MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL – Announced the retirement of commissioner Bud Selig after the 2014 season. Suspended Milwaukee OF Carlos Gomez and Atlanta OF Reed Johnson one game and fined them undisclosed amounts for their actions during Wednesdays game.
DETROIT TIGERS – Placed SS Danny Worth on the 60-day DL. Reinstated SS Jhonny Peralta from the restricted list.
TORONTO BLUE JAYS – Transferred LHP Brett Cecil to the 60-day DL. Selected the contract of OF Ryan Langerhans from Buffalo (IL).
CHICAGO CUBS – Placed C Welington Castillo on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Sept. 20.
NEW YORK METS – Transferred RHP Matt Harvey to the 60-day DL.
NEW YORK KNICKS – Named Steve Mills president and general manager. Reassigned Glen Grunwald to adviser.
GREEN BAY PACKERS – Promoted Cathy Dworak to director of community outreach and player/alumni relations.
DETROIT RED WINGS – Assigned C Riley Sheahan and RW Teemu Pulkkinen to Grand Rapids (AHL). Recalled C Luke Glendening and RW Tomas Jurco from Grand Rapids.
FLORIDA PANTHERS – Signed G Tim Thomas to a one-year contract. Loaned D Mike Mottau to San Antonio (AHL). Recalled G Michael Houser from San Antonio.
MONTREAL CANADIENS – Assigned Fs Mike Blunden, Martin St. Pierre, Christian Thomas, Nick Tarnasky and Patrick Holland and D Magnus Nygren, Darren Dietz and Greg Pateryn to Hamilton (AHL).
NEW YORK RANGERS – Agreed to terms with C Derek Stepan on a two-year contract.
PHOENIX COYOTES – Assigned Fs Andy Miele and Jordan Szwarz to Portland (AHL). Released F Gilbert Brule.
STOCKTON THUNDER – Agreed to terms with F Andrew Clark.
GUILFORD – Named Shannon Bonnel womens assistant lacrosse coach and Mark Crisco mens assistant lacrosse coach.
HOLY CROSS – Named Kacie Lewis womens assistant lacrosse coach.
LONG BEACH STATE – Named Kari LaPlante womens assistant basketball coach and Tipesa Moorer director of womens basketball operations.
RUTGERS – Named Tim Robbins volunteer assistant lacrosse coach. Announced the NCAA has granted a legislative relief waiver for mens basketball F Johnathan Moore to play immediately this season.
SAINT JOSEPHS – Named Karl Beck mens assistant rowing coach and Nikki Philpot assistant director of athletic communications.
SAINT PETERS – Named Serge Clement mens assistant basketball coach.
SHENANDOAH – Named Crystal Williams womens assistant basketball coach.
STANFORD – Signed mens water polo coach John Vargas and womens water polo coach John Tanner to multiyear contract extensions.