Coach John Harbaugh expressed some optimism Wednesday regarding Pitta's Week 14 status, ESPN.com reports. "I'm pretty hopeful that he can play on Sunday," Harbaugh said of the tight end, who dislocated his hip bcak on July 27.
Bryant (Achilles) is continuing towards playing on Friday, the Los Angeles Times reports. Lakers' head coach Mike D'Antoni said that if Kobe can get through Wednesday and Thursday's practices, "then Friday looks good...but we don't know for sure."
Richard Petty Motorsports announced its signing of 22-year-old Armstrong, who will assume driving duties of the No. 43 Ford Mustang in the NASCAR Nationwide Series, Richard Petty Motorsports PR reports.