NBA — Announced the retirement of executive counsel for business and finance Harvey Benjamin, who will remain as a consultant.
CLEVELAND CAVALIERS — Assigned F Samardo Samuels to Canton (NBADL).
NFL — Fined Baltimore S Ed Reed $55,000, Carolina QB Cam Newton $31,000 and New England DT Vince Wilfork $30,000 for their actions during last week's games.
BUFFALO BILLS — Signed WR Kevin Elliott from the practice squad.
DALLAS COWBOYS — Signed DE Monte Taylor to the practice squad.
GREEN BAY PACKERS — Released RB Johnny White.
NEW YORK JETS — Signed RB John Griffin from the practice squad.
OAKLAND RAIDERS — Placed DT Richard Seymour and DB Phillip Adams on injured reserve. Signed DL Brandon Bair and DB Cory Nelms from the practice squad.
SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Released CB Ron Parker. Signed WR Deon Butler from the practice squad.
AHL — Suspended Oklahoma City C Chris VandeVelde three games.
MICHIGAN STATE — Announced men's basketball G Brandan Kearney will transfer out.
ST. JOHN'S (MINN.) — Promoted assistant football coach Gary Fasching to head coach.