HOUSTON ASTROS – Optioned RHP David Martinez to Oklahoma City (PCL).
ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS – Recalled RHP Trevor Cahill from Reno (PCL). Optioned RHP Mike Bolsinger to Reno.
MIAMI MARLINS – Sent RHP A.J. Ramos to Jacksonville (SL) for a rehab assignment.
NBA – Named Eric Hutcherson senior vice president, human resources.
DETROIT PISTONS – Signed G Jodie Meeks to a multi year contract.
MIAMI HEAT – Signed F Josh McRoberts and G Mario Chalmers.
CAROLINA HURRICANES – Agreed to terms with RW Justin Shugg on a one-year, two-way contract.
CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS – Named Kevin Dineen assistant coach.
DALLAS STARS – Signed D Julius Honka to a three-year entry-level contract.
TRACK & FIELD
COURT OF ARBITRATION FOR SPORT – Reduced 18-month doping bans for Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson to six months.
APPALACHIAN STATE – Named Bryan Bender director of men’s basketball operations.
DETROIT – Named Chris Kolon men’s lacrosse coach.
HOUSTON BAPTIST – Named Jordan Jeffers men’s and women’s assistant golf coach.
MARSHALL – Signed football coach Doc Holliday to a two-year contract extension through the 2017 season.
POST (CONN.) – Announced the resignation of baseball coach AJ McNamara. Promoted associate head baseball coach Ray Ricker to head coach.
ROWAN – Named Dustin Dimit men’s cross country and track & field coach, and Derick Adamson women’s cross country and track and field coach.
UTEP – Named Sara Plourde softball pitching coach.