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

                      === Wednesday, August 21, 2013 ===

=== BASEBALL ===

Atlanta Braves - Claimed infielder Elliot Johnson off waivers from the Kansas
City Royals.

Chicago White Sox - Optioned outfielder Blake Tekotte to Charlotte (IL).

Detroit Tigers - Recalled pitcher Jose Alvarez from Toledo (IL); optioned
pitcher Phil Coke to Toledo.

Los Angeles Angels - Selected the contract of pitcher Billy Buckner from Salt
Lake (PCL); optioned outfielder Collin Cowgill to Salt Lake; transferred
pitcher Robert Coello to the 60-day disabled list.

Milwaukee Brewers - Placed pitcher Rob Wooten on the paternity list; recalled
pitcher Donovan Hand from Nashville (PCL); optioned Hand and first baseman
Sean Halton to Nashville following Wednesday's game against St. Louis.

New York Yankees - Optioned pitcher Preston Claiborne to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

Philadelphia Phillies - Signed outfielder Roger Bernadina; optioned infielder
Michael Martinez to Lehigh Valley (IL).

Pittsburgh Pirates - Selected the contract of outfielder Felix Pie from
Indianapolis (IL); optioned pitcher Ryan Reid to Indianapolis; transferred
pitcher Wandy Rodriguez to the 60-day disabled list.

Texas Rangers - Signed infielder Brendan Harris to a minor league contract and
assigned him to Round Rock (PCL).

Toronto Blue Jays - Recalled outfielder Moises Sierra from Buffalo (IL).

Washington Nationals - Activated pitcher Ross Ohlendorf from the 15-day
disabled list; optioned pitcher Ian Krol to Syracuse (IL).


Detroit Pistons - Signed forward/center Josh Harrellson.

=== FOOTBALL ===

Arizona Cardinals - Signed kicker Dan Carpenter to a one-year contract;
released wide receivers Robert Gill and Robby Toma.

Buffalo Bills - Named Gregg Brandon vice president and general counsel.

Dallas Cowboys - Signed linebacker Sean Lee to a six-year contract extension
through the 2019 season; signed defensive end Jason Vega.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats (CFL) - Signed defensive lineman Aaron Crawford to the
practice squad; released kicker Brody McKnight.

Houston Texans - Activated running back Arian Foster from the physically
unable to perform list.

Indianapolis Colts - Acquired wide receiver David Reed from the Baltimore
Ravens in exchange for running back Delone Carter.

Miami Dolphins - Terminated the contract of cornerback Richard Marshall.

National Football League - Suspended Houston Texans defensive end Antonio
Smith without pay for the final two preseason games and from the first
regular-season game for a flagrant violation of NFL safety rules.

New Orleans Saints - Released offensive tackle Jason Smith.

New York Giants - Signed wide receiver Terrell Sinkfield.

New York Jets - Placed fullback Lex Hilliard on injured reserve; signed wide
receiver Marcus Rucker.

Pittsburgh Steelers - Activated tight end/fullback David Johnson from the
physically unable to perform list.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Signed kicker Rian Lindell; waived linebacker Joe

Toronto Argonauts (CFL) - Released defensive linemen Jermainer Reid and Rodney

=== COLLEGE ===

Northern Colorado - Named Mike Phillips men's tennis coach.