Broncos won’t pick up linebacker Marshall’s option

The Denver Broncos have told linebacker Brandon Marshall that they don’t plan to pick up his option.

Marshall, who was due $6.5 million next season with a cap hit of about $9 million, has been limited to 11 games in two of the past three seasons.

• The Buffalo Bills released tight end Charles Clay, who had one season left on a five-year contract, and was due to make a $4.5 million.

• The Detroit Lions released safety Glover Quin, 33, who had one year left on his contract. Detroit also released former 49ers wide receiver Bruce Ellington and linebacker Nicholas Grigsby.

College football: Steve Sarkisian is returning to Alabama as offensive coordinator, a position he held for the 2016 team in the national championship game loss to Clemson. He was fired as offensive coordinator for the Atlanta Falcons.

Skiing: Henrik Kristoffersen gave Norway its second individual gold medal of the world championships by toppling Marcel Hirscher to win the giant slalom at Are, Sweden.

Motor sports: Austin Hill blocked his way to his first career Truck Series victory in a crash-marred season-opener at Daytona International Speedway in Florida.

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