While college football has plenty of bankable star power, part of what makes the game great is its unpredictability from year to year.
Timothy Peters is the only driver with multiple truck victories at this track, having won the July race the past two years.
The National Football League has suspended Washington Redskins safety Tanard Jackson for a substance abuse violation for the fourth time in his career.
New York Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka has been diagnosed with a partial tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in his pitching elbow, though the team is hopeful the All-Star hurler will be able to return later this season.
The Atlanta Hawks announced the signing of guard Thabo Sefolosha during Thursday's opening day of the NBA free agent period.
The Detroit Red Wings re-signed forward Daniel Cleary to a one-year contract on Thursday.