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

                        === Thursday, May 1, 2014 ===


=== BASEBALL ===

Baltimore Orioles - Activated third baseman Manny Machado off the 15-day
disabled list; optioned infielder Steve Lombardozzi to Norfolk (IL);
reinstated pitcher Troy Patton from the restricted list; outrighted pitcher
Josh Stinson to Norfolk.

Boston Red Sox - Recalled pitcher Drake Britton from Pawtucket (IL).

Cincinnati Reds - Placed pitcher Tony Cingrani on 15-day disabled list;
recalled pitcher Curtis Partch from Louisville (IL).

Los Angeles Dodgers - Selected the contract of pitcher Red Patterson from
Albuquerque (PCL); designated outfielder Nick Buss for assignment.

Milwaukee Brewers - Recalled pitcher Rob Wooten from Nashville (PCL); optioned
infielder Elian Herrera to Nashville.

Minnesota Twins - Recalled pitcher Kris Johnson from Rochester (IL).

New York Mets - Activated outfielder Juan Lagares from the 15-day disabled
list; optioned outfielder Kirk Nieuwenhuis to Las Vegas (PCL).

Toronto Blue Jays - Selected the contract of infielder Steve Tolleson from
Buffalo (IL); recalled outfielder Anthony Gose from Buffalo; optioned
infielder Jonathan Diaz to Buffalo; designated outfielder Moises Sierra for
assignment.


=== FOOTBALL ===

Atlanta Falcons - Signed tight end Bear Pascoe.

Cleveland Browns - Signed linebacker Zac Diles and quarterbacks Tyler Thigpen
and Vince Young.

Dallas Cowboys - Signed wide receiver LaRon Byrd.

Denver Broncos - Exercised the fifth-year option on the contract of linebacker
Von Miller.

New York Giants - Exercised the fifth-year option on the contract of
cornerback Prince Amukamara.

Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL) - Signed wide receiver Braylon Bell, kicker Brett
Maher, defensive back Matt Pierce and defensive end Kashawn Fraser.


=== HOCKEY ===

Anaheim Ducks - Reassigned forward Rickard Rakell to Norfolk (AHL).

New York Islanders - Acquired goaltender Jaroslav Halak from the Washington
Capitals in exchange for a fourth-round pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft.

Vancouver Canucks - Fired head coach John Tortorella and assistant coach Mike
Sullivan.


=== COLLEGE ===

Eastern Illinois - Named Mark Hansen men's soccer head coach.

Loyola New Orleans - Announced men's and women's golf coach Lisa Tinkler has
resigned.