CLEVELAND INDIANS_Sent LHP Clay Rapada outright to Columbus (IL).
TORONTO BLUE JAYS_Announced the retirement of first base coach Dwayne Murphy. Announced hitting coach Chad Mottolla will not return for teh 2014 season.
MIAMI MARLINS_Sent RHP Jose Ceda, RHP Steven Ames, 1B Joe Mahoney, 3B Gil Velazquez, C Koyie Hill, LHP Zach Phillips and RHP Kevin Slowey outright to New Orleans.
AMARILLO SOX_Acquired LHP Dayne Quist from San Angelo (UL) for a player to be named.
SAN ANGELO COLTS_Signed the contract options of RHPs Alfredo Caballero, Derek Christensen, B.J. Hyatt, Eric Sheridan, Jeremy Tietze and Derek Vaughn; OF Braden Embry and INF Eric Herman.
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NEW ORLEANS PELICANS_Waived F Rodney Carney.
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BUFFALO BILLS_Placed K Dustin Hopkins on injured reserve. Signed QB Thad Lewis from the practice squad. Claimed OL Antoine McClain off waivers from Oakland. Released OL Sam Young.
GREEN BAY PACKERS_Signed CB James Nixon from the practice squad. Placed LB Robert Francois on injured reserve.
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS_Activated WR LaVon Brazill. Waived DE Lawrence Guy.
JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS_Claimed WR Stephen Williams off waivers from Seattle. Waived WR Jeremy Ebert.
MINNESOTA VIKINGS_Agreed to terms with QB Josh Freeman.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS_Re-signed CB Marquice Cole. Released S Kanorris Davis and LB Ja'Gared Davis.
OAKLAND RAIDERS_Activated WR Andre Holmes. Released QB Matt Flynn. Waived OL Jack Cornell.
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ANAHEIM DUCKS_Assigned C Peter Holland to Norfolk (AHL).
LOS ANGELES KINGS_Agreed to terms with F Scott Sabourin on a three-year entry level contract.
PHILADELPHIA FLYERS_Fired coach Peter Laviolette. Named assistant coach Craig Berube coach.
BAKERSFIELD CONDORS_Announced C Nicholas Tremblay and D Joey Leach were loaned to the team from Oklahoma City (AHL).
IDAHO STEELHEADS_Agreed to terms with F Tommy Grant and F Justin Mercier.
SOUTH CAROLINA STINGRAYS_Announced F Scott Campbell, F Jack Downing, D Steve Spinell and G Adam Morrison were assigned to the team from Providence (AHL). Signed D Ryan Grimshaw and F Wayne Simpson.
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OHIO MACHINE_Signed coach Bear Davis to a contract extension through 2014 season.
NORTH CAROLINA_Announced LB Jack Tabb is suspended for the first half of the Miami game on Oct. 17.
NYU_Named Michael Quagliano men's and women's assistant golf coach and Ariel Osharenko assistant strength and conditioning coach.
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