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Thursday’s Sports Transactions

November 15, 2018

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL — Voted to extend the contract of commissioner Rob Manfred for five years, through the 2024 regular season.

American League

TEXAS RANGERS — Signed C Jett Bandy and RHP Walker Weickel to minor league contracts.

National League

NEW YORK METS — Signed LHP Ryan O’Rourke to a minor league contract.

National Basketball Association

NBA — Promoted NBAGL referees Mousa Dagher, Ashley Moyer-Gleich, Matt Myers, Phenizee Ransom and Natalie Sago to full-time NBA staff officials.

NBA G League

CAPITAL CITY GO-GO — Waived G Devin Sweetney. Reacquired G Chasson Randle through returning rights.

National Football League

GREEN BAY PACKERS — Activated WR Trevor Davis from injured reserve.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Released QB Phillip Walker from the practice squad. Signed CB Jalen Collins to the practice squad.

National Hockey League

ARIZONA COYOTES — Named Lyndsey Fry special adviser to the president and CEO.

DALLAS STARS — Recalled D Gavin Bayreuther from Texas (AHL).

EDMONTON OILERS — Recalled RW Patrick Russell from Bakersfield (AHL).

NEW YORK ISLANDERS — Recalled Fs Michael Dal Colle and Stephen Gionta from Bridgeport (AHL).

NEW YORK RANGERS — Reassigned F Dawson Leedahl from Hartford (AHL) to Maine (ECHL).

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING — Recalled G Eddie Pasquale from Syracuse (AHL).

Major League Soccer

MLS — Named Dr. Margot Putukian chief medical officer, Dr. Bert Mandelbaum associate chief medical officer and John Gallucci assistant to the chief medical officer. Announced former chief medical officer Dr. Lawrence Lemak will become chief medical officer emeritus.

NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION — D Chris Tierney announced his retirement.

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