signed the seven-year veteran Thursday.
Cleveland Indians slugger Jason Giambi and relief pitcher J.C. Ramirez will miss extended periods of time due to injury.
An MRI Thursday confirmed a low back contusion that will keep Portland Trail Blazers All-Star forward LaMarcus Aldridge out at least two games.
Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Joni Pitkanen, who has missed the entire season as well as the latter half of last year with a broken heel, issued an update on his recovery.