Uniondale, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The New York Islanders have activated defensemen Johnny Boychuk and Travis Hamonic from injured reserve ahead of Friday night's road contest against the Detroit Red Wings.
Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather was placed on injured reserve Friday, ending his season due to a toe injury.
The Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday placed forward Brian Gibbons on injured reserve and recalled two players from Springfield of the American Hockey League.
Montreal Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty did not practice Friday, a day after he left a game against Anaheim following a hard check into the boards.
Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Steve Mason left a Friday practice session with an upper-body injury and is expected to miss his club's back-to-back games in Toronto and Winnipeg this weekend.
Washington Redskins wide receiver Santana Moss was fined $22,050 by the NFL for an outburst directed at officials that got him ejected from Sunday's game against the Giants.
Arizona Cardinals quarterback Drew Stanton is doubtful, while safety Tyrann Mathieu is probable to play in Sunday night's NFC West showdown against the Seattle Seahawks.
The San Diego Chargers will be without running back Ryan Mathews and wide receiver Keenan Allen for Saturday's game in San Francisco.
The Seattle Seahawks continue to take steps towards keeping their outstanding defense intact, with the reigning Super Bowl champions signing pass rusher Cliff Avril to a four-year extension on Friday.
Tennessee State football coach Rod Reed agreed in principle to a contract extension Friday.
Dallas Cowboys running back and the NFL's leading rusher DeMarco Murray is questionable to play in Sunday's game against the Indianapolis Colts due to a broken left hand.
The Indianapolis Colts have listed T.Y. Hilton as questionable for Sunday's game against the Dallas Cowboys, though the prospects of the team having its star receiver available appear iffy at best.
The New York Rangers have given backup goaltender Cam Talbot a contract extension.
Minnesota Vikings rookie linebacker Anthony Barr will undergo knee surgery and miss the final two games of the season due, the team said Friday.
Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones again sat out practice Friday because of a hip injury and was listed as questionable for Sunday's game against New Orleans.
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The Carolina Panthers have listed Cam Newton as probable for Sunday's game against Cleveland, one day after head coach Ron Rivera said it was likely that his starting quarterback would return to action.
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The 18th-ranked Miami-Florida Hurricanes go in search of their 10th win of the season, as they entertain the Eastern Kentucky Colonels on Friday night.