Steve Davis, 60, who started every game of Barry Switzer's first three seasons as head coach at Oklahoma, piling up a 32-1-1 record with two national championships, was one of two people killed Sunday when a small aircraft smashed into a house in South Bend, Ind. St. Joseph County Coroner Randy Magdalinski identified the victims Monday.
Right tackle Tyler Polumbus agreed to a two-year deal to return to the Washington Redskins.
The Dallas Cowboys re-signed linebacker Ernie Sims to a one-year deal worth a reported $715,000.
Free-agent Matt Spaeth signed a deal to return to the Pittsburgh Steelers.
BOXING: Pete "Petey Pop" Papaleo, cofounder of the Joe Hand Boxing Gym, died Thursday at the age of 68.
"Pete was just a great guy, a great friend and well-known throughout the boxing community," Joe Hand Sr. said.
Visitation will be held Thursday at Holy Spirit Parish, 1845 Hartranft St., from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m.
HORSE RACING: Jockey Tony Black, 61, of Haddon Township, retired Monday after he recorded his 5,200th victory at Parx Racing. Black, 63, rode Smart Tori, owned by his son Anthony Black, to victory in the ninth race. He began racing in 1970.
"The reality really hasn't sunk in," he said. "But I said I would and I am sticking to it. The best part is I did it on my son's horse."
SOCCER: U.S. captain Carlos Bocanegra was dropped from the roster for World Cup qualifiers against Costa Rica and Mexico, and Timmy Chandler, Fabian Johnson and Danny Williams will miss the matches because of injuries and illness.
- Staff and wire reports