Major League Baseball
American League

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Agreed to terms with RHP A.J. Cole to a minor league contract.

National League

PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Claimed OF Troy Stokes Jr. from Detroit waivers. Designated LHP Nik Turley for assignment.


NBA — Fined F Markieff Morris from the LA Lakers and C DeMarcus Cousins from Houston for their roles in an altercation on Jan. 10.

National Football League

BALTIMORE RAVENS — Signed C Greg Mancz and OT Jordan Mills to the practice squad.

BUFFALO BILLS — Placed RB Zack Moss on injured reserve. Promoted OL Jordan Devey to the active roster. Signed RB Devonta Freeman to the practice squad.

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Placed G Michael Dunn and CB Robert Jackson on injured reserve. Placed CB A.J. Green on the practice squad/injured reserve list. Signed CB Donovan Olumba.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Announced T Anthony Castonzo retired after ten seasons. Signed OT Jake Benzinger, CB Anthony Chesley and OT Elijah Nkansah to reserve/futures contracts for the 2021 season.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS — Signed QB Anthony Gordon to a reserve/futures contract for the 2021 season.

LOS ANGELES RAMS — Release LB Jachai Polite from the practice squad.

MIAMI DOLPHINS — Signed RB Jordan Scarlett to a reserve/futures contract for the 2021 season.

NEW YORK GIANTS — Signed LB Cale Garrett to a reserve/futures contract for the 2021 season.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS — Waived RB Trey Edmunds from injured reserve.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Signed GM John Schneider on a contract extension through the 2027 draft.

WASHINGTON FOOTBALL TEAM — Signed DE Daniel Wise, DB DeMarkus Acy and DB Torry McTyer to reserve/futures contracts for the 2021 season.

Canadian Football League

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS — Agreed to terms with DB Noah Hallett, K Marc Liegghio, DL Nick Dheilly and LB Yanner Cadwallader.

National Hockey League

BUFFALO SABRES — Assigned Fs Andrew Oglevie and Arttu Ruotsalainen, Ds Jacob Bryson and Mattias Samuelson to Rocheseter (AHL).

CAROLINA HURRICANES — Claimed G Anton Forsberg from waivers. Waived G Alex Nedeljkovic.

MONTREAL CANADIANS — Assigned RW Jordan Weal, LWs Lukas Vejdemo and Joel Teasdale, Gs Cayden Primeau, Michael McNiven and Vasili Demchenko, Ds Xavier Ouellet, Gustav Olofsson and Otto Leskinen, LWs Jake Lucchini and Brandon Baddock, Cs Laurent Dauphin and Joseph Blandisi and RW Alex Belzile to Laval (AHL).

NASHVILLE PREDATORS — Claimed D Luca Sibisa from waivers.

NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Claimed G Eric Comrie from waivers. Signed C Cam Darcy to minor league contract at Binghamton (AHL)

NEW YORK RANGERS — Assigned Gs Tyler Wall and Adam Huska, RW Austin Rueschhoff, Ds Tarmo Reunanen and Darren Raddysh, C Patrick Khodorenko and LW Tim Gettinger to Hartford (AHL). Waived RW Leo Komarov.

PHILADELPHIS FLYERS — Assigned Ds Egor Zamula, Wyatte Wylie, Tyler Wotherspoon, Derrick Pouliot, Mason Millman, Chris Bigras, Gs Felix Sandstrom and Roddy Ross, RWs Linus Sandin, Zayde Wisdom and Tyson Foerster, LW Matthew Strome and C Pascal Laberge to Lehigh Valley (AHL). Designated D Nate Prosser, C Connor Bunnaman, LWs Carsen Twarynski, Samuel Morin and Andy Andreoff G Alex Lyon for assignment taxi squad.

SAN JOSE SHARKS — Assigned RW Kurtis Gabriel, C Antti Suomela, Ds Fredrik Claesson, Trevor Carrick and Nick DeSimone to San Jose (AHL). Claimed LW Rudolfs Balcers from waivers.

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING — Signed C Boo Nieves to a one-year, two-way contract.

VANCOUVER CANUCKS — Assigned Ds Jett Woo and Josh Teves, RWs Will Lockwood and Kole Lind, LW Jonah Gadjovich and G Jake Kielly to Utica (AHL).

VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS — Assigned C Paul Cotter to Henderson (AHL)

East Coast Hockey League

ECHL — Announced board approval of two expansion teams from Coralville, Iowa and Trois-Riveres, Quebec for the 2021-22 season.

Major League Soccer

LA GALAXY — Acquired D Jorge Villafana and a second round (16th overall) pick in the 2021 MLS SuperDraft from Portland in exchange for a first round (8th overall) pick.

ORLANDO PRIDE — Named Ian Fleming general manager.

PORTLAND TIMBERS — Signed D Larrys Mabiala to a multi-year contract extension.

United Soccer League

USL — Announced the addition of Northern Colorado FC to USL league one.

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