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.
The Kansas City Royals began to steel themselves for the AL Central pennant race Friday, designating journeyman hurler Bruce Chen for assignment.
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.