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

                        === Thursday, May 15, 2014 ===

=== BASEBALL ===

Baltimore Orioles - Recalled pitcher Evan Meek from Norfolk (IL); optioned
pitcher Kevin Gausman to Norfolk.

Cincinnati Reds - Recalled pitcher Jeff Francis from Louisville (IL); optioned
pitcher Nick Christiani to Louisville (IL); moved pitcher Mat Latos to the 60-
day disabled list.

Cleveland Indians - Placed outfielder Nyjer Morgan on the 15-day disabled
list; recalled infielder Jesus Aguilar from Columbus (IL).

New York Mets - Recalled pitcher Josh Edgin from Las Vegas (PCL); placed
catcher Travis d'Arnaud on the seven-day disabled list; recalled catcher Juan
Centeno from Las Vegas.

New York Yankees - Placed outfielder Carlos Beltran on the 15-day disabled
list; selected the contract of pitcher Chase Whitley from Triple-A
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre; designated pitcher Bruce Billings for assignment.

Oakland Athletics - Acquired outfielder/first baseman Kyle Blanks from the San
Diego Padres in exchange for minor league outfielder Jake Goebbert and a
player to be named later; designated first baseman Daric Barton for

Philadelphia Phillies - Reinstated outfielder Darin Ruf from the 15-day
disabled list and optioned him to Lehigh Valley (IL).

Pittsburgh Pirates - Activated pitcher Wandy Rodriguez from 15-day DL;
optioned outfielder Jaff Decker to Indianapolis (IL).

San Diego Padres - Recalled pitcher Kevin Quackenbush from El Paso (PCL).

Tampa Bay Rays - Placed utilityman Ben Zobrist on the 15-day disabled list;
selected the contract of infielder Cole Figueroa from Durham (IL).

Toronto Blue Jays - Placed outfielder Colby Rasmus on the 15-day disabled
list; recalled outfielder Anthony Gose from Buffalo (IL).


National Basketball Association - Fined Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc
Rivers $25,000 for public criticism of officiating; officially approved the
sale of the Milwaukee Bucks.

Portland Trail Blazers - Signed head coach Terry Stotts to a multi-year
contract extension.

Washington Mystics (WNBA) - Waived forward Kayla Thornton, guards Nadirah
McKenight and A'dia Mathies.

=== FOOTBALL ===

Arizona Cardinals - Signed tight end Troy Niklas, defensive end Kareem Martin
and wide receiver John Brown to four-year contracts.

Buffalo Bills - Signed cornerback Ross Cockrell, linebacker Randell Johnson,
offensive lineman Seantrel Henderson and defensive back Michael Carter.

Chicago Bears - Agreed to terms with defensive tackle Will Sutton on a four-
year contract.

Cleveland Browns - Agreed to terms with wide receivers Miles Austin and Earl
Bennett and defensive lineman Elhadji Ndiaye.

Dallas Cowboys - Signed defensive end Ben Gardner, linebacker Will Smith and
cornerback Terrance Mitchell.

Green Bay Packers - Signed wide receiver Jared Abbrederis and center Corey

Jacksonville Jaguars - Waived quarterback Matt Scott.

Kansas City Chiefs - Signed defensive back Phillip Gaines.

Miami Dolphins - Named Eric Stokes assistant general manager; signed wide
receiver Stephen Williams and defensive back Demetrius Wright; waived wide
receiver Ryan Lankford.

New England Patriots - Released tight end Tyler Beck and long snapper Charley

New York Jets - Signed wide receivers Shaq Evans and Quincy Enunwa,
quarterback Tajh Boyd, defensive end Ikemefuna Enemkpali and linebacker
Jeremiah George.

Oakland Raiders - Signed linebacker Khalil Mack.

Philadelphia Eagles - Signed nose tackle Beau Allen to a four-year contract.

San Francisco 49ers - Signed running back Carlos Hyde and cornerback Dontae
Johnson to four-year contracts.

St. Louis - Released running back Daryl Richardson.

Tennessee Titans - Agreed to contracts with defensive lineman DaQuan Jones and
defensive back Marqueston Huff.

Washington Redskins - Signed wide receivers Lee Doss, Cody Hoffman, Kofi
Hughes, Rashad Lawrence, tackles Chris Davenport and Robert Thomas, tight end
Kevin Perry, quarterback Tommy Rees and defensive back Bryan Shepherd.

Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL) - Added linebacker/defensive lineman Willie
Moseley, offensive lineman Dale Stevenson and linebacker/long snapper Sean
Blake to the roster.

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