Wednesday's Sports Transactions



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BASEBALL
American League

CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Reassigned RHPs Chris Bassitt, Parker Frazier and Brian Omogrosso; INF Mike McDade; OF Denis Phipps; LHP Mauricio Robles; and C Kevan Smith to minor league camp.

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Agreed to terms with INFs Jose Ramirez and Jesus Aguilar on one-year contracts.

SEATTLE MARINERS — Optioned LHP Danny Hultzen to Tacoma (PCL) and LHP Anthony Fernandez and OF Julio Morban to Jackson (SL). Reassigned RHPs Jonathan Arias, Andrew Carraway, Stephen Kohlscheen, Mark Rogers and Chance Ruffin; LHP James Gillheeney; Cs John Hicks and Manuel Pina; INF Gabriel Noriega; and OF Burt Reynolds to minor league camp.

TEXAS RANGERS — Designated INF/OF Alex Castellanos for assignment. Agreed to terms with LHP Joe Saunders on a one-year contract.

American Association

AMARILLO SOX — Signed C Connar O'Gorman and RHP Josh Giles.

KANSAS CITY T-BONES — Signed RHP Matt E. Smith. Released INF Kyle Nichols.

Can-Am League

ROCKLAND BOULDERS — Signed OF Mitchell Rowan.

BASKETBALL
National Basketball Association

BROOKLYN NETS — Signed C Jason Collins to a second 10-day contract.

TORONTO RAPTORS — Reassigned G Dwight Bucyks to Bakersfield (NBADL).

FOOTBALL
National Football League

BUFFALO BILLS — Signed DB Aaron Williams to a four-year contract extension.

CHICAGO BEARS — Terminated the contract of P Adam Podlesh.

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Released WRs Davone Bess and Brian Tyms and LB Paul Hazel.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Terminated the contract of TE John Carlson.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS — Signed S Troy Polamalu and TE Heath Miller to three-year contracts.

HOCKEY
National Hockey League

BUFFALO SABRES — Claimed F Cory Conacher off waivers from Ottawa. Traded D Brayden McNabb, RW Jonathan Parker and 2014 and 2015 second-round draft picks to Los Angeles for Fs Hudson Fasching and Nicolas Deslauriers.

CALGARY FLAMES — Recalled Fs Corban Knight and Max Reinhart from Abbotsford (AHL). Assigned D Derek Smith to Abbotsford.

CAROLINA HURRICANES — Traded LW Tuomo Ruutu to New Jersey for C Andrei Loktionov and a conditional 2017 third-round draft pick.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS — Traded RW Marian Gaborik to Los Angeles for RW Matt Frattin, a 2014 second-round draft pick and a conditional third-round draft pick.

DALLAS STARS — Reassigned F Chris Mueller to Texas (AHL).

DETROIT RED WINGS — Recalled C Cory Emmerton from Grand Rapids (AHL).

EDMONTON OILERS — Traded F Ales Hemsky to Ottawa for a 2014 third-round draft pick and 2015 fifth-round draft pick.

LOS ANGELES KINGS — Signed G Patrik Bartosak to a three-year, entry-level contract.

MONTREAL CANADIENS — Assigned G Devan Dubnyk to Hamilton (AHL).

NASHVILLE PREDATORS — Traded G Devan Dubnyk to Montreal for future considerations.

OTTAWA SENATORS — Signed D Chris Phillips to a two-year contract.

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING — Traded RW Martin St. Louis to the N.Y. Rangers for RW Ryan Callahan, a conditional 2014 second-round draft pick and a 2015 first-round draft pick. Recalled F Richard Panik from Syracuse (AHL). Reassigned F Vladislav Namestnikov to Syracuse.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS — Recalled Fs Carter Ashton and Peter Holland from Toronto (AHL). Assigned F Frazer McLaren to Toronto (AHL).

American Hockey League

TEXAS STARS — Sent F Taylor Vause to Idaho (ECHL).

HORSE RACING

THOROUGHBRED RACING ASSOCIATIONS — Re-elected president Scott Wells, vice president Peter Berube, secretary Joe Wilson treasurer William Fasy and executive vice president Christopher Scherf.

LACROSSE
National Lacrosse League

COLORADO MAMMOTH — Named Pat Coyle, Chris Gill and Dan Stroup interim coaches.

SOCCER
Major League Soccer

VANCOUVER WHITECAPS — Signed M Pedro Morales.

COLLEGE

NCAA — Named Nevada senior associate athletic director Rhonda Lundin Bennett and Southeastern Conference assistant commissioner Leslie Claybrook to the Division I Women's Basketball Committee, effective Sept. 1.

FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON — Named Germaine Fairchild women's assistant softball coach.

SMU — Named Steve Broussard running backs coach.

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