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American League

CHICAGO WHITE SOX – Sent LHP David Purcey outright to Charlotte (IL).

CLEVELAND INDIANS – Agreed to terms with RHP Matt Capps on a minor league contract.

HOUSTON ASTROS – Sent OF Trevor Crowe and RHP Jorge De Leon outright to Oklahoma City (PCL).

LOS ANGELES ANGELS – Claimed LHP Robert Carson off waivers from New York (NL).

National League

NEW YORK METS – Sent LHP Sean Henn and RHP Greg Burke outright to Buffalo (IL).



NFL – Fined Detroit DT Ndamukong Suh $31,500 for his hit on Cleveland QB Brandon Weeden in an Oct. 13 game. Fined Washington LB Perry Riley $15,750 for his hit on Dallas QB Tony Romo. Fined New Orleans S Malcolm Jenkins $15,750 for his hit to the head of New England WR Kenbrell Thompkins. Fined Green Bay TE Jermichael Finley $15,750 for hitting Baltimore LB Terrell Suggs in the head and neck area while blocking him. Fined New England LB Brandon Spikes $10,500 for a violation of the league’s uniform policy. Fined Arizona DT Alameda Ta’amu $10,000 for kicking San Francisco G Alex Boone in the face and Boone $7,875 for his personal foul during the exchange. Fined Arizona DT Darnell Dockett $7,875 for a late hit against San Francisco and Tennessee WR Michael Preston $7,875 for his forearm hit to the head of Seattle PR Golden Tate out of bounds.

CHICAGO BEARS – Signed LB Jerry Franklin from the practice squad. Placed LB D.J. Williams on injured reserve.

CLEVELAND BROWNS – Signed WR Tori Gurley and DB Julian Posey from the practice squad. Placed DB Josh Aubrey on injured reserve. Waived RB Bobby Rainey.

DALLAS COWBOYS – Signed DE Jason Vega from their practice squad.

GREEN BAY PACKERS – Claimed WR Chris Harper off waivers from San Francisco. Released RB Michael Hill.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS – Placed S Harrison Smith on injured reserve/return. Signed CB Jacob Lacey.



NHL – Suspended Louis Blues F Maxim Lapierre five games for boarding San Jose D Dan Boyle during an Oct. 15 game.


NCAA – Named JoAn Scott managing director for the Division I men’s basketball championship.

MINNESOTA – Announced the NCAA cleared transfer F Joey King (Drake) and transfer G Malik Smith (FIU) to play this season.