BASEBALL
American League

TAMPA BAY RAYS — Named Matt Quatraro third base coach.

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES — Assigned C Tony Sanchez outright to Gwinnett (IL).

American Association

KANSAS CITY T-BONES — Exercised the 2018 option on OF Tyler Horan.

ST. PAUL SAINTS — Released Cs Maxx Garrett and Tanner Lubach and OF Ben Buerkle.

Frontier League

RIVER CITY RASCALS — Signed RHP Storm Rynard to a contract extension.

WASHINGTON WILD THINGS — Signed C Carson Waln.

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS — Signed RHP Zac Wescott to a contract extension.

BASKETBALL
National Basketball Association

NBA — Fined Phoenix F Josh Jackson $35,000 for making a menacing gesture on the playing court and directing inappropriate language toward a fan and Utah F Joe Ingles $15,000 for making contact with the groin area of Oklahoma City's Steven Adams.

FOOTBALL
National Football League

ATLANTA FALCONS — Waived DL Joe Vellano. Waived DL Jonathan Woodard from the practice squad. Signed LB Sean Weatherspoon. Signed DL Taniela Tupou to the practice squad.

DETROIT LIONS — Released P Jeff Locke.

GREEN BAY PACKERS — Released OL Don Barclay from injured reserve. Signed WR Max McCaffrey to the practice squad.

LOS ANGELES CHARGERS — Placed G Matt Slauson on injured reserve. Signed OL Michael Ola.

MIAMI DOLPHINS — Released CB Byron Maxwell. Signed QB David Fales.

Canadian Football League

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS — Added DE Chris Casher and QB Philip Nelson to the practice roster.

Arena Football League

AFL — Announced the addition of an expansion franchise in Albany, N.Y. to begin play next season.

HOCKEY
National Hockey League

BUFFALO SABRES — Recalled D Devante Stephens from Cincinnati (ECHL) to Rochester (AHL).

FLORIDA PANTHERS — Claimed G Antti Niemi off waivers from Pittsburgh.

VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS — Activated F Jonathan Marchessault from the injured reserve list. Assigned F Vadim Shipachyov to Chicago (AHL).

NEW YORK RANGERS — Assigned D Tony DeAngelo to Hartford (AHL). Waived F Adam Cracknell. Recalled F Boo Nieves from Hartford.

WASHINGTON CAPITALS — Recalled F Chandler Stephenson from Hershey (AHL).

ECHL

ECHL — Suspended Brampton F Stefan Fournier five games, Allen D David Makowski four games, Reading D Adam Comrie two games and Utah D Travis Howe one game.

ATLANTA GLADIATORS — Released G Troy Passingham.

IDAHO STEELHEADS — Loaned F Tommy Thompson to Texas (AHL).

INDY FUEL — Loaned G Etienne Marcoux to Rockford (AHL).

RAPID CITY RUSH — Released G Breton Lindoff. Traded D Kevin Gibson to Toledo for D Matt Caito.

TOLEDO WALLEYE — Loaned F Kyle Bonis to Iowa (AHL).

SOCCER
Major League Soccer

MLS — Fined Minnesota D Michael Boxall for violating the league's policy regarding hands to the face, head or neck of an opponent and Colum bus D Harrison Afful for simulation/embellishment.

LA GALAXY — Reassigned general manager Pete Vagenas to vice president of soccer operations. Announced Sigi Schmid will oversee player personnel decisions in addition to his responsibilities as coach.

COLLEGE

GEORGE MASON — Signed men's basketball coach Dave Paulsen to a contract extension through the 2021-22 season.