The Mountain West Conference winner lost one game the last two years after eight consecutive seasons of unbeaten campaigns. Don't expect a team to run the table in 2014 but Boise State could come close.
NASCAR handed down severe penalties to Denny Hamlin's No. 11 team in the Sprint Cup Series on Tuesday after his Joe Gibbs Racing car failed post-race inspection this past Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Indianapolis Colts guard Donald Thomas will miss the upcoming 2014 season after re-injuring his right quadriceps during Wednesday's practice.
The Seattle Mariners have acquired outfielder Chris Denorfia from the San Diego Padres for a pair of minor leaguers.
The Milwaukee Bucks signed guard Jerryd Bayless on Thursday.
The Pittsburgh Penguins have avoided arbitration with Nick Spaling, agreeing to terms Thursday with the restricted free agent forward on a two-year contract.