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American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES–Reinstated LHP Wei-Yin Chen from the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Josh Stinson from Norfolk (IL).

OAKLAND ATHLETICS–Selected the contract of RHP Sonny Gray from Sacramento (PCL). Optioned RHP Dan Straily to Sacramento.

National League

PITTSBURGH PIRATES–Signed INF Erich Weiss to a minor league contract.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS–Optioned RHP Johnny Hellweg to Wisconsin (MWL).

American Association

EL PASO DIABLOS–Signed LHP Jorge Lugo.

KANSAS CITY T-BONES–Released RHP Eric Gonzalez.

LAREDO LEMURS–Signed LHP Matt Dunbar. Released LHP James Mannara.

ST. PAUL SAINTS–Released C Mark Radmacher.


United League

The SAN ANGELO COLTS–Signed OF Justin Reed. Released OF Matt Wright.



NBA–Announced the resignation of executive vice president, team marketing and business operations Chris Granger, to become the president of the Sacramento Kings, effective Aug. 1.

ATLANTA HAWKS–Signed F Paul Millsap to a two-year contract.

CHARLOTTE BOBCATS–Signed C Al Jefferson and C Cody Zeller. Waived F Tyrus Thomas.

CHICAGO BULLS–Signed G-F Mike Dunleavy.

DETROIT PISTONS–Signed F Josh Smith to a four-year contract.

GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS–Picked up the 2014-15 option on the coach Mark Jackson.

INDIANA PACERS–Re-signed F David West. Signed G C.J. Watson.

LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS–Acquired G J.J. Redick from Milwaukee and sent G Eric Bledsoe and F Caron Butler to Phoenix. Los Angeles received F-G Jared Dudley from Phoenix and Milwaukee received two future second-round draft picks.

LOS ANGELES LAKERS–Re-signed C Robert Sacre.

MIAMI HEAT–Re-signed C-F Chris Andersen to a one-year contract.

NEW ORLEANS PELICANS–Waived F Lance Thomas. Renounced their rights to F Lou Amundson, G Xavier Henry and G Roger Mason Jr.

NEW YORK KNICKS–Re-signed G Pablo Prigioni to a multiyear contract.

PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS–Acquired F Thomas Robinson from Houston for the rights to F Kostas Papnikolaou and F-C Marko Todorovic and two future second-round picks. Signed F Dorell Wright.

TORONTO RAPTORS–Traded C Andrea Bargnani to the New York for F Steve Novak, C Marcus Camby, G-F Quentin Richardson, a 2016 first-round draft pick and second-round draft picks in 2014 and 2017.

UTAH JAZZ–Acquired C Andris Biedrins, F Richard Jefferson, G Brandon Rush, 2014 and 2017 first-round draft picks and 2016 and 2017 second-round picks from Golden State and a 2018 second-round pick and cash considerations from Denver. Re-signed G Randy Foye and traded him to Denver and sent G Kevin Murphy to Golden State. Golden State received G Andre Iguodala from Denver and sent the Nuggets a 2018 second-round draft pick.

WASHINGTON WIZARDS – Signed G Eric Maynor. Re-signed Garrett Temple.



DETROIT LIONS–Signed QB Matthew Stafford to a three-year contract extension to 2017.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS–Waived TE/LS Kyle Nelson.


CFL–Fined Calgary OL John Gott and Saskatchewan DL Jermaine McElveen an undisclosed amount for their involvement in an altercation after the whistle and Calgary LB Juwan Simpson for a dangerous tackle on Saskatchewan WR Weston Dressler in a July 5 game. Fined Edmonton OL Cliff Louis an undisclosed amount for a dangerous block on Hamilton DL Eric Norwood in a July 7 game.


National Collegiate Gymnastics Association

NCGA–Named Jen Miller-McEachern executive director effective Aug. 1.



ANAHEIM DUCKS–Signed D Alex Grant to a one-year contract.

BOSTON BRUINS–Signed G Tuukka Rask to an eight-year contract.

CALGARY FLAMES–Signed C Mikael Backlund to a two-year contract.

EDMONTON OILERS–Acquired F David Perron from St. Louis for LW Magnus Paajarvi and a 2014 second-round draft pick.

LOS ANGELES KINGS–Signed LW Maxim Kitsyn to a three-year entry level contract and RW Brian O’Neill to a one-year contract.

MONTREAL CANADIENS–Signed F Gabriel Dumont to a two-year contract.

NEW JERSEY DEVILS–Re-signed D Marek Zidlicky.

NEW YORK RANGERS–Agreed to terms with D Justin Falk.

OTTAWA SENATORS–Re-signed D Mark Borowiecki to a two-year contract and F David Dziurzynski to one-year contract.

PHOENIX COYOTES–Named Newell Brown assistant coach.

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS–Signed F Matt D’Agostini to a one-year contract.

SAN JOSE SHARKS–Named Joe Will general manager of Worcester (AHL). Promoted Jon Gustafson to vice president of business operations for Worcester.

WASHINGTON CAPITALS–Signed D Karl Alzner to a four-year contract.


NORFOLK ADMIRALS–Signed RW Zack Stortini, D Alex Grant and D Nolan Yonkman to one-year contracts.



CHIVAS USA–Acquired F Erick Torres from Club Deportivo Guadalajara.

D.C. UNITED–Signed M Collin Martin.

LA GALAXY–Named Mike Munoz to the Academy coaching staff.


SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE–Named Mark Whitworth associate commissioner for men’s basketball.

ALABAMA–Named Mike McGraw men’s assistant golf coach.

BERRY–Named Dr. Tom Hart athletic director.

GEORGIA SOUTHERN–Named Kassi Lee director of football operations.

JACKSONVILLE STATE–Named Eric Wise and Altherias Warmley women’s basketball assistant coaches.

MISSISSIPPI–Suspended senior men’s basketball G Marshall Henderson indefinitely for a violation of team rules.

RUTGERS–Named Trey Miller assistant director of athletic communications.

SAINT MARY’S (CAL)–Named Jim Shaw special assistant to the men’s basketball coach.

SOUTHERN CAL–Named Chris Capko director of basketball operations and Kurtis Schultz strength and conditioning coach for men’s basketball.

ST. ROSE–Named Lisa Geiger assistant athletic director.

TCU–Named of Bill Mosiello associate head baseball coach and Kirk Saarloos baseball recruiting coordinator.

TENNESSEE–Named Patrick Lawson director of softball operations.

TOLEDO–Named Linh Nguyen men’s and women’s cross country and track & field coach.