=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Monday, August 25, 2014 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Boston Red Sox - Placed infielder Xander Bogaerts on the 7-day disabled list
retroactive to August 23; selected the contract of infielder Carlos Rivero
from Pawtucket (IL).
Chicago White Sox - Optioned outfielder Jordan Danks to Charlotte (IL).
Major League Baseball - Suspended New York Yankees minor league pitcher Andy
Beresford and first baseman Leonard Thompson 50 games apiece.
Oakland Athletics - Placed catcher John Jaso on the 7-day disabled list.
Pittsburgh Pirates - Selected the contract of outfielder Jose Tabata from
Indianapolis (IL); optioned outfielder Gregory Polanco to Indianapolis;
reinstated infielder Clint Barmes from the 15-day disabled list; designated
infielder Jayson Nix for assignment.
San Francisco Giants - Optioned infielder Adam Duvall to Fresno (PCL);
recalled pitcher George Kontos from Fresno.
St. Louis Cardinals - Recalled pitcher Tyler Lyons from Memphis (PCL);
optioned infielder Greg Garcia to Springfield (Texas).
Texas Rangers - Placed outfielder Shin-Soo Choo on the 15-day disabled list;
recalled outfielder Michael Choice from Round Rock (PCL); selected the
contract of catcher Tomas Telis from Round Rock.
=== BASKETBALL ===
Los Angeles Lakers - Signed guard Jordan Clarkson.
=== FOOTBALL ===
Arizona Cardinals - Released kicker Jay Feely, linebackers Keenan Clayton,
Jojo Dickson, Derrell Johnson, center Tom Draheim, wide receivers Reggie Dunn
and Kevin Ozier, safety Orhian Johnson, quarterback Ryan Lindley, defensive
tackle Justin Renfrow, cornerback Brandon Sermons, tackle Max Starks and
running back Damien Thigpen.
Baltimore Ravens - Waived safety Omar Brown, linebackers Nicholas DiMarco and
Austin Spitler, punter Richie Leone, offensive tackle David Mims, cornerbacks
Marrio Norman and Deji Olaytoye, wide receivers LaQuan Williams and Mike
Willie and running back Cierre Wood; waived/injured fullback Shaun Chapas and
offensive tackle Brent Van Sloten; placed defensive ends Kapron Lewis-Moore
and Brent Urban and guard Will Rackley on injured reserve.
Buffalo Bills - Released safeties Derek Brim and Jajuan Harley, quarterback
Dennis Dixon, punter Jake Dombrowski, wide receivers Tori Gurley and Chris
Summers, kicker Dustin Hopkins, defensive tackle Damien Jacobs, center Macky
MacPherson, guard J.J. 'Unga and running back Ronnie Wingo.
Chicago Bears - Terminated the contract of safety Craig Steltz.
Cincinnati Bengals - Terminated the contract of cornerback R.J. Stanford;
waived defensive tackle Larry Black, kicker Quinn Sharp and defensive
specialist Isaiah Lewis.
Cleveland Browns - Waived defensive backs Royce Adams and T.J. Heath, running
back Edwin Baker, offensive linemen Randall Harris, Ryan Lee, Keavon Milton
and Jeremiah Warren, defensive lineman Cam Henderson, wide receivers Jonathan
Krause and Tim Smith, linebackers Caleb McSurdy and Keith Pough and tight end
Martell Webb; terminated the contract of wide receiver Anthony Armstrong;
announced they were awarded offensive linemen Karim Barton and Donald Hawkins
off waivers from the Philadelphia Eagles.
Dallas Cowboys - Released defensive end Martez Wilson and fullback J.C.
Denver Broncos - Waived defensive tackle Cody Larsen; placed wide receiver
Jordan Norwood on injured reserve.
Detroit Lions - Released cornerbacks Jonte Green and Aaron Hester, fullback
Chad Abram, quarterback James Franklin, punter Drew Butler and kicker Giorgio
Tavecchio; placed safety DeJon Gomes on injured reserve.
Houston Texans - Released linebackers Lawrence Sidbury and Terrance Lloyd,
wide receivers Joe Adams and Alec Lemon, defensive linemen Austin Brown and
David Hunter, guard Sam Longo, cornerback Junior Mertile and running back
William Powell; placed safety Lonnie Ballentine on injured reserve; placed
guard David Quessenberry on the non-football illness list.
Indianapolis Colts - Waived cornerbacks Johnny Adams, Qua Cox and Kameron
Jackson, guards Andre Cureton and Marcus Hall, wide receivers Nu'Keese
Richardson, Eric Thomas and Tony Washington, linebacker Jonathon Sharpe,
safety David Sims and fullback Cameron White.
Jacksonville Jaguars - Waived wide receiver Lamaar Thomas and running back
Kansas City Chiefs - Placed safety Sanders Commings on injured reserve;
released wide receivers Deon Anthony, Weston Dressler, Jerrell Jackson and
Darryl Surgent, defensive lineman Jairus Campbell, defensive tackle Jermelle
Cudjo, guard Otis Hudson, cornerbacks Brandon Jones and Vernon Kearney, safety
Jerron McMillian and tight end Adam Schiltz.
Miami Dolphins - Signed defensive tackle Cory Grissom and kicker Jake Rogers;
waived offensive tackle Steven Baker and safety Demetrius Wright;
waived/injured kicker John Potter.
Minnesota Vikings - Activated tight end Chase Ford from the physically unable
to perform list; waived/injured safety Mistral Raymond; released safety
Brandan Bishop, tackles Pierce Burton and Kevin Murphy, cornerbacks Derek Cox
and Robert Steeples, wide receivers Andy Cruse, Kamar Jorden, Erik Lora and Ty
Walker, defensive tackle Kheeston Randall, defensive ends Tyler Scott and Jake
Snyder and tight end Kory Sperry.
National Football League - Suspended Washington Redskins safety Brandon
Meriweather two games without pay for an illegal hit during an Aug. 23 game
against the Baltimore Ravens.
New England Patriots - Released linebacker James Anderson, defensive linemen
Tommy Kelly and Will Smith and tight end Justin Jones.
New Orleans Saints - Waived wide receiver Andy Tanner, safety Ty Zimmerman and
offensive tackle Ty Nsekhe.
New York Jets - Suspended cornerback Dimitri Patterson indefinitely.
San Diego Chargers - Waived offensive tackle Nick Becton, fullback Zach Boren,
tight ends Jake Byrne and Ryan Otten, wide receivers Brelan Chancellor and
Micah Hatfield, linebacker Adrian Hamilton, guard Darryl Johnson, defensive
back Lowell Rose, punter Chase Tenpenny and running back Kerwynn Williams.
San Francisco 49ers - Placed running back Marcus Lattimore, fullback Trey
Millard, cornerback Keith Reaser and guard Brandon Thomas on the reserve/non-
football injury list; placed linebacker NaVorro Bowman, tight end Garrett
Celek and defensive tackle Kaleb Ramsey on the reserve/physically unable to
perform list; waived quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson, safety D.J. Campbell,
tight end Kevin Greene, running back Jewel Hampton, punter Colton Schmidt,
linebacker Kion Wilson and wide receiver Devon Wylie; released wide receiver
David Reed; released linebacker Blake Costanzo from injured reserve.
Seattle Seahawks - Waived tackle Cory Brandon, running back Demitrius Bronson,
safety Mike Dobson, defensive end Jackson Jeffcoat, wide receiver Kevin Smith
and cornerback Thomas Wolfe; terminated the contracts of offensive lineman
Wade Smith and cornerback Terrell Thomas.
St. Louis Rams - Released cornerback Jarrid Bryant, punter Bobby Cowan,
tackles R.J. Dill and D.J. Morrell, wide receivers Jordan Harris and T.J. Moe,
long snapper Jorgen Hus, fullback Kadeem Jones and linebackers Johnny Millard
and Pat Schiller.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Released linebacker Damaso Munoz.
Tennessee Titans - Waived linebackers Kendrick Adams and Jonathan Willard,
cornerbacks Marc Anthony and Micah Pellerin, defensive lineman Lanier Coleman,
offensive linemen Kevin Danser and Tyler Horn, wide receivers Julian Horton,
Jaz Reynolds and Derel Walker, running back Waymon James and safety Hakeem
Washington Redskins - Waived gurad Adam Gettis and cornerback Bryan Shepherd.
=== HOCKEY ===
Ottawa Senators - Signed goaltender Craig Anderson to a three-year contract
=== COLLEGE ===
Kentucky - Suspended offensive tackle Darrian Miller and wide receiver Rashad
Cunningham one game apiece.