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

                       === Tuesday, April 15, 2014 ===

=== BASEBALL ===

Cleveland Indians - Activated outfielder Michael Bourn from the 15-day
disabled list; optioned outfielder Nyjer Morgan to Columbus (IL).

Los Angeles Dodgers - Activated pitcher Brian Wilson from the 15-day disabled
list; optioned pitcher Paco Rodriguez to Albuquerque (PCL).

New York Mets - Placed outfielder Juan Lagares on the 15-day disabled list;
recalled outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis from Las Vegas (PCL).

New York Yankees - Placed catcher Francisco Cervelli on the 60-day disabled
list; recalled catcher John Ryan Murphy from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL);
selected the contract of infielder Scott Sizemore from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Seattle Mariners - Recalled pitcher Blake Beavan from Tacoma (PCL); optioned
pitcher Lucas Luetge to Tacoma.

St. Louis Cardinals - Activated infielder Mark Ellis off the 15-day disabled
list; optioned infielder Pete Kozma to Memphis (PCL).

Toronto Blue Jays - Selected the contract of infielder Munenori Kawasaki from
Buffalo (IL); designated pitcher Marcus Walden for assignment; placed
infielder Maicer Izturis on the 15-day disabled list; outrighted pitcher
Jeremy Jeffress to Buffalo.

=== FOOTBALL ===

Atlanta Falcons - Waived cornerback Saeed Lee and tight end Adam Nissley.

Chicago Bears - Waived defensive end Cheta Ozougwu.

Houston Texans - Signed nose tackle Ricardo Mathews.

Minnesota Vikings - Signed tight end Allen Reisner; claimed linebacker Terrell
Manning off waivers from the San Diego Chargers.

Pittsburgh Steelers - Signed punter Adam Podlesh to a one-year contract.

San Francisco 49ers - Signed wide receiver Brandon Lloyd to a one-year

Toronto Argonauts (CFL) - Signed wide receiver Natey Adjei, linebacker Jake
Reinhart and defensive back Kent Richardson.

=== HOCKEY ===

American Hockey League - Suspended Toronto Marlies forward Frazer McLaren and
San Antonio Rampage defenseman Greg Zanon for two games.

Columbus Blue Jackets - Recalled goaltender Jeremy Smith from Springfield

Dallas Stars - Signed forward Branden Troock to a three-year, entry-level

Detroit Red Wings - Assigned forward Andreas Athanasiou and defenseman Mattias
Backman to Grand Rapids (AHL).

Los Angeles Kings - Recalled forward Linden Vey from Manchester (AHL).

Nashville Predators - Assigned forward Calle Jarnkrok to Milwaukee (AHL).

New York Rangers - Agreed to terms with defenseman Mat Bodie.

Ottawa Senators - Assigned defenseman Cody Ceci and forwards Jean-Gabriel
Pageau and Mark Stone to Binghamton (AHL).

Philadelphia Flyers - Signed defenseman Andrew MacDonald to a multi-year
contract extension; signed defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere to a three-year,
entry-level contract.

Phoenix Coyotes - Assigned defensemen Connor Murphy and Brandon Gormley,
goaltender Mark Visentin and forward Tyler Gaudet to Portland (AHL).

Washington Capitals - Assigned defenseman Tyson Strachan to Hershey (AHL).

=== COLLEGE ===

California - Named Cuonzo Martin men's head basketball coach.

North Carolina Central - Named Nicki Holmes head volleyball coach.

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