PITTSBURGH PIRATES – Reinstated LHP Jeff Locke from the 15-day DL and optioned him to Indianapolis (IL).
CINCINNATI BENGALS – Signed DE Sam Montgomery.
CLEVELAND BROWNS – Matched Jacksonville’s offer sheet on C Alex Mack.
MIAMI DOLPHINS – Signed WR Damian Williams to a one-year contract.
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS – Waived WR Brandon Carswell.
NHL – Suspended Minnesota F Mike Rupp four games for a late illegal check to the head of St. Louis Blues F T.J. Oshie during NHL an April 10 game.
CAROLINA HURRICANES – Recalled F Zach Boychuk from Charlotte (AHL).
COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS – Sent D Tim Erixon to Springfield (AHL).
DETROIT RED WINGS– Recalled G Petr Mrazek from Grand Rapids (AHL). Assigned G Jared Coreau to Toledo (ECHL).
EDMONTON OILERS – Announced the retirement of F Ryan Smyth at the end of the season.
MONTREAL CANADIENS – Recalled F Mike Blunden from Hamilton (AHL).
NEW YORK ISLANDERS – Recalled F Justin Johnson from Bridgeport (AHL).
TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING – Recalled F Cedric Paquette from Syracuse (AHL).
TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS – Named Brendan Shanahan president and alternate governor.
CINCINNATI – Announced men’s redshirt junior basketball F Justin Martin has to transferred to the team from Xavier.
IOWA STATE – Suspended DL David Irving indefinitely after being arrested following a large crowd disturbance in Ames, Iowa.
MARSHALL – Granted men’s freshman basketball G Kareem Canty his release.
MISSOURI – Dismissed WR Dorial Green-Beckham.
NEBRASKA – Named Jim Molinari men’s assistant basketball coach.
NEW MEXICO – Announced junior C Alex Kirk will enter the NBA draft.
TENNESSEE – Announced junior F Jarnell Stokes will enter the NBA draft.