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Sports

  • Transactions
    ATHLETICSU.S. ANTI-DOPING AGENCY – Announced distance runner Andrew Carnes has accepted a two-year period of ineligibility for purchase, possession and use of synthetic erythropoietin, retroactive to Oct.
  • Tennis
    ATPMONTE-CARLO ROLEX MASTERS
  • Standings
    AMERICAN LEAGUE
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Transactions

BASEBALL

American League

NEW YORK YANKEES – Placed SS Derek Jeter on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Sept. 8.

BASKETBALL

NBA

MIAMI HEAT – Signed F Michael Beasley.

NEW YORK KNICKS – Signed G Chris Smith and G Toure’ Murry.

WNBA

WNBA – Suspended Phoenix G Diana Taurasi one game for an accumulation of technical fouls.

FOOTBALL

NFL

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.

HOCKEY

NHL

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.

ECHL

READING ROYALS – Agreed to terms with D Ryan Kavanagh.

COLLEGE

GRAMBLING STATE – Fired football coach Doug Williams. Named George Ragsdale interim coach.

UTSA – Named Nicole Dunson women’s assistant basketball coach.

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