CLEVELAND INDIANS – Signed RHP Scott Atchison to a one-year contract extension through 2015.
HOUSTON ASTROS – Reinstated 1B-OF Jesus Guzman from the 15-day DL. Placed LHP Darin Downs on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 15.
COLORADO ROCKIES – Selected the contract of INF-OF Matt McBride from Colorado Springs (PCL). Optioned LHP Yohan Flande to Colorado Springs. Transferred SS Troy Tulowitzki to the 60-day DL.
PITTSBURGH PIRATES – Reinstated OF Andrew McCutchen from the 15-day DL. Optioned INF-OF Michael Martinez to Indianapolis (IL).
SAN DIEGO PADRES – Named Don Welke vice president of scouting operations.
NBA – Announced the retirement of referee Dick Bavetta.
CLEVELAND CAVALIERS – Named Larry Drew assistant coach.
ARIZONA CARDINALS – Activated S Tyrann Mathieu and NT Alameda Ta’Amu from the PUP list.
BUFFALO BILLS – Released OT Edawn Coughman and WR Kevin Elliott.
DETROIT LIONS – Released CB Drayton Florence.
NEW YORK JETS – Placed WR Shaquelle Evans on injured reserve.
PHILADELPHIA EAGLES – Released LB Jason Phillips.
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS – Signed DL Glenn Dorsey to a two-year contract extension through the 2016 season.
NEW YORK ISLANDERS – Announced the sale of a minority interest of the team to Jon Ledecky and Scott Malkin.
TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS – Named Brandon Pridham assistant to general manager.
LEHIGH VALLEY PHANTOMS – Signed G Martin Ouellette to a one-year contract.
ALABAMA STATE – Named Chris Steiner-Wilcoxson softball coach.
CAPITAL – Named Andy Winters men’s assistant basketball coach.
CLEMSON – Named Vernon Hamilton graduate manager for men’s basketball.
CUMBERLAND – Named Shaine Jaime assistant wrestling coach.
FAYETTEVILLE STATE – Named Jacqlyn Stickley softball coach.
SAINT AUGUSTINE’S – Named Michael Morand offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach, Marque Carrington men’s assistant basketball coach, Jonathan Kelly wide receivers coach, Freddie Aughtry-Lindsay secondary coach, Lakida Whetstone athletic trainer, and Tyler Vinson and Johntavis Mallary assistant athletic trainers.