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Tuesday, December 03, 2013 9:19 PM

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Major League Baseball Players Association

MLBPA EXECUTIVE BOARD — Named Tony Clark executive director.

American League

HOUSTON ASTROS — Acquired OF Dexter Fowler and a player to be named from Colorado for OF Brandon Barnes and RHP Jordan Lyles.

MINNESOTA TWINS — Agreed to terms with RHP Ricky Nolasco on a 4-year contract.

NEW YORK YANKEES — Agreed to terms with C Brian McCann on a 5-year contract.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Acquired OF Craig Gentry and RHP Josh Lindblom from Texas Rangers for OF Michael Choice and INF Chris Bostick. Acquired RHP Luke Gregerson from San Diego for OF Seth Smith.

SEATTLE MARINERS — Named Dan Wilson roving minor league catching coordinator.

TAMPA BAY RAYS — Acquired C Ryan Hanigan from Cincinnati and RHP Heath Bell from Arizona. Agreed to terms with Hanigan on a 3-year contract. Tampa Bay sent RHP Justin Choate and a player to be named to Arizona. Arizona sent LHP David Holmberg to Cincinnati.

National League

CHICAGO CUBS — Named Eric Hinske first-base coach.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Acquired RHP Brad Lincoln from the Toronto Blue Jays for C Erik Kratz and LHP Rob Rasmussen.

New York-Penn League

STATEN ISLAND YANKEES — Named Steven M. Violetta chief executive officer.

American Association

AMARILLO SOX — Traded INF KC Serna and LHP Matt Wickswat to Sioux Falls for INF Cory Morales.

FARGO-MOORHEAD REDHAWKS — Traded 1B Keith Brachold to Amarillo for a player to be named.

Frontier League

SCHAUMBURG BOOMERS — Signed RHPs James Bierlein and Dexter Price to contract extensions.


National Basketball Association

BROOKLYN NETS - Reassigned assistant coach Lawrence Frank to a non-bench role.

CHICAGO BULLS — Assigned G Marquis Teague to Iowa (NBADL).

OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER — Assigned F Andre Roberson to Tulsa (NBADL).


National Football League

NFL — Suspended Detroit LB Travis Lewis four games for violating the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing substances.

BUFFALO BILLS — Signed OT Jamaal Johnson-Webb to the practice squad.

CHICAGO BEARS — Signed DT Tracy Robertson to the practice squad.

CINCINNATI BENGALS — Re-signed OT Dennis Roland. Placed G Clint Boling on injured reserve Tuesday.

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Signed QB Caleb Hanie. Placed LB Brandon Magee and DB Chris Owenson injured reserve. Signed DB Julian Posey from the practice squad.

DALLAS COWBOYS — Placed RB Lance Dunbar on injured reserve. Signed FB Tyler Clutts

DETROIT LIONS — Signed CB Akwasi Owusu-Ansah to the practice squad.

GREEN BAY PACKERS — Signed RB Kahlil Bell. Released S Jerron McMillian. Signed CB Antonio Dennard to the practice squad.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Signed LB Daniel Adongo and OL Xavier Nixon from the practice squad. Placed LB Mario Harvey and RB Daniel Herron on injured reserve. Signed FB Robert Hughes and DT Jeris Pendleton to the practice squad.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS — Signed DT Jerrell Powe. Released DT Kyle Love. Signed FB Toben Opurum to the practice squad.

NEW YORK JETS — Signed KR Darius Reynaud. Placed KR-WR Josh Cribbs on injured reserve.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS — Signed DL DaJohn Harris to the practice squad.

Canadian Football League

MONTREAL ALOUETTES — Promoted Mark Weightman to president and CEO.


National Hockey League

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

LOS ANGELES KINGS — Recalled D Jeff Schultz from Manchester (AHL). Assigned F Tanner Pearson to Manchester.


ILLINOIS-CHICAGO — Released junior G Joey Miller.

MIAMI (OHIO) — Named Chuck Martin football coach.

RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE — Named Leo Bush women’s volleyball coach.

ROBERT MORRIS — Announced men’s indoor and outdoor track, tennis and cross country and women’s golf, tennis and field hockey will be phased out following the 2013-14 academic year.

UCLA — Agreed to a 6-year contract extension with men’s football coach Jim Mora through 2019.


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