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Transactions

BASEBALL

Major League Baseball

MLB–Suspended Miami OF Kolby Copeland (Batavia-NYP) 50 games under the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program for refusing to take an offseason drug test.

American League

CHICAGO WHITE SOX–Optioned LHP Charlie Leesman to Charlotte (IL). Reassigned C Michael Blanke, RHP Jacob Petricka, INF Tyler Saladino, C Kevan Smith and INF Andy Wilkins to their minor-league camp.

National League

WASHINGTON NATIONALS–Optioned LHP Matt Purke to Hagerstown (SAL).

BASKETBALL

NBA

NBA–Fined Oklahoma City F Serge Ibaka $25,000 for striking Los Angeles Clippers F Blake Griffin in the groin area during a March 3 game.

HOUSTON ROCKETS–Signed G Aaron Brooks. Waived F Tyler Honeycutt.

NEW YORK KNICKS–Signed F Kenyon Martin to a second 10-day contract.

D-League

RIO GRANDE VALLEY VIPERS–Acquired G-F DJ Kennedy and F Mike Singletary from Erie for G Terrel Harris, G Mustafa Shakur and F Wesley Witherspoon.

FOOTBALL

NFL

ATLANTA FALCONS–Signed RB Antone Smith to a two-year contract extension.

CLEVELAND BROWNS–Named Ray Farmer assistant general manager.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS–Terminated the contract of WR Michael Jenkins.

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES–Signed QB G.J. Kinne to a two-year contract.

HOCKEY

NHL

FLORIDA PANTHERS–Recalled RW Jon Rheault from San Antonio (AHL).

NEW JERSEY DEVILS–Recalled RW Cam Janssen from Albany (AHL). Reassigned G Scott Wedgewood from Trenton (ECHL) to Albany (AHL). Reassigned G Maxime Clermont from Albany to Elmira (ECHL).

NEW YORK RANGERS–Recalled F Micheal Haley from Connecticut of the (AHL).

PHOENIX COYOTES–Assigned F Chris Brown to Portland (AHL).

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS–Signed D Korbinian Holzer to a two-year contract extension through 2014-15 season.

WASHINGTON CAPITALS–Waived D Roman Hamrlik.

ECHL

ECHL–Suspended Greenville’s Marc-Olivier Vallerand two games and fined him an undisclosed amount for his actions in a March 3 game against Elmira.

ELMIRA JACKALS–Announced F Jean Bourbeau was returned to the team from Binghamton (AHL).

UTAH GRIZZLIES–Acquired D Cody Carlson, F Jordan Clendenning, F Sebastien Trudeau and F Jonathan Lessard from San Francisco for D Mark Isherwood and F Kory Falite. Announced F Ian Schultz was reassigned to the team from Utah (AHL).

COLLEGE

MONTANA–Reinstated QB Jordan Johnson.

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