MLB — Announced the hiring of Peter B. Freund and Trinity Sports Consultants to work directly with MLB and the owner’s offices of transition in regards to the governance of the affiliated minor leagues. Approved roster substitution for the San Diego Padres due to an injury sustained by RHP Mike Clevinger. As a result, Clevinger will be replaced by RHP Dan Altavilla on San Diego’s Division Series roster vs. the Los Angeles Dodgers.
CINCINNATI REDS — Announced Dick Williams has resigned as president of baseball operations.
PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Signed RHP Po-Yu Chen to a minor league contract.
SAN DIEGO PADRES — Activated RHP Dan Altavilla. Placed RHP Mike Clevinger on the 10-day IL.
OTTAWA CHAMPIONS— Named Steve Brook field manager.
WASHINGTON WILD THINGS — Signed OF Nate Thompson.
National Football League
ARIZONA CARDINALS — Re-signed S Curtis Riley to the practice squad. Designated S Kentrell Brice to the practice squad from injured reserve.
ATLANTA FALCONS — Placed S Damontae Kazee on injured reserve. Re-signed DB J.J. Wilcox. Released S Jamal Carter from the practice squad.
BUFFALO BILLS — Promoted CB Cam Lewis to the active roster. Placed CB Levi Wallace on injured reserve. Designated G Jon Feliciano to return from injured reserve.
CAROLINA PANTHERS — Signed RB Rodney Smith.
CLEVELAND BROWNS — Promoted WR Taywan Taylor to the active roster. Designated TE David Njoku for return from injured reserve.
DALLAS COWBOYS — Designated LB Leighton Vander Esch, CB Anthony Brown, WR Ventell Bryand and OL Cam Erving to return from injured reserve.
DETROIT LIONS — Signed RB Tavien Feaster to the practice squad.
HOUSTON TEXANS — Designated WR Isaiah Coulter to return from injured reserve.
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Signed LB Jonas Griffith to the practice squad.
JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS — Placed CB D.J. Hayden on injured reserve. Designated S Jarrod Wilson to return from injured reserve.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Placed CB Stephon Gilmore on the reserve/COVID-19 list.
NEW YORK JETS — Designated RB Le’Veon Bell, LB Blake Cashman, WR Vyncint Smith and DE Jabari Zuniga to return from injured reserve. Activated WR Donte Moncrief from practice squad injured list. Placed WR Lawrence Cager on the practice squad injured list.
PHILADELPHIA EAGLES — Re-signed RB Adrian Killins to the practice squad. Claimed OL Brett Toth off waivers from Arizona. Designated DE Vinny Curry and DB Craig Jame to return from injured reserve.
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Promoted DL Alex Barrett to the active roster. Designated WR Richie James to return from injured reserve. Signed DL Josiah Coatney and DL Adam Shuler to the practice squad. Activated CB Tim Harris Jr. from the practice squad injured list.
SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Signed DT Damon Harrison, DeMarkus Acy and LB Michael Divinity to the practice squad. Promoted DE Johnathan Bullard to the active roster. Placed CB Neiko Thorpe on injured reserve. Released WR Lance Lenoir from the practice squad.
TENNESSEE TITANS — Placed WR Corey Davis on reserve/COVID-19 list.
WASHINGTON FOOTBALL TEAM — Signed RB Jonathan Williams to the practice squad.
National Hockey League
NASHVILLE PREDATORS — Traded C Luke Kunin and a 2020 draft pick for Minnesota C Nick Bonino and two 2020 draft picks. Waived C Kyle Turris and D Steven Santini.
PITTSBURGH PENGUINS — Traded C Jonathan Gruden and a 2020 second-round draft pick for Ottawa G Matt Murray.
SAN JOSE SHARKS — Assigned D Karlis Cukste to European HC Mogo-Latvia.
TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING — Re-signed C Mitchell Stephens to a two-year contract extension. Re-signed LW Gemel Smith to a one-year contract extension.
WINNIPEG JETS — Re-signed Dylan DeMelo to a four-year contract extension.
East Coast Hockey League
READING ROYAL — Agreed to terms with G Ryan Ruck on a contract for 2020-2021 season.
Major League Soccer
SAN JOSE EARTHQUAKES — Signed MF Jackson Yueil to a multi-year contract.
VANCOUVER WHITECAPS FC — Loaned MF Simon Colyn to Italian Club SPAL (Italian Series B U-19).
United Soccer League
ORANGE COUNTY SC — Announced transfer of G Aaron Cervantes to Glasgow Rangers (Scottish Premier League).