BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Optioned 3B Danny Valencia to Norfolk (IL). Sent 1B Steve Pearce to the GCL Orioles for a rehab assignment.
HOUSTON ASTROS — Sent OF Trevor Crowe to Oklahoma City (PCL) for a rehab assignment.
LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Designated RHP Billy Buckner for assignment.
NEW YORK YANKEES — Sent OF Curtis Granderson and INF Jayson Nix to Tampa (FSL) for rehab assignments.
ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Sent RHP Trevor Cahill to the AZL Diamondbacks for a rehab assignment.
CHICAGO CUBS — Traded OF Alfonso Soriano to the N.Y. Yankees for RHP Corey Black.
MIAMI MARLINS — Assigned 2B Chris Valaika outright to New Orleans (PCL).
NEW YORK METS — Reinstated RHP Jenrry Mejia from the 60-day DL.
PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Transferred LHP Jeremy Horst to the 60-day DL.
WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Reinstated RHP Ryan Mattheus from the 15-day DL.
AMARILLO SOX — Released RHP Freddy Flores.
EL PASO DIABLOS — Released LHP Michael Joyce.
LINCOLN SALTDOGS — Released OF Brian Wuest.
NEWARK BEARS — Signed OF Wander Nunez.
QUEBEC CAPITALES — Released RHP Jeff Kaplan.
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DALLAS MAVERICKS — Re-signed C Bernard James.
MEMPHIS GRIZZLIES — Signed G Jamaal Franklin to a multiyear contract.
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NFL — Suspended Washington DE Jarvis Jenkins four games for violating the NFL's policy on performance enhancing substances.
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS — Signed OT Eric Fisher.
MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Placed WR Greg Childs and LB Nathan Williams on the PUP list.
NEW YORK GIANTS — Released PK David Buehler. Signed FB Ryan D'Imperio.
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ANAHEIM DUCKS — Re-signed RW Kyle Palmieri to a three-year contract.
CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS — Signed coach Joel Quenneville to a three-year contract extension through the 2016-17 season.
OTTAWA SENATORS — Signed F Ludwig Karlsson to a two-year, entry-level contract.
ST. LOUIS BLUES — Signed G Jake Allen to a two-year contract.
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SPRINGFIELD FALCONS — Signed F Broc Little to a one-year contract.
READING ROYALS — Agreed to terms with F Ian O'Connor.
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LA GALAXY — Agreed to loan D Bryan Gaul and M Kenney Walker to Fort Lauderdale (NASL).
MONTREAL IMPACT — Signed D Adrian Lopez.
NCAA — Placed Montana's football program on probation for three years. Suspended Montana's former football coach, Robin Pflugrad, now offensive coordinator at Weber State, one game.
DAYTON — Announced the addition of the women's lacrosse as a varsity sport beginning in 2016.
KANSAS STATE — Named Anna Becker assistant equestrian coach.
LE MOYNE — Named Cristina Centeno and Lily Grenci women's assistant basketball coaches.
LOYOLA OF CHICAGO — Agreed to terms with men's basketball coach Porter Moser on a contract extension thrugh the 2017-18 season.
SUSQUEHANNA — Named Taylor Greene women's assistant basketball coach.
UTSA — Signed men's basketball coach Brooks Thompson to a contract extension through the 2016-17 season.