Toledo last won the Mid-American Conference championship in 2004. This year, the Rockets have a great chance to do it again as the 5-2 second choice, behind only the 5-4 favorite, Bowling Green.
Erik Jones won the pole for Wednesday night's Mudsummer Classic Camping World Truck Series race after posting the fastest lap in qualifying at Eldora Speedway, a half-mile dirt track.
Baltimore Ravens cornerback Aaron Ross tore his Achilles Thursday during conditioning testing.
The Oakland Athletics designated former closer Jim Johnson for assignment on Thursday.
The Orlando Magic signed guard Devyn Marble on Thursday.
The New York Islanders signed goaltender Kevin Poulin to a one-year, two-way contract on Thursday.