Thursday's Sports Transactions



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BASEBALL
American League

CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Placed OF Avisail Garcia on the 15-day DL. Recalled OF Jordan Danks from Charlotte (IL).

CLEVELAND INDIANS — Placed 3B Lonnie Chisenhall on the paternity list. Recalled INF Justin Sellers from Columbus (IL).

MINNESOTA TWINS — Selected the contract of OF Darin Mastroianni from Rochester (IL).

National League

LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Assigned OF Mike Baxter outright to Albuquerque (PCL).

PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Announced RHP Vin Mazzaro accepted his outright assignment to Indianapolis (IL).

American Association

GRAND PRAIRIE AIR HOGS — Released INF Austin Newell. Signed RHP Aaron Wilkerson.

WICHITA WINGNUTS — Signed LHP Alan Williams, RHP Jack Wagoner, RHP Michael Zouzalik and C Chris McMurray.

Can-Am League

NEW JERSEY JACKALS — Released C Danny Rams.

BASKETBALL
National Basketball Association

CHICAGO BULLS — Signed G Mike James and F Lou Amundson for the remainder of the season.

FOOTBALL
National Football League

BUFFALO BILLS — Released DE Kourtnei Brown.

CAROLINA PANTHERS — Signed TE Ed Dickson to a one-year contract.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS — Signed S Akeem Davis.

Canadian Football League

B.C. LIONS — Signed C Matt Norman to a contract extension through the 2016 season.

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS — Signed OL Quentin Saulsberry.

HOCKEY
National Hockey League

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS — Reassigned F Teuvo Teravainen to Rockford (AHL).

FLORIDA PANTHERS — Recalled G Scott Clemmensen from San Antonio (AHL).

MONTREAL CANADIENS — Assigned G Dustin Tokarski and F Jack Nevins to Hamilton (AHL).

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS — Signed F Ryan Rupert to a three-year entry level contract.

American Hockey League

BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERS — Signed F-D Scooter Vaughan to a professional tryout contract for the remainder of the season and an AHL contract for the 2014-15 season.

HAMILTON BULLDOGS — Released F Jordan Owens from his tryout agreement.

SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE — Recalled G Rob Madore from Cincinnati (ECHL).

SKIING

U.S. SKI TEAM — Named Stefan Abplanalp coach of the women's alpine speed team.

SOCCER
Major League Soccer

MLS — Suspended D.C. United MF Lewis Neal one game and fined him an undisclosed amount for serious foul play against New England D Andrew Farrell in an April 5 game.

CHIVAS USA — Waived MF Daniel Fragoso and D Andrew Ribeiro. Acquired MF Martin Rivero from Colorado for afourth-round pick in the 2015 SuperDraft.

SEATTLE SOUNDERS FC — Placed D Damion Lowe and F Kevin Parsemain on the disabled list.

COLLEGE

LITTLE EAST CONFERENCE — Named Megan B. Erbes assistant commissioner.

DUKE — Announced senior QB Brandon Connette is transferring.

GEORGETOWN — Announced men's sophomore basketball G Stephen Domingo is transferring.

MICHIGAN — Announced senior men's basketball F Jon Horford is transferring.

PENN STATE — Named Tom McGrath associate athletic director for business relations and communications.

RUTGERS — Named Tom Luicci senior director of digital media.

VIRGINIA UNION — Named Tony Sheals men's basketball coach.

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