9:00 PM: The University of Houston will hold a press conference Friday to sign 15-year-old Jacolby Rogers to a national football letter of intent. Rogers suffers from renal disease and is on a kidney transplant waiting list.
8:15 PM: Pitcher David Price tweeted Thursday after he was traded from Tampa Bay to Detroit: "wow...what a day!! Rays fans THANK YOU!! Great Chapter of my life just ended...ready to start a new one with the Tigers!! Thanks again"
7:45 PM: Sara Marley, a 46-year-old sports editor for Bloomberg News in London, completed a swim across the English Channel on Wednesday. Marley made the 21-mile crossing to help raise money for the UK's Royal National Lifeboat Institution.
7:30 PM: During Thursday's game against the Colorado Rockies, Chicago Cubs catcher John Baker used Gatorade cups to spell out "CUBS" on the team's dugout fence.
7:15 PM: About 13,000 pounds of plantains & jackfruit that spilled from a tractor-trailer crash on a Bay Area freeway Monday was donated to the Oakland Zoo to help feed the zoo's bears, elephants & giraffes.
7:00 PM: A pair of Brazilian architects propose turning some of the underused soccer stadiums built for the World Cup into affordable housing projects. About 250,000 people were reportedly evicted to make way for the new & refurbished stadiums.
6:30 PM: NJ.com reports that New York Giants running back David Wilson will "need a miracle" to return to the field after suffering a neck "burner" injury during Tuesday's practice. Wilson had undergone spinal fusion surgery last January.
6:00 PM: The Detroit Free Press reports the owners of two dogs who mauled a jogger to death near their Metamora, Michigan home entered the U.S. illegally by bribing an immigration officer to let them seek asylum from Albania.
5:45 PM: Passengers in a car traveling on Interstate 95 near Topsfield, Massachusetts managed to avoid injury after an axe smashed into their front windshield. The axe had fallen off a landscaper's truck the car was following.
5:30 PM: Cleveland Browns QB Johnny Manziel said on Thursday about when he'll start: "I'll play whenever the coaches say I'm ready. There is no rush. I don't know if they drafted me to be ready Week 1."
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