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Monday’s Sports Transactions

August 21, 2018
National League

ATLANTA BRAVES — Purchased the contract of RHP Bryse Wilson from Gwinnett (IL). Designated INF Ryan Flaherty for assignment.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Reinstated RHP Kenley Jansen from the 10-day DL.

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Optioned RHP Ray Black to Sacramento (PCL). Recalled RHP Derek Law from Sacramento.

American Association

LINCOLN SALTDOGS — Released C Jackson Pritchard.

TEXAS AIRHOGS — Signed RHP Austin Orvis and OF Javion Randle.

Atlantic League

LONG ISLAND DUCKS — Activated RHP John Brownell. Released LHP Jake Zokan.

National Basketball Association

ATLANTA HAWKS — Signed G-F Daniel Hamilton and F Alex Poythress.

National Football League

NFL — Suspended Chicago CB Deiondre’ Hall for the season opener for a violation of the NFL’s substance abuse policy.

ATLANTA FALCONS — Signed FB Jalston Fowler and WR Julian Williams. Waived FB Luke McNitt and WR Taj Williams.

DENVER BRONCOS — Placed G Menelik Watson on injured-reserve.

DETROIT LIONS — Placed LB Steve Longa on injured reserve. Released DL Cornelius Washington. Waived CB Antwuan Davis. Signed CBs Dexter McDougle and Sterling Moore and OL Beau Nunn.

HOUSTON TEXANS — Activated OT Martinas Rankin from the PUP list.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Signed WR Cobi Hamilton. Waived RB Tion Green.

LOS ANGELES RAMS — Agreed to terms with OL Rob Havenstein on a four-year contract extension through the 2022 season.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Released K Kai Forbath. Placed DE Ade Aruna on injured reserve. Waived-injured OT Cedric Lang, TE Josiah Price and FB Johnny Stanton. Signed FB Kobe McCrary and G Kareem Are.

NEW YORK GIANTS — Signed RB Jhurell Pressley and LB Warren Long. Waived S Mike Basile. Waived-injured LB Thurston Armbrister.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Released P Jon Ryan.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Signed DT Jerel Worthy. Waived-injured LB Shaheed Salmon.

TENNESSEE TITANS — Placed CB Kalen Reed on injured reserve. Agreed to terms with CB Josh Kalu.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS — Signed RB Adrian Peterson. Waived-injured OT Cameron Jefferson.

National Hockey League

CALGARY FLAMES — Acquired F Kerby Rychel from Montreal for F Hunter Shinkaruk. Signed F Kerby Rychel to a two-way contract.

NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Signed D Ty Smith to a three-year, entry-level contract.

NEW YORK RANGERS — Agreed to terms with G Dustin Tokarski on a one-year contract.

Canadian Hockey League

EDMONTON ESKIMOS — Signed WR Sam Giguere.

Major League Soccer

LA GALAXY — Loaned M João Pedro to Gymnasticos Syllogos Apollon Smyrnis (Greece).


BROWN — Named Andre Reis women’s volunteer assistant soccer coach.

CHATTANOOGA — Named Megan Betsa softball pitching coach.

CONCORDIA (ORE.) — Named Concordia Lindsay Aho director of golf.

FLORIDA STATE — Announced the resignation of athletic director Stan Wilcox to become executive vice president of regulatory affairs at the NCAA.

LOUISVILLE — Placed tight ends coach Chris Klenakis on administrative leave following his arrest for driving under the influence and other charges.

WISCONSIN — WR Quintez Cephus announced he is taking a leave of absence from the football team.

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