Wednesday’s Sports Transactions
HOUSTON ASTROS — Agreed to terms with OF Michael Brantley on a two-year contract.
ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Named Joe Garagiola Jr. special adviser to the president and CEO.
MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Signed RHP Chris Dula to a minor league contract.
|National Basketball Association|
SACRAMENTO KINGS — Assigned F Harry Giles to Stockton (NBAGL). Transferred F Troy Williams to Stockton.
|National Football League|
ARIZONA CARDINALS — Released OL Justin Evans from the practice squad. Signed LB Pete Robertson and S Fish Smithson to the practice squad.
BUFFALO SABRES — Placed F Patrik Berglund on unconditional waivers for the purpose of terminating his contract.
DENVER BRONCOS — Placed CB Chris Harris Jr. on injured reserve. Signed CB Craig Mager.
DETROIT LIONS — Placed RB Kerryon Johnson on injured reserve. Released G Salesi Uhatafe from the practice squad. Activated CB Jamal Agnew from injured reserve. Signed RB Justin Stockton to the practice squad.
MIAMI DOLPHINS — Placed RB Frank Gore on injured reserve. Signed DT Kendrick Norton.
NEW YORK GIANTS — Placed DB Antonio Hamilton on injured reserve. Activated WR Cody Latimer from injured reserve.
WASHINGTON REDSKINS — Placed CB Danny Johnson on injured reserve. Signed DB Jeremy Reaves from the practice squad and DB Jack Tocho to the practice squad.
|National Hockey League|
NHL — Fined St. Louis D Vince Dunn $1,942.20 for cross-checking Edmonton F Jujhar Khaira.
ARIZONA COYOTES — Assigned G Adin Hill and F Conor Garland to Tucson (AHL).
DALLAS STARS — Reassigned D Joel Hanley to Texas (AHL).
|American Hockey League|
LEHIGH VALLEY PHANTOMS — Signed F Steven Swavely to a professional tryout agreement.
NTRA — Named Alicia Wincze-Hughes director of communications.
U.S. ANTI-DOPING AGENCY — Announced American gymnast Laura Zeng has accepted a six-month suspension for an anti-doping rule violation.
|Major League Soccer|
LA GALAXY — Re-signed M Chris Pontius.
|United Soccer League|
NEW MEXICO UNITED — Signed Fs David Estrada and Kevaughn Frater and G Ben Beaury.
CLARKE — Named Marq Hicks men’s and women’s bowling coach.
MICHIGAN — LB Devin Bush will enter the NFL draft.
NORTH CAROLINA — Signed men’s basketball coach Roy Williams to an eight-year contract extension through the 2027-28 season.
YALE — Named Brendan Faherty women’s soccer coach.