Pittsburgh Penguins forwards Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin will be held out of the start of training camp as a precaution with what the team described as minor injuries.

The Arizona Coyotes have been reluctant to put young players into prominent roles in the past, preferring to allow them and their games to mature in the minors before bringing them up to the NHL.

Miami's mishaps on special teams last week against the Buffalo Bills taught the Dolphins a valuable lesson about the importance of that third phase of the game.

DALLAS (1-1) at ST. LOUIS (1-1)

PITTSBURGH (1-1) at CAROLINA (2-0)

Texas Tech defensive coordinator Matt Wallerstedt has resigned for unspecified personal reasons.

The father of a western Michigan high school quarterback has filed a federal civil rights complaint against the football coach.

Former George Washington basketball player Patrick Tallent won the U.S. Senior Amateur on Thursday, beating Bryan Norton 2 and 1 at Big Canyon.

New York Jets quarterback Michael Vick says Commissioner Roger Goodell is doing "a great job" while the NFL deals with several off-field issues.

Derek Jeter is going out his way.

DENVER (2-0) at SEATTLE (1-1)

NFL teams make succession plans all the time for players moving past their prime. The sudden absence of Adrian Peterson from Minnesota's backfield, however, could not have been anticipated.

CHICAGO (1-1) at NEW YORK JETS (1-1)

SAN FRANCISCO (1-1) at ARIZONA (2-0)

OAKLAND (0-2) at NEW ENGLAND (1-1)

KANSAS CITY (0-2) at MIAMI (1-1)

SAN DIEGO (1-1) At BUFFALO (2-0)

Dylan Thompson understands he must learn to temper his emotions, even in the midst of one of his biggest successes as South Carolina quarterback.

Beth Sturman's voice lights up when she remembers a fund-raising gala that she helped put on for Laurel House a few years ago. Most of the volunteers in charge were women, she recalled, so naturally their husbands and boyfriends were drafted into service.

MINNESOTA (1-1) at NEW ORLEANS (0-2)

INDIANAPOLIS (0-2) vs. JACKSONVILLE (0-2)

BALTIMORE (1-1) at CLEVELAND (1-1)

The Boston Bruins have some lineup questions entering training camp after a disappointing second-round exit in the playoffs.

Darrelle Revis didn't divulge much when asked about his preference for facing a rookie quarterback.

HOUSTON TEXANS (2-0) at NEW YORK GIANTS (0-2)

The Los Angeles Angels have scratched ace Jered Weaver from his scheduled start Thursday against the Seattle Mariners.

Minnesota Vikings special teams coach Mike Priefer has returned to work this week after serving a two-game suspension for making anti-gay remarks.

Welcome Sean Maguire to big-time college football.

Ryan Kesler and his family are slowly getting used to the ocean view at their new home, and the Anaheim Ducks' new center still has to remind himself he can go to work in flip-flops.

North Dakota State has signed a handful of key players from Sioux Falls, South Dakota, in the last several years, including six players on this year's roster.

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