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Transactions

BASEBALL

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES – Recalled RHP Bud Norris from Bowie (EL). Optioned C Steve Clevenger to Norfolk (IL).

BOSTON RED SOX – Sent C Ryan Lavarnway to Portland (EL) for a rehab assignment.

CLEVELAND INDIANS – Recalled LHP TJ House from Mahoning Valley (NYP). Optioned RHP Austin Adams to Columbus (IL).

DETROIT TIGERS – Sent LHP Pat McCoy to Toledo (IL) for a rehab assignment.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS – Agreed to terms with OF Leland Clemmons on a minor league contract.

TEXAS RANGERS – Reinstated OF-1B Jim Adduci from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Matt West to Round Rock (PCL).

TORONTO BLUE JAYS – Designated RHP Sergio Santos for assignment. Recalled LHP Rob Rasmussen from Buffalo (IL).

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES – Activated C Evan Gattis from the 15-day DL. Optioned C Christian Bethancourt to Gwinnett (IL).

CHICAGO CUBS – Optioned LHP Zac Rosscup to Iowa (PCL).

COLORADO ROCKIES – Placed INF Justin Morneau on the 15-day DL, retroactive to July 14. Selected the contract of INF Ben Paulsen from Colorado Springs (PCL). Designated RHP Jair Jurrjens for assignment.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS – Optioned RHP Rob Wooten to Nashville (PCL). Selected the contract of RHP Jeremy Jeffress from Nashville. Transferred RHP Jim Henderson to the 60-day DL.

NEW YORK METS – Reinstated LHP Jon Niese from the 15-day DL.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES – Designated OF Tony Gwynn Jr. for assignment. Optioned INF Cesar Hernandez to Lehigh Valley (IL). Assigned C Koyie Hill outright to Lehigh Valley. Reinstated LHP Cliff Lee from the 60-day DL and INF Reid Brignac and C Wil Nieves from the 15-day DL.

SAN DIEGO PADRES – Agreed to terms with INF Jeudy Valdez on a minor league contract and assigned him to Lake Elsinore (Cal).

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS – Placed RHP Matt Cain on the 15-day DL, retroactive to July 11, and 1B Brandon Belt on the 7-day DL, retroactive to July 20. Recalled RHP George Kontos and 3B Adam Duvall from Fresno (PCL).

American Association

FARGO-MOORHEAD REDHAWKS – Released OF Dusty Robinson.

GARY SOUTHSHORE RAILCATS – Released RHP Travis McGee.

SIOUX CITY EXPLORERS – Released RHP Elliott Engle.

Frontier League

EVANSVILLE OTTERS – Signed LHP Conor Kerins.

LAKE ERIE CRUSHERS – Signed C P.J. Torres. Released INF Matt Dickason.

RIVER CITY RASCALS – Signed 3B Steve Carrillo.

BASKETBALL

NBA

NBA – Announced the resignation of NBADL president Dan Reed.

CHARLOTTE HORNETS – Signed F Marvin Williams to a two-year contract.

CHICAGO BULLS – Signed F Cameron Bairstow. Re-signed G Kirk Hinrich.

DALLAS MAVERICKS – Signed F Richard Jefferson.

LOS ANGELES LAKERS – Signed G Nick Young to a multiyear contract.

PHOENIX SUNS – Signed F Anthony Tolliver.

SAN ANTONIO SPURS – Re-signed F Matt Bonner.

UTAH JAZZ – Signed F Trevor Booker.

WNBA

ATLANTA DREAM – Announced coach Michael Cooper took a medical leave of absence. Named assistant coach Karleen Thompson interim coach.

FOOTBALL

NFL

BUFFALO BILLS – Signed DT Landon Cohen and WR Naaman Roosevelt.

CINCINNATI BENGALS – Placed P Kevin Huber, G Clint Boling, LB Marquis Flowers, WRs Ryan Whalen and Colin Lockett, CB Leon Hall and DTs Geno Atkins, Devon Still and Zach Minter on the PUP list.

DALLAS COWBOYS – Placed DT Chris Whaley on the waived/non-football injury list. Signed TE Dallas Walker and WR Dezmon Briscoe.

DETROIT LIONS – Claimed WR Reese Wiggins off waivers from New England.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS – Released DL Seali’i Epenesa. Signed DL Eathyn Manumaleuna.

NEW YORK GIANTS – Announced the retirement of G Chris Snee.

CFL

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS – Added RB Sam McGuffie and LB Kyle Jones to the practice roster.

HOCKEY

NHL

MONTREAL CANADIENS – Signed F Nikita Scherbak to a three-year, entry-level contract.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS – Signed D Cody Franson to a one-year contract.

AHL

HAMILTON BULLDOGS – Signed D Bobby Shea to a one-year, two-way AHL/ECHL contract.

MILWAUKEE ADMIRALS – Signed F Triston Grant and G Rob Madore to one-year contracts.

COLLEGE

ARMSTRONG STATE – Named Sean McCaffrey men’s and women’s tennis coach.

CASTLETON – Named Reggie Colomb golf coach.

FLAGLER – Named Caryn Savitz athletics communications coordinator.

LA SALLE – Promoted assistant trainer Shannon Clegg to associate director of training.

PENNSYLVANIA – Named Alex Tirapelle wrestling coach.

ROSE-HULMAN – Named Jon Lester men’s golf coach and men’s assistant basketball coach.

SAINT PETER’S – Promoted assistant/acting baseball coach T.J. Baxter to head coach.

SHENANDOAH – Named Meghan Sullivan women’s assistant basketball coach.

TEXAS A&M – Announced senior DL Gavin Stansbury has left the team. Announced freshman DB Victor Davis was suspended from the team after a recent arrest for a shoplifting charge.

WAGNER – Named Will Manny men’s assistant lacrosse coach.

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