Thursday’s Sports Transactions
|National Basketball Association|
WASHINGTON WIZARDS — Signed G John Jenkins to a 10-day contract.
|Women’s National Basketball Association|
WASHINGTON MYSTICS — Promoted Eric Thibault to associate head coach.
|National Football League|
GREEN BAY PACKERS — Retained defensive line coach Jerry Montgomery and running backs coach Ben Sirmans. Promoted Jason Simmons to defensive backs coach and Ryan Downard to assistant defensive backs coach.
|Canadian Football League|
EDMONTON ESKIMOS — Signed WRs Bryce Bobo and Anthony Mahoungou.
|Arena Football League|
ATLANTIC CITY AFL — Named Ron James coach, Shane Stafford offensive coordinator, Sergio Gilliam defensive coordinator, Caesar Rayford defensive line and linebackers coach; and Brandon Lang director of player personnel.
|National Hockey League|
NHLPA C Antoine Vermette announced his retirements.
NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Assigned G Cam Johnson to Binghamton (AHL). Recalled G Mackenzie Blackwood and D Eric Grybafrom Binghamton. Placed D Sami Vatanen on injured reserve.
NEW YORK ISLANDERS — Recalled F Michael Dal Colle and D Devon Toews from Bridgeport (AHL).
|American Hockey League|
AHL — Suspended Syracuse F Gabriel Dumont one game for an illegal check to the head of an opponent in a Jan. 26 game against Rochester.
HARTFORD WOLF PACK — Signed D Zach Tolkinen to a professional tryout agreement.
ECHL — Suspended Maine’s Ryan Culkin one game and fined him an undisclosed amount for his actions in a Jan. 30 game at Reading.
|Major League Soccer|
ATLANTA UNITED — Transferred Miguel Almirón to Newcastle United (EPL) for an undisclosed fee.
COLUMBUS CREW — Acquired $175,000 of General Allocation Money from Montreal for an international roster spot for the 2019 MLS season.
D.C. UNITED — Acquired D Leonardo Jara from Boca Juniors (Superliga Argentina). Signed D Akeem Ward.
OTTAWA FURY — Signed D-M Dakota Barnathan.
|National Premier Soccer League|
NEW YORK COSMOS — Signed F Jochen Graf.
NCAA — Placed Missouri’s football, baseball and softball programs on three years of probation and one-year postseason bans for academic misconduct involving a tutor who completed coursework for athletes.