Sunday’s Sports Transactions

American League

CLEVELAND INDIANS_Sent LHP Clay Rapada outright to Columbus (IL).

TORONTO BLUE JAYS_Announced the retirement of first base coach Dwayne Murphy. Announced hitting coach Chad Mottolla will not return for teh 2014 season.

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

ANAHEIM DUCKS_Assigned C Peter Holland to Norfolk (AHL).

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

PHILADELPHIA FLYERS_Fired coach Peter Laviolette. Named assistant coach Craig Berube coach.


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

IDAHO STEELHEADS_Agreed to terms with F Tommy Grant and F Justin Mercier.

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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