Wednesday's Sports Transactions

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Associated Press

Posted on March 5, 2014 at 7:01 PM

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.

Frontier League

FLORENCE FREEDOM — Signed OFs Kyle Bluestein and Nick Stein to contract extensions. Signed INF Sam Eberle.

BASKETBALL
National Basketball Association

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

CLEVELAND CAVALIERS — Assigned G/F Sergey Karasev to Canton (NBADL).

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

FOOTBALL
National Football League

NFL — Conditionally reinstated CB Brandon Browner from indefinite suspension.

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

ANAHEIM DUCKS — Traded D Alex Grant to Ottawa for F Andre Petersson.

BOSTON BRUINS — Claimed D Cory Potter off waivers from Edmonton.

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 — Traded G Reto Berra to Colorado for a 2014 second-round draft pick, and F Lee Stempniak to Pittsburgh for a 2014 third-round draft pick. 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, and C Jonathan Audy-Marchessault and LW Dalton Smith to Tampa Bay for D Matt Taormina and C Dana Tyrell.

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

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

FLORIDA PANTHERS — Traded G Tim Thomas to Dallas for G Dan Ellis, and F Marcel Goc to Pittsburgh for 2015 third- and fifth-round draft picks.

LOS ANGELES KINGS — Signed G Patrik Bartosak to a three-year, entry-level contract. Assigned F Linden Vey to Manchester (AHL).

MINNESOTA WILD — Traded RW Torrey Mitchell and 2014 and 2016 second-round draft picks to Buffalo for LW Matt Moulson and C Cody McCormick.

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

NASHVILLE PREDATORS — Traded G Devan Dubnyk to Montreal for future considerations, and F David Legwand to Detroit for RW Patrick Eaves, C Calle Jarnkrok and a conditional 2014 third-round draft pick.

NEW YORK ISLANDERS — Recalled F Mike Halmo and D Matt Donovan from Bridgeport (AHL).

OTTAWA SENATORS — Signed D Chris Phillips to a two-year contract. Loaned D Joe Corvo to Chicago (AHL). Asigned D Alex Grant to Binghamton (AHL).

PHILADELPHIA FLYERS — Traded D Andrej Meszaros to Boston for 2014 third-round draft pick.

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS — Assigned F Chuck Kobasew to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).

SAN JOSE SHARKS — Traded F James Livingston to Los Angeles for a conditional 2016 seventh-round draft pick.

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).

WASHINGTON CAPITALS — Traded G Michal Neuvirth and D Rostislav Klesla to Buffalo for G Jaroslav Halak and a 2015 third-round draft pick. Recalled G Philipp Grubauer and C Ryan Stoa from Hershey (AHL).

WINNIPEG JETS — Agreed to terms with D Mark Stuart on a four-year contract.

American Hockey League

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

ECHL

ECHL — Suspended Orlando F C.J. Severyn 10 games.

CINCINNATI CYCLONES — Signed G Tony Tabisz.

GREENVILLE ROAD WARRIORS — Released F Ryan Murphy.

ONTARIO REIGN — Added G Dennis Cook as emergency backup.

TOLEDO WALLEYE — Signed Fs John May and Jesse Messier and D Ken Peroff.

Toledo: Add John May, F signed contract Add Jesse Messier, F signed contract Add Ken Peroff, D signed contract

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

COLUMBUS CREW — Signed F Adam Bedell.

D.C. UNITED — Named Enzo Concina assistant coach.

L.A. GALAXY — Signed F Robbie Keane to a multi-year contract extension.

TORONTO FC — Waived M Reggie Lambe.

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.

SAMFORD — Named Ronnie Letson wide receivers coach.

SMU — Named Steve Broussard running backs coach.

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