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American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES – Released 3B Wilson Betemit. Placed INF Manny Machado on the 60-day DL, retroactive to Tuesday. Selected the contract of OF Jason Pridie from Norfolk (IL).

DETROIT TIGERS – Promoted manager of media relations Aileen Villarreal to director of media relations.

NEW YORK YANKEES – Placed LHP CC Sabathia on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Saturday. Reinstated DH Travis Hafner from the 60-day DL.

TAMPA BAY RAYS – Assigned RHP J.D. Martin outright to Durham (IL).

National League

CINCINNATI REDS – Released RHP Kyle Lotzkar.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS – Assigned 1B Blake Lalli outright to Nashville (PCL).

NEW YORK METS – Reinstated OF Jordany Valdespin from the restricted list and assigned him to Las Vegas (PCL).



DETROIT PISTONS – Named Henry Bibby and Maz Trakh assistant coaches, Rasheed Wallace and Bernard Smith player development coaches, Kamran Sufi advance scout and Raman Sposato video coordinator.

INDIANA PACERS – Signed F Paul George to a six-year contract.



ARIZONA CARDINALS – Placed LB Alex Okafor on injured reserve. Signed LB Kenny Demens from the practice squad.

CINCINNATI BENGALS – Released OT Dennis Roland. Signed S Chris Crocker.

DALLAS COWBOYS – Signed CB Chris Greenwood from Detroit’s practice squad.

DETROIT LIONS – Released DT Justin Bannan. Signed WR Charles Hawkins to the practice squad.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS – Released WR Danny Coale and RB Miguel Maysonet from the practice squad. Signed WR Da’Rick Rogers and RB Kerwynn Williams to the practice squad.

NEW YORK GIANTS – Placed FB Henry Hynoski on injured reserve. Signed FB John Conner.

NEW YORK JETS – Released LB Troy Davis from the practice squad. Signed RB Kareem Huggins to the practice squad.

SAN DIEGO CHARGERS – Released LB Terrell Manning. Signed OL Stephen Schilling.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS – Signed OT Troy Kropog to the practice squad.



CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS – Assigned F Brad Winchester and D Theo Peckham to Rockford (AHL).

DALLAS STARS – Assigned D Cameron Gaunce to Texas (AHL).

DETROIT RED WINGS – Recalled C Riley Sheahan, RW Teemu Pulkkinen and D Xavier Ouellet from Grand Rapids (AHL).

FLORIDA PANTHERS – Loaned F Vincent Trocheck to San Antonio (AHL).

NEW JERSEY DEVILS – Assigned G Scott Wedgewood; D Brandon Burlon, Eric Gelinas and Jon Merrill; and Fs Stefan Matteau, Rod Pelley, Tim Sestito and Mike Sislo to Albany (AHL). Returned D Damon Severson to Kelowna (WHL).

NEW YORK RANGERS – Assigned G Cam Talbot; D Tommy Hughes, Aaron Johnson, Dylan McIlrath and Danny Syvret; and Fs Micheal Haley, Michael Kantor, Danny Kristo and Andrew Yogan to Hartford (AHL).



BUFFALO BANDITS – Announced the retirement of T Jon Harasym.



MLS – Fined Chivas USA D Mario De Luna an undisclosed amount for committing an act of violent conduct against his opponent. Fined the Montreal Impact $10,000 and coach Marco Schallibaum $2,000 for violating the league’s mass confrontation policy.


AIR FORCE – Suspended QB Jaleel Awini.

CLEMSON – Named Stephen Faris volunteer assistant baseball coach.

ELIZABETH CITY STATE – Named J. Lin Dawson interim athletic director.

HAMPDEN-SYDNEY – Named Kyle Dobyns, Yorel Hawkins and Mike Edwards men’s assistant basketball coaches.

SAINT AUGUSTINE’S – Named Gordon Gibbons men’s assistant basketball coach.

SOUTH CAROLINA – Promoted men’s assistant basketball coach Matt Figger to associate head coach.