KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Agreed to terms with C Manuel Pina, 1B/DH Ian Gac and OF Luis Durango on minor league contracts.
TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Agreed to terms with RHP Justin Germano on a minor league contract.
NEW YORK METS — Agreed to terms with C Mike Nickeas on a minor league contract.
PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Agreed to terms with RHP Ryan Reid, OF Darren Ford, INF/OF Jared Goedert, INF Stefan Welch, INF Anderson Hernandez, INF Jeff Larish and LHP Kris Johnson on minor league contracts.
LOS ANGELES LAKERS — Fired coach Mike Brown.
NFL — Fined the Pittsburgh Steelers $35,000 and WR Emmanuel Sanders $15,000 for faking an injury during an Oct. 21 game in Cincinnati. Suspended New England RB Brandon Bolden four games for violating the league policy on performance enhancing substances.
BUFFALO BILLS — Signed S Mana Silva from the practice squad. Released S Delano Howell.
CINCINNATI BENGALS — Activated DT Pat Sims from the physically-unable-to-perform list. Rreleased LB Roddrick Muckelroy.
MIAMI DOLPHINS — Signed DB De'Andre Presley to the practice squad.
MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Released DE Ernest Owusu from the practice squad. Signed DE George Johnson to the practice squad.
AHL — Suspended Peoria RW Cody Beach two games for his actions during Thursday's game.
MANCHESTER MONARCHS — Signed D Vincent LoVerde to a professional tryout agreement.
NEW YORK RED BULLS — Named Andy Roxburgh sporting director.
BYU — Suspended DB Joe Sampson and LB Zac Stout from the football team and announced they have withdrawn from school.
CASTLETON STATE — Announced the retirement of men's soccer coach John Werner.
SOUTHERN CAL — Announced the NCAA has approved a hardship waiver petition by men's basketball C Omar Oraby.