Blake Sims will reportedly be the starting quarterback for the second-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide on Saturday when they take on West Virginia.
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.
Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka's hopes of returning to pitch again this season hit a snag Friday when the team announced Tanaka is heading back to New York with what was termed "general soreness" in his pitching arm.
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.