GATEWAY GRIZZLIES — Signed INF Jonathan Johnson, RHP Brett Kennedy and INF Jarod Yakubik to contract extensions. Signed INF Neiko Johnson.
RIVER CITY RASCALS — Signed RHP Brett Harman.
TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS — Placed RHP Kurt Wunderlich on the retired list.
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DALLAS MAVERICKS — Recalled G Jared Cunningham from Texas (NBADL).
MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES — Signed G-F Lazar Hayward.
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ARIZONA CARDINALS — Fired coach Ken Whisenhunt and general manager Rod Graves.
BUFFALO BILLS — Fired coach Chan Gailey.
CHICAGO BEARS — Fired coach Lovie Smith.
CLEVELAND BROWNS — Fired general manager Tom Heckert and coach Pat Shurmur.
JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS — Fired general manager Gene Smith.
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS — Fired coach Romeo Crennel. Announced the retirement of OL Ryan Lilja.
NEW YORK JETS — Fired general manager Mike Tannenbaum.
OAKLAND RAIDERS — Fired offensive coordinator Greg Knapp, special teams coordinator Steve Hoffman, offensive line coach Frank Pollack and linbeackers coach Johnny Holland.
PHILADELPHIA EAGLES — Fired coach Andy Reid.
SAN DIEGO CHARGERS — Fired coach Norv Turner and general manager A.J. Smith.
ECHL — Suspended Bakersfield D Tyson Gimblett an additional game, Toledo D Olivier Dame-Malka three games and fined him, and Cincinnati F Anthony Luciani, undisclosed amounts for their actions in recent games.
BAKERSFIELD CONDORS — Traded D Olivier Dame-Malka to Toledo for F Max Campbell and D Dale Warkentin.
NEVADA — Announced RB Stefphon Jefferson will enter the NFL draft.
RUTGERS — Announced CB Logan Ryan will enter the NFL draft.