=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Wednesday, May 29, 2013 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Atlanta Braves - Activated pitcher Jordan Walden from the 15-day disabled
list; optioned pitcher Cory Rasmus to Gwinnett (IL).
Baltimore Orioles - Recalled infielder Ryan Flaherty from Norfolk (IL);
optioned infielder Yamaico Navarro to Norfolk.
Boston Red Sox - Recalled outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. from Pawtucket (IL);
optioned pitcher Alex Wilson to Pawtucket.
Colorado Rockies - Optioned outfielder Charlie Blackmon to Colorado Springs
(PCL); recalled pitcher Rob Scahill from Colorado Springs.
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim - Activated pitcher Jered Weaver from the 15-day
disabled list; designated pitcher Mark Lowe for assignment.
Miami Marlins - Selected the contract of infielder Ed Lucas from New Orleans
(PCL); designated infielder Nick Green for assignment.
Minnesota Twins - Reinstated infielder Trevor Plouffe from the 7-day
concussion disabled list; optioned infielder Chris Colabello to Rochester
Philadelphia Phillies - Placed third baseman Michael Young on the bereavement
list; recalled infielder Cesar Hernandez from Lehigh Valley (IL).
San Francisco Giants - Selected the contract of pitcher Ramon Ramirez from
Fresno (PCL); optioned pitcher Mike Kickham to Fresno; transferred infielder
Tony Abreu to the 60-day disabled list.
Seattle Mariners - Recalled infielder Alex Liddi from Tacoma (PCL); optioned
pitcher Brandon Maurer to Tacoma.
Tampa Bay Rays - Optioned pitcher Jake Odorizzi to Durham (IL); recalled
pitcher Alex Colome from Durham.
Toronto Blue Jays - Optioned pitcher Thad Weber to Buffalo (IL); designated
pitcher Ramon Ortiz and first baseman Clint Robinson for assignment; placed
third basemen Brett Lawrie on the 15-day disabled list; recalled pitcher Todd
Redmond from Buffalo; selected the contracts of pitchers Neil Wagner and Juan
Perez from Buffalo.
=== BASKETBALL ===
Charlotte Bobcats - Named Steve Clifford head coach.
=== FOOTBALL ===
Atlanta Falcons - Waived fullback Deon Goggins.
Carolina Panthers - Signed offensive tackle Patrick Brown; waived guard Robert
Cleveland Browns - Named Jim Brown special advisor.
Denver Broncos - Signed cornerback Quentin Jammer.
Detroit Lions - Released quarterback Alex Carder; signed quarterback Thaddeus
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (CFL) - Signed defensive tackle Michael Atkinson,
quarterback Chris Amrhein, wide receiver Greg Ellingson, defensive end Donovan
Robinson, running backs Montel Harris and Lindsey Lamar.
Minnesota Vikings - Signed linebacker Standford Keglar.
Montreal Alouettes (CFL) - Signed defensive tackle Josh Symons to a two-year
Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Wide receiver Steve Smith announced his retirement.
Tennessee Titans - Agreed to terms with center Brian Schwenke, defensive end
Lavar Edwards, cornerback Khalid Wooten and safety Daimion Stafford.
Washington Redskins - Named Aubrey Pleasant offensive assistant and Larry
Coyer advance scout.
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL) - Signed defensive linemen Zach Anderson and
Marcus Hyde, defensive backs Lamar 'Marty' Markett, Wesley Pendleton and Sam
Pope; released offensive lineman James Carmon.
=== HOCKEY ===
New York Rangers - Fired head coach John Tortorella.
Phoenix Coyotes - Signed defenseman James Melindy to a three-year, entry-level
Vancouver Canucks - Signed forward Tom Sestito to a two-year contract.
=== COLLEGE ===
Alabama - Named Kelly Curry, Terry Nooner and Shereka Wright women's assistant
Detroit - Named Ernie Ziegler men's assistant basketball coach and Robert C.
Vowels director of athletics.
Pepperdine - Promoted John Impelman to assistant coach and Jon Pastorek to
director of operations of the men's basketball team.
Texas-Pan American - Announced that Paul Goode will no longer serve as head
men's tennis coach.