Florida State and Auburn are the top two teams in the Associated Press college football poll heading into the bowl season, while Ohio State tumbled from second to seventh following its loss to Michigan State in the Big Ten title game.
For the record 11th year in a row, Dale Earnhardt Jr. has won the vote as NASCAR's most popular driver by the fans.
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was taken into the locker room midway through the second quarter Sunday against the Ravens after suffering an apparent ankle injury.
The New York Yankees finalized two deals on Saturday, signing outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury to a seven-year pact and veteran pitcher Hiroki Kuroda to a one-year contract.
Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng was held out of Saturday's game against the Detroit Pistons because of tightness in his left calf.
The Boston Bruins announced Sunday that forward Chris Kelly was placed on long-term injured reserve and defenseman Adam McQuaid was placed on IR.