Thursday's Sports Transactions


Associated Press

Posted on December 5, 2013 at 1:01 PM

Updated Thursday, Dec 5 at 1:06 PM


MLB PLAYERS ASSOCIATION — Named Dave Winfield special assistant to the executive director.

American League

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.

National League

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.

Can-Am League

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.

National Football League

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.