FCS powers North Dakota State and Montana will open the 2015 college football season in the FCS Kickoff on Aug. 29, ESPN announced Thursday.
Kasey Kahne will continue to drive for Hendrick Motorsports through the 2018 Sprint Cup season, signing a three-year contract extension on Thursday.
As expected, the NFL Players Association has filed an appeal of Commissioner Roger Goodell's suspension of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson for violation of the league's personal conduct policy.
The Detroit Tigers have claimed right- handed pitcher Josh Zeid off waivers from the Houston Astros, the team announced Thursday.
Five Memphis Grizzlies players missed Wednesday's game against Toronto because of an illness.
The Montreal Canadiens acquired defenseman Bryan Allen from the Anaheim Ducks on Thursday in exchange for forward Rene Bourque.