Mississippi Valley State University is not bringing head football coach Karl Morgan back next year after he compiled an 8-35 record in four seasons.
For the record 11th year in a row, Dale Earnhardt Jr. has won the vote as NASCAR's most popular driver by the fans.
Carolina Panthers running back Jonathan Stewart was diagnosed with a medial collateral ligament tear in his right knee Monday, an injury that could sideline him for the remainder of the regular season.
The Chicago White Sox and right- hander Felipe Paulino agreed to terms on a one-year, $1.75 million contract Monday.
The Boston Celtics' Jordan Crawford and Portland Trail Blazers' LaMarcus Aldridge were named the NBA's top players for the period ending Dec. 8.
Carolina Hurricanes forward Jeff Skinner was recognized Monday as the NHL's top performer for last week.