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. Named Paul Fournier strength and conditioning coordinator.
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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CLEVELAND BROWNS_Claimed RB Fozzy Whittaker off waivers from San Diego. Waived WR Josh Cooper and RB Montario Hardesty.
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.
JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS_Signed G Jacques McClendon and QB Ricky Stanzi. Released WRs Jeremy Ebert and Tobais Palmer.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS_Released S Kanorris Davis.
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ANAHEIM DUCKS_Assigned RW Brad Staubitz, C Richard Rakell, LW John Kurtz and D Nolan Yonkman to Norfolk (AHL) and G Igor Bobkov to Utah (ECHL). Placed LW Emerson Etem, RW Jakob Silfverberg and D Luca Sbisa and Sheldon Souray on injured reserve.
DALLAS STARS_Designated Fs Scott Glennie and Rich Peverley and D Aaron Rome injured non-roster players.
DETROIT RED WINGS_Assigned Fs Mitch Callahan, Luke Glendening, Calle Jarnkrok, Tomas Jurco, Gustav Nyquist, Teemu Pulkkinen and Riley Sheahan, Ds Adam Almquist and Ryan Sproul and G Petr Mrazek to Grand Rapids (AHL). Recalled D Xavier Ouellet and G Jared Coreau from Grand Rapids. Placed C Darren Helm and RW Patrick Eaves on long-term injured reserve and G Jonas Gustavsson and RW Jordin Tootoo on 7-day injured reserve. Released F Jeff Hoggan and D Nathan Paetsch from their professional tryout agreements.
EDMONTON OILERS_Assigned G Tyler Bunz to Bakersfield (ECHL).
FLORIDA PANTHERS_Loaned D Colby Robak to San Antonio (AHL).
LOS ANGELES KINGS_Loaned D Jeff Schultz to Manchester (AHL).
NASHVILLE PREDATORS_Signed F Simon Moser to a one-year, entry-level contract.
NEW JERSEY DEVILS_Assigned RW Cam Janssen to Albany (AHL). Placed LW Patrik Elias on injured reserve. Designated RW Mattias Tedenby an injured non-roster player.
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). 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).
NEW YORK RANGERS_Reassigned D Samuel Noreau and Fs Josh Nicholls, Michael St. Croix and Jason Wilson from Hartford (AHL) to Greenville (ECHL).
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.
PITTSBURGH PENGUINS_Placed D Kris Letang and G Tomas Vokoun on the injured list. Assigned F Andrew Ebbett and D Simon Despres to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL), F Beau Bennett to Wheeling (ECHL) and Derrick Pouliot to Portland (WHL).
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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HARTFORD WOLF PACK_Loaned G Jeff Malcolm; D Charlie Dodero and Mike Marcou; and F Andrew Rowe to Greenville (ECHL). Released Fs Sean Ambrosie, Brandon Hynes and Matt Kirzinger and sent them to Greenville. Released D Sam Klassen and Jason Lepine and F Scott Arnold from training camp.
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.