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

                     === Tuesday, September 23, 2014 ===


=== BASEBALL ===

New York Mets - Extended the contract of general manager Sandy Alderson
through 2017.

Texas Rangers - Activated outfielder Jim Adduci from the 15-day disabled list.


=== BASKETBALL ===

Atlanta Hawks - Signed guard Kent Bazemore and center Elton Brand.

Houston Rockets - Signed forward Kostas Papanikolaou.

Miami Heat - Signed guard Andre Dawkins and forward Shawn Jones.

San Antonio Spurs - Named Sean Marks assistant general manager, Brandon James
director of baskeball administration and legal affairs, Phil Coles director of
medical services, Marilyn Adams director of rehabilitation and Paul West
assistant athletic trainer.


=== FOOTBALL ===

Arizona Cardinals - Signed running back Marion Grice from the San Diego
Chargers' practice squad; released punter Drew Butler.

Atlanta Falcons - Signed tackle Reid Fragel to the practice squad; waived
tackle Terren Jones from the practice squad.

Baltimore Ravens - Placed tight end Dennis Pitta on injured reserve; signed
tight end Phillip Supernaw to the active roster from the practice squad;
signed wide receiver Deonte Thompson; waived running back Fitzgerald
Toussaint; signed defensive tackle A.J. Pataiali'i to the practice squad.

Carolina Panthers - Placed fullback Mike Tolbert on injured reserve/designated
for return; signed linebacker D.J. Smith.

Chicago Bears - Signed wide receiver Joshua Bellamy to the practice squad

Dallas Cowboys - Signed defensive end Lavar Edwards; waived linebacker Kieth
Smith.

Jacksonville Jaguars - Signed linebacker Jeremiah George from the New York
Jets' practice squad and tight end Nic Jacobs from the New Orleans Saints'
practice squad; signed safety Sherrod Martin; waived/injured safety Chris
Prosinski; waived tight end Marcel Jensen and wide receiver Kerry Taylor;
signed fullback Eric Kettani to the practice squad.

Miami Dolphins - Signed defensive tackle Deandre Coleman from the Jacksonville
Jaguars' practice squad; waived safety Brandian Ross.

Pittsburgh Steelers - Signed linebacker James Harrison; placed linebacker
Jarvis Jones on injured reserve/designated for return.

San Diego Chargers - Signed running back Shaun Draughn and inside linebacker
Kevin Reddick; signed outside linebacker Cordarro Law to the active roster
from the practice squad; placed running back Danny Woodhead on injured
reserve; waived defensive lineman Lawrence Guy; signed running back D.J.
Adams, tight end David Paulson and outside linebacker Colton Underwood to the
practice squad; released safety Adrian Phillips from the practice squad;
released cornerback Marcus Cromartie from injured reserve.

San Francisco 49ers - Signed quarterback Josh Johnson to a one-year contract;
waived tight end Asante Cleveland.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Signed wide receiver Louis Murphy; waived wide receiver
Chris Owusu; released linebacker Ka'Lial Glaud, safety Kimario McFadden and
defensive end Adrian Robinson from the practice squad.

Tennessee Titans - Signed tight end Chase Coffman; waived wide receiver T.J.
Graham.

Washington Redskins - Signed offensive lineman Tevita Stevens to the practice
squad; released offensive lineman Braxston Cave from the practice squad.


=== HOCKEY ===

Chicago Blackhawks - Assigned goaltenders Mac Carruth and Kent Simpson to
Rockford (AHL); released forward Ryan Schnell, defensemen Kirill Gotovets,
Justin Holl and Zach Miskovic.

Dallas Stars - Assigned goaltender Philippe Desrosiers to Rimouski (QMJHL);
assigned forward Remi Elie to Belleville (OHL) and center Brett Pollock to
Edmonton (WHL).

Minnesota Wild - Signed defensemen Alex Gudbranson and Hunter Warner to three-
year, entry-level contracts.

Montreal Canadiens - Returned goaltender Zachary Fucale to Halifax (QMJHL).

St. Louis Blues - Reassigned forwards Samuel Blais, Jaedon Descheneau and C.J.
Yakimowicz and defensemen Thomas Vannelli, Dmitrii Sergeev and Santeri Saari.

Tampa Bay Lightning - Reassigned forwards Michael Aviani, Cristiano DiGiacinto
and Brayden Point and defensemen Kodie Curran, Dominik Masin and Ben Thomas.




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