=== 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.


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
Mike Pouncey.

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.

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