National Football League
ATLANTA FALCONS--Promoted DT Tommy Jackson from the practice squad. Signed LB Brandon Jamison to the practice squad.
HOUSTON TEXANS--Activated LB Kailee Wong from the physically-unable-to perform list.
National Hockey League
NEW JERSEY DEVILS--Recalled RW Barry Talackson from Lowell of the AHL. Assigned D Alex Brooks to Lowell.
PHILADELPHIA FLYERS--Announced the resignation of Bobby Clarke, general manager. Fired Ken Hitchcock, coach. Promoted John Stevens from assistant coach to head coach. Named Paul Holmgren interim general manager.
American Hockey League
SPRINGFIELD FALCONS--Assigned D Jay Rosenhill to Johnstown of the ECHL.
PHOENIX ROADRUNNERS--Traded D Andrew Winnik to Long Beach for future considerations. Added G Kevin Reiter to the roster.
Central Hockey League
LUBBOCK COTTON KINGS--Signed LW Jaydyn Murray.
WICHITA THUNDER--Signed C Jeremy Koning. Placed LW Jonathan Poirier on waivers.
OHIO STATE--Agreed to terms with Thad Matta, men's basketball coach, on a contract extension.
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