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National League

LOS ANGELES DODGERS – Acquired OF Jeremy Hazelbaker and cash considerations from Boston for OF Alex Castellanos.



CLEVELAND CAVALIERS – Exercised the fourth-year contract options on G Kyrie Irving and F Tristan Thompson and the third-year options on G Dion Waiters and F Tyler Zeller.

SACRAMENTO KINGS – Announced the resignation of assistant coach Brendan Malone.



NFL – Announced the two-game suspension of Washington S Brandon Meriweather for repeated violations of NFL safety rules prohibiting hits to the head and neck area was reduced to one game.

GREEN BAY PACKERS – Announced Thomas Olejniczak was elected to the organization’s executive committee.

HOUSTON TEXANS – Released LB Tim Dobbins.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS – Re-signed DL Andre Carter. Signed DT Sealver Siliga to the practice squad. Released CB Travis Howard from the practice squad.

NEW YORK GIANTS – Placed C David Baas on injured reserve. Re-signed LB Darin Drakeford to the practice squad.

NEW YORK JETS – Signed CB Ras-I Dowling to the practice squad. Released RB Miguel Maysonet from the practice squad.

OAKLAND RAIDERS – Claimed LB Martez Wilson off waivers from New Orleans. Waived DT Christo Bilukidi.

ST. LOUIS RAMS – Signed QB Austin Davis and QB Brady Quinn. Placed QB Sam Bradford on injured reserve. Released OL Brandon Washington. Released LB Jonathan Stewart from the practice squad.




NHL – Suspended Dallas F Ryan Garbutt five games for charging Anaheim F Dustin Penner during an Oct. 20 game.

DETROIT RED WINGS – Recalled D Xavier Ouellet from Grand Rapids (AHL).

FLORIDA PANTHERS – Recalled G Scott Clemmensen from San Antonio (AHL).

MONTREAL CANADIENS – Assigned D Jarred Tinordi to Hamilton (AHL). Recalled D Greg Pateryn from Hamilton.

NEW JERSEY DEVILS – Designated D Bryce Salvador as a non-roster player due to a death in the family. Recalled D Eric Gelinas from Albany (AHL).

NEW YORK ISLANDERS – Agreed to terms with D Radek Martinek on a one-year contract.


READING ROYALS– Loaned F Ian O’Connor to St. John’s (AHL).



MLS – Fined FC Dallas MF Jackson and FC Dallas MF David Ferreira undisclosed amounts for unprofessional conduct detrimental to the image of the League during halftime of their Oct. 19 game against Seattle. Fined Toronto FC $5,000 for violating the League’s mass confrontation policy in the 63rd minute of their Oct.r 19 game against Chicago and fined Toronto FC coach Ryan Nelsen $1,000 because this is the club’s third infraction this year.


BINGHAMTON – Promoted Ed Scott to senior associate athletic director for student services.

EASTERN NEW MEXICO – Announced it is vacating all wins in football, baseball, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball and softball for the 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11 and 2011-12 seasons and its wins in football, baseball and men’s and women’s basketball for 2012-13 season, due to over 100 eligibility violations.

PENN STATE – Named Troy Fisher director of human resources-athletics, Jeff Garner assistant athletic director-ticketing sales and services and Mark Wharton assistant athletic director-Nittany Lion Club.