MLB – Announced the retirements of umpires Ed Rapuano, Tim Tschida and Derryl Cousins. Promoted umpires Jim Joyce, Ted Barrett and Fieldin Culbreth to crew chiefs. Named Vic Carapazza, Manny Gonzalez and Alan Porter full-time umpires.
TORONTO BLUE JAYS – Claimed 1B Lars Anderson off waivers from the Chicago White Sox.
OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER – Signed G Derek Fisher.
ATLANTA DREAM – Named Julie Plank assistant coach.
CONNECTICUT SUN – Signed G Johannah Leedham.
NEW YORK LIBERTY – Signed F Katie Smith. Re-signed G-F Essence Carson.
PHILADELPHIA EAGLES – Released DT Cullen Jenkins.
NHL – Suspended San Jose F Ryane Clowe two games for leaving the bench on a legal line change and starting an altercation during Fridays game against Chicago.
COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS – Assigned F Sean Collins to Springfield (AHL). Recalled C Cody Goloubef from Springfield.
DETROIT RED WINGS – Re-signed D Brian Lashoff to a three-year contract.
PHOENIX COYOTES – Signed D David Schlemko to a two-year contract.
WASHINGTON CAPITALS – Re-signed D John Erskine and G Braden Holtby to two-year contract extensions.