While Gregerson is the presumed favorite to close games for the Cardinals this season, the team may not name a closer by Opening Day, Rick Hummel of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. "It will define itself in time," manager Mike Matheny said of the closer role. "It's completely different this year, where we have a number of guys. Having a number of guys that could finish a game would be great."
Barnidge, who sat out the 2017 season after being unsatisfied with the contract offers he received from teams, said Thursday that he hasn't retired from the NFL and intends to play in 2018, Alex Marvez of Sporting News reports.
Rhodes and the No. 41 ThorSport Racing team have been assessed with a penalty following last weekend's Daytona race. The team's truck failed post-race inspection for height measurements, NASCAR PR reports.