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American League

BOSTON RED SOX – Agreed to terms with 1B Mike Napoli on a one-year contract. Designated RHP Chris Carpenter for assignment.

TAMPA BAY RAYS – Agreed to terms with RHP Jamey Wright, OF Shelley Duncan, RHP Juan Carlos Oviedo and RHP Juan Sandoval on minor league contracts.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS – Agreed to terms with INF Mark DeRosa on a one-year contract.

National League

LOS ANGELES DODGERS – Named Sandy Koufax special advisor to the chairman.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS – Agreed to terms with INF Bobby Crosby on a minor league contract.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES – Agreed to terms with OF Delmon Young on a one-year contract.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS – Agreed to terms with RHP Jason Motte on a two-year contract.

Midwest League

QUAD CITIES RIVER BANDITS – Announced the resignation of general manager Stefanie Brown.



CLEVELAND CAVALIERS – Waived G Jeremy Pargo.

HOUSTON ROCKETS – Recalled F Terrence Jones from Rio Grande Valley (NBADL). Reassigned F/C Donatas Motiejunas to Rio Grande Valley.

MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES – Traded F Marreese Speights, G Wayne Ellington, G Josh Selby and a future first-round draft pick to Cleveland for F Jon Leuer.



NFL – Reinstated New Orleans coach Sean Payton from suspension.

CHICAGO BEARS – Named Mike Clark strength and conditioning coordinator.

CLEVELAND BROWNS – Named Louie Cioffi defensive backs coach, Joe Cullen defensive line coach and Shane Steichen offensive quality control coach.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS – Named Mike Mallory special teams coordinator.



CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS – Named Rob Tillotson media relations manager.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS – Agreed to terms with D Glauber Leandro Honorato Berti.

DETROIT RED WINGS – Recalled F Gustav Nyquist from Grand Rapids (AHL). Placed RW Todd Bertuzzi and D Carlo Colaiacovo on injured reserve.

LOS ANGELES KINGS – Activated C Anze Kopitar from the non-roster list.

OTTAWA SENATORS – Reassigned G Robin Lehner to Binghamton (AHL).


CONFERENCE USA – Announced the addition of Middle Tennessee and Florida Atlantic, effective July 1.

INDIANA STATE – Named Brian Sheppard passing game coordinator and quarterbacks coach, Jami Deberry special teams coordinator and tight ends coach and Anthony Perkins defensive secondary coach.