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BASEBALL

American League

CHICAGO WHITE SOX – Agreed to terms with RHP Jeff Gray, RHP Ramon Troncoso, LHP David Purcey, C Bryan Anderson, INF Josh Bell, INF Steve Tolleson and OF Stefan Gartrell on minor league contracts.

NEW YORK YANKEES – Named Marcus Thames hitting coach, Brian Baisley coach and David DeKay strength and conditioning coach of Tampa (FSL).

OAKLAND ATHLETICS – Agreed to terms with RHP Chris Resop on a one-year contract.

TAMPA BAY RAYS – Agreed to terms with C Craig Albernaz, OF Jason Bourgeois and RHP J.D. Martin on minor league contracts.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS – Claimed LHP Tommy Hottovy off waivers from Texas.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS – Agreed to terms with RHP Eddie Bonine, RHP Nelson Figueroa, RHP Warner Madrigal, RHP Garrett Mock, LHP Rommie Lewis, C Tuffy Gosewisch, INF Kila Ka’aihue, INF Mark Teahen, INF Josh Wilson, OF Jeremy Reed and OF Brad Snyder on minor league contracts.

ATLANTA BRAVES – Agreed to terms with RHP Wirfin Obispo, C Luis De La Cruz, C Matt Pagnozzi and INF Blake DeWitt on minor league contracts.

CHICAGO CUBS – Agreed to terms with INF Luis Valbuena on a one-year contract and OF Brian Bogusevic, C J.C. Boscan, RHP Andrew Carpenter, RHP Jaye Chapman, OF Johermyn Chavez, RHP Dayan Diaz, INF Alberto Gonzalez, RHP Jensen Lewis, INF Brent Lillibridge, INF Edwin Maysonet, OF Darnell McDonald, 1B/OF Brad Nelson, RHP Blake Parker, RHP Zack Putnam, LHP Hisanori Takahashi and RHP Cory Wade on minor league contracts.

COLORADO ROCKIES – Agreed to terms with RHP Manny Corpas on a minor league contract.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS – Agreed to terms with LHP Chris Narveson on a one-year contract and RHP Kelvim Escobar on a minor league contract.

BASKETBALL

NBA

MIAMI HEAT – Signed C Josh Harrellson to a 10-day contract.

FOOTBALL

NFL

ARIZONA CARDINALS – Signed CB Greg McCoy to a reserve/future contract.

BUFFALO BILLS – Named Mike Pettine defensive coordinator and Nathaniel Hackett offensive coordinator.

CHICAGO BEARS – Signed TE Fendi Onobun and LB Lawrence Wilson to reserve/future contracts.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS – Signed RB Alvester Alexander, OT Lee Ziemba and LB Jake Killeen to reserve/future contracts.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS – Fired coach Mike Mularkey.

HOCKEY

NHL

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS – Reassigned D Anton Blomqvist from Evansville (ECHL) to Springfield (AHL).

AHL

BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERS – Signed D Dan Maggio to a professional tryout agreement.

MILWAUKEE ADMIRALS – Recalled D Taylor Aronson from Cincinnati (ECHL).

SPRINGFIELD FALCONS – Signed D Bryan Helmer.

ECHL

ELMIRA JACKALS – Signed F Brandon Blandina.

IDAHO STEELHEADS – Signed F Brett Robinson, F Ian Watters, D William Lacasse and D Taylor Vichorek.

READING ROYALS – Signed D Mark Mitera.

COLLEGE

CLEMSON – Announced WR DeAndre Hopkins will enter the NFL draft.

GEORGIA – Announced NT Kwame Geathers will enter the NFL draft.

MIAMI – Named Mario Cristobal tight ends and associate head football coach.

OHIO STATE – Announced senior RB Jordan Hall has been granted a medical redshirt.

OKLAHOMA STATE – Announced the resignation of defensive coordinator Bill Young. Promoted linebackers coach Glenn Spencer to defensive coordinator. Announced RB Joseph Randle will enter the NFL draft.

PENN STATE – Promoted John Butler to defensive coordinator.

WOFFORD – Named Ron Sweet women’s volleyball coach.

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