Marshall running back Steward Butler was kicked off the team Wednesday after being arrested and charged in the beating of two gay men.
The first major accident in Sunday's Geico 500 at Talladega Superspeedway occurred in the early going and involved 15 cars.
The Chicago Bears agreed to terms with first-round draft pick wide receiver Kevin White on a four-year contract with a fifth-year option and second-round draft pick defensive lineman Eddie Goldman on a four-year contract Wednesday.
The New York Yankees placed infielder Gregorio Petit on the 15-day disabled list due to a right hand contusion he sustained in Tuesday's game at Toronto.
The Memphis Grizzlies welcomed back injured point guard Mike Conley on Tuesday for Game 2 of their Western Conference semifinal series against the Golden State Warriors.
Tyler Ennis netted the deciding power-play goal with 6 1/2 minutes remaining, as Team Canada rallied from a 3-0 deficit to down Sweden, 6-4, in a matchup between the top two nations in Group A on Wednesday at the World Championships.