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Transactions

BASEBALL

National League

PITTSBURGH PIRATES – Agreed to terms with 3B Brandon Inge on a minor league contract.

BASKETBALL

NBA

NBA – Suspended Orlando F Hedo Turkoglu 20 games after testing positive for methenolone.

WNBA

LOS ANGELES SPARKS – Signed G Kristi Toliver to a multiyear contract.

FOOTBALL

NFL

CLEVELAND BROWNS – Signed P Spencer Lanning.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS – Exercised their fourth-year contract option on coach Leslie Frazier.

NEW YORK GIANTS – Signed PK David Buehler.

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES – Named Tom Gamble vice president of player personnel.

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HOCKEY

NHL

BOSTON BRUINS – Assigned D Ryan Button and D Tommy Cross from Providence (AHL) to South Carolina (ECHL).

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS – Named Jarmo Kekalainen general manager. recalled C Nick Drazenovic from Springfield (AHL).

MINNESOTA WILD – Named Andrew Brunette hockey operations advisor.

NEW JERSEY DEVILS – Recalled C Andrei Loktionov from Albany (AHL). Placed LW Dainius Zubrus on injured reserve. Reassigned LW Harry Young from Kalamazoo (ECHL) to Albany.

NEW YORK RANGERS – Assigned D Steve Eminger to Connecticut (AHL) for conditioning.

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS – Traded F Eric Tangradi to Winnipeg for a 2013 seventh-round draft pick.

SAN JOSE SHARKS – Reassigned RW Matt Pelech to Worcester (AHL) and C Marek Viedensky from San Francisco (ECHL) to Worcester.

COLLEGE

MEMPHIS – Signed football coach Justin Fuente to a one-year contract extension through the 2017 season.

MISSISSIPPI STATE – Promoted wide receivers coach Tim Brewster to assistant head coach and tight ends coach. Named Billy Gonzales wide receivers coach.

OKLAHOMA – Fired defensive tackles coach Jackie Shipp and offensive line assistant Bruce Kittle.

UNLV – Named Tim Hauck defensive coordinator and cornerbacks coach.

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