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American League

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.

National League

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.