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Sports

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Transactions

BASEBALL

American League

TORONTO BLUE JAYS – Selected the contract of 2B Chris Getz from Buffalo (IL). Released RHP Mickey Storey.

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES – Activated LHP Mike Minor from the 15-day DL.

MIAMI MARLINS – Activated INF Ed Lucas from the 15-day DL. Designated 1B Greg Dobbs for assignment.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS – Optioned RHP Taylor Jordan to Syracuse (IL). Recalled RHP Ryan Mattheus from Syracuse.

American Association

LAREDO LEMURS – Signed OF Harrison Kain.

WICHITA WINGNUTS – Released C Chris Matthews.

Frontier League

FRONTIER GREYS – Signed INF Chase Tucker.

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES – Signed INF Niko Vasquez to a contract extension.

JOLIET SLAMMERS – Traded RHP Zac Treece to Lake Erie for 1B Russell Moldenhauer.

LAKE ERIE CRUSHERS – Signed INF Adam Ford and LHP Roberto Padilla.

BASKETBALL

NBA

NBA – Banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life and fined him $2.5 million for racist comments he made in an audio recording.

FOOTBALL

NFL

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS – Signed S Earl Thomas to a four-year contract extension through the 2018 season.

HOCKEY

NHL

DALLAS STARS – Reassigned F Chris Mueller and F Dustin Jeffrey to Texas (AHL).

FLORIDA PANTHERS – Fired interim coach Peter Horachek.

AHL

SPRINGFIELD FALCONS – Announced G Jeremy Smith was returned to the team by Columbus (NHL).

ECHL

ECHL – Fined Fort Wayne’s Mike Embach an undisclosed amount for his actions in an April 27 game against Reading.

COLLEGE

ELON – Named Chris Little men’s soccer coach.

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