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BASEBALL

American League

TEXAS RANGERS – Claimed INF Andy Parrino off waivers from Oakland. Placed LHP Derek Holland on the 60-day DL.

National League

CHICAGO CUBS – Agreed to terms with RHP Jake Arrieta, RHP Dallas Beeler, RHP Alberto Cabrera, RHP Justin Grimm, RHP Blake Parker, RHP Neil Ramirez, RHP Hector Rondon, RHP Arodys Vizcaino, LHP Zac Rosscup, LHP Chris Rusin, C Welington Castillo, INF Arismendy Alcantara, INF Mike Olt, INF Christian Villanueva INF Logan Watkins, OF Brett Jackson, OF Junior Lake, OF Matt Szczur and OF Josh Vitters on one-year contracts.

NEW YORK METS – Agreed to terms with RHP Victor Black, OF Andrew Brown, C Juan Centeno, C Travis d’Arnaud, RHP Jacob deGrom, OF Matt den Dekker, LHP Josh Edgin, RHP Jeurys Familia, INF Wilmer Flores, RHP Gonzalez Germen, RHP Erik Goeddel, RHP Matt Harvey, OF Juan Lagares, INF Zach Lutz, LHP Steven Matz, RHP Jenrry Mejia, OF Kirk Nieuwenhuis, OF Cesar Puello, C Anthony Recker, RHP Ryan Reid, LHP Scott Rice, INF Josh Satin, RHP Carlos Torres, INF Wilfredo Tovar, RHP Jeff Walters and RHP Zack Wheeler on one-year contracts.

SAN DIEGO PADRES – Agreed to terms with RHP Jesse Hahn, RHP Casey Kelly, RHP Donn Roach, RHP Keyvius Sampson, RHP Burch Smith, RHP Dale Thayer, RHP Nick Vincent RHP Joe Wieland, LHP Robbie Erlin, LHP Juan Oramas, LHP Patrick Schuster LHP Alex Torres, C Yasmani Grandal, C Rene Rivera, INF Yonder Alonso, INF Alexi Amarista, INF Jedd Gyorko, INF Ryan Jackson INF Tommy Medica, OF Yeison Asencio, OF Reymond Fuentes and OF Rymer Liriano on one-year contracts.

BASKETBALL

NBA

HOUSTON ROCKETS – Recalled G Troy Daniels from Rio Grande Valley (NBADL).

FOOTBALL

NFL

BUFFALO BILLS – Released LB Willie Jefferson.

CLEVELAND BROWNS – Designated C Alex Mack as the transition player for 2014.

MIAMI DOLPHINS – Signed CB Brent Grimes to a four-year contract.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS – Designated LB Jason Worilds as the transition player for 2014.

TENNESSEE TITANS – Agreed to terms with S Bernard Pollard on a multiyear contract.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS – Placed the franchise tag on LB Brian Orakpo.

CFL

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS – Acquired QB Brian Brohm from Hamilton for a conditional 2015 draft pick.

HOCKEY

NHL

NHL – Suspended Washington D Dmitry Orlov two games for boarding Philadelphia F Brayden Schenn during a March 2 game.

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS – Agreed to terms with F Brandon Bollig on a three-year contract extension through the end of the 2016-17 season.

EDMONTON OILERS – Agreed to terms with G Ben Scrivens on a two-year contract extension.

FLORIDA PANTHERS – Announced the resignation of president and CEO Michael Yormark.

MINNESOTA WILD – Signed RW Kurtis Gabriel to a three-year entry-level contract.

MONTREAL CANADIENS – Assigned D Davis Drewiske to Hamilton (AHL).

NASHVILLE PREDATORS – Recalled G Pekka Rinne from Milwaukee (AHL).

NEW YORK ISLANDERS – Signed F Justin Johnson to a two-way contract for the remainder of the 2013-14 season and assigned him to Bridgeport (AHL).

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING – Recalled G Anders Lindback from Syracuse (AHL). Reassigned G Kristers Gudlevskis to Syracuse.

WASHINGTON CAPITALS – Recalled D Jack Hillen from Hershey (AHL).

AHL

MILWUAKEE ADMIRALS – Recalled G Scott Darling from Cincinnati (ECHL).

ECHL

ECHL – Suspended Kalamazoo’s Chris Lawrence three games and fined him an undisclosed amount for his actions in a March 1 game at Orlando.

SOCCER

MLS

CHIVAS USA– Waived F Bryan de la Fuente. Signed MF Daniel Fragoso.

LA GALAXY – Acquired a conditional 2016 SuperDraft pick from Chicago for D Greg Cochrane.

NEW YORK RED BULLS – Announced the resignation of general manager Jerome de Bontin.

NASL

NEW YORK COSMOS – Named Alyssa Alpert athletic trainer.

NWSL

SKY BLUE FC– Acquired a 2014 international roster spot and a 2015 first-round college draft pick from Boston for F Lisa De Vanna.

COLLEGE

NEW JERSEY ATHLETIC CONFERENCE – Announced the additions of Christoper Newport, Frostburg State, Salisbury and Wesley as associate football members in the 2015-16 academic year.

UT MARTIN – Fired men’s basketball coach Jason James.

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