TAMPA BAY RAYS – Named Jamie Nelson coach.
CLEVELAND CAVALIERS – Recalled F Kevin Jones from Canton (NBADL).
NEW YORK METS – Agreed to terms with 3B David Wright on an eight-year contract.
NFL – Suspended Washington CB Cedric Griffin four games for violating the NFL’s policy on performance enhancing substances.
ARIZONA CARDINALS – Released TE Todd Heap. Signed TE Kory Sperry.
CHICAGO BEARS – Signed LB Dom DeCicco to a two-year contract and RB Harvey Unga to the practice squad. Waived/injured LB Patrick Trahan. Released QB Matt Blanchard from the practice squad.
CINCINNATI BENGALS – Placed WR Mohamed Sanu on injured reserve. Signed RB Daniel Herron from the practice squad and WR Vidal Hazelton to the practice squad.
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS – Released FB Dominique Jones.
JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS – Released LB Clint Session and TE Maurice Stovall. Signed FB Will Ta’ofu’ou to the practice squad.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS – Re-signed Donte’ Stallworth. Placed WR Julian Edelman on injured reserve. Released OL Mitch Petrus. Signed OL Tommie Draheim and OL Colin Miller to the practice squad.
HAMILTON BULLDOGS – Reassigned F Alain Berger and D Joe Stejskal to Wheeling (ECHL).
MANCHESTER MONARCHS – Signed G Peter Mannino to a one-year contract. Released D Vincent LoVerde from a professional tryout agreement.
SPRINGFIELD FALCONS – Assigned D Patrick Cullity to Idaho (ECHL).
AUBURN – Named Gus Malzahn football coach.
BOSTON COLLEGE – Named Steve Addazio football coach.
MINNESOTA – Announced QB Max Shortell will transfer.
PENN STATE – Announced sophomore men’s basketball G John Johnson is transferring from Pittsburgh.
UMASS – Suspended men’s basketball C Cady Lalanne indefinitely.