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Transactions

BASEBALL

American League

NEW YORK YANKEES – Placed INF Brendan Ryan on the 15-day DL, retroactive to March 22. Selected the contract of INF Yangervis Solarte from Scranton-Wilkes-Barre (IL). Designated INF Eduardo Nunez for assignment.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS – Assigned RHP Fernando Rodriguez to Sacramento (PCL) for a rehab assignment.

TEXAS RANGERS – Designated C Chris Gimenez for assignment. Selected the contract of RHP Daniel McCutchen from Round Rock (PCL). Assigned LHP Michael Kirkman outright to Round Rock.

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES – Assigned LHP Mike Minor to Mississippi (SL) for a rehab assignment.

BASKETBALL

NBA

NBA – Fined Detroit G Brandon Jennings $5,000 violating the league’s anti-flopping rules for the second time this season. Fined Sacramento F Reggie Evans $15,000 for elbowing New Orleans F-C Anthony Davis in the face during Monday’s game.

WNBA

LOS ANGELES SPARKS – Signed G Armintie Herrington. Traded G Jenna O’Hea to Seattle for a 2015 second-round draft pick.

FOOTBALL

NFL

ARIZONA CARDINALS – Signed CBs LeQuan Lewis and Eddie Whitley to two-year contracts.

DENVER BRONCOS – Signed CB Chris Harris Jr. to a one-year contract.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS – Agreed to terms with LB Parys Haralson on a one-year contract.

NEW YORK GIANTS – Signed OL Charles Brown.

NEW YORK JETS – Signed WR/KR Jacoby Ford.

OAKLAND RAIDERS – Released G Mike Brisiel.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS – Signed CB Brice McCain to a one-year contract.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS – Signed FBs Josh Baker and Jorvorskie Lane.

CFL

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS – Signed OL Randy Richards and LB Cyhl Quarles. Named Bob Wylie offensive line coach.

HOCKEY

NHL

CAROLINA HURRICANES – Recalled F Chris Terry from Charlotte (AHL) on an emergency basis.

DALLAS STARS – Assigned D Troy Vance to Elmira (ECHL).

DETROIT RED WINGS – Reassigned RW Zach Nastasiuk from Owen Sound (OHL) to Grand Rapids (AHL).

EDMONTON OILERS – Assigned G Laurent Brossoit from Oklahoma City (AHL) to Bakersfield (ECHL).

FLORIDA PANTHERS – Recalled F Bobby Butler and D Jonathan Racine from San Antonio (AHL).

LOS ANGELES KINGS – Signed F Michael Mersch to a three-year, entry-level contract and F Nic Dowd to a one-year, entry-level contract.

MINNESOTA WILD – Signed D Christian Folin to a two-year, entry-level contract.

NEW JERSEY DEVILS – Recalled F Mike Sislo from Albany (AHL).

OTTAWA SENATORS – Signed F Garrett Thompson to a one-year, entry-level contract and G Chris Driedger to a three-year, entry-level contract.

SAN JOSE SHARKS – Reassigned D Mirco Mueller to Worcester (AHL).

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING – Signed F Adam Erne to an entry-level contract and assigned him to Syracuse (AHL).

WASHINGTON CAPITALS – Recalled F Chris Brown from Hershey (AHL). Reassigned D Brett Flemming from Reading (ECHL) to Hershey.

WINNIPEG JETS – Reassigned G Eric Comrie from Tri-City (WHL) and D Josh Morrissey from Prince Albert (WHL) to St. John’s (AHL) and G Jussi Olkinuora from St. John’s to Ontario (ECHL).

AHL

BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERS – Released F Joel Broda from a professional tryout agreement. Returned F Andrew Clark to Stockton (ECHL). Assigned Fs Jeremy Langlois, Riley Wetmore and Matt Mangene to Stockton. Recalled F Jason Clark from Stockton.

MANCHESTER MONARCHS – Released D Brendan Ellis from a professional tryout agreement.

MILWAUKEE ADMIRALS – Reassigned F Josh Shalla to Cincinnati (ECHL).

SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE – Recalled F Tony Turgeon from Cincinnati (ECHL). Signed Fs Tyler Barnes and Connor Brickley to amateur tryout agreements.

WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON PENGUINS – Assigned F Denver Manderson to Wheeling (ECHL).

ECHL

BAKERSFIELD CONDORS – Released G Ben Gaskins as emergency backup.

CINCINNATI CYCLONES – Released D Bo Dolan. Signed D Andrew Blazek.

COLORADO EAGLES – Added G Kevin Carr as emergency backup.

ELMIRA JACKALS – Signed F Ryan Rashid.

ONTARIO REIGN – Released Fs Brett Beebe and Brett Lyon.

READING ROYALS – Signed D Nick Bruneteau to an amateur tryout agreement.

SOUTH CAROLINA STINGRAYS – Released D Scott Langdon.

STOCKTON THUNDER – Released F Brady Ramsay.

TOLEDO WALLEYE – Signed F Kristoff Kontos.

SOCCER

MLS

SPORTING KANSAS CITY – Signed M Victor Munoz.

WINTER SPORTS

U.S. SKI AND SNOWBOARD ASSOCIATION – Named Trisha Worthington executive vice president and chief development officer.

COLLEGE

CARROLL (MONT.) – Named Doug Mello men’s soccer coach.

LOUISIANA-MONROE – Named Jeff Dow women’s basketball coach.

LSU – Announced F Johnny O’Bryant III will enter the NBA draft.

LOUISIANA TECH – Named Tyler Summitt women’s basketball coach.

MARQUETTE – Named Steve Wojciechowski men’s basketball coach.

MONTANA STATE – Named Brian Fish men’s basketball coach.

RICE – Named Scott Pera men’s assistant basketball coach.

TCU – Named Raegan Pebley women’s basketball coach.

TOLEDO - Extended the contract of Tod Kowalczyk men’s basketball coach through the 2020-21 season.

UCLA – Dismissed OT Torian White from the football team.

UT MARTIN – Signed women’s basketball coach Kevin McMillan to a six-year contract extension through the 2019-20 season.

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