Moncada's request to the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) to be licensed as an unblocked national has been granted, paving the way for him to sign with an MLB team, MLB.com reports.
Horton (back) was in Columbus on Thursday to speak to the front office, and hasn't yet given up on the possibility of playing again, the Columbus Dispatch reports. "There’s been some progress there. He is feeling a little better," president of hockey operations John Davidson said. "I don’t know what that means in the big picture, but he’s better now than he was earlier this season. His whole attitude was different — better — than the last time we saw him."
With Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jeff Gordon ready to call it quits at the end of the upcoming season, Earnhardt Jr. was asked Thursday about his own eventual retirement. After all, Earnhardt is only three years younger than Gordon, USA Today reports.