NEW YORK YANKEES – Placed SS Derek Jeter on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Sept. 8.
MIAMI HEAT – Signed F Michael Beasley.
NEW YORK KNICKS – Signed G Chris Smith and G Toure’ Murry.
WNBA – Suspended Phoenix G Diana Taurasi one game for an accumulation of technical fouls.
CAROLINA PANTHERS – Re-signed DT Sione Fua. Placed G Garry Williams on injured reserve.
DALLAS COWBOYS – Named Jason Cohen general counsel.
MINNESOTA VIKINGS – Signed DB Robert Steeples to the practice squad.
NEW YORK GIANTS – Signed LB Emmanuel Acho to the practice squad.
SEATTLE SEAHAWKS – Signed TE Kellen Davis. Released LB Allen Bradford. Signed G Ryan Seymour and LB to the practice squad. Released G-C Jared Smith and DT Michael Brooks from the practice squad.
CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS – Signed vice president and general manager Stan Bowman to a two-year contract extension through 2017-18.
NEW YORK ISLANDERS – Agreed to terms with D Radek Martinek and F Justin Johnson on professional tryout contracts.
SAN JOSE SHARKS – Re-signed D Nick Petrecki to a one-year contract.
READING ROYALS – Agreed to terms with D Ryan Kavanagh.
GRAMBLING STATE – Fired football coach Doug Williams. Named George Ragsdale interim coach.
UTSA – Named Nicole Dunson women’s assistant basketball coach.