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

                        === Friday, June 27, 2014 ===


=== BASEBALL ===

Arizona Diamondbacks - Selected the contract of infielder/outfielder Nick
Evans from Reno (PCL).

Baltimore Orioles - Recalled pitchers Kevin Gausman and Evan Meek from Norfolk
(IL); placed pitcher Bud Norris on the 15-day disabled list.

Cincinnati Reds - Signed pitcher Raisel Iglesias to a seven-year contract.

Houston Astros - Signed pitcher Daniel Mengden.

Major League Baseball - Suspended Seattle Mariners minor-league outfielders
Jamal Austin and Jabari Blash 50 games each for violating the Minor League
Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

Miami Marlins - Optioned infielder Justin Bour to New Orleans (PCL); recalled
pitcher Brian Flynn from New Orleans.

Minnesota Twins - Placed infielder/outfielder Danny Santana on the 15-day
disabled list.

New York Yankees - Signed pitcher Jonny Drozd to a minor league contract.

Philadelphia Phillies - Placed catcher Carlos Ruiz on the seven-day concussion
disabled list; selected the contract of catcher Koyie Hill from Lehigh Valley
(IL); designated outfielder Zach Collier for assignment.

Pittsburgh Pirates - Acquired pitcher Ernesto Frieri from the Los Angeles
Angels of Anaheim in exchange for pitcher Jason Grilli.

St. Louis Cardinals - Signed pitcher Bryan Dobzanski.

Seattle Mariners - Activated outfielder Michael Saunders from 15-day disabled
list; optioned designated hitter Jesus Montero to Tacoma (PCL).

Tampa Bay Rays - Recalled pitcher Alex Colome from Durham (IL).

Toronto Blue Jays - Sent shortstop Alex Diaz outright to Buffalo (IL).


=== BASKETBALL ===

Brooklyn Nets - Acquired the draft rights to guard Markel Brown from the
Minnesota Timberwolves in exchange for cash considerations; acquired the draft
rights to guard Xavier Thames from the Toronto Raptors in exchange for cash
considerations; acquired the draft rights to forward Cory Jefferson from the
Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for cash considerations.


=== FOOTBALL ===

BC Lions (CFL) - Signed wide receiver Courtney Taylor and defensive tackle
Eric Taylor to contract extensions through the 2015 season.

Dallas Cowboys - Placed guard Tyronne Green on reserve/injured list; signed
guard Uche Nwaneri.


=== HOCKEY ===

Anaheim Ducks - Acquired center Ryan Kesler and a 2015 third-round draft pick
from the Vancouver Canucks in exchange for center Nick Bonino, defenseman Luca
Sbisa and the No. 24 and No. 85 pick in the 2014 draft.

Arizona Coyotes - Bought out the contract of center Mike Ribeiro.

Boston Bruins - Promoted Scott Bradley to assistant general manager and Ryan
Nadeau to director of hockey operations/analytics; named John Ferguson
executive director of player personnel.

Chicago Blackhawks - Agreed to terms with forwards Ben Smith and Jeremy Morin
and goaltender Antti Raanta on two-year contract extensions; acquired the 20th
overall pick and 179th overall pick in the 2014 draft from the San Jose Sharks
in exchange for the 27th overall pick and 62nd overall pick in 2014.

Detroit Red Wings - Agreed to terms with goaltender Jonas Gustavsson on a one-
year contract.

Nashville Predators - Acquired forward James Neal from the Pittsburgh Penguins
in exchange for forwards Patric Hornqvist and Nick Spaling.

New York Islanders - Acquired the 28th overall pick in the 2014 draft from the
Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for the 35th overall pick and 57th overall
pick in the 2014 draft.

San Jose Sharks - Named Niklas Sundstrom European scout; re-signed forward
Travis Oleksuk to a one-year contract.

Tampa Bay Lightning - Signed defenseman Mark Barberio to a one-year contract.

Vancouver Canucks - Acquired forward Derek Dorsett from the New York Rangers
in exchange for a third-round pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.

Washington Capitals - Named Lane Lambert assistant coach.


=== COLLEGE ===

Hampton - Named Eugene Marshall, Jr. director of athletics.

Hartford - Named Pete Stankevich head coach for both the men's and women's
golf teams.

Sam Houston State - Named Matt Deggs head baseball coach.

UNLV - Agreed to terms on a new five-year contract with head baseball coach
Tim Chambers.