By The Associated Press
DETROIT TIGERS—Named Scott Bream director of pro scouting.
MINNESOTA TWINS—Named Tom Brunansky hitting coach, Bobby Cuellar bullpen coach and Terry Steinbach bench coach and catching instructor. Announced Scott Ullger will coach first base in addition to outfield instruction and Joe Vavra will coach third base in addition to infield instruction.
SEATTLE MARINERS—Named Dave Hansen hitting coach.
TORONTO BLUE JAYS—Claimed C Bobby Wilson off waivers from the L.A. Angels.
COLORADO ROCKIES—Named Mark Wiley director of pitching operations.
National Basketball Association
DENVER NUGGETS—Exercised their 2013-14 options on the contracts of F Kenneth Faried and G-F Jordan Hamilton.
INDIANA PACERS—Exercised their 2013-14 option on the contracts of G-F Paul George. Released C Luke Nevill, G Sundiata Gaines and G Blake Ahearn.
LOS ANGELES LAKERS—Waived F Chris Douglas-Roberts and C Greg Somogyi.
OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER—Waived G Walker Russell.
UCI—Stripped Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles.
National Football League
CAROLINA PANTHERS—Fired general manager Marty Hurney. Placed CB Chris Gamble on injured reserve.
CLEVELAND BROWNS—Signed OL Jarrod Shaw from the practice squad. Placed OL Jason Pinkston on injured reserve. Signed OL Bryant Browning to the practice squad.
DETROIT LIONS—Signed CB Justin Miller. Released LB Doug Hogue.
SAN DIEGO CHARGERS—Placed PK Nate Kaeding on injured reserve. Signed WR Denario Alexander to a one-year contract.
WASHINGTON REDSKINS—Signed TE Chris Cooley. Placed TE Fred Davis on injured reserve.
Canadian Football League
EDMONTON ESKIMOS—Signed WR Terriun Crump to the practice roster.
READING ROYALS—Signed D Brock Shelgren and G Nick Niedert. Released D Garrett Clarke.
Central Hockey League
QUAD CITY MALLARDS—Signed D Michael Monfredo.
RAPID CITY RUSH—Placed F Mitch Stephens on team suspension. Signed F Jared Brown.
TULSA OILERS—Waived F Cody Esposito and F Jeremiah Ketts.
National Lacrosse League
EDMONTON RUSH—Signed A Curtis Knight, D Michael Cudmore, A-M Michael Burke, A Simon Giourmetakis, D Mitch Banister and D Kyle Goodchild to one-year contracts.
ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE—Suspended North Carolina LB Shakeel Rashad one game for colliding with a Duke player during a substitution during Saturday’s game. Suspended Duke-North Carolina game head linesman Tyrone Davis and side judge Angie Bartis one game for failure to adhere to correct mechanics of the game and rules related to player safety. Suspended Florida State-Miami game crew chief and referee David Epperley one game for failure to properly administer the 10-second runoff rule at the end of the first half.
SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE—Suspended Sam Houston State LB Darius Taylor and Southeastern Louisiana S Kevin Roberts one game for hits to the head or neck area of defenseless players during Saturday’s games.
NYU—Named Morgan Taylor women’s assistant basketball coach.
OHIO—Signed athletic director Jim Schaus to a five-year contract extension.
ROANOKE—Announced the retirement of men’s soccer coach Scott Allison.
SHENANDOAH—Named Phil Betterly assistant baseball coach.
WYOMING—Suspended football coach Dave Christensen one week and fined him $50,000 for his actions following an Oct. 13 loss to Air Force.