=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Wednesday, July 16, 2014 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Boston Red Sox - Acquired pitcher Ryan Verdugo from the Kansas City Royals in
exchange for cash considerations; released catcher A.J. Pierzynski.
Chicago White Sox - Claimed pitcher Raul Fernandez off waivers from the
Colorado Rockies and assigned him to Winston-Salem (Carolina).
Kansas City Royals - Acquired pitcher Jason Frasor from the Texas Rangers in
exchange for pitcher Spencer Patton; designated infielder Jimmy Paredes for
assignment; optioned righty Louis Coleman to Omaha (PCL).
=== BASKETBALL ===
Oklahoma City Thunder - Signed guard Anthony Morrow; re-signed forward Grant
Washington Wizards - Acquired center DeJuan Blair from the Dallas Mavericks
for the rights to guard/forward Emir Preldzic.
=== FOOTBALL ===
Buffalo Bills - Signed linebacker Stevenson Sylvester; released tight end Mike
Caussin; placed defensive lineman Alan Branch, linebacker Randell Johnson and
defensive back Leodis McKelvin on the active/physically unable to perform
list; placed linebacker Kiko Alonso on the active/non-football injury list;
placed tackle Cordy Glenn on the active/non-football illness list.
Dallas Cowboys - Released quarterback Kyle Orton.
Detroit Lions - Signed running back George Winn; released guard D.J. Morrell.
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (CFL) - Added defensive back Ed Gainey to the practice
Jacksonville Jaguars - Agreed to terms with wide receiver Marqise Lee.
New England Patriots - Announced the retirement of defensive lineman Armond
Saskatchewan Roughriders (CFL) - Released running back Hugh Charles.
Toronto Argonauts - Signed wide receiver Maurice Mann to the practice roster.
=== HOCKEY ===
Buffalo Sabres - Signed defenseman Chad Ruhwedel to a two-year contract.
Edmonton Oilers - Named Rocky Thompson assistant coach.
Florida Panthers - Agreed to terms on a two-year contract with forward Brandon
New York Rangers - Agreed to terms with forward Matthew Lombardi.
San Jose Sharks - Re-signed defenseman Taylor Doherty to a one-year contract.
St. Louis Blues - Signed defenseman Chris Butler and forward Benn Ferriero to
one-year, two-way contracts.
Toronto Maple Leafs - Signed forward Peter Holland to a two-year contract.
Vancouver Canucks - Signed forward Linden Vey to a one-year contract.
Winnipeg Jets - Agreed to terms with forward Carl Klingberg on a one-year,
=== COLLEGE ===
Texas-Pan American - Named Gabe Henry women's assistant basketball coach.