Portland State fired football coach Nigel Burton on Wednesday after the Vikings struggled to a 3-9 season.
Kasey Kahne will continue to drive for Hendrick Motorsports through the 2018 Sprint Cup season, signing a three-year contract extension on Thursday.
Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush and left tackle Riley Reiff are inactive for Thursday's Thanksgiving Day game against the Chicago Bears.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have reportedly come to terms with Cuban power-hitting outfielder Yasmany Tomas on a six-year, $68.5 million contract.
San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich missed Wednesday night's game against Indiana after undergoing a minor medical procedure.
The Florida Panthers recalled goaltender Dan Ellis from San Antonio of the American Hockey League on Thursday.