Monday's Sports Transactions

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Associated Press

Posted on February 25, 2013 at 6:00 PM

Updated Monday, Feb 25 at 6:05 PM

BASEBALL

MLB — Announced the retirements of umpires Ed Rapuano, Tim Tschida and Derryl Cousins. Promoted umpires Jim Joyce, Ted Barrett and Fieldin Culbreth to crew chiefs. Named Vic Carapazza, Manny Gonzalez and Alan Porter full-time umpires.

American League

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Claimed 1B Lars Anderson off waivers from the Chicago White Sox.

American Association

AMARILLO SOX — Signed 1B/OF Joe Weik and LHP Kurt Elliott.

EL PASO DIABLOS — Signed INF Miguel Chacoa.

GRAND PRAIRIE AIR HOGS — Released INF Bryan Frichter, OF Jonny Kaplan and LHP Ronnie Morales.

ST. PAUL SAINTS — Signed OF Brandon Tripp.

Frontier League

FLORENCE FREEDOM — Signed RHP Jeff Arnold. Released 2B Pierre LePage.

JOLIET SLAMMERS — Placed SS Brad Netzel on the retired list.

SCHAUMBURG BOOMERS — Signed 2B Jordan Marks.

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERS — Signed RHP Blake Nation.

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS — Sold the contract of C.J. Gillman to the Colorado Rockies.

BASKETBALL
National Basketball Association

OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER — Signed G Derek Fisher.

Women's National Basketball Association

ATLANTA DREAM — Named Julie Plank assistant coach.

CONNECTICUT SUN — Signed G Johannah Leedham.

NEW YORK LIBERTY — Signed F Katie Smith. Re-signed G-F Essence Carson.

FOOTBALL
National Football League

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES — Released DT Cullen Jenkins.

Canadian Football League

EDMONTON ESKIMOS — Signed LB Rennie Curran.

MONTREAL ALOUETTES — Signed LB Ejiro Kuale to a three-year contract and DB Kendric Burney to a two-year contract.

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS — Named Carl Franks defensive backs coach.

HOCKEY
National Hockey League

NHL — Suspended San Jose F Ryane Clowe two games for leaving the bench on a legal line change and starting an altercation during Friday's game against Chicago.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS — Assigned F Sean Collins to Springfield (AHL). Recalled C Cody Goloubef from Springfield.

DETROIT RED WINGS — Re-signed D Brian Lashoff to a three-year contract.

FLORIDA PANTHERS — Reassigned G Jacob Markstrom to San Antonio (AHL).

NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Reassigned LW Jean-Sebastien Berube from Trenton (ECHL) to Albany (AHL).

NEW YORK RANGERS — Reassigned G Scott Stajcer from Connecticut (AHL) to Greenville (ECHL). Assigned F Christian Thomas to Connecticut.

PHOENIX COYOTES — Signed D David Schlemko to a two-year contract.

ST. LOUIS BLUES — Reassigned G Paul Karpowich from Peoria (AHL) to Evansville (ECHL).

WASHINGTON CAPITALS — Re-signed D John Erskine and G Braden Holtby to two-year contract extensions.

American Hockey League

ALBANY RIVER RATS — Recalled C Kelly Zajac from Trenton (ECHL).

PROVIDENCE BRUINS — Recalled F Justin Courtnall from South Carolina (ECHL).

LACROSSE
National Lacrosse League

COLORADO MAMMOTH — Activated G Tye Belanger from the physically-unable-to-perform list. Released G Matt Roik.

COLLEGE

HOLY CROSS — Named Cameron Parker assistant equipment manager.

UMASS-DARTMOUTH — Named Doug Chapman women's tennis coach.

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