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

                         === Friday, May 1, 2015 ===

=== BASEBALL ===

Cleveland Indians - Placed pitcher T.J. House on the 15-day disabled list;
recalled outfielder Tyler Holt from Columbus (IL).

Kansas City Royals - Placed shortstop Alcides Escobar on the 7-day concussion
disabled list retroactive to April 30; recalled infielder Orlando Calixte from
Omaha (PCL).

Minnesota Twins - Placed pitcher Tim Stauffer on the 15-day disabled list;
recalled pitcher Ryan Pressly from Rochester (IL).

New York Mets - Recalled infielder Dilson Herrera from Las Vegas (PCL);
optioned pitcher Jack Leathersich to Las Vegas.

San Diego Padres - Recalled pitcher Nick Vincent from El Paso (PCL); optioned
pitcher Cory Mazzoni to El Paso.

St. Louis Cardinals - Selected the contract of pitcher Miguel Socolovich from
Memphis (PCL); optioned pitcher Tim Cooney to Memphis; transferred outfielder
Tommy Pham from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.

Toronto Blue Jays - Optioned pitcher Daniel Norris to Buffalo (IL); selected
the contract of pitcher Andrew Albers from Buffalo; transferred infielder
Maicer Izturis from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.


Connecticut Sun (WNBA) - Announced the retirement of guard Katie Douglas.

=== FOOTBALL ===

Atlanta Falcons - Waived safety Brandon Bishop, offensive lineman Reid Fragel,
cornerback Jordan Mabin, defensive end Jacques Smith and running back Ronnie

Edmonton Eskimos (CFL) - Released offensive lineman Adam Baboulas and
defensive end Cameron Sheffield.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats (CFL) - Released offensive lineman Everett Benyard, wide
receivers Lamont Bryant and Cary Koch, defensive linemen Adewale Ojomo and
Brandon Thurmond, defensive backs Taylor Mack and E.J. Woods, running back Sam
Ojuri and linebacker Jonathon Sharpe.

Houston Texans - Signed safety Stevie Brown.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Signed quarterback Jameis Winston to a four-year

Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL) - Signed quarterback Drew Willy to a contract
extension through the 2017 season.

=== HOCKEY ===

Chicago Blackhawks - Agreed to terms on a two-year contract with forward
Artemi Panarin.

Philadelphia Flyers - Signed defenseman Christian Marti to an entry-level

=== COLLEGE ===

Liberty - Named Ron Brown associate head coach and wide receivers coach.

Samford - Named Jeff Beckles running backs coach.

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