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

                       === Tuesday, August 26, 2014 ===

=== BASEBALL ===

Chicago Cubs - Reinstated infielder Starlin Castro from the bereavement list;
optioned infielder Logan Watkins to Iowa (PCL).

Chicago White Sox - Activated outfielder Adam Eaton from the 15-day disabled

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim - Designated pitcher Wade LeBlanc for
assignment; selected the contract of pitcher Yoslan Herrera from Salt Lake

Miami Marlins - Activated infielder Derek Dietrich from the 15-day disabled
list and optioned him to New Orleans (PCL).

Seattle Mariners - Agreed to a multi-year contract extension with general
manager Jack Zduriencik.

St. Louis Cardinals - Placed outfielder Shane Robinson on the 15-day disabled
list; recalled outfielder Randal Grichuk from Memphis (PCL).

Tampa Bay Rays - Activated catcher Ryan Hanigan from the 15-day disabled list;
optioned catcher Curt Casali to Charlotte (FSL).

Toronto Blue Jays - Designated outfielder Nolan Reimold for assignment;
recalled outfielder Kevin Pillar from Buffalo (IL).


Atlanta Hawks - Re-signed forward Mike Scott.

Milwaukee Bucks - Acquired forward Jared Dudley and a 2017 conditional first-
round draft pick in exchange for forward Carlos Delfino, center Miroslav
Raduljica and a 2015 second-round draft pick.

Philadelphia 76ers - Acquired center Hasheen Thabeet and cash considerations
in exchange for a protected 2015 second round draft pick.

New Orleans Pelicans - Signed forward John Salmons.

=== FOOTBALL ===

Buffalo Bills - Placed linebacker Kiko Alonso on the reserve/non-football
injury list; released quarterback Thad Lewis; signed quarterback Jordan

Carolina Panthers - Placed wide receiver De'Andre Pressley on the
reserve/physically unable to perform list; placed quarterback Matt Blanchard,
tight end D.C. Jefferson and offensive lineman Kevin Matthews on injured

Chicago Bears - Waived guard James Brown and cornerback Isaiah Frey.

Cincinnati Bengals - Waived/injured linebacker J.K. Schaffer and cornerback
Lavelle Westbrooks; waived tight end Kevin Brock, wide receiver Jasper
Collins, linebacker James Davidson and quarterback Matt Scott.

Cleveland Browns - Placed offensive lineman Michael Bowie and linebacker
Darius Eubanks on injured reserve.

Dallas Cowboys - Waived wide receiver Chris Boyd, punter Tom Hornsey, long
snapper Casey Kreiter, defensive end Adewale Ojomo and guard Wayne Tribue;
released quarterback Caleb Hanie; waived/injured tight end Jordan Najvar,
safety Matt Johnson, cornerbacks Justin Green and Johnny Thomas and DeVonte
Holloman; placed defensive end Ben Gardner on injured reserve; placed
defensive tackle Amobi Okoye on reserve/non-football injury list.

Denver Broncos - Acquired kicker Brandon McManus from the New York Giants in
exchange for a conditional 2015 seventh-round draft pick; waived kicker Mitch

Houston Texans - Released guard Conor Boffeli; waived/injured linebacker Paul
Hazel and wide receiver Anthony McClung.

Jacksonville Jaguars - Placed defensive back Aaron Colvin on the reserve/non-
football injury list.

Kansas City Chiefs - Waived tackle Ryan McKee and cornerbacks Kevin Rutland
and Damond Smith.

Miami Dolphins - Released quarterback Brady Quinn; waived wide receivers Armon
Binns and Ryan Spadola, tight end Brett Brackett, cornerback Steven Clarke,
defensive end Rakim Cox, defensive tackle Cory Grissom and center Tyler
Larsen; placed defensive tackle A.J. Francis, running back Mike Gillislee and
tight end Arthur Lynch on injured reserve.

Minnesota Vikings - Released tight end Mike Higgins.

National Football League - Suspended Denver Broncos kicker Matt Prater
without pay for the first four games of the 2014 regular season for violating
the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse.

New England Patriots - Released defensive lineman Ben Bass, defensive backs
Travis Hawkins and Jemea Thomas, wide receivers Derrick Johnson and Wilson Van
Hooser and linebacker Deontae Skinner; placed running back Tyler Gaffney and
linebacker Cameron Gordon on injured reserve.

New York Giants - Placed safety Cooper Taylor and wide receiver Marcus Harris
on injured reserve; waived/injured linebacker Justin Anderson and defensive
end Emmanuel Dieke; waived cornerbacks Charles James and Ross Weaver, safeties
C.J. Barnett and Kyle Sebetic, linebacker Spencer Adkins, wide receiver Travis
Harvey, tight ends Xavier Grimble and Jerome Cunningham, guard John Sullen and
defensive tackle Everett Dawkins.

Oakland Raiders - Released quarterback Trent Edwards; waived wide receiver
Juron Criner and kicker Kevin Goessling; waived/injured safety Larry Asante,
wide receiver Greg Jenkins and running back Kory Sheets; waived/failed
physical guard Lucas Nix, placed tight end Nick Kasa on injured reserve and
placed cornerback D.J. Hayden on the reserve/physically unable to perform
list; claimed kicker Giorgio Tavecchio off waivers from Detroit.

Pittsburgh Steelers - Released running backs Jordan Hall, Miguel Maysonet and
Tauren Poole, wide receivers C.J. Goodwin and Kashif Moore, tight end Eric
Waters, safety Jordan Dangerfield, cornerbacks Devin Smith and Lewis Toler,
linebacker Vic So'oto, offensive linemen Chris Elkins and Emmanuel McCray,
defensive linemen Hebron Fangupo and Brian Arnfelt and long snapper Luke

San Diego Chargers - Placed cornerback Marcus Cromartie, defensive tackle
Kwame Geathers and defensive end Ricky Tjong-A-Tjoe on injured reserve; placed
guard Jeromey Clary on the reserve/physically unable to perform list; released
cornerback Brandon Ghee.

Seattle Seahawks -  Placed cornerback A.J. Jefferson, linebacker Heath Farwell
and guard C.J. Davis on injured reserve; waived receiver David Gilreath,
linebacker Horace Miller and defensive tackle Michael Brooks; placed
cornerback Eric Pinkins on the non-football injury list.

St. Louis Rams - Placed quarterback Sam Bradford and center Demetrius Rhaney
on injured reserve; waived defensive end Sammy Brown and Matt Daniels.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Acquired guard Logan Mankins from the New England
Patriots in exchange for tight end Tim Wright and an undisclosed draft pick.

Tennessee Titans - Signed quarterback Dominique Davis; waived linebacker David
Hinds, wide receiver Isaiah Williams and offensive lineman Gabe Ikard; placed
linebacker Colin McCarthy on injured reserve.

Toronto Argonauts (CFL) - Released defensive back Dwight Anderson, running
back Jereniah Johnson and wide receiver Terrell Sinkfield.

Washington Redskins - Waived wide receiver Rashad Ross and tight end Matt
Veldman; released offensive lineman Mike McGlynn.

Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL) - Fired vice president and chief operating officer
Jim Bell.
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