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Transactions

BASEBALL

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL PLAYERS ASSOCIATION – Named Kevin McGuiness chief operating officer.

American League

DETROIT TIGERS – Agreed to terms with SS Jose Iglesias on a one-year contract.

HOUSTON ASTROS – Named Tarrik Brock first base coach.

TEXAS RANGERS – Named Steve Buechele manager and Justin Mashore hitting coach of Round Rock (PCL); Jason Wood manager of Frisco (TL); Joe Milulik manager of Myrtle Beach (Carolina); Bobby Rose coach and Oscar Marin pitching coach of Hickory (SAL); Jose James pitching coach of Spokane (NWL); Joey Seaver pitching coach and Kenny Hook hitting coach of the AZL Rangers; Aaron Levin manager and Humberto Miranda coach of the DSL Rangers; Scott Coolbaugh minor league hitting coordinator; Brook Jacoby assistant minor league hitting coordinator; and Ryley Westman assistant minor league catching coordinator.

National League

LOS ANGELES DODGERS – Signed manager Don Mattingly to a three-year contract.

NEW YORK METS – Named Frank Viola pitching coach of Las Vegas (PCL).

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES – Named Mickey Morandini coach of Lehigh Valley (IL); Rob Ducey coach of Reading (EL); Greg Legg manager, Lino Connell coach and Les Lancaster pitching coach of Lakewood (SAL); Shawn Williams coach and Aaron Fultz pitching coach of Williamsport (NYP); Doug Mansolino minor league field coordinator; Mike Compton senior minor league adviser of player development; Carlos Arroyo minor league pitching coordinator; Chris Truby minor league infield coordinator; and Jason Meredith minor league strength and conditioning coordinator.

BASKETBALL

NBA

NBA – Fined New York G J.R. Smith $50,000 for recurring instances of unsportsmanlike conduct.

LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS – Signed G Maalik Wayns to a 10-day contract.

PHOENIX SUNS – Signed G Leandro Barbosa to a 10-day contract.

FOOTBALL

NFL

TENNESSEE TITANS – Signed WRs Isaiah Williams and Lamont Bryant and LB David Hinds to reserve/future contracts.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS – Signed OL Kevin Kowalski to a reserve/future contract.

HOCKEY

NHL

BUFFALO SABRES – Promoted Randy Cunneyworth to special assistant/player development coach of Rochester (AHL).

NEW JERSEY DEVILS – Placed F Jacob Josefson on injured reserve, retroactive to Jan. 4. Claimed D Alexander Urbom off waivers from Washington and assigned him to Albany (AHL).

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING – Assigned G Riku Helenius from Florida (ECHL) to Syracuse (AHL).

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS – Recalled F Carter Ashton from Toronto (AHL). Reassigned C Peter Holland to Toronto (AHL).

VANCOUVER CANUCKS – Assigned F Benn Ferriero to Utica (AHL).

WASHINGTON CAPITALS – Recalled D Connor Carrick from Hershey (AHL).

ECHL

IDAHO STEELHEADS – Loaned F Justin Mercier to Iowa (AHL).

SOCCER

MLS

COLUMBUS CREW – Signed D Ross Friedman and MF Matt Walker.

SEATTLE SOUNDERS – Re-signed G Marcus Hahnemann.

COLLEGE

ARKANSAS STATE – Named Walt Bell offensive coordinator.

INDIANA – Announced WR Cody Latimer will enter the NFL draft.

LSU – Announced offensive line coach Greg Studrawa has left the coaching staff.

MICHIGAN – Fired offensive coordinator Al Borges.

NOTRE DAME – Announced RB George Atkinson III will enter the NFL draft.

TEXAS A&M – Announced QB Johnny Manziel will enter the NFL draft.

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