5:00 PM: Former UConn athletic director John Toner died Tuesday at the age of 91. Toner had hired Huskies basketball coaches Jim Calhoun in 1986 & Geno Auriemma in 1985 and chose to have UConn join the Big East Conference in 1979.
4:45 PM: Three soldiers of Afghanistan's national army who went missing during training exercises at Camp Edwards in Massachusetts were discovered trying to cross the border into Canada, but not before visiting a Cape Cod strip club first.
12:45 PM: Milwaukee Public Schools issued a proposal Tuesday that if millions of public dollars is used to build a new arena for the Bucks, then a few million more should also be earmarked for improving school & public recreational areas in Milwaukee County.
12:30 PM: Minnesota Wild goalie Josh Harding, who hasn't played since December 31 due to issues with his multiple sclerosis medication, is out indefinitely after suffering a fractured right foot.
12:15 PM: Simona Halep joined Serena Williams & Maria Sharapova in qualifying for the end-of-year WTA Finals tournament to be held in Singapore next month.
12:00 PM: Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt says of Astros player Jose Altuve, who broke Craig Biggio's single-season franchise hit record on Tuesday: "He's not going to hit 50 home runs, he's not going to put up those big stats but the guy just consistently goes to the ball park every day and does his job and I have a lot of respect for him."
11:45 AM: Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict is undergoing concussion protocol for the second straight week after suffering the injury in the Bengals' first two games against the Ravens & Falcons.
11:15 AM: Three high school soccer games scheduled for Wednesday in the Reno, Nevada area were canceled due to smoke from the 18,544-acre King Fire burning in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.
11:00 AM: The principal of Natrona County (Wyoming) High School resigned over a back-to-school event skit where two male staff members dressed as cheerleaders and hazed new members with physical contact and sexually suggestive actions.
10:45 AM: The Tacoma News-Tribune reports that police are looking for a man who stole a handgun, watch & Washington State Cougars blanket from a local home last week.
10:15 AM: Auburn safety Jermaine Whitehead will not play in Saturday's game against Kansas State after reportedly getting suspended following a verbal altercation with a coach.
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