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Sports

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Transactions

BASEBALL

National League

SAN DIEGO PADRES – Signed RHP Joaquin Benoit to a two-year contract. Designated RHP Adys Portillo for assignment.

BASKETBALL

NBA

CLEVELAND CAVALIERS – Suspended C Andrew Bynum indefinitely from the team for detrimental conduct and banned from all team activities.

FOOTBALL

NFL

CHICAGO BEARS – Signed RB Tony Fiammetta to a two-year contract extension.

GREEN BAY PACKERS – Activated WR Randall Cobb from injured reserve.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS – Placed WR Mario Manningham on injured reserve.

HOCKEY

NHL

DETROIT RED WINGS – Assigned C Riley Sheahan to Grand Rapids (AHL).

ECHL

ECHL – Suspended Stockton D Ryan Constant, pending review, and fined him, and Stockton F Garet Hunt, undisclosed amounts for their actions during Friday’s game.

COLLEGE

CLEMSON – Announced G Devin Coleman is leaving the men’s basketball team and will transfer.

NORTHWESTERN – Announced men’s basketball F Mike Turner intends to transfer.

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