|NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE|
NFL—Suspended Washington S Brandon Meriweather two games for repeat violations this season of NFL safety rules prohibiting hits to the head and neck area of defenseless players.
BALTIMORE RAVENS—Traded OT Bryant McKinnie to Miami for a conditional late-round draft pick.
CLEVELAND BROWNS—Waived DB Julian Posey. Claimed DB Jordan Poyer off waivers from Philadelphia.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS—Released DT Andre Neblett.
TENNESSEE TITANS—Released KR Darius Reynaud.|
|NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE|
NHL—Suspended Colorado F Cody McLeod five games for boarding Detroit D Niklas Kronwall during an Oct. 17 game. Suspended New York Islanders F Michael Grabner two games for an illegal check to the head of Carolina F Nathan Gerbe during an Oct. 19 game. Free agent D Roman Hamrlik announced his retirement.
BUFFALO SABRES—Recalled D Rasmus Ristolainen from Rochester (AHL).
DETROIT RED WINGS—Recalled C Darren Helm and D Xavier Ouellet from Grand Rapids (AJHL). Assigned C Luke Glendening to Grand Rapids.
MONTREAL CANADIENS—Recalled F Mike Blunden, F Patrick Holland and D Nathan Beaulieu from Hamilton (AHL).
|AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE|
READING ROYALS—Announced F David Marshall was loaned to Utica (AHL).
|CENTRAL HOCKEY LEAGUE|
ALLEN AMERICANS—Waived G Brad Fogal.|
THIEL—Announced the addition of women’s bowling as an intercollegiate sport, beginning with the 2015-16 academic year.