MLB -- Suspended Rangers P Vicente Padilla seven games and Athletics OF Nick Swisher three games for their roles in an altercation during a game Saturday. Suspended Mets IF-OF Marlon Anderson two games and fined him an undisclosed amount for inappropriate actions after called third strike during a game Friday against Phillies. Anderson has appealed the decision.
METS -- Designated P Brian Lawrence for assignment. Purchased contract of P Dave Williams from Triple-A New Orleans.
BUCKS -- Signed G Royal Ivey to one-year contract.
ST. JOHN'S -- Named Billy Singleton director of men's basketball operations.
BEARS -- Signed RB P.J. Pope to practice squad.
BENGALS -- Waived LB Andre Frazier.
BROWNS -- Signed P Scott Player. Waived P Paul Ernster.
CARDINALS -- Released C Nick Leckey. Re-signed LB Brandon Johnson.
COWBOYS -- Signed DT Tank Johnson to two-year contract. Released CB Nate Jones.
FALCONS -- Signed QB Byron Leftwich to two-year contract. Waived QB Casey Bramlet.
GIANTS -- Placed DE Adrian Awasom on IR. Signed FB Robert Douglas to practice squad. Waived RB Quinton Smith from practice squad.
JETS -- Placed CB Justin Miller on IR.
PACKERS -- Signed WR Onrea Jones and G Chris Patrick to practice squad. Released QB Dalton Bell from practice squad.
RAVENS -- Waived LB Dennis Haley. Signed TE Jake Nordin to practice squad. Waived TE Kendrick Ballantyne from practice squad.
SEAHAWKS -- Signed CB Jordan Babineaux to five-year contract extension.
NHL -- G Sean Burke announced retirement.
CAPITALS -- Assigned D Dean Arsene, RW Scott Barney, C Jay Beagle, D Sean Collins, F Andrew Gordon, Marty Guerin, D Jamie Hunt, C Andrew Joudrey, LW Quintin Laing, D Sami Lepisto, RW Tommy Maxwell, F Chris McAllister, LW Grant McNeill, D Patrick McNeill, C Jason Morgan, F Travis Morin, F Steve Pinizzotto, LW Grant Potulny and F Steve Werner to AHL Hershey. Released F Dan Kronick.