BALTIMORE ORIOLES – Placed 2B Brian Roberts on the paternity leave list. Reinstated RHP Steve Johnson from the 15-day DL.
TEXAS RANGERS – Claimed INF Adam Rosales off waivers from Oakland. Optioned OF Engel Beltre to Round Rock (PCL).
NEW YORK METS – Selected the contract of LHP Pedro Feliciano from Las Vegas (PCL). Placed LHP Josh Edgin on the 15-day DL.
PITTSBURGH PIRATES – Activated RHP Jared Hughes from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Vic Black to Indianapolis (IL).
EL PASO DIABLOS – Released OF Rogelio Noris.
SIOUX CITY EXPLORERS – Released LHP Josh Poytress.
LONG ISLAND DUCKS – Reinstated INF Ryan Strieby from the inactive list. Placed LHP Erick Threets on the inactive list.
SACRAMENTO KINGS – Named Corliss Williamson assistant coach.
NFL – Suspended Baltimore CB Asa Jackson for the first eight games of the 2013 regular season for violating the NFL policy on performance enhancing substances.
CHICAGO BEARS – Signed LB Andrew Starks to a three-year contract. Waived K Austin Signor.
CINCINNATI BENGALS – Signed DT Vaughn Meatoga.
JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS–Were awarded LS Luke Ingram off waivers from Pittsburgh.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS – Signed OL Luke Patterson and OL Brice Schwab.
OAKLAND RAIDERS – Signed K Sebastian Janikowski to a four-year contract extension.
PHILADELPHIA EAGLES – Excused WR Riley Cooper from all team activities indefinitely after he was caught on video making a racial slur.
PHOENIX COYOTES – Announced today the team renewed their one-year affiliation agreement the Gwinnett (ECHL).
SAN JOSE SHARKS – Re-signed F Bracken Kearns to a one-year contract.
ST. LOUIS BLUES – Signed D Jay Bouwmeester to a five-year contract extension.
TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING – Signed G Kristers Gudlevskis to a three-year contract.
BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERS – Agreed to terms with F Justin Johnson, F Ben Rosen, D Mathieu Coderre-Gagnon, D Sean Escobedo and G Parker Milner.
HAMILTON BULLDOGS – Signed F Stefan Chaput and F Erik Nystrom.
SPRINGFIELD FALCONS – Named Manny Legace goalie consultant.
STOCKTON THUNDER – Agreed to terms with D Nathan Deck.
MLS – Suspended Real Salt Lake MF Yordany Alvarez three games for a reckless challenge that injured New York MF Tim Cahill in a July 27 game. Suspended Philadelphia MF Keon Daniel one game and fined him an undisclosed amount for an act of violent conduct against Vancouver MF Jun Marques Davidson in a July 27 game. Suspended Colorado D Hendry Thomas one game and fined him an undisclosed amount for a reckless challenge of LA Galaxy MF Hector Jimenez in a July 27 game. Thomas is also suspended one game for yellow card accumulation.
FC DALLAS – Loaned F Bradlee Baladez to Fort Lauderdale (NASL).
PHILADELPHIA UNION – Signed MF Gilberto dos Santos Souza Junior.
SPORTING KANSAS CITY – Signed D Erik Palmer-Brown.
ARKANSAS BAPTIST – Announced senior RB Michael Dyer will transfer to Louisville.
DUKE–Named Molly O’Brien women’s lacrosse volunteer assistant coach.
HAWAII – Fired offensive coordinator Aaron Price.
MOUNT OLIVE – Named Allison Young and Matt Parker assistant athletic trainers.
OKLAHOMA – Named Ryan Connolly volunteer assistant baseball coach and recruiting coordinator.
RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE – Named Kristen Johnson interim women’s volleyball coach.
TROY – Promoted Bart Barnes to women’s golf coach.
WISCONSIN-OSHKOSH – Named Kelly McNiff women’s assistant basketball coach.