Chase Elliott's brilliant start in the NASCAR Nationwide series has overshadowed the steady, unspectacular debut of fellow rookie Ty Dillon.

Outfielder John Mayberry Jr. has been put on the 15-day disabled list because of left wrist inflammation, and the Philadelphia Phillies have recalled outfielder Darin Ruf from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

A panel of state lawmakers approved new license plates recognizing the Indy 500 and Abraham Lincoln under a new system clamping down on the number of special license plates on the road.

Minnesota sophomore forward Charles Buggs has spent his summer rehabilitating from minor right knee surgery.

Oklahoma State University assistant track and field coach Diego Flaquer has been named the sprints coach for the Colombian national team at the IAAF World Junior Track and Field Championships.

The San Diego Chargers have released outside linebacker Larry English, a former first-round pick.

The Minnesota football team has finalized the schedule for preseason camp, and it features three practices plus one scrimmage that will be open to the public.

The Cleveland Indians have optioned right-handed reliever C.C. Lee to Triple-A Columbus, clearing room on their roster for right-hander Danny Salazar.

New Texas coach Charlie Strong prefers not even talking about national championships.

The Detroit Tigers lean on Kevin Rand in and out of season to keep players as healthy as possible to compete for championships.

Veteran forward David Booth has signed a one-year contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs after spending last season with Vancouver.

Williston State College has hired its first full-time athletic director.

Dan Borislow, the inventor of magicJack and a pioneer in developing phone calls over the Internet, died Monday, officials at the company he founded said. He was 52.

Utah State quarterback Chuckie Keeton has been chosen preseason offensive player of the year in the Mountain West Conference a media vote, with Fresno State safety Derron Smith taking defensive player honors.

Fifth-seeded Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic needed a late rally to beat 100th-ranked Diego Sebastian Schwartzman 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (2) in the first round of the Croatia Open on Tuesday.

The Blue Jays selected top pitching prospect Aaron Sanchez from Triple-A Buffalo in a flurry of roster moves Tuesday.

A brief look at the 16th stage of the Tour de France on Tuesday:

Jay Paterno and another former assistant football coach at Penn State are suing the university over how they were dismissed from the staff when Bill O'Brien was hired as head coach two years ago.

The Tour de France entered the Pyrenees on Tuesday for the first of three mountain stages that may well determine the final podium of this year's race.

The Ducks have signed defenseman Sami Vatanen to a two-year contract coming off his rookie season.

The Henderson State University men's basketball team will host the second-annual Nexan's Reddie Golf Classic next month.

A Bowling Green football player has been charged with attempted rape.

Bills quarterback EJ Manuel and coach Doug Marrone had widely conflicting assessments on how the offense performed on the third day of training camp.

The sports world will return to Sochi next year — despite the global criticism of Russia following the downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine.

A racehorse owned by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II that won the prestigious Gold Cup at Royal Ascot last year has tested positive for the banned painkiller, morphine.

A list of the preseason all-Mountain West Conference team as selected by media covering the league:

The Bengals expect cornerback Leon Hall to be ready for the start of training camp and defensive tackle Geno Atkins to join them for full workouts sometime later, bringing one of the NFL's top defenses closer to full strength.

The Golden State Warriors and swingman Brandon Rush have completed the deal they agreed to last week.

Boise State and Fresno State have been picked to win their Mountain West Conference divisions in a preseason media poll.

An Alabama judge has denied a motion from Dallas linebacker Rolando McClain to delay his trial because of training camp.

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