SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Optioned RHP Ray Black to Sacramento (PCL). Recalled RHP Derek Law from Sacramento.
LINCOLN SALTDOGS — Released C Jackson Pritchard.
TEXAS AIRHOGS — Signed RHP Austin Orvis and OF Javion Randle.
LONG ISLAND DUCKS — Activated RHP John Brownell. Released LHP Jake Zokan.
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ATLANTA HAWKS — Signed G-F Daniel Hamilton and F Alex Poythress.
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NFL — Suspended Chicago CB Deiondre’ Hall for the season opener for a violation of the NFL’s substance abuse policy.
ATLANTA FALCONS — Signed FB Jalston Fowler and WR Julian Williams. Waived FB Luke McNitt and WR Taj Williams.
DENVER BRONCOS — Placed G Menelik Watson on injured-reserve.
DETROIT LIONS — Placed LB Steve Longa on injured reserve. Released DL Cornelius Washington. Waived CB Antwuan Davis. Signed CBs Dexter McDougle and Sterling Moore and OL Beau Nunn.
HOUSTON TEXANS — Activated OT Martinas Rankin from the PUP list.
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Signed WR Cobi Hamilton. Waived RB Tion Green.
LOS ANGELES RAMS — Agreed to terms with OL Rob Havenstein on a four-year contract extension through the 2022 season.
MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Released K Kai Forbath. Placed DE Ade Aruna on injured reserve. Waived-injured OT Cedric Lang, TE Josiah Price and FB Johnny Stanton. Signed FB Kobe McCrary and G Kareem Are.
SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Released P Jon Ryan.
TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Signed DTJerel Worthy. Waived-injured LB Shaheed Salmon.
TENNESSEE TITANS — Placed CB Kalen Reed on injured reserve. Agreed to terms with CB Josh Kalu.
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CALGARY FLAMES — Acquired F Kerby Rychel from Montreal for F Hunter Shinkaruk.
NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Signed D Ty Smith to a three-year, entry-level contract.
NEW YORK RANGERS — Agreed to terms with G Dustin Tokarski on a one-year contract.
BROWN — Named Andre Reis women’s volunteer assistant soccer coach.
CHATTANOOGA — Named Megan Betsa softball pitching coach.
CONCORDIA (ORE.) — Named Concordia Lindsay Aho director of golf.
FLORIDA STATE — Announced the resignation of athletic director Stan Wilcox to become executive vice president of regulatory affairs at the NCAA.
WISCONSIN — WR Quintez Cephus announced is taking a leave of absence from the team.