The most decorated position in the history of the Buck Buchanan Award is linebacker.
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 Washington Redskins placed linebacker Brian Orakpo on season-ending injured reserve Tuesday.
The Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to terms with right-handed pitcher Jerome Williams on a one-year, $2.5 million contract, the team announced Tuesday.
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.