Pittsburgh senior defensive tackle Aaron Donald was named the 2013 Rotary Lombardi Award winner, given annually to the nation's top lineman or linebacker.
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.
After playing for nine teams in 16 major league seasons, most recently for the Los Angeles Dodgers, longtime utility man Jerry Hairston Jr. said Wednesday he is retiring.
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.