BOSTON RED SOX — Agreed to terms with RHP Tyler Thornburg on a one-year contract.
NEW YORK YANKEES — Named Aaron Boone manager and agreed to terms on a three-year contract. Signed pitching coach Larry Rothschild to a one-year contract.
OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Named Al Pedrique first base coach. Moved Mike Aldrete to assistant hitting coach and Marcus Jensen to bullpen coach.
SEATTLE MARINERS — Named Brian DeLunas bullpen coach.
TEXAS RANGERS — Agreed to terms with RHP Tony Barnette to a one-year contract. Agreed to terms with RHP Chi Chi Gonzalez, OF Anthony Gose, LHP David Hurlbut and INF Christian Lopes on minor league contracts.
SAN DIEGO PADRES — Named Matt Stairs hitting coach, Skip Schumaker first base coach and Josh Johnson infielders coach. Reassigned first base coach Johnny Washington to assistant hitting coach.
National Basketball Association
NBA — Removed official Courtney Kirkland from the league's officiating rotation for one week and suspended Golden State G Shaun Livingston one game for their roles in an on-court altercation during a Dec. 3 game at Miami.
National Football League
NFL — Suspended New England TE Rob Gronkowski one game for a violation of unnecessary roughness rules in a Dec. 3 game against Buffalo.
ATLANTA FALCONS — Waived RB Terrence Magee. Signed CB Leon McFadden.
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Signed RB Matt Jones. Placed CB Pierre Desir on injured reserve. Signed CB Taurean Nixon to the practice squad.
NEW YORK GIANTS — Fired coach Ben McAdoo and general manager Jerry Reese. Named Steve Spagnuolo interim coach and Kevin Abrams interim general manager.
OAKLAND RAIDERS — Announced WR Michael Crabtree was reinstated from reserve/suspended list. Waived DT Darius Latham.
WASHINGTON REDSKINS — Signed WR Robert Davis from practice squad. Claimed OL Kyle Kalis off waivers from Indianapolis. Waived LB Pete Robertson and DL Caraun Reid.
National Hockey League
DETROIT RED WINGS — Acquired a 2019 fifth-round draft pick from Buffalo for LW Scott Wilson.
NEBRASKA — Named Greg Austin offensive line coach, Erik Chinander defensive coordinator, Mike Dawson defensive line coach, Jovan Dewitt outside linebackers-special teams coach, Travis Fisher defensive backs coach, Ryan Held running backs coach and Mario Verduzco quarterbacks coach.
TEXAS — Announced junior cornerback Holton Hill will enter the NFL draft.