MLB PLAYERS ASSOCIATION — Named Dave Winfield special assistant to the executive director.
DETROIT TIGERS — Designated SS Dixon Machado for assignment.
OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Designated LHP Andrew Werner for assignment.
SEATTLE MARINERS — Agreed to terms with UT Willie Bloomquist on a two-year contract.
MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Agreed to terms with 2B Irving Falu on a minor league contract. Traded OF Norichika Aoki to Kansas City for LHP Will Smith.
NEWARK BEARS — Released RHPs Wander Alvino, David Dinelli and Mike Ness; LHPs Adam Gabel and Joe Testa; C Elvin Millan; and OFs Jonny Kaplan and Jamar Walton.
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DALLAS COWBOYS — Signed RB George Winn and TE Jameson Konz to the practice squad.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Re-signed WR Austin Collie.
TENNESSEE TITANS — Signed TE Visanthe Shiancoe.
|Canadian Football League|
TORONTO ARGONAUTS — Named Tim Burke defensive coordinator.
|National Hockey League|
NASHVILLE PREDATORS — Reassigned D Joe Piskula to Milwaukee (AHL).
WASHINGTON CAPITALS — Recalled D Patrick Wey from Hershey (AHL). Reassigned D Tyson Strachan to Hershey.
|American Hockey League|
HAMILTON BULLDOGS — Recalled F Ben Duffy from Wheeling (ECHL). Signed F Scott Zurevinski to a 25-game professional tryout agreement.
MILWAUKEE ADMIRALS — Reassigned D Teddy Ruth to Cincinnati (ECHL).
NCAA — Named John Parsons director of the Sport Science Institute.
CATAWBA — Named Jeff Childress interim athletic director.
GEORGE MASON — Suspended F Anali Okoloji indefinitely from the men's basketball team.