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Barney Poole, a college football Hall of Famer and member of one of the most famous families in Mississippi football history, died Tuesday, school officials said. Poole was 81.

Mike Tyson announced he'll return to the ring for a scheduled June 11 bout in Washington's MCI Center against journeyman Kevin McBride of Ireland.

Officials at Homestead-Miami Speedway announced a plan to install lights at the facility in Homestead, Fla. The project should be completed in time for the Nextel Cup finale in November.

The owner of Sweet Catomine has fired the filly's trainer, days after she finished fifth as the favorite in the Santa Anita Derby. Owner Martin Wygod transferred five horses, including Sweet Catomine, from Julio Canani to trainer John Shirreffs.

Valparaiso basketball center Kenny Harris collapsed during a workout and was in critical condition.