Ameer Abdullah and the 16th-ranked Nebraska Cornhuskers will be in action once again this Saturday, as they host Big Ten Conference newcomers Rutgers at Memorial Stadium.
The Eliminator Round in the new Chase for the Sprint Cup championship begins this weekend at Martinsville Speedway, with the playoff field now trimmed to eight drivers.
The New England Patriots have acquired linebacker Akeem Ayers from the Tennessee Titans to help fill the void created when Jerod Mayo was lost for the season with a knee injury.
One pitcher came into the World Series with a reputation for pitching well in big games.
Chicago Bulls guard Jimmy Butler has a sprained thumb and will miss Friday's preseason finale against Minnesota, the team said Tuesday.
It's not even two weeks into the NHL season but the walls already are closing in on Paul Maurice and the Winnipeg Jets.