The parent of an Eastern Washington University player who suffered a medical emergency in the stands during a recent playoff game died Saturday.
Sprint will end its partnership with NASCAR after the 2016 season.
Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus and cornerback Stephon Gilmore were downgraded from doubtful to out on the team's injury report for Sunday's Week 17 game at New England.
Free agent pitcher Hiroki Kuroda will return to his native Japan and play for the Hiroshima Toyo Carp for the 2015 season, according to a report by Yahoo! Japan.
Cleveland Cavaliers center Anderson Varejao had successful surgery to repair a ruptured left Achilles tendon.
The Columbus Blue Jackets activated forward Scott Hartnell from injured reserve on Saturday.