Kent State football player Jason Bitsko died Wednesday. He was 21 years old.
The Pittsburgh Pirates activated pitcher Gerrit Cole from the 15-day disabled list Wednesday and recalled him from his rehab assignment at Triple-A Indianapolis.
Minnesota Vikings center Mick Tingelhoff was selected as the senior nominee for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2015.
Dick Bavetta, who set an ironman streak among NBA referees, is retiring after 39 years, the league announced Tuesday.