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The Journal Gazette

Wednesday, December 06, 2017 1:00 am

TRANSACTIONS

BASEBALL

American League

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Agreed to terms with RHP Dan Otero on a two-year contract.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Agreed to terms with RHP Wily Peralta on a one-year contract.

National League

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Named Rob Thomson bench coach.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Agreed to terms with RHP Miles Mikolas on a two-year contract.

BASKETBALL

NBA

CHICAGO BULLS — Assigned G Kay Felder to Windy City (NBAGL).

FOOTBALL

NFL

NFL — Suspended Pittsburgh WR JuJu Smith-Schuster and Cincinnati CB George Iloka one game for violating league safety rules.

CHICAGO BEARS — Placed OL Kyle Long and DL Mitch Unrein on injured reserve. Signed OL Will Pericak and TE Colin Thompson from the practice squad.

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Released WR Rannell Hall from the practice squad. Signed DB Justin Currie to the practice squad.

GREEN BAY PACKERS — Signed TE Robert Tonyan to the practice squad.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Re-signed OL Jason King to the practice squad.

HOCKEY

NHL

ANAHEIM DUCKS — Recalled D Jaycob Megna from San Diego (AHL).

ARIZONA COYOTES — Assigned G Marek Langhamer and D Joel Hanley to Tucson (AHL).

BUFFALO SABRES — Loaned F Matt Moulson to Ontario (AHL).

NEW YORK RANGERS — Recalled G Alexandar Georgiev from Hartford (AHL).

ECHL

READING ROYALS — Traded F Matt Salhany to South Carolina for D Nick Neville.

SOCCER

MLS

NEW YORK CITY FC — Signed D Ronald Matarrita to a contract extension.

COLLEGE

ARIZONA STATE — Promoted Billy Napier to associate head football coach and offensive coordinator.

ARKANSAS — Named Hunter Yurachek athletic director and signed him to a five-year contract.

FLORIDA STATE — Named Willie Taggart football coach. Redshirt sophomore S Derwin James will enter the NFL draft.

MEMPHIS — Agreed to terms with football coach Mike Norvell on a five-year contract extension.

ST. ANDREWS — Named Brandon Tereshko men’s and women’s golf coach.

SIENA — Named Anthony Spataro volunteer assistant baseball coach.

TEMPLE — Named Dr. Stephany Coakley senior associate athletic director for mental health, wellness and performance.

TEXAS A&M — Named Jimbo Fisher football coach and signed him to a 10-year contract.

UCF — Named Josh Heupel football coach.

UCLA — Freshman men’s basketball G LiAngelo Ball will withdraw from school. Named Jerry Azzinaro defensive coordinator and Don Pellum linebackers coach.