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

                        === Thursday, May 23, 2013 ===

=== BASEBALL ===

Baltimore Orioles - Selected the contract of pitcher Kevin Gausman from Bowie
(Eastern); optioned pitcher Jake Arrieta to Norfolk (IL); designated pitcher
Alex Burnett for assignment.

Cleveland Indians - Recalled pitcher Scott Barnes from Columbus (IL);
designated pitcher David Huff for assignment.

Kansas City Royals - Optioned pitcher Kelvin Herrera to Omaha (PCL); recalled
pitcher Louis Coleman from Omaha.

Oakland Athletics - Reinstated infielder Hiro Nakajima from the 15-day
disabled list and optioned him to Sacramento (PCL).

Philadelphia Phillies - Placed second baseman Chase Utley on the 15-day
disabled list; recalled pitcher Michael Stutes from Lehigh Valley (IL);
selected the contract of infielder/outfielder Michael Martinez from Lehigh

Seattle Mariners - Optioned catcher Jesus Montero to Tacoma (PCL).

Texas Rangers - Waived pitcher Derek Lowe; signed infielder/outfielder Mark
Teahen to a minor league contract and assigned him to Round Rock (PCL).


Minnesota Lynx (WNBA) - Waived center Shawnice Wilson.

=== FOOTBALL ===

Arizona Cardinals - Signed defensive back Tyrann Mathieu to a four-year

Baltimore Ravens - Signed linebacker Arthur Brown to a four-year contract.

Carolina Panthers - Signed linebacker A.J. Klein, running back Kenjon Barner,
defensive tackle Star Lotulelei and guard Edmund Kugbila; waived/injured tight
end Logan Brock; claimed linebacker Ryan Rau off waivers from the Cleveland

Cincinnati Bengals - Signed running back Giovani Bernard.

Cleveland Browns - Signed wide receiver Tori Gurley; waived quarterback
Thaddeus Lewis.

Indianapolis Colts - Signed linebacker Caesar Rayford; waived linebacker Jake

Kansas City Chiefs - Signed safety Sanders Commings.

New England Patriots - Claimed offensive tackle Kevin Haslam off waivers from
San Diego; released offensive lineman R.J. Mattes.

New Orleans Saints - Waived defensive end Greg Romeus.

New York Giants - Re-signed wide receiver Ramses Barden.

Pittsburgh Steelers - Signed wide receivers Markus Wheaton and Justin Brown
and cornerback Terry Hawthorne to four-year contracts.

San Francisco 49ers - Signed defensive tackle Cornellius Carradine and tight
end Vance McDonald to four-year contracts.

Saskatchewan Roughriders (CFL) - Released defensive back Tristan Jackson and
defensive lineman Jay Alford; acquired defensive lineman Jermaine McElveen
from the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in exchange for wide receiver Lyle Leong, Jr.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Signed cornerback Johnthan Banks to a four-year

Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL) - Released fullback James Green, long-snapper
Jordan Matechuk and defensive end Youri Yenga.

=== HOCKEY ===

Colorado Avalanche - Named Patrick Roy head coach and vice president of hockey

Nashville Predators - Signed forward Brendan Leipsic to a three-year, entry-
level contract.

=== COLLEGE ===

Chattanooga - Named Turner Battle to the men's basketball staff.

Delaware - Named Lynn Farquhar assistant field hockey coach.

Elon - Announced it will join the Colonial Athletic Association beginning in
the 2014-15 season.

Montana - Named Brynn Molloy assistant athletic director for marketing and
community relations.