BALTIMORE ORIOLES – Assigned RHP Eric Beaulac outright to Norfolk (IL).
KANSAS CITY ROYALS – Named Dale Sveum coach. Announced the contracts of bench coach Chino Cadahia and third base coach Eddie Rodriguez have not been renewed.
CHICAGO CUBS – Claimed INF Mat Gamel off waivers from Milwaukee.
ST. LOUIS CARDINALS – Claimed OF Joey Butler off waivers from Texas.
CAROLINA PANTHERS – Signed WR Cordell Roberson to the practice squad.
DETROIT LIONS – Released DT D’Anthony Smith. Signed WR Kevin Ogletree.
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS – Signed WR Griff Whalen to the practice squad.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS – Placed DL Vince Wilfork on injured reserve. Released TE Zach Sudfeld. Signed WR Austin Collie.
NEW ORLEANS SAINTS – Released DB Jumal Rolle from the practice squad. Signed FB Austin Johnson to the practice squad.
SAN DIEGO CHARGERS – Signed RB Miguel Maysonet to the practice squad.
TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS – Released QB Josh Freeman. Signed WR Tiquan Underwood. Signed TE Matt Veldman to the practice squad.
NHL – Fined Colorado coach Patrick Roy $10,000 for his actions at the end of Wednesday’s game.
MISSISSIPPI STATE – Dismissed F Wendell Lewis from the men’s basketball program.
UCONN – Suspended OL Tyler Bullock indefinitely.