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

                        === Monday, March 10, 2014 ===


=== BASEBALL ===

Baltimore Orioles - Optioned pitcher Tim Berry and catcher Michael Ohlman to
Bowie (Eastern); assigned catcher Brian Ward to minor league camp.

Chicago White Sox - Traded pitcher Zach Stewart to the Atlanta Braves for cash
considerations.

Houston Astros - Optioned pitchers Luis Cruz and David Martinez, outfielder
Domingo Santana and catcher Max Stassi to minor league camp.

Kansas City Royals - Optioned pitcher Chris Dwyer to Omaha (PCL); optioned
pitcher John Lamb, infielder Cheslor Cuthbert and outfielder Lane Adams to
Northwest Arkansas (Texas); assigned pitchers Jason Adam, Aaron Brooks, Sugar
Ray Marimon and Kyle Zimmer, catcher Juan Graterol, infielder Brandon Laird
and outfielders Jorge Bonifacio, Gorkys Hernandez, Melky Mesa and Paulo
Orlando to minor league camp.

Los Angeles Dodgers - Optioned pitcher Matt Magill to Albuquerque (PCL);
assigned catcher J.C. Boscan, pitcher Carlos Frias and infielders Brendan
Harris and Clint Robinson to minor league camp.

Milwaukee Brewers - Relased pitcher Michael Olmsted.

New York Mets - Optioned pitchers Josh Edgin, Steven Matz, Erik Goeddel and
shortstop Wilfredo Tovar; assigned pitchers Logan Verrett, Chasen Bradford and
Adam Kolarek, catcher Kevin Plawecki, infielders Dustin Lawley and Danny Muno
and outfielders Brandon Nimmo and Cory Vaughn to minor league camp.

Oakland Athletics - Optioned outfielder Shane Peterson to Sacramento (PCL);
optioned pitcher Raul Alcantara to Midland (Texas); optioned pitcher Michael
Ynoa to Stockton (California).

Pittsburgh Pirates - Optioned pitcher Casey Sadler to Indianapolis (IL);
optioned infielder Alen Hanson and pitcher Joely Rodriguez to Altoona
(Eastern); assigned infielder Matt Hague, catcher Carlos Paulino and pitcher
Jameson Taillon to minor league camp.

San Diego Padres - Optioned pitcher Juan Oramas to El Paso (PCL).

St. Louis Cardinals - Optioned pitcher Angel Castro and outfielders Mike
O'Neill and Rafael Ortega to Memphis (PCL); Assigned pitchers Kurt Heyer and
Boone Whiting, infielder Patrick Wisdom and catchers Carson Kelly, Casey
Rasmus and Cody Stanley to minor league camp.


=== BASKETBALL ===

Golden State Warriors - Assigned guard Nemanja Nedovic to Santa Cruz (NBADL).

New York Knicks - Signed guard Shannon Brown and forward Earl Clark to second
10-day contracts.

Portland Trail Blazers - Assigned guard Allen Crabbe to Idaho (NBADL).


=== FOOTBALL ===

Arizona Diamondbacks - Agreed to terms with pitcher Oliver Perez on a two-year
contract; sent pitcher Santos Rodriguez outright to Reno (PCL).

Atlanta Falcons - Promoted Mark Collins to outside linebackers coach; named
Andrew Thacker defensive assistant; signed offensive lineman Mike Johnson to a
one-year contract extension.

Buffalo Bills - Named Thad Bogardus defensive quality control coach.

Carolina Panthers - Signed tight end/fullback Richie Brockel to a two-year
contract and offensive lineman Garry Williams to a one-year contract; tendered
contracts to offensive linemen Byron Bell and Chris Scott.

Chicago Bears - Released running back Michael Bush.

Denver Broncos - Announced the retirement of guard Chris Kuper.

Green Bay Packers - Re-signed cornerback Sam Shields.

Indianapolis Colts - Agreed to terms with defensive end Fili Moala; signed
linebacker Justin Hickman to a contract extension; promoted Brad White to
assistant linebackers coach.

Jacksonville Jaguars - Signed quarterback Chad Henne to a two-year contract.

Miami Dolphins - Signed safety Louis Delmas; released cornerback Dimitri
Patterson.

Minnesota Vikings - Re-signed linebacker Larry Dean.

New England Patriots - Released defensive lineman Cory Grissom, running back
Sam McGuffie, wide receiver T.J. Moe and linebacker Taylor Reed.

New York Jets - Released wide receiver Santonio Holmes; tendered a contract to
linebacker Nick Bellore.

San Diego Chargers - Re-signed guard Chad Rinehart.

Seattle Seahawks - Signed defensive end Michael Bennett to a multi-year
contract.

St. Louis Rams - Released guard Harvey Dahl.

Toronto Argonauts (CFL) - Released defensive tackle Khalif Mitchell.


=== HOCKEY ===

Carolina Hurricanes - Recalled defenseman Michael Jordan from Charlotte (AHL)
on an emergency basis.

Chicago Blackhawks - Agreed to terms with defenseman Dillon Fournier on a
three-year contract.

Detroit Red Wings - Recalled forward Cory Emmerton from Grand Rapids (AHL).

Nashville Predators - Recalled forward Colton Sissons from Milwaukee (AHL).

National Hockey League - Suspended Los Angeles Kings forward Jordan Nolan one
game without pay.

Washington Capitals - Reassigned forward Ryan Stoa to Hershey (AHL).


=== COLLEGE ===

Appalachian State - Fired men's head basketball coach Jason Capel.

Brown - Announced the retirement of head women's basketball coach Jean Marie
Burr.

Hofstra - Named Joe Staub head strength and conditioning coach.

Kansas State - Fired women's head basketball coach Deb Patterson.