DENVER (AP) -- Patrick Roy has been hired as coach of the Colorado Avalanche.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Derrick Walker is a busy man this week.
TORONTO (AP) -- The Blue Jays are promoting left-hander Sean Nolin to make his major league debut Friday night against the Baltimore Orioles.
HOUSTON (AP) -- The Houston Texans have donated $100,000 to help in relief efforts in the wake of this week's devastating and deadly tornado in Oklahoma.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- The NFL draft is history. Organized team activities are under way. Minicamps will follow next month, and training camps will open a month after that.
ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) -- A Virginia man who was once one of the nation's most prominent swimming coaches has been sentenced to seven years in prison for sexually abusing one of the girls he instructed.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Gomer Pyle will be back for this year's Indianapolis 500. Carol Brady is staying home.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Arena Football League is ready to touch down in China.
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) -- Matt Kenseth is ready to get back to work.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Second-round draft choice Johnthan Banks has agreed to a four-year contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, leaving the team with one unsigned rookie.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- The Panthers announced they've signed first-round draft pick Star Lotulelei and third-round selection Edmund Kugbila. With the signings, Carolina's top three picks are now under contract.
SEATTLE (AP) -- When Chris Williams found out he was the No. 1 ranked amateur golfer in the world, it came in the same way he's learned about many of the other accolades in his career.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- The Texas Rangers have placed right-hander Derek Lowe on unconditional release waivers and signed utility man Mark Teahen (TEA-en) to a minor league contract.
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) -- The LPGA Tour is going to use as much of the flooded Ocean Club course as it can for its inaugural trip to the Bahamas.
ASHBURN, Va. (AP) -- Robert Griffin III says he cried after his knee surgery and changed his cellphone passcode to the date of the Washington Redskins season opener as he began his rehabilitation process.