Former Penn State QB Matt McGloin tweeted Wednesday that he had signed a three-year deal with the Oakland Raiders.
McGloin, who went from walk-on to full-time starter with the Nittany Lions, was not selected in last month's NFL draft. He worked out for the Washington Redskins and the Carolina Panthers before landing with Oakland.
The Raiders also signed free-agent kick returner Josh Cribbs to a one-year contract. The 30-year-old has eight kickoff returns for touchdowns, tied with the New England Patriots' Leon Washington for the most in NFL history.
MONEY: Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. is the highest-earning athlete in American sports for the second straight year, according to Sports Illustrated's annual list. The WBC welterweight champion is projected to make $90 million in 2013. Miami Heat star LeBron James was second at $56.5 million.
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees was third at $47.8 million thanks to a contract signed before last season. Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers was fourth at just under $47 million. Golfer Tiger Woods was fifth with $40.8 million, his lowest spot since the magazine started the list in 2004. He had been No. 1 through 2011.
SOCCER: In Amsterdam, Branislav Ivanovic scored a looping injury-time header to give Chelsea a 2-1 win over Benfica in the Europa League final and secure the London club's second consecutive European title after winning last year's Champions League.
BOXING: The Nevada State Athletic Commission said J'Leon Love failed a drug test after his controversial split-decision win on May 4 in a 10-round middleweight bout against North Philadelphia's Gabriel Rosado. Love tested positive for a diuretic used to help cut weight or as a masking agent for steroids. If the test is upheld, the fight will be ruled a no-decision and the commission will seek a suspension and fine.
On Tuesday at the Golden Gloves of America tournament in Salt Lake City. Joshua Jones of Philadelphia decisioned Francisco Lopez of Taylorsville, Utah, at 132 pounds, while Devin Williams of Erie decisioned Omaha's Dane Henry at 152. At 201-plus, Stephan Shaw of St. Louis decisioned Philadelphia's Marquis Dacres.
On Monday at 165 pounds, Kyron Davis of Wilmington, Del., decisioned Gerald Schifone of Brockton, Mass.
TENNIS: In Rome, back pain forced Andy Murray to retire midway through his second-round match against Marcel Granollers at the Italian Open. Granollers won the first set, 6-3, and Murray won the second, 7-6 (5).
BASKETBALL: The Phoenix Mercury's 6-foot-8 rookie center Brittney Griner got a one-on-one tutorial on the skyhook with 7-2 NBA great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on the WNBA team's practice court.
"She did start to get it, how I used it," Abdul-Jabbar said. "She's a very talented athlete."
"I went to legend school today," Griner said.
- Staff and wire reports