The University of Montana football program will face a particularly tough ending to its Big Sky Conference schedule next year.
Kasey Kahne will continue to drive for Hendrick Motorsports through the 2018 Sprint Cup season, signing a three-year contract extension on Thursday.
Larry Fitzgerald figures to be a game-time decision for a second straight week when the Arizona Cardinals travel to Atlanta this Sunday, though the veteran wide receiver is encouraged by his chances of playing.
The Kansas City Royals have traded reliever Aaron Crow to the Miami Marlins for a pair of minor league pitchers.
The Indiana Pacers welcome back two familiar faces on Friday, with forward David West and guard C.J. Watson set to make their season debuts.
The Anaheim Ducks acquired veteran defenseman Eric Brewer from the Tampa Bay Lightning Friday in exchange for a third-round selection in the 2015 NHL Draft.