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

                     === Tuesday, September 16, 2014 ===


=== BASEBALL ===

Chicago Cubs - Extended their player development contract with Triple-A Iowa
through the 2018 season.

Los Angeles Dodgers - Selected the contract of pitcher Daniel Coulombe from
Chattanooga (Southern); recalled pitcher Stephen Fife from Albuquerque (PCL)
and placed him on the 60-day disabled list.

Major League Baseball - Suspended St. Louis Cardinals minor league pitcher
Yeison Medina 50 games without pay for violating the Minor League Drug
Prevention and Treatment Program.

New York Yankees - Placed infielder/outfielder Martin Prado on the 60-day
disabled list; selected the contract of infielder Jose Pirela from Scranton-
Wilkes Barre (IL).

Pittsburgh Pirates - Activated pitcher Charlie Morton from the 15-day disabled
list.


=== BASKETBALL ===

Los Angeles Lakers - Named Paul Pressey, Jim Eyen and Mark Madsen assistant
coaches, Clay Moser assistant coach/head advance NBA scout, Larry Lewis
assistant coach/director of player development, Thomas Scott assistant
coach/player development, Tom Bialaszewski video coordinator/coach and J.J.
Outlaw video coordinator/player development.


=== FOOTBALL ===

Arizona Cardinals - Signed linebacker Victor Butler; released linebacker
Marcus Benard and punter Drew Butler.

Buffalo Bills - Placed safety Jonathan Meeks on injured reserve; signed
linebacker Larry Dean.

Carolina Panthers - Signed running back Lache Seastrunk to the practice squad.

Chicago Bears - Signed cornerback Isaiah Frey and wide receiver Rashad Ross
from the practice squad; waived running back Shaun Draughn and wide receiver
Chris Williams; released tight end Matthew Mulligan; signed defensive tackle
Roy Philon to the practice squad.

Cincinnati Bengals - Signed tight end Kevin Brock; placed tight end Alex Smith
on injured reserve; signed offensive lineman Emmett Cleary to the practice
squad; released tight end Ryan Otten from the practice squad.

Detroit Lions - Signed cornerback Danny Gorrer; placed cornerback Nevin Lawson
on injured reserve; signed linebacker Julian Stanford from the practice squad
to the 53-man roster; signed linebacker Jerrell Harris to the practice squad.

Houston Texans - Released linebacker Jason Ankrah; signed linebacker Ricky
Sapp; released wide receiver Travis Labhart from the practice squad; signed
safety Josh Aubrey to the practice squad.

Indianapolis Colts - Signed defensive tackle Kelcy Quarles off the New England
Patriots practice squad; waived running back Dion Lewis; signed guard David
Arkin to the practice squad; released guard Josh Walker from the practice
squad.

Jacksonville Jaguars - Placed tight end Marcedes Lewis on injured
reserve/designated for return; signed wide receiver Tavarres King off the
Carolina Panthers practice squad; signed tight end Marcel Jensen from the
practice squad; waived offensive tackle Cameron Bradfield; signed offensive
tackle Cody Booth to the practice squad.

Minnesota Vikings - Signed fullback Zach Line to the practice squad.

Montreal Alouettes (CFL) - Signed quarterback Jerrod Johnson to the practice
roster.

New England Patriots - Signed linebacker Darius Fleming, offensive lineman
Caylin Hauptmann and defensive lineman Kona Schwenke to the practice squad;
released defensive lineman Cameron Henderson and running back Marcus Thigpen
from the practice squad.

New York Giants - Placed cornerback Walter Thurmond and wide receiver Jerrel
Jernigan on injured reserve; signed wide receiver Julian Talley and linebacker
Dan Fox from the practice squad; signed wide receivers Travis Harvey and
L'Damian Washington to the practice squad.

Oakland Raiders - Signed wide receiver Vincent Brown; waived linebacker Bojay
Filimoeatu.

Tennessee Titans - Signed linebacker James Anderson; placed linebacker Zach
Brown on injured reserve; signed linebacker Justin Staples to the practice
squad; released linebacker Brandon Copeland from the practice squad.

Washington Redskins - Waived safety Bacarri Rambo; signed defensive lineman
Hebron Fangupo to the practice squad; released defensive lineman Derrick
Hopkins from the practice squad.


=== HOCKEY ===

Anaheim Ducks - Signed forward Devante Smith-Pelly to a two-year contract.

Detroit Red Wings - Agreed to terms on a two-year contract with defenseman
Danny DeKeyser.


=== COLLEGE ===

Nicholls State - Named Steve Axman interim head football coach for the
remainder of the season.