Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich suspended tight end Pharaoh Brown for the upcoming Alamo Bowl after the sophomore starter was caught on video throwing snowballs at several vehicles while they were being driven.
For the record 11th year in a row, Dale Earnhardt Jr. has won the vote as NASCAR's most popular driver by the fans.
The Indianapolis Colts signed veteran running back Tashard Choice Monday while placing running back/return specialist Chris Rainey on injured reserve.
The Chicago White Sox and right- hander Felipe Paulino agreed to terms on a one-year, $1.75 million contract Monday.
The Boston Celtics' Jordan Crawford and Portland Trail Blazers' LaMarcus Aldridge were named the NBA's top players for the period ending Dec. 8.
Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik was placed on injured reserve after being taken off on a stretcher in Saturday's 3-2 loss to the Boston Bruins.