Monday's Sports Transactions


Associated Press

Posted on August 26, 2013 at 3:06 PM

American League

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Reinstated LHP Aaron Loup from the paternity list. Designated RHP Chien-Ming Wang for assignment.

Can-Am League

TROIS-RIVIERES AIGLES — Exercised the 2014 options on RHP Dan Britton-Foster, LHP Garrett Bullock, LHP Alex Burkard, LHP Rob Cooper, RHP Sean Keeler, RHP David LeBlanc, RHP Matt McDonald, RHP Luis Munoz, RHP Nick Purdy, RHP Nick Sarianides, RHP Jeff Shields, RHP Tyler Wilson, C Kyle Nisson, C Bubby Williams, INF Josh Colafemina, INF David Cooper, INF Jon Dziomba, INF Brett Flowers, INF Cam Kneeland, OF Steve Brown, OF Carlos Guzman, OF Drew Miller, OF Jeremy Nowak and OF Jon Smith.

Atlantic League

LONG ISLAND DUCKS — Signed LHP Alex Hinshaw.

National Basketball Association

SAN ANTONIO SPURS — G-F Tracy McGrady announced his retirement.

National Football League

ATLANTA FALCONS — Waived WR Rashad Evans, WR Marcus Jackson and WR Marcus Sales.

BUFFALO BILLS — Released DB Dominique Ellis, CB Jumal Rolle, WR Da'Rick Rogers, WR DeMarco Sampson and C Ryan Turnley.

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Waived DB Vernon Kearney, DL Dave Kruger, WR Cordell Roberson and LB Tommy Smith.

GREEN BAY PACKERS — Released K Giorgio Tavecchio.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Re-signed CB Stephon Morris and DL Scott Vallone. Released WR Kamar Aiken, CB Brandon Jones, LB Niko Koutouvides, CB LeQuan Lewis and LS Mike Zupancic. Placed DL Cory Grissom and OT Markus Zusevics on injured reserve. Placed DL Armond Armstead and WR Mark Harrison on the reserve/non-football injury list.

NEW YORK GIANTS — Activated DE Jason Pierre-Paul off the PUP list.

NEW YORK JETS — Released WR Joe Collins, WR Braylon Edwards, DB Donnie Fletcher, G Patrick Ford, OL Trey Gilleo, S Bret Lockett, RB Joe McKnight, G Stephen Peterman, LB Sean Progar-Jackson, P Ryan Quigley, WR Marcus Rucker, LS Patrick Scales, RB Chad Spann, WR K.J. Stroud and WR Rahsaan Vaughn.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Released WR Perez Ashford, LB Kyle Knox, TE Jameson Konz, TE Andrei Lintz, TE/LS Kyle Nelson, DT Martin Parker and LB Craig Wilkins. Terminated the contract of WR Brett Swain. Placed DT Jesse Williams on injured reserve.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS — Released WR Donte Stallworth.

Women's Indoor Football League

ORLANDO POWER — Named Marquette Smith coach and signed him to a three-year contract.

National Hockey League

NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Re-signed C Adam Henrique to a multiyear contract.


SOUTH CAROLINA STINGRAYS — Agreed to terms with F Peter Boyd.

National Lacrosse League

MINNESOTA SWARM — Announced co-owner Andy Arlotta was promoted to president.


BIG EAST CONFERENCE — Named Ann Wells Crandall chief marketing officer.

OKLAHOMA STATE —Named Mason Cathey assistant distance track coach.

RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE — Named Troy Silvia men's assistant soccer coach.