National Basketball Association

CLEVELAND CAVALIERS—Waived G Hassan Adams and F Darius Rice.

DENVER NUGGETS—Re-signed G Mike Wilks.

NEW JERSEY NETS—Waived G Robert Hite.

NEW YORK KNICKS—Exercised their 2008-09 options on the contracts of F David Lee, G Nate Robinson, F Renaldo Balkman and G Mardy Collins.

SAN ANTONIO SPURS—Waived F Marcus Williams.


National Football League

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS—Activated DL Richard Seymour from the reserve-physically unable to perform list.

NEW YORK JETS—Placed LB Jonathan Vilma on injured reserve. Activated LB Matt Chatham from the reserve-physically unable to perform list.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS—Waived LB Hannibal Navies. Signed FB Zak Keasey from the practice squad.


National Hockey League

CALGARY FLAMES—Assigned F Eric Nystrom to Quad City (AHL).

CAROLINA HURRICANES—Assigned LW Ryan Bayda to Albany (AHL).

MINNESOTA WILD—Recalled G Nolan Schaefer from Houston (AHL).

NASHVILLE PREDATORS—Recalled C Rich Peverley from Milwaukee (AHL).

NEW YORK RANGERS—Reassigned G Matt Zaba from Charlotte (ECHL) to Hartford (AHL).

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS—Recalled C Tyler Kennedy from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).