Toledo last won the Mid-American Conference championship in 2004. This year, the Rockets have a great chance to do it again as the 5-2 second choice, behind only the 5-4 favorite, Bowling Green.
Erik Jones won the pole for Wednesday night's Mudsummer Classic Camping World Truck Series race after posting the fastest lap in qualifying at Eldora Speedway, a half-mile dirt track.
Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Justin Blackmon was arrested for possession of marijuana Wednesday night in Edmond, Oklahoma, according to a Tulsa television station.
The Detroit Tigers received insurance for the back end of their bullpen by acquiring closer Joakim Soria from the Texas Rangers Wednesday night.
The Minnesota Timberwolves re-signed forward Robbie Hummel on Wednesday.
Veteran NHL defenseman Cory Sarich remains in a Calgary hospital after being seriously hurt after his bicycle he was riding collided with a car.