MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES-Named Terry Porter, Jack Sikma, T.R. Dunn and Bill Bayno assistants coaches and R.J. Adelman director of player personnel and David Adelman player development coach.
PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS-Promoted advance scout Larry Greer to assistant coach. Named Dan Dickau player development assistant.
NBA DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE
RIO GRANDE VALLEY VIPERS-Announced the resignation of athletic trainer/strength and conditioning coach Joe Resendez to become assistant athletic trainer for the Los Angeles Clippers.
NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE
CINCINNATI BENGALS-Placed DT Pat Sims on injured reserve. Signed DT Nick Hayden. Released DT Cornell Banks from the practice squad. Signed DT Swanson Miller to the practice squad.
GREEN BAY PACKERS-Signed QB Graham Harrell from the practice squad. Placed TE Andrew Quarless on injured reserve. Signed G Jake Vermiglio to the practice squad.
HOUSTON TEXANS-Signed QB Jeff Garcia and P Matt Turk.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS-Signed WR Dorin Dickerson to the practice squad.
NEW YORK GIANTS-Placed OT Stacy Andrews on injured reserve. Signed OL Tony Ugoh. Terminated the practice squad contract of QB Ryan Perrilloux. Re-signed OL Selvish Capers to the practice squad.
OAKLAND RAIDERS-Signed RB Lonyae Miller and LB Carl Ihenacho to the practice squad.
ST. LOUIS RAMS-Signed CB Chris Smith from the practice squad. Released CB Nate Ness. Signed RB Chase Reynolds and QB Matt Gutierrez to the practice squad.
SAN DIEGO CHARGERS-Placed DE Luis Castillo on injured reserve. Signed LB Nate Triplett to a two-year contract. Signed DE Damik Scafe to the practice squad.
CANADIAN FOOTBALL LEAGUE
EDMONTON ESKIMOS-Signed DB Delroy Clarke and RB/KR Hugh Charles.
ARENA FOOTBALL LEAGUE
ORLANDO PREDATORS-Signed LB Brandon Lang.
NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE
NHL-Suspended Dallas D Mark Fistric, without pay, for three games for charging New York Islanders F Nino Niederreiter during a game on Dec. 3.
COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Named Craig Patrick senior advisor of hockey operations.
FLORIDA PANTHERS-Acquired F Krys Barch and a 2012 sixth-round draft pick from Dallas for F Jake Hauswirth and a 2012 fifth-