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BASEBALL

American League

CLEVELAND INDIANS – Agreed to terms with INF/OF Ryan Raburn and OF Ben Francisco on minor league contracts.

DETROIT TIGERS – Named Mark Johnson pitching coach and Jason Schwartzman trainer of Connecticut (NYP).

TEXAS RANGERS – Agreed to terms with OF David Murphy on a one-year contract.

National League

NEW YORK METS – Agreed to terms with 1B Ike Davis on a one-year contract and LHP Pedro Feliciano on a minor league contract.

BASKETBALL

NBA

ATLANTA HAWKS – Signed G Jannero Pargo to a 10-day contract.

CLEVELAND CAVALIERS – Assigned F Kevin Jones to Canton (NBADL).

FOOTBALL

NFL

ARIZONA CARDINALS – Named Todd Bowles defensive coordinator, Harold Goodwin offensive coordinator and Tom Moore associate head coach/offense.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS – Retained linebackers coach Mark Duffner and receivers coach Jerry Sullivan.

HOCKEY

NHL

ANAHEIM DUCKS – Returned G Frederik Andersen to Norfolk (AHL) and F Garrett Klotz to Fort Wayne (ECHL). Recalled G Viktor Fasth from Norfolk.

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS – Acquired G Henrik Karlsson from Calgary for a 2013 seventh-round draft pick, and assigned him to Rockford (AHL).

DETROIT RED WINGS – Recalled D Brian Lashoff from Grand Rapids (AHL). Placed D Jakub Kindl on injured reserve.

FLORIDA PANTHERS – Traded F Jean-Francois Jacques to Tampa Bay for future considerations.

PHOENIX COYOTES – Recalled D Michael Stone from Portland (AHL).

WASHINGTON CAPITALS – Recalled D Tomas Kundratek from Hershey (AHL).

AHL

NORFOLK ADMIRALS – Recalled F Luca Caputi from Fort Wayne (ECHL).

SOCCER

MLS

D.C. UNITED – Signed M John Thorrington.

COLLEGE

INDIANA STATE – Named Brian Cabral associate head football coach and defensive coordinator.

OHIO STATE – Agreed to terms with men’s basketball coach Thad Matta on a contract through July 2019.

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