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American League

KANSAS CITY ROYALS – Assigned RHP J.C. Sulbaran to Surprise (Arizona Fall).

NEW YORK YANKEES – Reinstated RHP Dellin Betances from the 60-day DL and assigned him to Scottsdale (Arizona Fall). Designated RHP Cory Wade for assignment.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS – Reinstated RHP Robert Coello from the 60-day DL and assigned him outright off the 40-man roster.

National League

MILWAUKEE BREWERS – Agreed to terms with RHP Darren Byrd and C Dayton Buller on minor-league contracts.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS – Placed LHP Jaime Garcia on the 15-day DL. Activated RHP Shelby Miller.



NFL – Reduced the eight-game suspension of free agent DL Anthony Hargrove to seven games and three-game suspension of Cleveland LB Scott Fujita to one game.

ARIZONA CARDINALS – Placed RB Ryan Williams on injured reserve. Re-signed CB Crezdon Butler.

CAROLINA PANTHERS – Released CB Ron Parker.

CHICAGO BEARS – Released RB Harvey Unga from the practice squad. Signed WR Kamar Aiken to the practice squad.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS – Released TE Dominique Jones. Signed WR Kris Adams to the practice squad.

MIAMI DOLPHINS – Signed S Anderson Russell to the practice squad.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS – Announced the retirement of RB Kevin Faulk.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS – Released LB Barrett Ruud. Signed CB Elbert Mack.

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES – Released LB Adrian Moten. Signed LB Jason Williams.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS – Released LB Eric Bakhtiari.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS – Signed LB Jacob Cutrera from the practice squad. Signed DE Aaron Morgan and CB LeQuan Lewis to the practice squad.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS – Released PK Billy Cundiff. Signed PK Kai Forbath.



DETROIT RED WINGS – Reassigned G Petr Mrazek, F Willie Coetzee and F Andrej Nastrasil from Grand Rapids (AHL) to Toledo (ECHL).


SPRINGFIELD FALCONS – Assigned C Nathan Moon to Cincinnati (ECHL) and RW Trent Vogelhuber to Evansville (ECHL).


ECHL – Suspended Las Vegas D Mike Madill one game and fined him an undisclosed amount for his actions during Monday’s game.

FLORIDA EVERBLADES – Named John Sellars equipment manager and Steve Ruhmel trainer.

IDAHO STEELHEADS – Released G Ryan Zapolski and F Austin Mayer.

READING ROYALS – Released D Mike Lane and D Eriks Sevcenko.

UTAH GRIZZLIES – Signed D Mark Isherwood.


NCAA – Banned Texas Southern’s men’s basketball team from postseason play for the 2012-13 season and football team for 2013 and 2014.

WESTERN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE – Announced it is adding Cal State Bakersfield and Utah Valley next year.

BOSTON COLLEGE – Named Brad Bates athletic director.

CENTRAL CONNECTICUT STATE – Agreed to terms with women’s basketball coach Beryl Piper on a five-year contract extension through the 2016-17 season.

FLORIDA – Announced junior men’s basketball G Billy Donovan is transferring from Catholic University.