American League

BOSTON RED SOX — Fired manager John Farrell. American Association

LINCOLN SALTDOGS — Sold the contract of LHP Casey Crosby to Minnesota (AL).


National Basketball Association

MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES — Agreed to terms with F Andrew Wiggins on a multiyear contract extension.

NEW YORK KNICKS — Signed G Trey Burke.


National Football League

ARIZONA CARDINALS — Re-signed OT-G Givens Price to the practice squad.

CHICAGO BEARS — Signed WR Tanner Gentry from the practice squad. Released WR Deonte Thompson. Signed LB Carl Bradford and WR Darreus Rogers to the practice squad.

DALLAS COWBOYS — Released CB Nolan Carroll. Signed LB Justin March-Lillard.

DETROIT LIONS — Signed DE Datone Jones and DT Caraun Reid. Waived LB Thurston Armbrister. Placed DT Haloti Ngata on injured reserve.

NEW YORK GIANTS — Suspended CB Dominque Rodgers-Cromartie.


National Hockey League

ARIZONA COYOTES — Recalled F Emerson Etem from Tucson (AHL).

American Hockey League

BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERS — Reassigned G Eamon McAdam to Worcester (ECHL).

HARTFORD WHALERS — Reassigned F Malte Stromwall to Greenville (ECHL).

SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE — Reassigned F J.C. Beaudin to Colorado (ECHL).

SAN DIEGO GULLS — Assigned D James Melindy to Utah (ECHL). TENNIS

GRAND SLAM BOARD — Suspended Fabio Fognini two Grand Slam tournaments, including the 2018 U.S. Open, and fined him $96,000, for insulting a chair umpire at the 2017 U.S. Open.


AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE — Announced the addition of women’s lacrosse as the Conference’s 22nd sport beginning in 2019. Conference members Cincinnati, Connecticut, East Carolina and Temple, and affiliate members Florida and Vanderbilt will compete.

KANSAS STATE — Dismissed women’s sophomore basketball F Eternati Willock for repeated violations of team rules.

LOUISVILLE — Named Trent Johnson assistant men’s basketball coach.

STANFORD — Signed women’s basketball coach Tara VanDerveer to a three-year contract extension through the 2019-20 season.

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