Friday's Sports Transactions


Associated Press

Posted on August 2, 2013 at 2:06 PM

American League

TEXAS RANGERS — Claimed INF Adam Rosales off waivers from Oakland.

National League

PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Activated RHP Jared Hughes from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Vic Black to Indianapolis (IL).

American Association

EL PASO DIABLOS — Released OF Rogelio Noris.

SIOUX CITY EXPLORERS — Released LHP Josh Poytress.

Atlantic League

LONG ISLAND DUCKS — Reinstated INF Ryan Strieby from the inactive list. Placed LHP Erick Threets on the inactive list.

Can-Am League

NEWARK BEARS — Traded OF Carlos Guzman to Trois-Rivieres for INF Richard Arias and a player to be named.

National Basketball Association

SACRAMENTO KINGS — Named Corliss Williamson assistant coach.

National Football League

CHICAGO BEARS — Signed LB Andrew Starks to a three-year contract. Waived K Austin Signor.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Signed OL Luke Patterson and OL Brice Schwab.

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES — Excused WR Riley Cooper from all team activities indefinitely after he was caught on video making a racial slur.

National Hockey League

PHOENIX COYOTES — Announced today the team renewed their one-year affiliation agreement the Gwinnett (ECHL).

SAN JOSE SHARKS — Re-signed F Bracken Kearns to a one-year contract.

ST. LOUIS BLUES — Signed D Jay Bouwmeester to a five-year contract extension.

American Hockey League

BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERS — Agreed to terms with F Justin Johnson, F Ben Rosen, D Mathieu Coderre-Gagnon, D Sean Escobedo and G Parker Milner.

HAMILTON BULLDOGS — Signed F Stefan Chaput and F Erik Nystrom.

Major League Soccer

MLS — Suspended Real Salt Lake MF Yordany Alvarez three games for a reckless challenge that injured New York MF Tim Cahill in a July 27 game. Suspended Philadelphia MF Keon Daniel one game and fined him an undisclosed amount for an act of violent conduct against Vancouver MF Jun Marques Davidson in a July 27 game. Suspended Colorado D Hendry Thomas one game and fined him an undisclosed amount for a reckless challenge of LA Galaxy MF Hector Jimenez in a July 27 game. Thomas is also suspended one game for yellow card accumulation.

PHILADELPHIA UNION — Signed MF Gilberto dos Santos Souza Junior.

SPORTING KANSAS CITY — Signed D Erik Palmer-Brown.


ARKANSAS BAPTIST — Announced senior RB Michael Dyer will transfer to Louisville.

DUKE_Named Molly O'Brien women's lacrosse volunteer assistant coach.

MOUNT OLIVE — Named Allison Young and Matt Parker assistant athletic trainers.

OKLAHOMA — Named Ryan Connolly volunteer assistant baseball coach and recruiting coordinator.

RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE — Named Kristen Johnson interim women's volleyball coach.

WISCONSIN-OSHKOSH — Named Kelly McNiff women's assistant basketball coach.