A year ago, very few expected the Auburn Tigers to even compete in the SEC Western Division, let alone win the league and play in the BCS National Championship Game.
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.
Pittsburgh Steelers kicker Shaun Suisham has signed a four-year contract extension through the 2018 season.
Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cliff Lee is back on the 15-day disabled list after leaving Thursday's start against the Washington Nationals.
First-round draft picks Jusuf Nurkic and Gary Harris have signed with the Denver Nuggets, the team announced Thursday.
Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Steve Mason broke the little finger on his right hand and will miss around two weeks of on-ice training, the team announced Thursday.