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  • High schools



National League

LOS ANGELES DODGERS – Agreed to terms with INF Ozzie Martinez, OF Alfredo Silverio, RHP Juan Abreu, LHP Kelvin De La Cruz, RHP Gregory Infante, C Wilkin Castillo and INF Nick Evans on minor league contracts.



CHICAGO BEARS – Placed G Chilo Rachal on the reserve/non-football injury list. Signed T G Chris Riley from the practice squad.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS – Signed G Justin Anderson to the practice squad.

NEW YORK GIANTS – Signed WR Dan DePalma to the practice squad.

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES – Claimed WR Greg Salas off waivers from New England. Released WR Mardy Gilyard.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS – Released TE Jamie McCoy and G Ryan Lee from the practice squad. Signed RB Baron Batch and LB Marshall McFadden to the practice squad.

SAN DIEGO CHARGERS – Placed OT Jared Gaither on injured reserve.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS – Signed WR David Douglas from the practice squad. Placed WR Arrelious Benn on injured reserve.



NHL – Announced the cancellation of All-Star weekend and regular-season games through Dec. 14.


ECHL – Suspended Elmira F Darren Kramer one game and fined him an undisclosed amount for his actions during Wednesday’s game.


MOREHEAD STATE – Suspended men’s basketball coach Sean Woods one game after he appeared to shove one of his players during Wednesday’s game at Kentucky.