National Basketball Association Brooklyn Nets - Fired coach Avery Johnson.
Denver Nuggets - Assigned forward Quincy Miller to Iowa (NBADL).
Golden State Warriors - Assigned guard/forward Kent Bazemore and forward/center Jeremy Tyler to Santa Cruz (NBADL).
Indiana Pacers - Assigned guard Orlando Johnson to Fort Wayne (NBADL).
Oklahoma City Thunder - Assigned forward Perry Jones, guard DeAndre Liggins and center Daniel Orton to Tulsa (NBADL).
National Football League
Baltimore Ravens - Placed WR LaQuan Williams on injured reserve.
Carolina Panthers - Placed G Amini Silatolu on injured reserve.
Houston Texans - Signed TE Steve Skelton to the practice squad.
Jacksonville Jaguars - Signed DB Curtis Holcomb to the practice squad.
Oakland Raiders - Placed defensive tackle Richard Seymour on injured reserve.
Pittsburgh Steelers - Signed DB Walter McFadden and WR Bert Reed to the practice squad.
Seattle Seahawks - Signed TE Cooper Helfet to the practice squad.
St. Louis Rams - Signed DE Mason Brodine to the practice squad.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Signed S Nick Saenz to the practice squad.
National League Miami Marlins - Agreed to terms with RHP John Maine on a minor league contract.
New York Mets - Signed pitcher Aaron Laffey to a minor league contract.
Pittsburgh Pirates - Designated RHP Chad Beck for assignment.
American Association Amarillo Sox - Named Bobby Brown
National Hockey League Dallas Stars - Reasigned F Austin Smith from Idaho (ECHL) to Texas (AHL).
Detroit Red Wings - Reassigned F Andrej Nestrasil, F Brent Raedeke and D Max Nicastro from Grand Rapids (AHL) to Toledo (ECHL).
Washington Capitals - Reassigned D Brett Flemming from Hershey (AHL) to Reading (ECHL).
ECHL - Suspended Evansville RW Matt Gens two games and fined him an undisclosed amount.
Reading Royals - Signed F Nikita
Creighton - Announced senior G Josh Jones is quitting the men’s basketball team for medical reasons.
Florida - Announced S De’Ante Saunders and OT Matt Patchan are leaving the football team and will transfer.