NEW ORLEANS SAINTS–Agreed to terms with coach Sean Payton on a multiyear contract extension.
CONNECTICUT WHALE–Reassigned D Jyri Niemi and D Steven Delisle to Greenville (ECHL).
ECHL–Suspended Trentons Justin Taylor pending a review and fined him an undisclosed amount for his actions in a Dec. 28 game at Reading. Fined Trentons Matt Mangene and Readings Danick Paquette an undisclosed amount for their actions in the Dec. 28 game. Suspended Bakersfields Tyson Gimblett and Stocktons Teigan Zahn pending a review and fined them undisclosed amounts for their actions in a Dec. 28 game. Fined Toledos Cody Lampl an undisclosed amount for his actions in a game against Cincinnati. Fined Floridas Aaron Bogosian an undisclosed amount for his actions in a Dec. 28 game at Orlando.
CONNECTICUT–Signed mens basketball coach Kevin Ollie to a contract extension through the end of the 2017-18 season.