NFL--Fined New York Giants S Kenny Phillips $30,000 for unnecessary roughness, Giants RB Andre Brown $15,750 for a horse-collar tackle, and Giants OL David Baas and OL Kevin Boothe $7,875 apiece for unnecessary roughness during a Sept. 16 game against Tampa Bay. Fined Pittsburgh LB Lawrence Timmons $21,000 for helmet-to-helmet contact with New York Jets QB Mark Sanchez, New England LB Jerod Mayo $21,000 for hitting defenseless Arizona WR Early Doucet in the head and neck and Buffalo S Da’Norris Searcy $21,000 for hitting defenseless Kansas City TE Kevin Boss in the head and neck.
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS--Moved OL Lucas Patterson to the practice squad injured list. Signed WR Junior Hemingway to the practice squad.
TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS--Placed WR Sammie Stroughter on injured reserve. Signed WR Chris Owusu off the San Diego practice squad.|
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HAMILTON BULLDOGS--Signed F Zack Stortini to a one-year contract.
NORFOLK ADMIRALS--Signed RW Troy Bodie, LW Luca Caputi, D Gabe Guentzel, D Ryan Hegarty, LW John Kurtz and D Nick Schaus.|
IDAHO STEELHEADS--Agreed to terms with D Patrick Cullity.|
BARTON--Named Antonio O. Davis women’s assistant basketball coach.
EAST CAROLINA--Fired softball coach Tracey Kee and associate head softball coach Natalie Kozlowski. Named Courtney Crews interim softball coach.
HOFSTRA--Named John Gorman men’s assistant lacrosse coach.
LIU--Suspended men’s basketball F Julian Boyd, F Jamal Olaswere, G-F Troy Joseph and G C.J. Garner after they were arrested on charges of assault in a brawl with the track team.
NORTHWESTERN--Suspended junior men’s basketball G JerShon Cobb for the 2012-13 season for violating team policy.
TEXAS--Named Shanna Diller special assistant to the softball program.