HOUSTON ASTROS – Reinstated C Max Stassi from the 15-day DL.
NEW YORK KNICKS – Signed C Cole Aldrich.
PHILADELPHIA 76ERS – Signed C Nerlens Noel and G Michael Carter-Williams.
AUSTIN TOROS – Named Ken McDonald coach.
ARIZONA CARDINALS – Signed LB Vic So’oto. Signed LB Bruce Taylor to the practice squad.
BUFFALO BILLS – Re-signed DL Jay Ross. Signed DE Adewale Ojomo to the practice squad. Released DE Izaan Cross from the practice squad.
CHICAGO BEARS – Signed OT Roger Gaines and DE Cheta Ozougwu to the practice squad. Terminated the practice squad contracts of QB Jerrod Johnson and T Jamaal Johnson-Webb.
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS – Signed DE Lawrence Guy. Signed OT Xavier Nixon from Washington’s practice squad.
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS – Promoted G Rishaw Johnson from the practice squad. Waive LB Josh Martin.
NEW YORK GIANTS – Signed OL Steven Baker and LB Ty Powell to the practice squad. Terminated the practice squad contracts of DE Matt Broha and WR Marcus Harris.
NHL – Fined Buffalo coach Ron Rolston an undisclosed amount for player selection and team conduct in the third period of a Sept. 22 game at Toronto.
ANAHEIM DUCKS – Signed D Shea Theodore to a three-year, entry-level contract.
CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS – Assigned Fs Drew LeBlanc, Terry Broadhurst, Phillip Danault, Byron Froese and Kyle Beach and G Antti Raanta to Rockford (AHL). Released Fs Brad Mills and Maxim Shalunov from training camp and sent them to Rockford.
MINNESOTA WILD – Assigned Fs Raphael Bussieres, Josh Caron, Kris Foucault, Tyler Graovac, Erik Haula and Zack Phillips; D Corbin Baldwin, Colton Jobke and Kyle Medvec; and Gs Johan Gustafsson and Darcy Kuemper to Iowa (AHL). Placed Fs Carson McMillan, Chad Rau and Stephane Veilleux and D Jonathon Blum, Brian Connelly, Steven Kampfer and Jon Landry on waivers for the purpose of reassigning them to Iowa. Returned F Kurtis Gabriel to Owen Sound (OHL).
NEW JERSEY DEVILS – Signed F Damien Brunner.
PHOENIX COYOTES – Assigned Fs Tim Kennedy, Brandon McMillan and Brandon Yip to Portland (AHL).
SOUTH CAROLINA STINGRAYS – Added trainer Rick Covard and equipment manager Brian Godin to the hockey operations staff.
ARMY – Fired baseball coach Joe Sottolano.