CHICAGO WHITE SOX – Agreed to terms with OF Dayan Viciedo on a one-year contract.
OAKLAND ATHLETICS – Named Steve Connelly pitching coach for Vermont (NYP).
TORONTO BLUE JAYS – Named Gary Allenson manager and Randy St. Claire pitching coach for Buffalo (IL); Jeff Ware pitching coach for Vancouver (NWL); Willie Collazo pitching coach for GCL Blue Jays.
ATLANTA BRAVES – Agreed to terms with RHP Lay Batista, RHP Yunesky Maya, LHP Atahualpa Severino, C Matt Kennelly, C Steven Lerud, INF Mat Gamel and INF Mark Hamilton on minor league contracts.
PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES – Agreed to terms with INF Ronny Cedeno on a minor league contract.
MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES – Recalled F Shabazz Muhammad from Iowa (NBADL).
BUFFALO BILLS – Fired linebackers coach Chuck Driesbach.
OAKLAND RAIDERS – Signed LB Frank Beltre, C Jarrod Shaw and CB Neiko Thorpe to reserve/future contracts.
TENNESSEE TITANS – Named Ken Whisenhunt coach.
DETROIT RED WINGS – Reassigned D Alexey Marchenko to Grand Rapids (AHL).
OTTAWA SENATORS – Agreed to terms with general manager Bryan Murray on a two-year contract extension through 2016 and named him president of hockey operations. Promoted Pierre Dorion and Randy Lee to assistant general managers.
TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING – Reassigned G Cedrick Desjardins to Syracuse (AHL).
TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS – Recalled F Peter Holland from Toronto (AHL). Sent F Jerry DAmigo to Toronto (AHL).
ARIZONA – Announced RB KaDeem Carey will enter the NFL draft.
IOWA STATE – Signed offensive coordinator Mark Mangino to a two-year contract.
LOUISVILLE – Named Garrick McGee offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach.
LSU – RB Jeremy Hill announced he will enter the NFL draft.
MARQUETTE – Announced mens freshman basketball C Luke Fischer transferred from Indiana.
MEMPHIS – Announced RB Brandon Hayes was been granted a sixth year of eligibility by the NCAA.
NOTRE DAME – Named Brian VanGorder defensive coordinator.
STANFORD – Announced G David Yankey will enter the NFL draft.
VIRGINIA – Named Jerome Oliver defensive line coach.