Thursday's Sports Transactions

September 28, 2017 - 10:29 pm

BASEBALL
American League

DETROIT TIGERS — Agreed to terms with 3B Pedro Martinez Jr. on a minor league contract.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Agreed to terms with manager Bob Melvin on a one-year contract extension through the 2019 season.

BASKETBALL
National Basketball Association

NBA — Announced Larry Tanenbaum was elected Chairman of the NBA Board of Governors.

CHICAGO BULLS — Signed G Bronson Koenig.

FOOTBALL
National Football League

CINCINNATI BENGALS — Waived LB Hardy Nickerson. Activated LB Vontaze Burfict.

NEW YORK GIANTS — Signed DE Nordly Capi from their practice squad. Signed LB Deontae Skinner. Placed LB J.T. Thomas on injured reserve. Waived TE-FB Shane Smith.

Canadian Football League

CFL — Fined Ottawa DL Zack Evans an undisclosed amount for a high hit on Winnipeg QB Matt Nichols. Fined Saskatchewan WR Duron Carter an undisclosed amount for violating the League's social media policy.

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS — Signed DB Zavian Bingham to the practice roster.

HOCKEY
National Hockey League

ANAHEIM DUCKS — Assigned C Sam Carrick, D Brian Cooper, C Mitch Hults, LW Mike Liambas, D Steve Oleksy, D Marcus Pettersson, RW Scott Sabourin, RW Corey Tropp and D Andy Welinski to San Diego (AHL).

BUFFALO SABRES — Assigned F Nicholas Baptiste and G Linus Ullmark to Rochester (AHL).

CAROLINA HURRICANES — Assigned Fs Nicolas Roy, Valentin Zykov and Aleksi Saarela to Charlotte (AHL). Placed D Trevor Carrick and Jake Chelios, and G Jeremy Smith on waivers.

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS — Assigned G Collin Delia to Rockford (AHL).

LOS ANGELES KINGS — Assigned Fs Andrew Crescenzi and Michael Mersch to Ontario (AHL).

NEW YORK RANGERS — Assigned D Ryan Graves, C Vinni Lettieri, C Boo Nieves and D Neal Pionk to Hartford (AHL). Placed LW Matt Puempel on waivers. Released LW Bobby Farnham from his professional tryout contract. Loaned C-LW Lias Andersson to Frolunda (Swedish Hockey League).

VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS — Signed G Dylan Ferguson to a three-year, entry level contract.

American Hockey League

STOCKTON HEAT — Signed F Joseph Cramarossa.

ECHL

FLORIDA EVERBLADES — Agreed to terms with F Brett Bulmer on a one-year contract.

READING ROYALS — Agreed to terms with F Tyler Brown. Named Sherry Metzinger community engagement coordinator.

SOCCER
Major League Soccer

COLORADO RAPIDS — F Kevin Doyle announced his retirement.

COLLEGE

COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON — Promoted Laura Lageman to senior associate athletics director/senior woman administrator, Otto German to associate athletics director for compliance, Kate Tiller to assistant athletics director for student-athlete academic services, Weston Ijames to assistant athletics director for business operations, J.B. Weber to director of compliance and Kelly Mottola to director of ticket operations.

SAINT JOSEPH (CONN.) — Named Jim Calhoun consultant for the men's basketball program and adviser to the president.

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