MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL — Promoted executive vice president for economics and league affairs Rob Manfred to chief operating officer.
CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Assigned C Miguel Gonzalez outright to Charlotte (IL).
MINNESOTA TWINS — Agreed to terms with manager Ron Gardenhire on a two-year contract.
TEXAS RANGERS — Reinstated OF Nelson Cruz from the restricted list. Designated OF Joey Butler for assignment.
CHICAGO CUBS — Fired manager Dale Sveum.
NEW YORK METS — Agreed to terms with manager Terry Collins on a two-year contract.
PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Announced the contract of pitching coach Rich Dubee will not be renewed.
SAN DIEGO PADRES — Reinstated SS Everth Cabrera from the restricted list. Designated C Chris Robinson for assignment.
EL PASO DIABLOS — Traded RHP Reyes Dorado and OFs Welington Dotel and Anthony D'Alfonso to Lincoln for cash.
KANSAS CITY T-BONES — Sold the contract of RHP Dustin Loggins to the Arizona Diamondbacks.
LINCOLN SALTDOGS — Sent INF David Espinosa to Kansas City to complete an earlier trade.
LONG ISLAND DUCKS — Sent RHP Bobby Blevins to Rockland (Can-Am) and RHPs Derek Blacksher and Josh Strawn to Grand Prairie (AA) to complete earlier trades.
SOMERSET PATRIOTS — Sent C Brian Peterson to Laredo (AA) to complete an earlier trade.
TRAVERSE CITY BEACH BUMS — Signed RHP Gardner Adams, LHP Corey Alexander and C Jake Rhodes.
WASHINGTON WILD THINGS — Traded RHP Amalio Diaz and LHP Matt Phillips to Laredo (AA) for OF Danny Poma.
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MILWAUKEE BUCKS — Promoted Chris Gilmartin to director of NBA scouting. Named Luke Steele advance scout.
NEW YORK KNICKS — Exercised the 2014-15 contract option on coach Mike Woodson.
SACRAMENTO KINGS — Signed C DeMarcus Cousins to a four-year contract extension.
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GREEN BAY PACKERS — Signed RB Michael Hill from the practice squad and WR Reggie Dunn to the practice squad.
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Signed FB Robert Hughes. Released WR Griff Whalen.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Released S Kanorris Davis.
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DALLAS STARS — Placed Fs Scott Glennie and Rich Peverley and D Aaron Rome on injured non-roster.
FLORIDA PANTHERS — Loaned D Colby Robak to San Antonio (AHL).
NASHVILLE PREDATORS — Signed F Simon Moser to a one-year, entry-level contract.
NEW YORK ISLANDERS — Loaned Fs Chris Bruton, Joe Diamond, Brett Gallant, Mike Halmo, Kirill Kabanov, Anders Lee, John Persson, Alan Quine, Ryan Strome and Johan Sundstrom; D Joe Finley, Calvin de Haan, Scott Mayfield and Aaron Ness; and G Anders Nilsson to Bridgeport (AHL).was also loaned to the Sound Tigers. Released F Justin Johnson, D Radek Martinek and G Ken Reiter from professional tryout agreements and F Riley Wetmore from an amateur tryout agreement and assigned them to Bridgeport. Returned F Ryan Pulock to Brandon (WHL).
OTTAWA SENATORS — Assigned D Ben Blood, Mark Borowiecki, Cody Ceci, Fredrik Claesson, Tyler Eckford, Daniel New, Troy Rutkowski, Michael Sdao and Chris Wideman; Fs Corey Cowick, Jakub Culek, David Dziurzynski, Derek Grant, Wacey Hamilton, Danny Hobbs, Mike Hoffman, Ludwig Karlsson, Darren Kramer, Jim O'Brien, Andre Petersson, Shane Prince, Matt Puempel, Buddy Robinson, Cole Schneider, Mark Stone and Mika Zibanejad; and Gs Scott Greenham, Andrew Hammond and Nathan Lawson to Binghamton (AHL). Returned F Curtis Lazar to Edmonton (WHL).
PHOENIX COYOTES — Named Avik Dey chief financial officer, Jeff Morander executive vice president of ticket sales and strategy and Mike Humes executive vice president of corporate and suite sales.
WINNIPEG JETS — Re-assigned F Patrice Cormier and D Zach Redmond to St. John's (AHL). Placed D Grant Clitsome on injured reserve, retroactive to Thursday.
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HERSHEY BEARS — Released D Mike Banwell, Ryan Kavanagh and Bryant Molle; and Fs David Marshall and Domenic Monardo. Loaned Gs Brandon Anderson and Riley Gill; D Brett Flemming; and Fs Dustin Gazely and T.J. Syner to Reading (ECHL).
ELMIRA JACKALS — Re-signed F Jean Bourbeau.
WTA — Named Ryan Sandilands regional CEO, Asia Pacific.
NCAA — Granted Florida men's basketball G Eli Carter immediate eligibility. Named Jon Levinson secretary-rules editor for women's basketball.
FLORIDA — Announced DT Dominique Easley will enter the NFL draft.
CONNECTICUT — Fired football coach Paul Pasqualoni and offensive line coach George DeLeone.