Blake Sims will reportedly be the starting quarterback for the second-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide on Saturday when they take on West Virginia.
Despite his absence from the last three races, NASCAR will allow Tony Stewart to remain eligible for a spot in this year's Chase for the Sprint Cup championship due to "a very unique set of circumstances."
The Cincinnati Bengals have released running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis.
A day after trading for pitcher Josh Outman, the New York Yankees selected his contract from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and designated pitcher Rich Hill for assignment.
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.