FOOTBALL

National Football League

CINCINNATI BENGALS—Released K Josh Huston from the practice squad.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

PHILADELPHIA FLYERS—Placed RW Jesse Boulerice on waivers. Recalled F Stefan Ruzicka from Philadelphia (AHL).

COLLEGE

NEBRASKA—Fired Steve Pederson, athletic director.

NORTHWESTERN—Announced sophomore men's basketball F Kevin Coble will take an indefinite leave from the team.

NOTRE DAME—Announced sophomore football G Matt Carufel has withdrawn from school.