Friday's Sports Transactions



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BASEBALL
American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Optioned LHP Mike Belfiore to Norfolk (IL). Reassigned RHP Tim Alderson and LHP Nick Additon to minor league camp.

BOSTON RED SOX — Agreed to terms with Ps Drake Britton, Rubby De La Rosa, Felix Doubront, Anthony Ranaudo, Allen Webster, Alex Wilson, Brandon Workman and Steven Wright; Cs Dan Butler, Ryan Lavarnway and Christian Vazquez; INFs Xander Bogaerts, Garin Cecchini, Brock Holt and Will Middlebrooks; and OFs Jackie Bradley Jr., Bryce Brentz, Alex Hassan and Daniel Nava on one-year contracts.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Released RHP Brad Penny from his minor league contract.

SEATTLE MARINERS — Announced the resignation of third base coach John Stearns. Promoted Tacoma (PCL) manager Rich Donnelly to third base coach.

TEXAS RANGERS — Optioned RHP Matt West to Myrtle Beach (Carolina). Assigned C Jose Felix to minor league camp. Added C Patrick Cantwell from minor league camp.

National League

SAN DIEGO PADRES — Claimed OF Alex Castellanos off waivers from Texas. Placed LHP Cory Luebke on the 60-day DL.

American Association

AMARILLO SOX — Signed RHPs Casey Beck and Mike Nannini.

LINCOLN SALTDOGS — Signed RHP Joe Bisenius.

ST. PAUL SAINTS — Signed RHPs Dustin Klabunde, Mackenzie King and Nick Barnese.

WICHITA WINGNUTS — Signed C Mike McCarthy.

Can-Am League

NEW JERSEY JACKALS — Signed RHP Ryan Fennell.

BASKETBALL
National Basketball Association

NBA — Suspended Milwaukee F Ersan Ilyasova one game for punching Sacramento F Reggie Evans in the stomach during Wednesday's game.

FOOTBALL
National Football League

DALLAS COWBOYS — Released C Phil Costa.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Agreed to terms with P Pat McAfee on a five-year contract.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS — Re-signed QB Chad Henne on a two-year contract.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Re-signed CB/PR Marcus Sherels.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS — Released WR Lance Moore.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Signed OL Lemuel Jeanpierre and S Jeron Johnson to one-year contract extensions.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Re-signed LB Jonathan Casillas to a one-year contract.

TENNESSEE TITANS — Agreed to terms with DE Ropati Pitoitua on a multi-year contract.

Canadian Football League

B.C. LIONS — Announced the retirement of C Angus Reid.

EDMONTON ESKIMOS — Signed DTs Cedric McKinley and Daniel Ross.

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS — Signed QB Robert Marve and WR Mario Urrutia. Named Buck Pierce running backs coach.

HOCKEY
National Hockey League

NHL — Suspended Vancouver F Zack Kassian three games for for boarding Dallas D Brenden Dillon during Thursday's game.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS — Recalled D Frederic St. Denis from Springfield (AHL).

DETROIT RED WINGS — Assigned RW Teemu Pulkkinen to Grand Rapids (AHL).

PHOENIX COYOTES — Recalled D Brandon Gormley from Portland (AHL).

WASHINGTON CAPITALS — Reassigned D Cameron Schilling to Hershey (AHL).

ECHL

BAKERSFIELD CONDORS — Loaned F Jordan Knackstedt to Abbotsford (AHL).

ELMIRA JACKALS — Loaned D Kyle Bushee to Utica (AHL).

GREENVILLE ROAD WARRIORS — Signed F Alexandre Carrier.

IDAHO STEELHEADS — Released D Steven Whitely.

ORLANDO SOLAR BEARS — Signed D Matt Ridley. Loaneed D Bryce Aneloski to Toronto (AHL).

READING ROYALS — Loaned D Mike Banwell to Springfield (AHL).

UTAH GRIZZLIES — Released D Gentry Zollars.

WHEELING NAILERS — Released D Nicholas Kuqali and F Justin Smith.

SOCCER
Major League Soccer

D.C. UNITED — Named Amos Magee assistant coach and U-23 team head coach.

FC DALLAS — Re-signed M Victor Ulloa. Terminated the contract of F Eric Hassli.

LA GALAXY — Signed D Dan Gargan.

NEW YORK RED BULLS — Signed Ds Chris Duvall and Ambroise Oyongo and M Eric Stevenson.

COLLEGE

ARKANSAS — Fired women's basketball coach Tom Collen.

JACKSONVILLE STATE — Named Terry Gamble volleyball coach.

NEBRASKA — Signed football coach Bo Pelini to a one-year contract extension through Feb. 2019.

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