CLEVELAND INDIANS – Agreed to terms with LHP Scott Kazmir, RHP Jerry Gil and LHP Edward Paredes on minor league contracts.
LOS ANGELES DODGERS – Agreed to terms with LHP J.P. Howell on a one-year contract.
NEW YORK METS – Named Mark Fine senior director, marketing.
WASHINGTON NATIONALS – Agreed to terms with 1B Adam LaRoche on a two-year contract.
NBA – Fined Dallas owner Mark Cuban $50,000 for publicly criticizing the officiating.
DALLAS MAVERICKS – Signed G Mike James to a 10-day contract.
MILWAUKEE BUCKS – Announced Scott Skiles is out as coach by mutual agreement. Promoted assistant coach Jim Boylan to interim head coach.
PHILADELPHIA 76ERS – Signed G Maalik Wayns to a 10-day contract.
ARIZONA CARDINALS – Named Steve Keim general manager. Signed WR Stephen Williams and WR Gerell Robinson to reserve/future contracts.
BALTIMORE RAVENS – Released LB Sergio Kindle from the practice squad. Reinstated CB Asa Jackson.
CAROLINA PANTHERS – Signed WR Jared Green and T Ray Dominguez to reserve/future contracts.
CHICAGO BEARS – Signed LB Patrick Trahan to a reserve/future contract.
CINCINNATI BENGALS – Signed WR Justin Hilton, LS Bryce Davis, QB Zac Robinson, T Dan Knapp, OL DeQuin Evans and LB J.K. Schaffer to reserve/future contracts.
CLEVELAND BROWNS – Signed WR Carlton Mitchell to a reserve/future contract.
DALLAS COWBOYS – Signed WR Anthony Armstrong, TE Colin Cochart and LS Charley Hughlett to reserve/future contracts.
DETROIT LIONS – Signed WR Terrence Toliver, TE Nathan Overbay and G Justin Boren to reserve/future contracts.
GREEN BAY PACKERS – Signed C Garth Gerhart to the practice squad. Released OL Shea Allard from the practice squad.
JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS – Signed David Caldwell general manager.
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS – Signed LB Cameron Sheffield to a reserve/future contract.
MIAMI DOLPHINS – Signed CB Dion Turner to a reserve/future contract.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS – Signed WR Andre Holmes to the practice squad.
NEW ORLEANS SAINTS – Signed T Aderious Simmons to a reserve/future contract.
NEW YORK GIANTS – Signed G Bryant Browning, G Chris DeGeare and DB David Caldwell to reserve/future contracts.
NEW YORK JETS – Fired offensive coordinator Tony Sparano.
OAKLAND RAIDERS – Signed DB Brandon Underwood to a reserve/future contract.
WASHINGTON REDSKINS – Signed DE Phillip Merling, TE Deangelo Peterson, FB Eric Kettani, NT Chigbo Anunoby, DT Dominique Hamilton and DB Korey Lindsey to reserve/future contracts.
BOSTON BRUINS – Reassigned F Jared Knight from South Carolina (ECHL) to Providence (AHL).
ST. LOUIS BLUES – Reassigned F Cody Beach and D Brett Ponich from Evansville (ECHL) to Peoria (AHL) and F Jay Barriball from Bloomington (CHL) to Peoria.
AHL – Suspended Charlotte F Brett Sutter one game.
CONNECTICUT WHALE – Called up F Andrew Yogan from Greenville (ECHL).
HAMILTON BULLDOGS – Signed F Joey Tenute to a professional tryout contract.
TORONTO MARLIES – Recalled F Andrew Crescenzi and F Jamie Devane from San Francisco (ECHL) and G Mark Owuya from Las Vegas (ECHL). Signed D Ryan Grimshaw to a professional tryout contract.
SOUTH CAROLINA STINGRAYS – Loaned F Hunter Bishop to Lake Erie (AHL).
L.A. GALAXY – Agreed to terms with M Colin Clark, M Mike Magee and G Brian Perk.
NEW YORK RED BULLS – Signed M Lloyd Sam.
PORTLAND TIMBERS – Signed M Steven Evans.
SEATTLE SOUNDERS – Announced M Mario Martinez has been called in by the Honduras National team.
TORONTO FC – Named Ryan Nelsen coach.
CALIFORNIA – Announced CB Steve Williams will enter the NFL draft.
FLORIDA SOUTHERN – Named Ryan Sniegoski men’s soccer coach.
IONA – Announced junior F Shawn Jackson has left the men’s basketball team.
RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE – Named Nick Palazzo men’s and women’s assistant track and field coach.
TEXAS A&M – Announced OT Luke Joeckel will enter the NFL draft.
TEXAS TECH – Named Todd Shulenberger women’s associate head soccer coach.
UCF – Named Lorenzo Costantini defensive line coach and Mike Buscemi special teams coordinator and tight ends coach.