CLEVELAND INDIANS – Agreed to terms with INF Mike Aviles on a two-year contract.
CHICAGO CUBS – Promoted Alex Sugarman to senior vice president of strategy and development.
PHILADELPHIA 76ERS – Signed G Jeremy Pargo to a 10-day contract.
BOSTON BRUINS – Traded G Tim Thomas to the N.Y. Islanders for a 2014 or 2015 second-round draft pick.
WESTERN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE – Announced Missouri-Kansas City has accepted an invitation to join the conference, effective July 1.
OKLAHOMA STATE – Named Mike Yurcich offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach.