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Sports

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Transactions

BASEBALL

American League

BOSTON RED SOX–Transferred LHP Andrew Miller from the 15- to the 60-day DL.

CHICAGO WHITE SOX–Recalled LHP Donnie Veal from Charlotte (IL).

HOUSTON ASTROS–Agreed to terms with 2B Jose Altuve on a four-year contract through 2017. Activated CF Justin Maxwell from the 7-day DL. Optioned RHP Jarred Cosart to Oklahoma City (PCL).

MINNESOTA TWINS–Optioned RHP Michael Tonkin to Rochester (IL).

TORONTO BLUE JAYS–Activated INF Brett Lawrie from the 15-day DL. Optioned INF Munenori Kawasaki to Buffalo (IL). Sent LHP J.A. Happ on a rehab assignment to GCL Blue Jays.

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES–Recalled OF Jose Constanza from Gwinnett (IL). Optioned LHP Alex Wood to Gwinnett.

CHICAGO CUBS–Claimed OF Cole Gillespie off waivers from San Francisco.

MIAMI MARLINS–Recalled RHP Tom Koehler from New Orleans (PCL). Placed RHP Chad Qualls on the paternity list.

NEW YORK METS–Sent 1B Justin Turner on a rehab assignment to GCL Mets.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES–Sent C Erik Kratz on a rehab assignment to Reading (EL)

WASHINGTON NATIONALS–Sent RHP Ryan Mattheus on a rehab assignment to Hagerstown (SAL).

BASKETBALL

NBA

DALLAS MAVERICKS–Agreed to terms with G Monta Ellis.

HOUSTON ROCKETS–Signed C Dwight Howard to a four-year contract.

MILWAUKEE BUCKS–Signed G O.J. Mayo. to a three-year contract.

PHILADELPHIA 76ERS–Acquired the rights to F Royce White, C-F Furkan Aldemir additional consideration and from Houston for future draft considerations.

MOTORSPORTS

INDYCAR–Placed Takuma Sato on probation for five races for running into Ryan Hunter-Reay on pit road at Pocono on July 7.

SOCCER

MLS

MLS–Suspended Montreal MF Sanna Nyassi for his act of simulation in the 78th minute of the July 7 game against Chivas USA. Suspended Chicago MF Daniel Paladini an additional one-game and fined him an undisclosed amount for his reckless challenge of Sporting Kansas City F Dom Dwyer, in the 93+ minute of a July 7 game.

COLLEGE

LIMESTONE–Named Ryan Groneman assistant strength & conditioning coach.

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