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The Journal Gazette

Thursday, October 12, 2017 1:00 am

TRANSACTIONS

BASEBALL

American League

BOSTON RED SOX — Fired manager John Farrell.

BASKETBALL

NBA

MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES — Agreed to terms with F Andrew Wiggins on a multiyear contract extension.

NEW YORK KNICKS — Signed G Trey Burke.

FOOTBALL

NFL

CHICAGO BEARS — Signed WR Tanner Gentry from the practice squad. Released WR Deonte Thompson. Signed LB Carl Bradford and WR Darreus Rogers to the practice squad.

DALLAS COWBOYS — Released CB Nolan Carroll. Signed LB Justin March-Lillard.

DETROIT LIONS — Signed DE Datone Jones and DT Caraun Reid. Waived LB Thurston Armbrister. Placed DT Haloti Ngata on injured reserve.

NEW YORK GIANTS — Suspended CB Dominque Rodgers-Cromartie.

COLLEGE

AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE — Announced the addition of women’s lacrosse as the Conference’s 22nd sport beginning in 2019. Conference members Cincinnati, Connecticut, East Carolina and Temple, and affiliate members Florida and Vanderbilt will compete.

KANSAS STATE — Dismissed women’s sophomore basketball F Eternati Willock for repeated violations of team rules.

LOUISVILLE — Named Trent Johnson assistant men’s basketball coach.

STANFORD — Signed women’s basketball coach Tara VanDerveer to a three-year contract extension through the 2019-20 season.