=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Wednesday, April 8, 2015 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Detroit Tigers - Placed pitcher Justin Verlander on the 15-day disabled list
retroactive to March 29; placed pitcher Joe Nathan on the 15-day disabled list
retroactive to April 7; recalled pitcher Kyle Lobstein from Toledo (IL).
New York Yankees - Outrighted catcher Austin Romine to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
Oakland Athletics - Agreed to terms with outfielder Cody Ross.
Pittsburgh Pirates - Signed third baseman Josh Harrison to a four-year
contract with club options for the 2019 and 2020 seasons.
Tampa Bay Rays - Placed first baseman James Loney on the 15-day disabled list;
selected the contract of first baseman Allan Dykstra from Durham (IL); placed
pitcher Burch Smith on the 60-day DL.
=== BASKETBALL ===
New York Knicks - Signed guard Ricky Ledo for the remainder of the season.
San Antonio Spurs - Recalled forward Kyle Anderson from Austin (NBADL).
=== FOOTBALL ===
Green Bay Packers - Released offensive tackle Aaron Adams.
Oakland Raiders - Announced safeties Larry Asante and Brandian Ross, wide
receivers Andre Holmes and Rod Streater and punter Marquette King signed their
restricted free agent tenders; re-signed defensive end Denico Autry, tight end
Brian Leonhardt, offensive tackle Matt McCants, fullback Jamize Olawale and
cornerback Neiko Thorpe.
=== HOCKEY ===
Arizona Coyotes - Recalled forward Henrik Samuelsson from Portland (AHL).
Carolina Hurricanes - Recalled defenseman Keegan Lowe from Charlotte (AHL);
assigned defenseman Danny Biega to Charlotte.
Vancouver Canucks - Signed forward Derek Dorsett to a four-year contract
extension and defenseman Luca Sbisa to a three-year contract extension.
=== COLLEGE ===
Arkansas-Little Rock - Hired Chris Beard as head men's basketball coach.