George "Shotgun" Shuba, a member of the 1955 World Series champion Brooklyn Dodgers who was best known for offering a congratulatory handshake to minor league teammate Jackie Robinson, died Monday. He was 89.
Minnesota State, Mankato has been picked first in both the Western Collegiate Hockey Association coaches and media preseason hockey polls.
Georgia safety Sheldon Dawson, who appeared in two games this season in a backup role, is no longer a member of the team.
The Houston Texans managed to slip by the Buffalo Bills on Sunday to improve to 3-1 despite rushing for a season-low 37 yards.
Kaka is set to be Major League Soccer's highest-paid player with a base salary of $6.6 million from Orlando City, according to figures released Monday by the players' union.
Although Wisconsin's potent offense eventually has shifted into gear during three consecutive victories, the 17th-ranked Badgers may not be able to wait until the second half to get going when they open their Big Ten schedule at Northwestern.
Kentucky has suspended four freshmen for Saturday night's SEC game against South Carolina for their involvement with air pistol shots being fired near a residence hall on campus. No one was injured Sunday night, but police issued an alert advising people to stay indoors on the Lexington campus as they investigated.
Spanish striker David Villa will arrive in Australia only days before the A-League kicks off but is expected to play for Melbourne City against Sydney FC in the tournament's opening round.
The Dallas Stars have signed young forward Cody Eakin to a two-year contract after he recorded career highs in most categories last season.