KANSAS CITY CHIEFS—Placed WR Terrance Copper on injured reserve. Signed WR Junior Hemingway from the practice squad.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS—Activated DL Jermaine Cunningham. Signed WR Kamar Aiken and DB Malcolm Williams from the practice squad. Released DL Ron Brace.
NEW ORLEANS SAINTS—Agreed to terms with coach Sean Payton on a multiyear contract extension.
AHL—Suspended Bridgeport LW Brett Gallant three games for leaving the players' bench on a legal line change to start an altercation during a Dec. 27 game at Connecticut.
BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERS—Signed D Dallas Jackson to a professional tryout contract.
CONNECTICUT WHALE—Reassigned D Jyri Niemi and D Steven Delisle to Greenville (ECHL).
ECHL—Suspended Trenton's Justin Taylor pending a review and fined him an undisclosed amount for his actions in a Dec. 28 game at Reading. Fined Trenton's Matt Mangene and Reading's Danick Paquette an undisclosed amount for their actions in the Dec. 28 game. Suspended Bakersfield's Tyson Gimblett and Stockton's Teigan Zahn pending a review and fined them undisclosed amounts for their actions in a Dec. 28 game. Fined Toledo's Cody Lampl an undisclosed amount for his actions in a game against Cincinnati. Fined Florida's Aaron Bogosian an undisclosed amount for his actions in a Dec. 28 game at Orlando.
FLORIDA EVERBLADES—Acquired F Kevin Baker from South Carolina for future considerations.
CONNECTICUT—Signed men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie to a contract extension through the end of the 2017-18 season.