Sunday’s Sports Transactions

American League

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Sent LHP Clay Rapada outright to Columbus (IL).

National League

MIAMI MARLINS — Sent RHP Jose Ceda, RHP Steven Ames, 1B Joe Mahoney, 3B Gil Velazquez, C Koyie Hill, LHP Zach Phillips and RHP Kevin Slowey outright to New Orleans.

American Association

AMARILLO SOX — Acquired LHP Dayne Quist from San Angelo (UL) for a player to be named.

United League

SAN ANGELO COLTS — Signed the contract options of RHPs Alfredo Caballero, Derek Christensen, B.J. Hyatt, Eric Sheridan, Jeremy Tietze and Derek Vaughn; OF Braden Embry and INF Eric Herman.

National Basketball Association

NEW ORLEANS PELICANS — Waived F Rodney Carney.

National Football League

BUFFALO BILLS — Placed K Dustin Hopkins on injured reserve. Signed QB Thad Lewis from the practice squad. Claimed OL Antoine McClain off waivers from Oakland. Released OL Sam Young.

GREEN BAY PACKERS — Signed CB James Nixon from the practice squad. Placed LB Robert Francois on injured reserve.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Activated WR LaVon Brazill. Waived DE Lawrence Guy.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS — Claimed WR Stephen Williams off waivers from Seattle. Waived WR Jeremy Ebert.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Agreed to terms with QB Josh Freeman.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Re-signed CB Marquice Cole. Released S Kanorris Davis and LB Ja’Gared Davis.

OAKLAND RAIDERS — Activated WR Andre Holmes. Released QB Matt Flynn. Waived OL Jack Cornell.

National Hockey League

LOS ANGELES KINGS — Agreed to terms with F Scott Sabourin on a three-year entry level contract.

PHILADELPHIA FLYERS — Fired coach Peter Laviolette.


BAKERSFIELD CONDORS — Announced C Nicholas Tremblay and D Joey Leach were loaned to the team from Oklahoma City (AHL).

SOUTH CAROLINA STINGRAYS — Announced F Scott Campbell, F Jack Downing, D Steve Spinell and G Adam Morrison were assigned to the team from Providence (AHL). Signed D Ryan Grimshaw and F Wayne Simpson.

Major League Lacrosse

OHIO MACHINE — Signed coach Bear Davis to a contract extension through 2014 season.


NORTH CAROLINA — Announced LB Jack Tabb is suspended for the first half of the Miami game on Oct. 17.

NYU — Named Michael Quagliano men’s and women’s assistant golf coach and Ariel Osharenko assistant strength and conditioning coach. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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