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American League

KANSAS CITY ROYALS – Agreed to terms with C Ramon Hernandez on a minor league contract.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS – Agreed to terms with RHP Jesse Chavez on a one-year contract.

TAMPA BAY RAYS – Designated OF Jerry Sands for assignment. Claimed LHP Pedro Figueroa off waivers from Oakland.

National League

LOS ANGELES DODGERS – Agreed to terms with OFs Shakir Albert and Julio Lugo, Cs Hendrik Clementina and Gersel Pitre and RHP Misja Harcksen.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES – Agreed to terms with INF Robert Andino on a minor league contract.

SAN DIEGO PADRES – Assigned RHP Adys Portillo outright to San Antonio (TL).

WASHINGTON NATIONALS – Named Valerie J. Camillo chief revenue and marketing officer.



CHICAGO BULLS – Waived C Andrew Bynum.

LOS ANGELES LAKERS – Waived F Shawne Williams.

OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER – Sent F Ryan Gomes to Boston and cash considerations to Memphis, who sent conditional second-round draft picks in 2014 and 2017 to Oklahoma City and G Jerryd Bayless to Boston. Boston sent G Courtney Lee and a 2016 second-round draft pick to Memphis.

PHILADELPHIA 76ERS – Waived C Daniel Orton.



ARIZONA CARDINALS – Signed TEs Brett Brackett and Andre Hardy and G Christian Johnson to reserve/future contracts.

GREEN BAY PACKERS – Signed OT Aaron Adams, CB Antonio Dennard, C Garth Gerhart, WR Alex Gillett, RB Orwin Smith, LB Chase Thomas, G Andrew Tiller and T Jeremy Vujnovich.

MIAMI DOLHINS – Fired Jeff Ireland general manager.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS – Signed LB Ja’Gared Davis from the practice squad and WR Reggie Dunn to the practice squad.

NEW YORK GIANTS – Signed TE Daniel Fells, WR Preston Parker, LB Spencer Adkins, OL Troy Kropog and PK/P Brandon McManus.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS – Signed WR David Gettis, P Robert Malone, RB Davin Meggett, LB Gabe Miller, CB Ryan Mouton, TE Richard Quinn, OL Tevita Stevens and DB Peyton Thompson to reserve/future contracts.



LOS ANGELES KINGS – Recalled F Tanner Pearson from Manchester (AHL).

MINNESOTA WILD – Loaned D Matt Dumba to Portland (WHL).

MONTREAL CANADIENS – Reassigned G Robert Mayer to Hamilton (AHL).


BIG TEN CONFERENCE – Suspended Iowa men’s basketball coach Fran McCaffrey one game and fined the school $10,000 for his violating the conference’s sportsmanship policy during Sunday’s game.

AUBURN – Announced OT Greg Robinson will enter the NFL draft.

MISSOURI – Announced RB Henry Josey will enter the NFL draft.

NORTHWESTERN – Announced men’s basketball C Chier Ajou is transferring.