Wednesday's Sports Transactions
The Associated Press
Mar. 01, 2018
CLEVELAND INDIANS — Agreed to terms with 1B Mike Napoli on a minor league contract.
KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Designated OF Billy Burns for assignment. Agreed to terms with 1B Lucas Duda on a one-year contract. Traded RHP Domingo Pena to Texas for international slot compensation.
MINNESOTA TWINS — Agreed to terms with DH Logan Morrison on a one-year contract.
|National Basketball Association|
ATLANTA HAWKS — Assigned F Tyler Cavanaugh to Erie (NBAGL). Signed G Jaylen Morris to a 10-day contract.
LOS ANGELES LAKERS — Waived F Corey Brewer. Recalled C Thomas Bryant from South Bay (NBAGL).
|National Football League|
CAROLINA PANTHERS — Released RB Jonathan Stewart.
CHICAGO BEARS — Released LB Willie Young.
NEW YORK JETS — Released DE Muhammad Wilkerson. Announced the retirement of RB Matt Forte.
|Canadian Football League|
EDMONTON ESKIMOS — Signed DB Buddy Jackson.
|National Hockey League|
NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Recalled G Cory Schneider from Binghamton (AHL).
OTTAWA SENATORS — Recalled G Marcus Hogberg from Brampton (ECHL) to Belleville (AHL).
ST. LOUIS BLUES — Recalled F Conner Bleackley from Tulsa (ECHL) to San Antonio (AHL).
VANCOUVER CANUCKS — Signed D Alex Biega to a two-year contract extension.
WASHINGTON CAPITALS — Recalled F Tim McGauley from South Carolina (ECHL) to Hershey (AHL).
|American Hockey League|
CHICAGO WOLVES — Returned F Brandon McNally to Cincinnati (ECHL).
MILWAUKEE ADMIRALS — Assigned G Jake Paterson to Allen (ECHL).
SPRINGFIELD THUNDERBIRDS — Returned D Rob Hamilton to Manchester (ECHL).
SYRACUSE CRUNCH — Assigned G Olivier Mantha to Adirondack (ECHL).
ADIRONDACK THUNDER — Traded G Tomas Sholl to Idaho for future considerations.
GREENVILLE SWAMP RABBITS — Signed G Brad Barone and F Josh Henke.
INDY FUEL — Loaned G Etienne Marcoux to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.
SOUTH CAROLINA STINGRAYS — Signed F Tad Kozun.
WHEELING NAILERS — Released F Dylan Vander Esch. Signed D Ayrton Valente to an amateur tryout agreement.
|National Lacrosse League|
BUFFALO BANDITS — Traded F Callum Crawford and a 2019 second-round draft pick to New England for F Shawn Evans and a 2019 fourth-round draft pick.
USOC — Announced the resignation of CEO Scott Blackmun.
|Major League Soccer|
CHICAGO FIRE — Acquired M Tony Tchani from Vancouver Whitecaps FC for $150,000 in targeted allocation money.
MINNESOTA UNITED — Signed Ds Wyatt Omsberg and Carter Manley. Bought out the contract of D Vadim Demidov.
MONTREAL IMPACT — Signed M Ken Krolicki to a one year deal with three option years.
NEW YORK CITY FC — Signed G Jeff Caldwell.
PHILADELPHIA UNION — Acquired M Borek Dockal on loan from Henan Jianye (Super League-China). Traded a 2018 international roster spot to New York City FC for general allocation money.
TORONTO FC — Re-signed D Justin Morrow to a multiyear contract extension.
|United Soccer League|
USL — Announced El Paso, Texas, will be the next addition to the league for the 2019 season.
CHARLOTTE — Named Mike Hill athletic director, effective March 15.
CULVER-STOCKTON — Fired men's basketball coach Jack Schrader.