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

                        === Monday, June 29, 2015 ===


=== BASEBALL ===

Baltimore Orioles - Optioned pitcher T.J. McFarland to Norfolk (IL).

Cincinnati Reds - Optioned outfielder Chris Dominguez to Louisville (IL).

Philadelphia Phillies - Optioned pitcher Severino Gonzalez to Lehigh Valley
(IL); hired Andy MacPhail as president effective at the end of the season.

Washington Nationals - Optioned infielder Wilmer Difo to Harrisburg (Eastern).


=== BASKETBALL ===

Brooklyn Nets - Waived guard Darius Morris.

Charlotte Hornets - Declined to tender qualifying offer to center Bismack
Biyombo.

Chicago Bulls - Announced guard Kirk Hinrich has exercised his player option
for the 2015-16 season.

Golden State Warriors - Exercised the team option on the contract of center
Marresse Speights for the 2015-16 season.

Miami Heat - Announced forward Luol Deng has exercised his player option for
the 2015-16 season.

Oklahoma City Thunder - Hired Monty Williams, Maurice Cheeks and Anthony Grant
as assistant coaches and Billy Schmidt as quality control coach.

Orlando Magic - Waived guard Ben Gordon.


=== FOOTBALL ===

Hamilton Tiger-Cats (CFL) - Signed kicker/punter Hugh O'Neill to the practice
roster.

Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL) - Signed quarterback Dominique Davis and defensive
back Julian Posey to the practice roster; released quarterback Josh Portis;
released defensive back Don Unamba, wide receiver Toney Clemons and defensive
lineman from the practice roster.


=== HOCKEY ===

Boston Bruins - Acquired forward Zac Rinaldo from the Philadelphia Flyers in
exchange for a 2017 third-round draft pick.

Carolina Hurricanes - Agreed to terms with forward Andrej Nestrasil on a two-
year contract.

Chicago Blackhawks - Signed defenseman David Rundblad to a two-year extension
through the 2016-17 season.

Dallas Stars - Signed goaltender Antti Niemi to a three-year contract.

Los Angeles Kings - Terminated the contract of forward Mike Richards.

Montreal Canadiens - Terminated the contract of forward Pierre-Alexandre
Parenteau.

Nashville Predators - Signed forward Austin Watson to a two-year contract.

Ottawa Senators - Agreed to terms with defenseman Chris Wideman on a one-year,
two-way contract.

Philadelphia Flyers - Signed forward Chris VandeVelde to a multi-year contract
extension.

Pittsburgh Penguins - Re-signed defenseman Ian Cole to a three-year contract.

St. Louis Blues - Acquired defenseman Konrad Abeltshauser from the San Jose
Sharks in exchange for a conditional 2016 seventh-round pick; re-signed
forward Jeremy Welsh.

Tampa Bay Lightning - Re-signed forward Mike Blunden to a one-year, two-way
contract.

Vancouver Canucks - Re-signed goaltender Jacob Markstrom to a two-year
contract; re-signed forward Linden Vey.

Washington Capitals - Re-signed forward Jay Beagle to a three-year contract.


=== COLLEGE ===

Austin Peay State - Announced the resignation of softball coach Stephanie
Paris.

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