Fox San Antonio - Sports Last Update on March 11, 2014 20:52 GMT NFL-MOVES UNDATED (AP) -- The Dallas Cowboys are releasing franchise sacks leader DeMarcus Ware to save salary cap room after the worst season of his career. Ware broke Harvey Martin's 30-year-old franchise record for sacks in 2013, but got to the quarterback a career-low six times and missed games for the first time in his nine-year career. Ware was set to count $16 million against the salary cup. His release saves about $7.4 million and gives Dallas about $9 million to spend at the moment. The 31-year-old Ware had 117 sacks in Dallas and went to seven Pro Bowls. Elsewhere -- The Indianapolis Colts have re-signed kicker Adam Vinatieri, hours before he was to become an unrestricted free agent. Terms of the deal were not immediately available. The 41-year old finished with the second-highest point total of his career with 139 last season, made 35 of 40 field goals and became the seventh player in league history to top 2,000 career points. -- The Washington Redskins have re-signed inside linebacker Perry Riley, keeping him off the open market hours before the start of free agency. The 2010 fourth-round pick from LSU was the Redskins' leading tackler last season. and has started 40 consecutive games. -- The Atlanta Falcons have agreed to terms on a new three-year contract with defensive tackle Jonathan Babineaux, keeping him from testing the free agent market. The nine-year veteran had 49 tackles, two fumble recoveries, a sack and a forced fumble last season. -- A person familiar with the negotiations says the Detroit Lions and running back Joique (JOYK) Bell have agreed to a $9.3 million, three-year contract. The person, who says $4.3 million of the contract is guaranteed, spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the deal had not been announced. Bell had a team-high eight touchdowns rushing last season. He was second on the team with 166 carries for 650 yards rushing. NBA-SCHEDULE UNDATED (AP) -- San Antonio has put together a six-game winning streak that has helped vault them to the best record in the NBA. The Spurs put that run on the line in Chicago tonight against the surging Bulls. Chicago has won 11 of 13 to move solidly into the Eastern Conference playoff picture. Part of the reason the Spurs are now tops in the league is that Indiana is in a losing rut. The Eastern Conference-leading Pacers have dropped a season-high four in a row heading into their home game against Boston. After dropping three straight on the road, the Pacers are back home where they are a league-best 29-4 this season. Houston has won five in a row to keep the pressure on the Spurs for the Southwest Division lead. The Rockets enter tonight's road game at Oklahoma City just two and a-half games out of the conference lead. The Thunder have dropped five of their last eight including a shocking loss to the Lakers on Sunday night. Memphis has won six in a row at home, which is where they are tonight against Portland. There are seven games on the NBA schedule. NBA-PACERS-BYNUM INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Andrew Bynum is expected to make his debut for the Pacers tonight against Boston, more than a month after signing with the team. The 7-footer averaged 8.4 points and 5.3 rebounds in 24 games with Cleveland before being suspended indefinitely in December. He was eventually traded to the Bulls and released. Indiana then signed the former All-Star on Feb. 1. NHL-STARS-PEVERLEY DALLAS (AP) -- Dallas Stars forward Rich Peverley is undergoing testing to determine what triggered his collapse during Monday night's game against Columbus. General manager Jim Nill says Peverley is in stable condition and has been communicating with teammates and friends since he was hospitalized. The Stars' game against Columbus was postponed in the first period after Peverley went down on the bench, stunning the crowd and players. Nill says doctors are focused on finding a long-term solution to Peverley's irregular heartbeat. The condition was diagnosed in training camp, and he underwent a procedure that sidelined him for the preseason and the season opener. NHL-AVALANCHE-PARENTEAU ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) -- Colorado coach Patrick Roy (WAH) says P.A. Parenteau will miss at least four weeks with a right knee injury. The right winger suffered a sprained MCL during Monday's win over Winnipeg. Parenteau has 14 goals and 19 assists this season. The Avalanche also are missing forward Paul Stastny because of a balky back. He's expected to miss the game against Chicago on Wednesday, but Roy remains hopeful Stastny can play Friday. NHL-SCHEDULE UNDATED (AP) -- The Dallas Stars are back on the ice tonight in St. Louis after a harrowing experience cut short their home game against Columbus last night. Stars forward Rich Peverley collapsed on the bench with a cardiac problem. The Stars have to regroup against the top team in the NHL that has dominated its Central Division foes this season. St. Louis has an 18-0-1 record against division rivals. Dallas holds a one-point lead over Phoenix for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference. The Coyotes are on the road at Florida. Detroit is at Columbus in a showdown for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. The Blue Jackets have won four of five to pull into a tie with the Red Wings at 71 points. Detroit has lost three of four. Washington is just a point back of the Red Wings and Blue Jackets. The Capitals look to avenge a 3-2 loss to the Penguins at home last night, when they skate into Pittsburgh. The Pens own a one-point lead over idle Boston for the top spot in the Eastern Conference. There are nine games scheduled in the NHL tonight. MLB-BRAVES-MEDLEN KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) -- Braves pitcher Kris Medlen has injured a ligament in his right elbow for the second time in less than four years. The team says it is too early to determine the extent of the damage. Medlen felt the injury on Sunday while pitching against the New York Mets. He had an MRI on Monday that revealed the injury, according to general manager Frank Wren. Wren says the 28-year-old right-hander and the team will seek a second medical opinion. Medlen tore his right ulnar collateral ligament while pitching against the Mets on Aug. 4, 2010, and was operated on by Dr. James Andrews that Aug. 18. Medlen didn't pitch for the Braves again until Sept. 25 the following year. COLLEGE BASKETBALL-TOURNAMENTS UNDATED (AP) -- Four more automatic NCAA men's basketball tournament bids are up for grabs tonight. West Coast Conference regular-season champ Gonzaga takes on BYU in the conference tournament title game. The two teams split their regular-season meetings. The Bulldogs are playing in the championship game for the 17th straight season. BYU has won nine of its last 10. The Northeast Conference tournament title will go to either Mount St. Mary's or top seed Robert Morris. Milwaukee and Wright State battle it out for the Horizon League tournament title. Indiana-Purdue-Fort Wayne takes on North Dakota State in the Summit League tournament championship game.