=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Thursday, March 6, 2014 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
San Francisco Giants - Optioned first baseman Angel Villalona to Fresno (PCL);
assigned pitchers Clayton Blackburn, Ty Blach, Chris Heston, Jose Casilla,
Kyle Crick, Sandy Rosario and Rafael Dolis, infielders Joe Panik and Jeff
Arnold, outfielders Mac Williamson and Javier Herrera and catcher Ben Turner
to minor league camp.
=== BASKETBALL ===
Brooklyn Nets - Signed guard Jorge Gutierrez to a 10-day contract.
Oklahoma City Thunder - Signed forward Reggie Williams to a 10-day contract.
Sacramento Kings - Signed forward Royce White to a 10-day contract and
assigned him to Reno (NBADL).
=== FOOTBALL ===
Arizona Cardinals - Re-signed nose tackle Alameda Ta'amu; named Roger Kingdom
assistant strength and conditioning coach.
Buffalo Bills - Tendered 2014 contract offers to wide receiver Chris Hogan,
offensive lineman Antoine McClain and fullback Frank Summers; re-signed
defensive back Brandon Smith.
Chicago Bears - Signed defensive end Trevor Scott.
Cleveland Browns - Agreed to terms with kicker Billy Cundiff.
Denver Broncos - Released cornerback Champ Bailey.
Houston Texans - Released linebacker Evan Frierson; claimed linebacker Paul
Hazel off waivers from the Cleveland Browns.
Indianapolis Colts - Signed linebacker D'Qwell Jackson; released center Samson
Satele; tendered qualifying offers to cornerback Josh Gordy and guard Joe
Reitz; re-signed outside linebacker Cam Johnson.
Jacksonville Jaguars - Re-signed offensive linemen Cameron Bradfield and Sam
Young and tight end Clay Harbor.
Kansas City Chiefs - Released linebacker Robert James and tight end Dominique
Minnesota Vikings - Released wide receiver Greg Childs and defensive tackle
Montreal Alouettes (CFL) - Named Rick Worman offensive coordinator, Noel
Thopre defensive coordinator and assistant head coach, Andre Bolduc offensive
quality control coach and special teams assistant, Kris Sweet offensive line
coach, Greg Quick linebackers coach, Anwar Stewart defensive quality control
coach and Jean-Vincent Posy-Audette defensive and special teams assistant;
retained quarterbacks coach Ryan Dinwiddie, receivers coach Erik Campbell,
running backs coach Mark Speckman and defensive line coach Keith Willis.
Ottawa RedBlacks (CFL) - Signed kicker Justin Palardy and wide receiver Paul
Saskatchewan Roughriders (CFL) - Signed linebackers Chad Kilgore and Scott
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL) - Signed defensive back Maurice Leggett and
defensive end Stafford Gatling; released wide receiver Mike Sims-Walker.
=== HOCKEY ===
Anaheim Ducks - Recalled forward Rickard Rakell from Norfolk (AHL).
Carolina Hurricanes - Recalled defenseman Ryan Murphy from Charlotte (AHL);
placed defenseman Justin Faulk on injured reserve.
Detroit Red Wings - Recalled forward Teemu Pulkkinen from Grand Rapids (AHL).
Nashville Predators - Re-assigned forward Simon Moser to Milwaukee (AHL).
San Jose Sharks - Signed forward Barclay Goodrow to an entry-level contract.
Washington Capitals - Recalled forward Chris Brown and defenseman Cameron
Schilling from Hershey (AHL); re-assigned goaltender Philipp Grubauer to
Winnipeg Jets - Recalled forward John Albert from St. John's (AHL).
=== COLLEGE ===
Georgia State - Named Tim Lappano wide receivers coach.
Iona College - Announced a contract extension for head men's basketball coach
Tim Cluess through the 2018-19 season.
Missouri - Announced a contract extension for head football coach Gary Pinkel
through the 2020 season.
South Carolina - Suspended men's head basketball coach Frank Martin one game.