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BASEBALL

Major League Baseball

MLB – Suspended Milwaukee minor league RHP Mark Williams (Brevard County-FSL) 50 games after testing positive for an amphetamine in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES – Activated LHP Andrew Miller. Designated RHP Ryan Webb for assignment.

BOSTON RED SOX – Activated OF Yoenis Cespedes and OF/1B Allen Craig. Recalled OF/INF Mookie Betts, LHP Tommy Layne, RHP Anthony Ranaudo and RHP Alex Wilson from Pawtucket (IL). Activated 3B Will Middlebrooks from the 15-day DL. Placed OF Shane Victorino on the 15-day DL, retroactive to July 31. Designated 1B/OF Mike Carp for assignment.

CLEVELAND INDIANS – Designated RHP Zach McAllister for assignment. Recalled OF Tyler Holt from Columbus (IL).

HOUSTON ASTROS – Called up RHP Mike Foltynewicz from Oklahoma City (PCL).

LOS ANGELES ANGELS – Placed LHP Tyler Skaggs on the 15-day DL. Recalled LHP Michael Roth from Arkansas (Texas).

NEW YORK YANKEES – Designated INF Brian Roberts for assignment. Optioned INF Zelous Wheeler and OF Zoilo Almonte to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL).

TEXAS RANGERS – Purchased the contract of RHP Phil Klein from Round Rock (PCL). Designated LHP Ryan Feierabend for assignment.

National League

MIAMI MARLINS –Placed RHP Henderson Alvarez on the 15-day DL, retroactive to July 30. Recalled LHP Dan Jennings from New Orleans (PCL).

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES – Placed LHP Cliff Lee on the 15-day DL. Recalled LHP Cesar Jimenez from Lehigh Valley (IL).

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS – Activated RHPs John Lackey and Justin Masterson. Recalled OF Shane Robinson from Memphis (PCL). Optioned RHP Carlos Martinez to Memphis.

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS – Sesignated 2B Dan Uggla and OF Tyler Colvin for assignment. Called INF Matt Duffy and OF Jarrett Parker from Fresno (PCL).

WASHINGTON NATIONALS – Activated INF Asdrubal Cabrera. Optioned RHP Aaron Barrett to Syracuse (IL).

Frontier League

JOLIET SLAMMERS – Signed RHP Ethan Carter. Released UTL Jose Garcia and RHP Brett Zawacki.

NORMAL CORNBELTERS – Placed RHP Kurt Schluter on the suspended list.

RIVER CITY RASCALS – Signed LHP Ryan Brockett.

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS – Signed INF Daniel Johnston. Released INF Sam Montgomery

BASKETBALL

NBA

DENVER NUGGETS – Signed G Erick Green.

MIAMI HEAT – Signed F Shawne Williams.

NEW YORK KNICKS – Signed F Cleanthony Early.

SAN ANTONIO SPURS – Signed G Tony Parker to a multiyear contract extension.

FOOTBALL

NFL

ARIZONA CARDINALS – Signed LB Derrell Johnson.

NEW YORK GIANTS – Signed OT Adam Gress and CB Chandler Fenner. Placed OT Troy Kropog on injured reserve. Waived/injured CB Travis Howard.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS – Signed K Shaun Suisham to a four-year contract extension through the 2018 season.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS – Placed TE Anthony McCoy and DT Jesse Williams on injured reserve. Released WR Randall Carroll. Signed LB Marcus Dowtin and WR Ronald Johnson.

HOCKEY

NHL

MINNESOTA WILD – Signed D Justin Falk to a one-year contract.

WINNIPEG JETS – Named Dr. Craig Slaunwhite director of fitness. Agreed to terms with F TJ Galiardi on a one-year contract.

ECHL

FLORIDA EVERBLADES – Agreed to terms with C Alexandre Lavoie on a one-year contract.

IDAHO STEELHEADS – Agreed to terms with D Matt Case.

SOCCER

MLS

MLS – Suspended New York D Jamison Olave two games and fined him an undisclosed amount for “violent” conduct toward a Real Salt Lake opponent during a July 30 game. Fined Real Salt Lake MF Javier Morales and New York MF Tim Cahill undisclosed amounts for violating league policy on placing hands on an opponent’s head.

FC DALLAS – Signed F Coy Craft.

COLLEGE

MIAMI – Announced linebackers coach Micheal Barrow is taking a sabbatical for the 2014 season. Named Hurlie Brown linebackers coach, Tim Harris running backs coach and Kevin Beard assistant director of football operations.

PROVIDENCE – Named Tim Brock men’s track coach, men’s and women’s cross country coach and women’s assistant track coach.

ST. EDWARD’S – Named Estevam Strecker men’s tennis coach.

TENNESSEE – Promoted Greg Hulen to chief development officer.

TENNESSEE TECH – Named Ron Jirsa men’s assistant basketball coach, Michael Cooper director of basketball operations for women’s basketball, Rebecca O’Shurak women’s assistant coach soccer coach and Jesse Bunch marketing and promotions coordinator. Promoted Corey Boyd to women’s full-time assistant soccer coach.

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