1. The Carolina Panthers hire Baylor’s Matt Rhule as their new head coach signing him to a 7-year, $60 million deal.
2. The Dallas Cowboys name former Green Bay Packers HC Mike McCarthy as their new head coach.
3. The Rams announced that DC Wade Phillips will not return next season.
4. Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa will declare for the NFL draft.
5. Azusa Pacific has won six straight and is 11-3 overall heading into Thursday night’s game at home vs. Concordia.
6. The Washington Nationals signed first baseman Eric Thames to a one-year, $4 million deal. Thames hit 25 home runs and had 61 RBI for the Milwaukee Brewers last year.
7. Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger announced he will return to the Longhorns for his senior year.
8. Sources say the New York Giants are set to hire New England Patriots wide receivers coach Joe Judge as their new head coach.
9. The Dodgers signed right-hander Jimmy Nelson to a one-year contract. Nelson spent the last six seasons with the Milwaukee Brewers.
10. Detroit Pistons forward Blake Griffin is out indefinitely after having surgery on his left knee.