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.
Chicago Bears linebacker Lance Briggs will miss the remainder of the season due to a groin injury that could end his long tenure with the franchise.
The Kansas City Royals have traded reliever Aaron Crow to the Miami Marlins for a pair of minor league pitchers.
Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan suffered a left groin strain in the third quarter of Friday's game against the Dallas Mavericks.
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.