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             === Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===

                        === Tuesday, April 1, 2014 ===


=== BASEBALL ===

New York Yankees - Placed infielder Brendan Ryan on the 15-day disabled list;
selected the contract of infielder Yangervis Solarte from Scranton/Wilkes
Barre (IL); designated infielder Eduardo Nunez for assignment.

Texas Rangers - Designated catcher Chris Gimenez for assignment; purchased the
contract of pitcher Daniel McCutchen from Round Rock (PCL); outrighted pitcher
Michael Kirkman to Round Rock.

Toronto Blue Jays - Placed shortstop Jose Reyes on the 15-day disabled list;
selected the contract of infielder Jonathan Diaz from Buffalo (IL).


=== BASKETBALL ===

National Basketball Association - Fined Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Jennings
$5,000 for violating the league's anti-flopping rules during a Mar. 31 game
against the Milwaukee Bucks; fined Sacramento Kings forward Reggie Evans
$15,000 for elbowing New Orleans Pelicans forward-center Anthony Davis.


=== FOOTBALL ===

Arizona Cardinals - Signed cornerbacks LeQuan Lewis and Eddie Whitley to two-
year contracts.

Denver Broncos - Announced cornerback Chris Harris Jr. signed his restricted
free agent tender contract.

New Orleans Saints - Signed linebacker Parys Haralson to a one-year contract.

New York Giants - Signed offensive lineman Charles Brown.

New York Jets - Signed wide receiver Jacoby Ford and cornerback Dimitri
Patterson.

Oakland Raiders - Released guard Mike Brisiel.

Pittsburgh Steelers - Signed cornerback Brice McCain to a one-year contract.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Signed fullbacks Josh Baker and Jorvorskie Lane.

Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL) - Signed offensive lineman Randy Richards and
linebacker Cyhl Quarles; named Bob Wylie offensive line coach.


=== HOCKEY ===

Boston Bruins - Recalled forward Ryan Spooner from Providence (AHL).

Buffalo Sabres - Signed forward Justin Kea to a three-year, entry-level
contract.

Carolina Hurricanes - Recalled forward Chris Terry from Charlotte (AHL).

Columbus Blue Jackets - Signed forward T.J. Tynan to a two-year, entry-level
contract.

Edmonton Oilers - Assigned forward Jujhar Khaira to Oklahoma City (AHL).

Florida Panthers - Recalled forward Bobby Butler and defenseman Jonathan
Racine from San Antonio (AHL).

New Jersey Devils - Recalled forward Mike Sislo from Albany (AHL).

Ottawa Senators - Signed goaltender Chris Driedger to a three-year, entry-
level contract; signed forward Garrett Thompson to a one-year, entry-level
contract.

Pittsburgh Penguins - Signed forward Bryan Rust to a two-year, entry-level
contract.

San Jose Sharks - Assigned defenseman Mirco Mueller to Worcester (AHL).

Tampa Bay Lightning - Signed forward Adam Erne to an entry-level contract.

Washington Capitals - Recalled forward Chris Brown from Hershey (AHL).

Winnipeg Jets - Assigned goaltender Eric Comrie and defenseman Josh Morrisey
to St. John's (AHL).


=== COLLEGE ===

Alabama State - Named Molly Rouse assistant women's soccer coach.

Louisiana Tech - Named Tyler Summitt women's head basketball coach.

Marquette - Named Steve Wojciechowski men's head basketball coach.

New Hampshire - Named Peter McCarty defensive line coach; Garrett Gillick
linebackers coach and Kyle McAllister assistant defensive line coach.