=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Monday, August 4, 2014 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Chicago White Sox - Purchased the contract of pitcher Maikel Cleto from
Charlotte (IL); optioned pitcher Taylor Thompson to Charlotte.
Kansas City Royals - Sent catcher Brett Hayes outright to Omaha (PCL).
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim - Activated outfielder Collin Cowgill from the
15-day disabled list; placed pitcher Mike Morin on the 15-day disabled list.
Los Angeles Dodgers - Placed pitcher Chris Perez on the 15-day disabled list;
selected the contract of pitcher Carlos Frias from Albuquerque (PCL);
transferred pitcher Paul Maholm to the 60-day disabled list.
Minnesota Twins - Optioned pitcher Logan Darnell to Rochester (IL).
New York Yankees - Recalled pitcher Matt Daley from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
(IL); placed pitcher David Phelps on the 15-day disabled list.
San Francisco Giants - Signed pitcher Jose De Paula to a minor league
Texas Rangers - Added outfielder Mike Carp to the active 25-man roster; placed
catcher Chris Gimenez on the paternity leave list; assigned pitcher Ryan
Feierabend to Round Rock (PCL).
Washington Nationals - Recalled outfielder Steven Souza Jr. from Syracuse
(IL); placed outfielder Nate McLouth on the 15-day disabled list.
=== BASKETBALL ===
Atlanta Hawks - Named Neven Spahija assistant coach.
=== FOOTBALL ===
Cincinnati Bengals - Signed quarterback Andy Dalton to a six-year contract
Cleveland Browns - Signed defensive back Royce Adams; waived tight end James
Oboh, linebacker Edgar Jones, offensive lineman Jason Pinkston, and wide
receiver Chandler Jones.
Dallas Cowboys - Waived/injured guard Brian Clarke; signed guard Wayne Tribue.
Detroit Lions - Claimed wide receiver Jon Baldwin off waivers from the San
Houston Texans - Claimed offensive linemen Sam Longo and Brice Schwab off
Minnesota Vikings - Signed safety Chris Crocker; waived defensive end Rakim
Montreal Alouettes (CFL) - Announced Jeff Garcia has joined the offensive
Pittsburgh Steelers - Activated safety Mike Mitchell off the physically unable
to perform list.
San Francisco 49ers - Signed running back Glenn Winston to a three-year
contract; placed running back Kendall Hunter on the waived-injured list.
Seattle Seahawks - Released linebacker Brandon Denmark and wide receiver
Ronald Johnson; signed defensive tackle Andru Pulu and offensive lineman Wade
Smith; claimed offensive tackle Cory Brandon off waivers from the Arizona
Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Signed safety Mark Joyce; waived wide receiver David
Gettis with an injury settlement.
Washington Redskins - Signed defensive lineman Jeremy Towns; placed wide
receiver Jerry Rice Jr. on the waived-injured list.
=== HOCKEY ===
Buffalo Sabres - Named Bryan Trottier, Danny Flynn and Tom Coolen assistant
coaches and Arturs Irbe goaltending coach.
=== COLLEGE ===
Hofstra - Named Dennis Papadatos head wrestling coach.