The University of Connecticut announced the hiring of former Notre Dame assistant Bob Diaco as the 30th head football coach in school history early Thursday morning.
The No. 3 car made famous by the late Dale Earnhardt is returning to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in 2014.
Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker and defensive lineman Derek Wolfe have both been ruled out for Thursday's game against the San Diego Chargers.
The Miami Marlins and Chicago Cubs traded outfielders on Thursday, as Justin Ruggiano was sent to the Cubs and Brian Bogusevic was dealt to South Beach.
New York Knicks point guard Raymond Felton was held out of Wednesday night's game against the Chicago Bulls because of a sore left hamstring.
The National Hockey League on Wednesday issued a two-game suspension to Tampa Bay Lightning forward Richard Panik.