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Friday’s Sports Transactions

January 18, 2019
BASEBALL
National League

PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Re-signed manager Michael Ryan for Altoona (EL). Named Annie Choiniere social media manager and Michael Marcantonini communications & broadcasting assistant fro Altoona.

BASKETBALL
National Basketball Association

ATLANTA HAWKS — Transferred G Jaylen Adams to Erie (NBAGL).

FOOTBALL
National Football League

CAROLINA PANTHERS — Named Jim Hostler wide receivers coach.

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Named Joe Whitt pass game coordinator/secondary coach; Al Holcomb run game coordinator/linebackers coach; Chris Jones senior defensive assistant; Tosh Lupoi defensive line coach; John Lilly tight ends coach; John Parrella assistant defensive line coach and Jeff Blasko assistant offensive line coach. Rehired wide receivers coach Adam Henry and defensive backs coach DeWayne Walker.

DALLAS COWBOYS — Fired offensive coordinator Scott Linehan.

Canadian Football League

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS — Signed LB Jarnor Jones and OL Chauncey Briggs. Released LB Ian Wild.

HOCKEY
National Hockey League

NEW YORK RANGERS — Recalled G Marek Mazanec from Hartford (AHL). Assigned G Alexandar Georgiev to Hartford.

American Hockey League

BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERS — Loaned F Ryan Hitchcock to Worcester (ECHL).

SOCCER
Major League Soccer

COLUMBUS CREW — Acquired M Robinho from Ceara SC (Brazil).

NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION — Signed F Justin Rennicks as a homegrown player.

PORTLAND TIMBERS — Acquired G Alja Ivacic from NK Olimpija Ljubljana (PrvaLiga Slovenia).

COLLEGE

NORTHERN ILLINOIS — Named Thomas Hammock football coach.

WASHINGTON — Signed baseball coach Lindsay Meggs to a two-year contract extension through the 2025 season.

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