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American League

TAMPA BAY RAYS–Designated RHP J.D. Martin for assignment. Reinstated RHP Jesse Crain from the 60-day DL.

National League

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES–Placed RHP Kyle Kendrick on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Sept. 14.



GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS–Signed C Dewayne Dedmon and G Cameron Jones.

MIAMI HEAT–Signed G Larry Drew II.



ARIZONA CARDINALS–Placed LBs Sam Acho and Lorenzo Alexander on injured reserve. Signed LB Dontay Moch from the practice squad.

BUFFALO BILLS–Placed DE Alex Carrington on injured reserve.

GREEN BAY PACKERS–Released WR Jeremy Ross.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS–Signed G Jacques McClendon. Waived WR Jeremy Ebert.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS–Signed DE Rob Ninkovich to a three-year contract extension through 2016.

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES–Signed WR Will Murphy to the practice squad. Released OL Isaac Remington from the practice squad.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS–Placed T Russell Okung on the injured reserve/designated to return list. Signed T Caylin Hauptmann from the Cleveland practice squad.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS–Placed TE Luke Stocker on injured reserve. Activated RB Jeff Demps from the exempt/commissioner’s permission list.



NHL–Suspended Vancouver F Dale Weise for the final three preseason game for an illegal check to the head of Edmonton F Taylor Hall during a game on Saturday, Sept. 21. Suspended Vancouver F Zack Kassian for the final three preseason games and for five regular season games for high-sticking Edmonton F Sam Gagner during a game on Saturday, Sept. 21. Suspended Toronto F David Clarkson for 10 regular season games, without pay, for receiving a game misconduct for leaving the bench on an illegal line change to join an altercation during a game on Sunday, Sept. 22.

BUFFALO SABRES–Assigned Fs Mike Zigomanis and Matt Ellis; D Brayden McNabb, Chad Ruhwedel and Drew Bagnall; and G Matt Hackett to Rochester (AHL).

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS–Assigned Fs Mark McNeill, Garret Ross and Alex Broadhurst; D Dylan Olsen, Klas Dahlbeck and Adam Clendening; and G Kent Simpson to Rockford (AHL). Returned F Teuvo Teravainen to Jokerit (SM-liiga-Finland) and F Ryan Hartman to Plymouth (OHL). Released D Viktor Svedberg.

DALLAS STARS–Assigned G Jack Campbell to Texas (AHL).

DETROIT RED WINGS–Assigned Cs Riley Sheahan, Landon Ferraro and Louis-Marc Aubry; LW Triston Grant; RWs Luke Glendening and Teemu Pulkkinen; D Nathan Paetsch and Alexey Marchenko; and G Jared Coreau to Grand Rapids (AHL).

ST. LOUIS BLUES–Signed F Brenden Morrow to a one-year contract.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS–Signed LW Mason Raymond to a one-year contract.


AKRON–Signed men’s basketball coach Keith Dambrot to a one-year contract extension through the 2022-23 season.