Kent State football player Jason Bitsko died Wednesday. He was 21 years old.
In August 2010, Busch won the Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Truck Series races at Bristol on the same week, becoming the first driver in NASCAR history to accomplish that feat. One year ago here, he took the checkered flag for the Nationwide and Truck events but finished 11th in the Sprint Cup race. He had to start from the rear of the field after he had wrecked in qualifying.
Minnesota Vikings center Mick Tingelhoff was selected as the senior nominee for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2015.
The Pittsburgh Pirates activated pitcher Gerrit Cole from the 15-day disabled list Wednesday and recalled him from his rehab assignment at Triple-A Indianapolis.
Dick Bavetta, who set an ironman streak among NBA referees, is retiring after 39 years, the league announced Tuesday.
The National Hockey League on Wednesday announced further changes to its draft lottery.