Anybody and everybody across the FCS embraced the expansion of the playoff field by four teams to 24 last year, knowing it would bring in more deserving qualifiers.
Jeff Gordon is a four-time champion in NASCAR's premier series, but it's been 13 years since his last title.
The Seattle Seahawks have signed cornerback Terrell Thomas and offensive tackle Eric Winston.
The Kansas City Royals have acquired catcher Erik Kratz and pitcher Liam Hendriks from the Toronto Blue Jays in exchange for infielder Danny Valencia.
Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin reportedly has a back injury that forced him to withdraw from the U.S. basketball team for this summer's FIBA World Cup.
Minnesota Wild forward Justin Fontaine has signed a two-year contract.