Updated: Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013, 3:32 PM EST
Published : Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013, 3:32 PM EST
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Tony Stewart are among the elite NASCAR stars still looking to fill sponsorship spots this season. Earnhardt has about one-third of the 36 Sprint Cup races without a primary sponsor available for the No. 88 Chevrolet. Stewart-Haas Racing has about 20 races spread out over three cars that need a top sponsor.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says that the NCAA believes former Miami assistant coaches Clint Hurtt, Aubrey Hill and Jorge Fernandez provided false or misleading information during the probe into the universities' athletic programs. The person spoke to The Associated Press Wednesday on condition of anonymity because the allegations have not been released publicly.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama has hired Miami Hurricanes assistant Mario Cristobal as assistant head coach and offensive line coach. Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban announced the hiring on Wednesday, just over a month after Cristobal returned to his alma mater.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York pitcher Phil Hughes could be sidelined for two weeks because of a bulging disk that will be treated with anti-inflammatory medication. Hughes said he will be treated with the anti-inflammatory medication for four or five days and hopes that will be enough to return him to the mound.