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BASEBALL

Major League Baseball

MLB–Suspended umpire Fieldin Culbreth two games because he was in charge of the crew that allowed Houston manager Bo Porter to improperly switch relievers in the middle of an inning. Fined umpires Brian O’Nora, Bill Welke and Adrian Johnson an undisclosed amount.

American League

CHICAGO WHITE SOX–Reinstated OF Dayan Viciedo from the 15-day DL. Optioned OF Jordan Danks to Charlotte (IL).

LOS ANGELES ANGELS–Placed RHP Tommy Hanson on the restricted list. Recalled LHP Michael Roth from Arkansas (Texas).

TAMPA BAY RAYS–Placed RHP Brandon Gomes on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 8. Recalled RHP Josh Lueke from Durham (IL).

TEXAS RANGERS–Placed C A.J. Pierzynski on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 6. Recalled C Robinson Chirinos from Round Rock (PCL).

National League

CHICAGO CUBS–Activated RHP Kyuji Fujikawa from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Rafael Dolis to Iowa (PCL).

CINCINNATI REDS–Activated C Ryan Hanigan from the 15-day DL. Designated C Corky Miller for assignment.

BASKETBALL

NBA

NBA–Fined Chicago F Taj Gibson $25,000 for verbal abuse of a game official during a May 8 game against Miami.

FOOTBALL

NFL

ARIZONA CARDINALS–Agreed to terms with LB Karlos Dansby on a one-year contract. Signed RB Stepfan Taylor, WR Ryan Swope, RB Andre Ellington and TE D.C. Jefferson to four-year contracts.

BUFFALO BILLS–Signed WR Marquise Goodwin, DB Duke Williams, DB Jonathan Meeks and K Dustin Hopkins.

DETROIT LIONS–Signed DE Ezekiel Ansah to a five-year contract and CB Darius Slay, G Larry Warford, DE Devin Taylor, P Sam Martin, WR Corey Fuller, RB Theo Riddick, TE Michael Williams and LB Brandon Hepburn to four-year contracts.

GREEN BAY PAVKERS–Signed OT David Bakhtiari, OT J.C. Tretter, RB Johnathan Franklin, CB Micah Hyde, DE Josh Boyd, LB Nate Palmer, WR C.J. Johnson, WR Kevin Dorsey, LB Sam Barrington, QB Matt Brown, C Patrick Lewis, LB Andy Mulumba, RB Angelo Pease, DT Gilbert Pena, FB Ryan Roberson, TE Jake Stoneburner, G Lane Taylor and WR Myles White.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS–Signed DT John Jenkins to a four-year contract.

NEW YORK GIANTS–Signed DT Jonathan Hankins, DE Damontre Moore, S Cooper Taylor, RB Michael Cox, RB Jeremy Wright, LB Etienne Sabino, LB Charleus Dieuseul, DB Charles James, WR Marcus Davis and S Alonzo Tweedy.

COLLEGE

FLORIDA–Announced men’s junior basketball G Eli Carter has transferred from Rutgers.

GEORGE MASON–Announced freshman basketball F Julian Royal is transferring from Georgia Tech.

GEORGIA TECH–Announced junior basketball G Brandon Reed will transfer after he graduates at the end of the summer term.

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