1:39 AM EDT, October 20, 2012
TEXAS RANGERS--Named Dave Magadan hitting coach.|
HOUSTON ASTROS--Named John Mallee hitting coach and Dave Trembley coach. Announced pitching coach Doug Brocail and coach Dave Clark will also return for 2013.|
BROOKLYN NETS--Exercised the third-year contract option on G MarShon Brooks.
CLEVELAND CAVALIERS--Exercised the third-year contract options on G Kyrie Irving and F Tristan Thompson.
WASHINGTON WIZARDS--Exercised the fourth-year contract options on G John Wall, F Trevor Booker, F Kevin Seraphin and G Jordan Crawford and the third-year contract options on F Jan Vesely and F Chris Singleton.|
WNBA--Fined Minnesota coach Cheryl Reeve an undisclosed amount for her coat-throwing outburst following a technical foul during Game 2 of the WNBA Finals against Indiana.|
|NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE|
NFL--Fined the Washington Redskins and Buffalo Bills $20,000 each for violating league procedures on reporting injuries. Fined Detroit DE Lawrence Jackson $15,750 for hitting Philadelphia QB Michael Vick below the knees and Detroit WR Nate Burleson $10,000 for simulating shooting a gun during a touchdown celebration during their game last weekend. Fined Minnesota S Harrison Smith $15,750 for a horse-collar tackle on Washington QB Robert Griffin III in a game last weekend. Fined New York Jets DE Quinton Coples $10,000 and LB Aaron Maybin $7,875 for separate hits on Indianapolis QB Andrew Luck during a game last weekend.
BUFFALO BILLS--Promoted OL David Snow from the practice squad. Released OL Reggie Wells.
TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS--Waived DE Markus White.|
BIG EAST CONFERENCE--Named Paul Brazeau senior associate commissioner for men’s basketball.
DUKE--Named Tom Cuffe assistant women’s cross country and men’s and women’s track and field coach.
HIGH POINT--Announced men’s basketball F Allan Chaney was granted a sixth season of eligibility by the NCAA.