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Transactions

BASEBALL

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL – RHP Roy Oswalt announced his retirement.

American League

BOSTON RED SOX – Agreed to terms with LHP’s Jose Mijares and Rich Hill on minor league contracts.

HOUSTON ASTROS – Named Nolan Ryan executive advisor.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS – Released 2B Emilio Bonifacio.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS – Agreed to terms with RHP Brandon Lyon on a minor league contract.

National League

LOS ANGELES DODGERS – Agreed to terms with RHP Kenley Jansen on a one-year contract.

American Association

AMARILLO SOX – Released INF Matt Greener.

GARY SOUTHSHORE RAILCATS – Released LHP Matt Jernstad.

KANSAS CITY T-BONES – Signed C Bubby Williams.

SIOUX FALLS CANARIES – Signed INF Ty Forney. Released LHP Mitchell Clegg.

WINNIPEG GOLDEYES – Signed C Luis Alen.

Can-Am League

QUEBEC CAPITALES – Signed INF Balbino Fuenmayor.

Frontier League

LAKE ERIE CRUSHERS – Signed LHP Brian Del Rosso.

BASKETBALL

NBA

ATLANTA HAWKS – Signed F Cartier Martin to a second 10-day contract.

BOXING

WBC – Elected Mauricio Sulaiman president.

FOOTBALL

NFL

CLEVELAND BROWNS – Announced the resignation of general manager Michael Lombardi. Promoted Ray Farmer to general manager. Announced CEO Joe Banner will step down in the next two months.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS – Signed LB Simoni Lawrence.

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES – Signed S David Sims.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS – Named Joey Porter defensive assistant coach.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS – Released G Gabe Carimi, TB Michael Hill, QB Jordan Rodgers and DT Derek Landri. Signed QB Mike Kafka.

CFL

CFL – Fined Montreal SB Arland Bruce III and Winnipeg DT Bryant Turner undisclosed amounts for making inappropriate comments on social media toward openly gay professional athletes.

MONTREAL ALOUETTES – Signed LB Kyries Hebert and LS Martin Bedard to three-year contracts and K Sean Whyte to a two-year contract.

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS – Signed WRs Rory Kohlert and Nick Moore.

HOCKEY

NHL

NHL – Suspended Colorado D Erik Johnson two game for a slashing penalty during Saturday’s game.

FLORIDA PANTHERS – Reassigned D Dylan Olsen to San Antonio (AHL).

ECHL

ECHL – Suspended Stockton D Mathieu Coderre-Gagnon three games and Stockton F Garet Hunt and Alaska D Dustin Molle and Sean Curry two games and fined them, along with their teams, undisclosed amounts for their actions during Saturday’s game.

CHL

MISSOURI MAVERICKS – Waived D Evan Zych.

ST. CHARLES CHILL – Waived D Brock Wilson.

TULSA OILERS – Signed F Chapen Leblond.

OLYMPICS

IOC – Reinstated India’s Olympic committee, allowing Indian athletes to compete under their national flag for the rest of the Sochi Games.

SOCCER

MLS

PORTLAND TIMBERS – Signed F Schillo Tshuma and D Taylor Peay.

NWSL

SKY BLUE FC – Signed D Hayley Haagsma.

USL PRO

ORLANDO CITY FC – Signed F Corey Hertzog.

COLLEGE

GEORGIA SOUTHERN – Named Bob Connelly offensive line coach.

SAM HOUSTON STATE – Named Phil Longo offensive coordinator.

VANDERBILT – Named Brett Maxie defensive backs coach, Marc Lubick receivers coach and Gerry Gdowski tight ends coach. Promoted Tyler Barnes to director of player personnel.

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