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

                       === Thursday, March 26, 2015 ===

=== BASEBALL ===

Atlanta Braves - Announced the retirement of catcher John Buck.

Boston Red Sox - Optioned outfielder Bryce Brentz, third baseman/outfielder
Garin Cecchini and pitchers Heath Hembree and Zeke Spruill to Pawtucket (IL);
assigned pitcher Henry Owens to minor league camp; released pitcher Mitchell

Chicago Cubs - Assigned pitchers Blake Parker and Joseph Ortiz to Iowa (PCL);
assigned pitchers Daniel Bard, Anthony Carter, Jorge De Leon, Gonzalez Germen
and Francisley Bueno, infielder Chris Valaika, outfielders Albert Almora, Mike
Baxter and Adron Chambers and catcher Kyle Schwarber to minor league camp.

Cleveland Indians - Optioned pitcher C.C. Lee to Columbus (IL).

Detroit Tigers - Optioned pitcher Buck Farmer to Toledo (IL); assigned pitcher
Rafael Dolis to minor league camp.

Houston Astros - Traded infielder Dan Johnson to the Cincinnati Reds in
exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations.

Milwaukee Brewers - Optioned outfielder Shane Peterson and infielder Luis
Sardinas to Colorado Springs (PCL).

New York Yankees - Released pitcher Jared Burton from his minor league

Philadelphia Phillies - Acquired shortstop Devin Lohman from the Cincinnati
Reds in exchange for future considerations.

San Diego Padres - Claimed pitcher Jandel Gustave off outright waivers from
the Kansas City Royals; placed catcher Tim Federowicz on the 60-day disabled

Toronto Blue Jays - Optioned pitcher Steve Delabar to minor league camp.


San Antonio Spurs - Assigned forward Kyle Anderson to Austin (NBADL).

Toronto Raptors - Recalled center Lucas Nogueira from Fort Wayne (NBADL).

Utah Jazz - Signed forwards Jack Cooley and Chris Johnson to multi-year
contracts; waived guard Ian Clark; assigned forward Grant Jerrett to Idaho

=== FOOTBALL ===

Cincinnati Bengals - Signed defensive tackle Pat Sims.

Minnesota Vikings - Signed offensive tackle Babatunde Aiyegbusi; waived
linebacker Justin Anderson and guard Jordan McCray.

Pittsburgh Steelers - Signed wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey to a one-year

San Francisco 49ers - Waived offensive tackle Jonathan Martin.

=== HOCKEY ===

Buffalo Sabres - Activated forward Patrick Kaleta from injured reserve.

Calgary Flames - Signed forward Austin Carroll.

Chicago Blackhawks - Agreed to terms with defenseman Michael Paliotta on a
two-year contract.

Edmonton Oilers - Agreed to terms with defenseman Ben Betker on a three-year,
entry-level contract.

Nashville Predators - Assigned forward Kevin Fiala to Milwaukee (AHL).

NHL - Suspended Columbus Blue Jackets forward Jared Boll three games, without
pay, for an illegal check to the head.

Philadelphia Flyers - Recalled defenseman Brandon Manning from Lehigh Valley

San Jose Sharks - Signed goaltender Joel Rumpel to a one-year, entry-level
contract and assigned him to Worcester (AHL);  signed defenseman Joakim Ryan
to a two-year, standard entry-level contractand assigned him to Worcester.

Winnipeg Jets - Agreed to terms with forward Andrew Copp on a three-year, two-
way, entry-level contract.

=== COLLEGE ===

Charlotte - Named Mark Price head men's basketball coach.

Dayton - Signed head men's basketball coach Archie Miller to a contract
extension through the 2021-22 season.

Harvard - Named Logan Johnson assistant football coach.

Iona - Signed head men's basketball coach Tim Cluess to a contract extension
through the 2019-20 season.

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