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

                        === Thursday, May 16, 2013 ===

=== BASEBALL ===

Cleveland Indians - Optioned pitcher Nick Hagadone to Columbus (IL).

Colorado Rockies - Placed pitched Jeff Francis on the 15-day disabled list;
recalled infielder DJ LeMahieu and pitcher Rob Scahill from Colorado Springs
(PCL); designated infielder Reid Brignac for assignment.

Tampa Bay Rays - Placed pitcher David Price on the 15-day disabled list;
recalled pitcher Alex Torres from Durham (IL).

Texas Rangers - Placed pitcher Alexi Ogando on the 15-day disabled list;
recalled pitcher Cory Burns from Round Rock (PCL).

Washington Nationals - Recalled catcher Jhonatan Solano from Syracuse (IL);
placed catcher Wilson Ramos on the 15-day disabled list.


Minnesota Lynx (WNBA) - Waived center Jessica Adair.

=== FOOTBALL ===

Buffalo Bills - Named Doug Whaley general manager; named Jim Monos director of
player personnel and Kelvin Fisher director of college scouting.

Cleveland Browns - Signed quarterback Brian Hoyer and running back Brandon

Dallas Cowboys - Signed defensive end Anthony Hargrove to a one-year contract;
released guard D.J. Hall.

Detroit Lions - Claimed defensive back DeQuan Menzie off waivers from the
Kansas City Chiefs; released defensive back Conroy Black.

Houston Texans - Signed linebacker Trevardo Williams.

Jacksonville Jaguars - Released running back Montell Owens; signed center Dan
Gerberry; claimed defensive tackle Kyle Love off waivers from the New England

Kansas City Chiefs - Named Will Lewis director of pro scouting and Marvin
Allen director of college scouting.

Miami Dolphins - Claimed wide receiver Marvin McNutt off waivers from
Philadelphia; signed fullback Rupert Bryan; waived/injured defensive tackle
Chas Alecxih and wide receiver Taylor Stockemer.

New England Patriots - Signed cornerback Logan Ryan.

New Orleans Saints - Signed defensive tackle Isaako Aaitui to a two-year

Oakland Raiders - Waived linebacker Jerrell Harris and long snapper Nick
Guess; signed wide receiver/kick returner Josh Cribbs.

Pittsburgh Steelers - Signed safety Shamarko Thomas to a four-year contract.

Seattle Seahawks - Signed running back Spencer Ware.

Tennessee Titans - Signed running back Alvester Alexander and linebacker Greg

Toronto Argonauts (CFL) - Signed quarterback Mitchell Gale; released
quarterback Alex Brink.

=== HOCKEY ===

National Hockey League - Suspended San Jose Sharks forward Raffi Torres for
the rest of the second round of the playoffs.

Phoenix Coyotes - Signed forward Rob Klinkhammer to a two-year contract.

=== COLLEGE ===

Alabama A&M - Named Semeka Randall head women's basketball coach.

Eastern Illinois - Named Debbie Black head women's basketball coach.

Washington - Named Raphael Chillious assistant men's basketball coach.

=== SOCCER ===

New England Revolution - Waived midfielder Sainey Nyassi.

Toronto FC - Acquired midfielder Bobby Convey from Sporting Kansas City in
exchange for a first-round pick in the 2014 MLS Supplemental Draft.