American League

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.


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.