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Transactions

BASEBALL

American League

NEW YORK YANKEES – Optioned RHP Shane Greene to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL).

SEATTLE MARINERS – Sent RHPs Taijuan Walker and Stephen Pryor to Tacoma (PCL) for rehab assignments.

TAMPA BAY RAYS – Optioned LHP Jeff Beliveau to Durham (IL). Recalled RHP Brad Boxberger from Durham (IL).

TEXAS RANGERS – Selected the contract of RHP Colby Lewis from Round Rock (PCL). Designated RHP Daniel McCutchen for assignment.

National League

NEW YORK METS – Traded C Blake Forsythe to Oakland for future considerations.

SAN DIEGO PADRES – Signed INF Jedd Gyorko to a six-year contract through the 2019 season.

American Association

AMARILLO SOX – Signed INF Brian Bistagne.

LAREDO LEMURS – Signed RHP Mike Piazza. Traded LHP Richard Salazar to Rockland (Can-Am) for a player to be named.

SIOUX FALLS CANARIES – Signed INF Shelby Ford. Released OF Marcos Rodriguez.

Can-Am League

NEW JERSEY JACKALS – Signed RHP Chris Balcom-Miller. Released OF Chris Curran and RHP Michael Londino.

ROCKLAND BOULDERS – Signed RHP Scott Weismann.

TROIS-RIVIERES AIGLES – Signed INF Travis Weaver, RHP Nick Sarianides and 1B Kyle Nichols.

Frontier League

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES – Signed 1B Ben Waldrip.

NORMAL CORNBELTERS – Released RHP Luis Noel.

SCHAUMBURG BOOMERS – Signed LHP Hunter Ackerman, OF Matt Petrone and OF Nick Schulz.

BASKETBALL

NBA

NBA – Suspended Sacramento F DeMarcus Cousins one game for receiving his 16th technical foul of the 2013-14 season in an April 13 game against Minnesota.

CHICAGO BULLS – Waived F Tornike Shengelia. Signed F Greg Smith for the remainder of the season.

DETROIT PISTONS – Announced the resignation of president of basketball operations Joe Dumars, who will remain as an advisor.

FOOTBALL

NFL

CLEVELAND BROWNS – Signed FB Chris Pressley.

DETROIT LIONS – Claimed DE Kourtnei Brown off waivers from Buffalo.

CFL

HAMILTON TIGER-CATS – Announced the retirement of OL Marwan Hage.

HOCKEY

NHL

NHL – Fined Philadelphia F Scott Hartnell $5,000 for spearing Carolina D Brett Bellemore during Sunday’s game.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS – Reassigned D Thomas Larkin to Springfield (AHL).

DETROIT RED WINGS – Assigned G Petr Mrazek to Grand Rapids (AHL). Reassigned D Richard Nedomlel and G Jared Coreau from Toledo (ECHL) to Grand Rapids.

FLORIDA PANTHERS – Reassigned D Colby Robak to San Antonio (AHL).

MONTREAL CANADIENS – Reassigned F Stefan Fournier from Wheeling (ECHL) to Hamilton (AHL).

NASHVILLE PREDATORS – Announced they will not renew the contract of coach Barry Trotz.

NEW JERSEY DEVILS – Assigned Fs Mike Sislo and Tim Sestito and D Jon Merrill and Adam Larsson to Albany (AHL).

NEW YORK ISLANDERS – Reassigned D Ryan Pulock to Bridgeport (AHL). Returned Fs John Persson, Johan Sundstrom, Mike Halmo, Justin Johnson and Brett Gallant and D Scott Mayfield and Matt Donovan to Bridgeport.

WASHINGTON CAPITALS – Reassigned D Julien Brouillette and C Peter LeBlanc to Hershey (AHL).

AHL

BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERS – Released F Jesse Root from an amateur tryout agreement.

SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE – Announced Fs Logan Shaw, Wade Megan and Trevor Lewis have been reassigned to Cincinnati (ECHL).

SPRINGFIELD FALCONS – Recalled F Alex Aleardi from Evansville (ECHL).

SOCCER

MLS

CHIVAS USA – Signed D Michael Nwiloh.

NWSL

SKY BLUE FC – Signed M Meg Morris.

WINTER SPORTS

USA LUGE – Elected Dwight Bell president, Erin Warren treasurer and Mary Ann Deignan secretary.

COLLEGE

NCAA – Promoted Jonathan Duncan to vice president of enforcement.

ARKANSAS – Named Christy Smith assistant women’s basketball coach.

CLEMSON – Dismissed QB Chad Kelly.

GEORGETOWN – Named Natasha Adair women’s basketball coach.

HOFSTRA – Named Sarah Dalrymple assistant field hockey coach.

MAINE – Fired men’s basketball coach Ted Woodward.

MICHIGAN STATE – Announced sophomore G Gary Harris will enter the NBA draft.

OAKLAND – Announced men’s basketball G Max Hooper is transferring from St. John’s.

OHIO STATE – Announced men’s basketball C Trevor Thompson is transferring from Virginia Tech.

UT MARTIN – Named Jermaine Johnson and Thomas Gray men’s assistant basketball coaches.

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