Texas Tech football coach Kliff Kingsbury got an extension and a raise on the eve of his third season.
Despite his absence from the last three races, NASCAR will allow Tony Stewart to remain eligible for a spot in this year's Chase for the Sprint Cup championship due to "a very unique set of circumstances."
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers released veteran kicker Connor Barth on Friday.
Baltimore Orioles first baseman Steve Pearce left Friday's night's game against Minnesota with a right abdominal strain.
The Los Angeles Clippers waived guard/forward Carlos Delfino and center Miroslav Raduljica.
The Edmonton Oilers and defenseman Justin Schultz have agreed to a one-year contract.