Fells is slated for a larger role in the Cardinals' offense in 2015 following John Carlson's retirement Tuesday, the Cardinals' official site reports. "I never would have thought I'd be considered the veteran in the room," Fells said. "So I am definitely going to try and step into that role."
Niklas (ankle) is in line for a larger role in the Cardinals' offense in 2015 following John Carlson's retirement Tuesday, the team's official site reports. "I don't think it really changes much," Niklas said. "I have high expectations for myself regardless because of how last season went. I have a chip on my shoulder, wanting to prove I can stay healthy and play at this level."
Butler turned himself in Wednesday on two misdemeanor battery charges after allegedly assaulting a same-sex couple April 5, the Huntington Herald-Dispatch reports. The Herald-Dispatch's Curtis Johnson reports Marshall suspended Butler indefinitely.
In an effort to further the chemistry of the No. 9 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race team, Richard Petty Motorsports announced Kevin Manion has been assigned as the crew chief of that team with driver Hornish, Jr. Manion will begin his duties immediately and call the race this weekend at Kansas Speedway, Richard Petty Motorsports PR reports.