PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES – Agreed to terms with INF Yuniesky Betancourt on a minor league contract.
ST. LOUIS CARDINALS – Agreed to terms with INF Ronny Cedeno on a one-year contract and C Rob Johnson, C J.R. Towles and OF Justin Christian on minor league contracts. Named Bengie Molina assistant hitting coach. Designated LHP Barret Browning for assignment.
DALLAS MAVERICKS – Signed G Mike James for the remainder of the season. Assigned G Jared Cunningham to Texas (NBADL).
HOUSTON ROCKETS – Recalled F-C Donatas Motiejunas from Rio Grande Valley (NBADL).
PHILADELPHIA 76ERS – Signed G Shelvin Mack to a second 10-day contract.
BUFFALO BILLS – Named Kurt Anderson and Jason Vrable offensive quality control coaches.
CHICAGO BEARS – Signed C Cyhl Quarles to a reserve/future contract. Named Sean Desai and Chris Harris defensive quality control coaches and Dwayne Stukes assistant special teams coach.
CLEVELAND BROWNS – Named Fred Nance senior advisor and special counsel.
DETROIT LIONS – Named Brian Xanders senior personnel executive.
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS – Signed OL Ryan Durand.
ANAHEIM DUCKS – Reassigned G Frederik Andersen to the Danish national team and F Ryan Lasch from Norfolk (AHL) to Vaxjo (Swedish Elite).
DALLAS STARS – Placed F Derek Roy on injured reserve.
NEW JERSEY DEVILS – Assigned LW Mattias Tedenby to Albany (AHL).
OTTAWA SENATORS – Recalled F Mika Zibanejad from Binghamton (AHL).
COLUMBUS CREW – Agreed to terms with D/M Agustin Viana.
L.A. GALAXY – Named Chris Klein president.
NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION – Announced an affiliate partnership with Rochester (USL PRO).
VANCOUVER WHITECAPS – Signed M Daigo Kobayashi.
HOFSTRA – Signed volleyball coach Kristina Hernandez to a multiyear contract.