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Sports

  • Standings
    AMERICAN LEAGUE
  • Leaders
    AMERICAN LEAGUE G AB R H Pct. Altuve Hou 143 599 79 202 .337 VMartinez Det 137 515 81 172 .334 Beltre Tex 134 497 73 161 .324 Cano Sea 141 539 74 174 .323 JAbreu CWS 132 508 75 163 .
  • Transactions
    BASEBALL
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Transactions

BASEBALL

MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL – Named Michael Hand chief marketing officer.

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES – Promoted Einar Diaz to assistant coach.

National League

CHICAGO CUBS – Placed 2B Darwin Barney on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 31. Selected the contract of 2B Alberto Gonzalez from Iowa (PCL). Designated RHP Robert Whitenack for assignment.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS – Recalled INF Justin Sellers from Albuquerque (PCL).

BASKETBALL

NBA

HOUSTON ROCKETS – Recalled F Terrence Jones from Rio Grande Valley (NBADL).

PHILADELPHIA 76ERS – Signed G Justin Holiday. Waived G Jeremy Pargo.

FOOTBALL

NFL

NFL – Suspended Baltimore S Christian Thompson four games for violating the league’s substance abuse policy.

ARIZONA CARDINALS – Signed QB Brian Hoyer, RB William Powell and DE Ronald Talley to one-year contracts. Released QB John Skelton.

CINCINNATI BENGALS – Re-signed CB Terence Newman to a two-year contract.

CLEVELAND BROWNS – Traded QB Colt McCoy and an undisclosed 2013 draft pick to San Francisco for two undisclosed 2013 draft picks.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS – Announced the resignation of chief financial officer Bill Prescott. Promoted business planning manager Kelly Flanagan to vice president of finance and planning. Released DT C.J. Mosley.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS – Signed LB Edgar Jones. Released LB Andy Studebaker.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS – Agreed to terms with DE Kenyon Coleman and QB Luke McCown on one-year contracts.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS – Traded QB Matt Flynn to Oakland for a 2014 fifth-round draft pick and a conditional 2015 draft pick.

TENNESSEE TITANS – Agreed to terms with WR Kevin Walter and OL Chris Spencer on one-year contracts.

HOCKEY

NHL

CAROLINA HURRICANES – Activated G Dan Ellis from injured reserve. Assigned G John Muse to Charlotte (AHL).

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS – Reassigned F Brandon Bollig to Rockford (AHL).

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS – Assigned C Nick Drazenovic to Springfield (AHL).

DALLAS STARS – Recalled F Francis Wathier from Texas (AHL).

EDMONTON OILERS – Signed D Ladislav Smid to a four-year contract extension.

MINNESOTA WILD – Reassigned G Darcy Kuemper to Houston (AHL).

NEW JERSEY DEVILS – Activated LW Dainius Zubrus from injured reserve.

NEW YORK ISLANDERS – Agreed to terms with F Anders Lee on a two-year, entry-level contract. Reassigned F Ryan Strome to Bridgeport (AHL).

PHILADELPHIA FLYERS – Traded F Harry Zolnierczyk to Anaheim for F Jay Rosehill.

SAN JOSE SHARKS – Reassigned G Alex Stalock to Worcester (AHL).

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING – Signed F Tanner Richard to a three-year, entry-level contract and D Luke Witkowski to a two-year contract.

WASHINGTON CAPITALS – Assigned G Philipp Grubauer to Hershey (AHL).

COLLEGE

CONFERENCE USA – Announced Western Kentucky will join the league, effective July 1, 2014.

KENTUCKY – Announced G Archie Goodwin will enter the NBA draft.

N.C. STATE – Announced F C.J. Leslie will enter the NBA draft.

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