Major League Baseball
MLB – Named Billy Bean as a consultant who will serve as Ambassador for Inclusion.
CLEVELAND INDIANS – Optioned RHP Zach McAllister to Columbus (IL).
CHICAGO BULLS – Released F Carlos Boozer. Waived F Lou Amundson, G Ronnie Brewer and G Mike James.
DALLAS MAVERICKS – Signed F Dirk Nowitzki and F Chandler Parsons.
DETROIT PISTONS – Signed G D.J. Augustin and F Caron Butler.
HOUSTON ROCKETS – Acquired F Trevor Ariza, F Alonzo Gee, G Scotty Hopson and a 2015 first-round draft pick from the New Orleans Pelicans, the Pelicans received C Omer Asik, F Omri Casspi and cash considerations and the Washington Wizards receive C Melvin Ely and a trade exception.
MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES – Signed G Beno Udrih to a multiyear contract.
MIAMI HEAT – Re-signed G Dwyane Wade.
OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER – Signed G Sebastian Telfair.
PHOENIX SUNS – Waived G Ish Smith.
SAN ANTONIO SPURS – Named Etorre Messina assistant coach.
NEW ORLEANS SAINTS – Agreed to terms with TE Jimmy Graham on a multiyear contract.
ARIZONA COYOTES – Signed F Brandon McMillan to a one-year contract and F Jordan Szwarz to a two-year contract.
DETROIT RED WINGS – Named Tony Granato assistant coach.
EDMONTON OILERS – Signed C Andrew Miller to a one-year contract.
FLORIDA PANTHERS – Agreed to terms with D Dylan Olsen on a two-year contract and F Garrett Wilson and C Ryan Martindale on one-year contracts.
MINNESOTA WILD – Re-signed LW Jason Zucker to a two-year contract.
NASHVILLE PREDATORS – Signed Fs Mike Ribeiro and Derek Roy to one-year contracts. Signed LW Viktor Arvidsson and LW Kevin Fiala to a three-year entry-level contract.
NEW YORK ISLANDERS – Agreed to terms C Casey Cizikas has on a two-year contract and D Calvin de Haan on a three-year contract.
WASHINGTON CAPITALS – Signed G Vitek Vanecek and F Jakub Vrana to three-year, entry-level contracts.
BIG EAST CONFERENCE – Named Stu Jackson senior associate commissioner for men’s basketball.
ALABAMA – Announced the retirement of gymnastics coach Sarah Patterson.
UMASS – Announced women’s sophomore basketball F Alyssa Lawrence has a transferred from San Diego State.
WEST ALABAMA – Named Rusty Cram women’s basketball coach.