LOS ANGELES LAKERS -- Fired coach Mike Brown.|
|NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE|
NFL -- Fined the Pittsburgh Steelers $35,000 and WR Emmanuel Sanders $15,000 for faking an injury during an Oct. 21 game in Cincinnati. Suspended New England RB Brandon Bolden four games for violating the league policy on performance enhancing substances. Fined Carolina S Haruki Nakamura and Green Bay TE Ryan Taylor $21,000; Tennessee S Michael Griffin $20,000; Oakland CB Tyvon Branch, Carolina DE Greg Hardy and Arizona LB Quentin Groves $15,750; Baltimore LB Dannell Ellerbe $10,000; and Philadelphia QB Michael Vick, Indianapolis CB Cassius Vaughn and Pittsburgh S Will Allen $7,875 for their actions during last week’s games.
MIAMI DOLPHINS -- Signed DB De’Andre Presley to the practice squad.
MINNESOTA VIKINGS -- Released DE Ernest Owusu from the practice squad. Signed DE George Johnson to the practice squad.|
BYU -- Suspended DB Joe Sampson and LB Zac Stout from the football team and announced they have withdrawn from school.
CASTLETON STATE -- Announced the retirement of men’s soccer coach John Werner.
CHARLOTTE -- Suspended men’s basketball G DeMario Mayfield two games and F Chris Braswell one game.
HUNTINGDON--Fired Matt Mahanic golf coach.
INDIANA--Signed Tom Crean men’s basketball coach to a two-year contract extension through 2020.
SOUTHERN CAL -- Announced the NCAA has approved a hardship waiver petition by men’s basketball C Omar Oraby.