New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram was ruled out for Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings.
Dallas Cowboys special teams player C.J. Spillman is being investigated for an alleged sexual assault, according to the New York Daily News.
In another move that bucks tradition, the Sharks completely revamped their on- ice leadership structure not by selecting new players to wear the precious singular letters on their uniforms, but by stripping the captaincy from Joe Thornton, removing the alternate tag from Patrick Marleau and leaving the other "A" vacant after Dan Boyle signed as a free agent with the Rangers.
The Arizona Cardinals' plans on having Carson Palmer back under center following their bye week have appeared to have hit a snag, as the veteran quarterback was excused from Wednesday's practice to see a specialist about his ailing right shoulder.
Carolina Panthers defensive end Frank Alexander was suspended 10 games without pay Wednesday for violating the NFL's policy and program for substances of abuse, a violation he said occurred "many months ago."
The Kansas City Royals named left-hander Jason Vargas as the Game 1 starter for the American League Division Series against the LA Angels of Anaheim on Thursday.
The San Francisco Giants will have 10 pitchers available for Wednesday's National League wild card game against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
The Baltimore Orioles' quest toward their first World Series appearance in 31 years starts on Thursday, as they open up the American League Division Series against the Detroit Tigers.
Los Angeles Galaxy forward Landon Donovan was named the Player of the Week on Monday for Week 29 of the 2014 Major League Soccer season.
Portland Timbers captain Will Johnson will be out of action for the next six months after undergoing surgery to repair a broken right leg suffered in his team's 3-2 defeat at Toronto FC on Saturday.
Red Bull New York forward Bradley Wright-Phillips was named the Player of the Week on Monday for Week 28 of the 2014 Major League Soccer season.
With NBA Media Day barely behind us, it's perfect fair and reasonable to already speculate as to which coaches will be fired soonest.
San Antonio Spurs big man Tiago Splitter has a strained calf, the team said Monday.
The Portland Trail Blazers exercised the fourth-year option on guard Damian Lillard
Seven weeks after his involvement in an accident that took the life of Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race on a dirt track in Upstate New York, Tony Stewart continues to deal with emotions surrounding the tragic incident.
Five days after a grand jury in Ontario County, New York exonerated him of any wrongdoing in the death of Kevin Ward Jr. during an accident in the Aug. 9 sprint car race, NASCAR driver Tony Stewart said he plans to move forward in his Sprint Cup Series racing career.
Kevin Harvick continued his success in knockout-style qualifying in the Sprint Cup Series this season by winning the pole for Sunday's AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway -- the third race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.