Phoenix Coyotes head coach Dave Tippett announced that team captain Shane Doan is expected to be sidelined indefinitely with an undisclosed illness that has kept him out of the club's last two games.
The New York Islanders activated goaltender Evgeni Nabokov from injured reserve Thursday, prior to the club's game against the Phoenix Coyotes.
The Carolina Hurricanes activated forward Alexander Semin from injured reserve on Thursday.
Los Angeles Lakers point guard Steve Blake will miss a minimum of six weeks after tearing the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow, the team announced.
When Brian Burke was announced as president of hockey operations for the Calgary Flames in September, it seemed obvious time was running out for general manager Jay Feaster.
Chicago Bears coach Marc Trestman announced on Thursday that quarterback Jay Cutler has been medically cleared and will be under center against the Cleveland Browns.
LeBron James of Miami and Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant lead the first results for NBA All-Star Game balloting.
The Philadelphia Flyers have signed center Chris VandeVelde to a one-year contract.
The Calgary Flames fired general manager Jay Feaster and assistant general manager John Weisbrod on Thursday.
Texas football coach Mack Brown said Thursday his job status has not changed and he is focused on the team's upcoming Alamo Bowl game against Oregon and recruiting.
Weber State University named former Utah assistant Jay Hill as its new head football coach on Thursday.
The University of Connecticut announced the hiring of former Notre Dame assistant Bob Diaco as the 30th head football coach in school history early Thursday morning.
Pittsburgh senior defensive tackle Aaron Donald was named the 2013 Rotary Lombardi Award winner, given annually to the nation's top lineman or linebacker.
Eastern Michigan named former Drake head coach Chris Creighton as the school's new football coach on Wednesday.
Drake University assistant Rick Fox was promoted to the Bulldogs' head coaching position after Chris Creighton resigned to accept the top job at Eastern Michigan on Wednesday.
New York Knicks point guard Raymond Felton was held out of Wednesday night's game against the Chicago Bulls because of a sore left hamstring.
The National Hockey League on Wednesday issued a two-game suspension to Tampa Bay Lightning forward Richard Panik.
Toronto Maple Leafs forward Joffrey Lupul will return to the lineup on Wednesday, apparently recovered from a groin injury.
Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker and defensive lineman Derek Wolfe have both been ruled out for Thursday's game against the San Diego Chargers.
Elon University is set to hold a news conference at noon ET Thursday in which director of athletics Dave Blank will announce the next head coach of the Phoenix.
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