Texas Tech football coach Kliff Kingsbury got an extension and a raise on the eve of his third season.
Kevin Harvick grabbed the pole for Sunday night's Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, while his teammate and team co-owner, Tony Stewart, qualified 12th in his return to racing.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers released veteran kicker Connor Barth on Friday.
Baltimore Orioles first baseman Steve Pearce left Friday's night's game against Minnesota with a right abdominal strain.
The Los Angeles Clippers waived guard/forward Carlos Delfino and center Miroslav Raduljica.
The Edmonton Oilers and defenseman Justin Schultz have agreed to a one-year contract.