=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Wednesday, August 27, 2014 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Baltimore Orioles - Recalled catcher Steve Clevenger from Norfolk (IL);
optioned pitchers Wei-Yin Chen and Kevin Gausman to the Gulf Coast League
Boston Red Sox - Recalled pitcher Edwin Escobar from Pawtucket (IL); optioned
pitcher Heath Hembree to Pawtucket.
Chicago Cubs - Recalled outfielder Jorge Soler and infielder Logan Watkins
from Iowa (PCL); placed outfielders Justin Ruggiano and Ryan Sweeney on the
15-day disabled list.
Colorado Rockies - Placed pitcher Boone Logan and catcher Wilin Rosario on the
15-day disabled list; recalled pitcher Christian Friedrich and catcher Jackson
Williams from Colorado Springs (PCL).
Kansas City Royals - Recalled pitcher Liam Hendriks from Omaha (PCL); optioned
pitcher Aaron Crow to Northwest Arkansas (Texas).
Oakland Athletics - Recalled pitcher Drew Pomeranz from Sacramento (PCL);
optioned first baseman Nate Freiman to Beloit (Midwest).
Seattle Mariners - Recalled pitcher Erasmo Ramirez from Tacoma (PCL); optioned
pitcher James Paxton to Tacoma.
Toronto Blue Jays - Recalled pitcher Chad Jenkins from Buffalo (IL);
designated pitcher Sergio Santos for assignment.
=== BASKETBALL ===
Los Angeles Clippers - Agreed to a contract extension with head coach Doc
Rivers through the 2018-19 season.
Miami Heat - Signed guard Shannon Brown.
=== FOOTBALL ===
Arizona Cardinals - Signed defensive lineman Tommy Kelly to a one-year
contract; released defensive lineman Ryan McBean.
Baltimore Ravens - Signed cornerback Derek Cox; waived wide receiver Jace
Cincinnati Bengals - Signed linebacker Vontaze Burfict to a three-year
contract extension through the 2017 season.
Dallas Cowboys - Claimed cornerback Jemea Thomas off waivers from the New
England Patriots; waived wide receiver Tim Benford.
Kansas City Chiefs - Signed guard Mike McGlynn; waived offensive lineman Ben
Seattle Seahawks - Claimed center Patrick Lewis off waivers from the
Jacksonville Jaguars; signed running back Demitrius Bronson; released
linebacker Marcus Dowtin and offensive lineman Greg Van Roten.
Tennessee Titans - Agreed to terms with defensive tackle Jurrell Casey on a
multi-year contract extension.
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL) - Signed offensive lineman Devin Tyler to the
=== HOCKEY ===
Boston Bruins - Agreed to a long-term affiliation agreement with Providence
Calgary Flames - Signed forward Lance Bouma to a one-year contract.
Philadelphia Flyers - Re-signed defenseman Brandon Manning to a one-year
=== COLLEGE ===
Idaho State - Suspended linebacker PJ Gremaud indefinitely.
North Carolina - Suspended defensive players Des Lawrence, Donnie Miles, M.J.
Stewart and Brian Walker one game apiece for violating team policy.
Portland State - Announced athletics director Michael Chisholm will be leaving
the school, effective Nov. 1, to pursue other career opportunities.
Southern California - Suspended defensive back Josh Shaw indefinitely.
Virginia Tech - Extended the contract of head football coach Frank Beamer for
two years through Jan. 1, 2019.