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American League

TEXAS RANGERS – Agreed to terms with LHP Neal Cotts on a one-year contract.

National League

MILWAUKEE BREWERS – Signed LHP Zach Duke to a minor league contract.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS – Announced a four-year working agreement with Harrisburg (EL).



BOSTON CELTICS – Assigned G Rajon Rondo to Maine (NBADL).

CHICAGO BULLS – Recalled G Marquis Teague from Iowa (NBADL).

GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS – Sent G Toney Douglas to Miami, who sent C Joel Anthony, a 2015 first-round draft pick, a 2016 second-round draft pick and cash considerations to Boston. Boston sent Gs Jordan Crawford and MarShon Brooks to Golden State.

PHILADELPHIA 76ERS – Recalled G Lorenzo Brown from Delaware (NBADL).



MIAMI DOLPHINS – Named Bill Lazor offensive coordinator.

NEW YORK GIANTS – Fired tight ends coach Michael Pope and running backs coach Jerald Ingram.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS – Promoted tight ends coach Sean McVay to offensive coordinator.


LPGA – Named Mike Trager chairman of the board of directors.



NHL PLAYERS ASSOCIATION – F Jamie Langenbrunner announced his retirement.

EDMONTON OILERS – Traded G Devan Dubnyk to Nashville for F Matt Hendricks.

LOS ANGELES KINGS – Assigned F Tyler Toffoli to Manchester (AHL). Traded G Ben Scrivens to Edmonton for a 2014 third-round draft pick. Recalleed G Martin Jones from Manchester.

MONTREAL CANADIENS – Assigned D Matt Grassi from Hamilton (AHL) to Wheeling (ECHL).

NEW YORK ISLANDERS – Loaned F Ryan Strome to Bridgeport (AHL).

NEW YORK RANGERS – Assigned G Scott Stajcer from Hartford (AHL) to Florida (ECHL) and G Jason Missiaen from Hartford to Greenville (ECHL).

OTTAWA SENATORS – Reassigned F Jean-Gabriel Pageau to Binghamton (AHL).


U.S. ANTI-DOPING AGENCY – Suspended Sarah Robles of the United States two years for testing positive for a banned substance.



PHILADELPHIA UNION – Signed MF Cristian Maidana.

PORTLAND TIMBERS – Signed F Gaston Fernandez and D Norberto Paparatto. Loaned F Jose Valencia to Olimpo de Bahia Blanca (Argentina-Primera Division). Signed D Bryan Gallego as a homegrown player.

SEATTLE SOUNDERS – Signed F Tristan Brown. Traded Ds Patrick Ianni, Jhon Kennedy Hurtado and the 13th overall pick in the 2014 draft to Chicago for D Jalil Anibaba, the eighth overall pick in the 2014 draft and a conditional 2015 third-round draft pick.


FORDHAM – Named Jessica Clinton women’s soccer coach.

NEW JERSEY CITY – Named Lorenzo Samin men’s assistant volleyball coach.

OHIO STATE – Named Larry Johnson assistant head coach and defensive line coach.

SETON HALL – Announced men’s basketball C Chier Ajou will transfer from Northwestern.

TEXAS TECH – Announced junior QB Michael Brewer is transferring.