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

                       === Friday, August 29, 2014 ===

=== BASEBALL ===

Boston Red Sox - Recalled pitcher Anthony Ranaudo from Pawtucket (IL);
optioned pitcher Edwin Escobar to Pawtucket.

Cleveland Indians - Activated catcher Yan Gomes from the 7-day disabled list;
placed catcher Chris Gimenez on the paternity list.

Kansas City Royals - Designated pitcher Bruce Chen for assignment; recalled
pitcher Louis Coleman from Omaha (PCL).

New York Mets - Placed second baseman Daniel Murphy on the 15-day disabled
list; selected the contract of infielder Dilson Herrera from Binghamton
(Eastern).

New York Yankees - Selected the contract of pitcher Josh Outman from
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL); designated pitcher Rich Hill for assignment.

Pittsburgh Pirates - Recalled utilityman Andrew Lambo from Indianapolis (IL);
optioned pitcher Gerrit Cole to Bristol (Appalachian).

Seattle Mariners - Recalled outfielder James Jones from Tacoma (PCL); optioned
pitcher Erasmo Ramirez to Tacoma.

St. Louis Cardinals - Activated catcher Yadier Molina from the 15-day disabled
list; optioned catcher Tony Cruz to Springfield (Texas).

Texas Rangers - Placed catcher/first baseman Jim Adduci on the seven-day
disabled list; purchased the contract of infielder/outfielder Ryan Rua from
Round Rock (PCL); waived pitcher Phil Irwin.


=== BASKETBALL ===

Los Angeles Clippers - Waived guard/forward Carlos Delfino and center Miroslav
Raduljica.


=== FOOTBALL ===

Atlanta Falcons - Released linebacker Pat Angerer, offensive tackle Pat
McQuistan and running back Josh Vaughan; waived defensive end Nosa Eguae,
fullback Maurice Hagens, cornerback Jordan Mabin, wide receiver Freddie
Martino, safety Kimario McFadden, tight end Jacob Pedersen, offensive lineman
Adam Replogle, defensive tackle Donte Rumph and linebacker Yawin Smallwood.

Baltimore Ravens - Waived defensive tackles Levi Brown and Derrick Hopkins,
tight end Nathan Overbay, linebacker D.J. Roberts and center Reggie Stephens.

Buffalo Bills - Released linebacker Xavius Boyd, defensive tackle Landon
Cohen, tight end Dominique Jones, cornerbacks Kamaal McIlwain and Sam Miller,
punter Brian Moorman, quarterback Jordan Palmer, fullback Evan Rodriguez, wide
receiver Naaman Roosevelt  and offensive lineman Jared Wheeler; placed
cornerbacks Mario Butler and Bobby Felder and tight end Tony Moeaki on the
reserve/injured list.

Chicago Bears - Waived running back Jordan Lynch; released wide receiver
Armanti Edwards, tight end Jeron Mastrud, offensive tackle Dennis Roland and
center/guard Robert Turner.

Cincinnati Bengals - Released running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis; waived
linebacker Brandon Joiner, defensive tackle LaKendrick Ross and quarterback
Tyler Wilson.

Jacksonville Jaguars - Released linebacker Marcus Whitfield, tight ends D.J.
Tialavea and Brandon Barden, guards Tyler Shatley and Drew Nowak, kicker Kasey
Redfern, quarterback    Stephen Morris and Ricky Stanzi, safety Craig Loston,
defensive tackle Ricky Havili-Heimuli, defensive lineman DeAndre Coleman,
offensive tackle Cody Booth fullback Eric Kettani, wide receiver Chad Bumphis,
defensive end Gerald Rivers and center Mike Brewster; placed cornerback
Rashaad Reynolds and wide receiver Tandon Doss on injured reserve.

National Football League - Suspended Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jerome
Simpson three games for violating the league's substance-abuse policy;
suspended San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith nine game for violating
the league's substance-abuse policy.

Pittsburgh Steelers - Claimed cornerback B.W. Webb off waivers from the Dallas
Cowboys; placed linebacker Jordan Zumwalt on injured reserve.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Waived cornerbacks Marc Anthony, Kip Edwards, Anthony
Gaitor and Keith Lewis, linebackers Nate Askew and Ka'Lial Glaud, offensive
linemen Edawn Coughman, Andrew Miller and Jeremiah Warren, defensive end T.J.
Fatinikun and fullback Lonnie Pryor; released guard Jamon Meredith, kicker
Connor Barth and defensive end Larry English.


=== HOCKEY ===

Edmonton Oilers - Agreed to terms with defenseman Justin Schultz on a one-year
contract.


=== COLLEGE ===

Loyola-New Orleans - Named Jonathan Wojciechowski associate athletic
director.

Texas Tech - Agreed to a three-year contract extension with head football
coach Kliff Kingsbury.