=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Tuesday, April 29, 2014 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Baltimore Orioles - Signed infielder/outfielder Steve Pearce to a major league
Los Angeles Dodgers - Recalled pitcher Paco Rodriguez from Albuquerque (PCL);
optioned infielder Carlos Triunfel to Albuquerque.
Miami Marlins - Activated infielder Ed Lucas from the 15-day disabled list;
designated infielder Greg Dobbs for assignment.
Oakland Athletics - Reinstated pitcher Fernando Rodriguez from the 15-day
disabled list and optioned him to Sacramento (PCL).
Toronto Blue Jays - Selected the contract of second baseman Chris Getz from
Buffalo (IL); released pitcher Mickey Storey.
Washington Nationals - Recalled pitcher Ryan Mattheus from Syracuse (IL);
optioned pitcher Taylor Jordan to Syracuse.
=== BASKETBALL ===
NBA - Banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life from any
association with the Clippers or the NBA and fined him $2.5 million for
violating league rules through his expressions of offensive and hurtful views;
suspended Dallas Mavericks forward/center DeJuan Blair one game without pay.
=== FOOTBALL ===
Atlanta Falcons - Exercised the fifth-year option on the contract of wide
receiver Julio Jones.
Baltimore Ravens - Announced safety Omar Brown has signed his exclusive rights
Miami Dolphins - Exercised the fifth-year option on the contract of center
Seattle Seahawks - Signed safety Earl Thomas to a contract extension.
=== HOCKEY ===
Columbus Blue Jackets - Assigned goaltender Jeremy Smith to Springfield (AHL).
Dallas Stars - Assigned forwards Chris Mueller and Dustin Jeffrey to Texas
Florida Panthers - Fired interim head coach Peter Horachek.
Los Angeles Kings - Assigned forward Colin Fraser to Manchester (AHL).
=== COLLEGE ===
Alabama A&M - Announced the resignation of women's head volleyball coach Nedra
Central Florida - Named Tyson Summers defensive coordinator.
Elon - Named Chris Little head men's soccer coach.