The USC Trojans hired Clay Helton as their head coach, signing him to a multiyear deal Monday after he guided the school to a 5-2 mark as the interim coach.
Patriots QB Tom Brady said he doesn't remember "ever being so pissed off" following New England's overtime defeat at the hands of the Broncos.
Lakers star Kobe Bryant announced he will retire after this season, saying that he's accepted "that I can't actually do this anymore, and I'm OK with that."
The Tigers have reached an agreement with free-agent right-hander Jordan Zimmermann, who started a career-high 33 games for the Nationals last season.
Originally injured Oct. 29, the Canadiens said G Carey Price will miss at least six weeks due to a lower-body injury.
Joe Kaiser provides his first installment of a series looking at overvalued and undervalued players. He writes why Houston Rockets big man Clint Capela should be added on more lineups.