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

                        === Thursday, May 30, 2013 ===

=== BASEBALL ===

Atlanta Braves - Designated third baseman Juan Francisco for assignment;
purchased the contract of pitcher Alex Wood from Mississippi (Southern).

Chicago Cubs - Selected the contract of pitcher Zach Putnam from Iowa (PCL);
optioned pitcher Alex Burnett to Iowa; transferred pitcher Kyuji Fujikawa to
the 60-day disabled list.

Kansas City Royals - Named George Brett interim hitting coach; named Pedro
Grifol major league special assignment coach; reassigned hitting coach Jack
Maloof and assistant hitting coach Andre David to the minor league

Los Angeles Dodgers - Placed outfielder Matt Kemp on the 15-day disabled list;
recalled catcher Tim Federowicz from Albuquerque (PCL); reinstated pitcher
Stephen Fife from the 15-day disabled list and optioned him to Albuquerque.

Minnesota Twins - Placed infielder Trevor Plouffe on the 15-day disabled list;
recalled infielder Chris Colabello from Rochester (IL).

New York Mets - Placed shortstop Ruben Tejada on the 15-day disabled list;
selected the contract of infielder Omar Quintanilla from Las Vegas (PCL);
transferred pitcher Frank Francisco to the 60-day disabled list.

San Diego Padres - Recalled pitcher Nick Vincent from Tucson (PCL); optioned
pitcher Anthony Bass to Tucson.

St. Louis Cardinals - Purchased the contract of Michael Wacha from Memphis
(PCL); optioned pitcher Michael Blazek to Memphis; transferred pitcher Jaime
Garcia from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.


NBA - Fined Miami's LeBron James and Indiana's David West and Lance Stephenson
$5,000 each for flopping in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals.

=== FOOTBALL ===

Atlanta Falcons - Signed fullback Patrick DiMarco.

Buffalo Bills - Signed wide receiver DeMarco Sampson to an undisclosed
contract; waived defensive back Vernon Kearney.

Detroit Lions - Signed running back Montell Owens.

Green Bay Packers - Signed running back Eddie Lacy.

Miami Dolphins - Signed offensive guard Brian Thomas and cornerback Jamar
Taylor; waived offensive tackle Patrick Ward.

New York Jets - Signed wide receiver Ben Obomanu; placed quarterback David
Garrard on the reserve/retired list.

Saskatchewan Roughriders (CFL) - Signed quarterback Tino Sunseri, offensive
linemen Corey Watman, Matt Vonk and Eric Armitage, wide receiver Alex Anthony,
defensive  lineman Levi Steinhauer, fullback Spencer Moore, and linebacker
Thomas Spoletini to contracts.

Seattle Seahawks - Signed cornerback Tharold Simon and offensive tackle
Michael Bowie to four-year contracts.

=== HOCKEY ===

Buffalo Sabres - Singed forward Colin Jacobs to a three-year entry-level

Detroit Red Wings - Assigned forwards Joakim Andersson and Gustav Nyquist and
goaltender Jordan Pearce to Grand Rapids (AHL).

Edmonton Oilers - Agreed to terms with defenseman Anton Belov on a one-year
entry-level contract.

Los Angeles Kings - Signed defenseman Robyn Regehr to a two-year contract

Montreal Canadiens - Signed forward Tim Bozon to a three-year contract.

Winnipeg Jets - Announced an affiliation with the Ontario Reign of the East
Coast Hockey League for the 2013-14 season.

=== SOCCER ===

Chivas USA - Parted ways with head coach Jose Luis "Chelis" Sanchez Sola.

=== COLLEGE ===

University of Denver - Announced that men's lacrosse will move to the Big East
Conference for the 2014 season.