Major League Baseball

MLB — Elected Kansas City owner and chairman David Glass chairman of MLB Advanced Media.

American League

KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Reinstated C Jason Kendall and OF David DeJesus from the 60-day DL. Traded DeJesus to Oakland for RHP Vin Mazzaro and LHP Justin Marks. Assigned Marks to Wilmington (Carolina). Assigned RHP Brian Bannister outright to Omaha (PCL). Bannister refused the assignment and elected free agency. Designated RHP Brian Anderson for assignment.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Named Gary DiSarcina special assistant to the general manager.

TEXAS RANGERS — Announced OF Jeff Francoeur refused outright assignment and elected free agency. Named Todd Taylor executive vice president of ticket sales and marketing.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Named Luis Rivera major league coaching assistant.

National League

CINCINNATI REDS — Announced C Corky Miller refused outright assignment, elected free agency and was re-signed to a minor league contract.

Can-Am League

PITTSFIELD COLONIALS — Traded RHP Kyle Zaleski to Lancaster (Atlantic) to complete an earlier trade.

Frontier League

EVANSVILLE OTTERS — Released OF Ryan LaPensee.

LAKE ERIE CRUSHERS — Signed 2B Kyle Breault and SS Jason Jebbia.

RIVER CITY RASCALS — Sent RHP Will Krout to Gary (AA) to complete an earlier trade.


National Football League

BUFFALO BILLS — Signed LB Mike Balogun, Signed WR Paul Hubbard from the practice squad. Signed FB Jehuu Caulcrick and WR Montez Billings to the practice squad.

CINCINNATI BENGALS — Signed FB Chris Pressley and CB Rico Murray to the practice squad.

DALLAS COWBOYS — Placed DE Marcus Spears and KR Akwasi Owusu-Ansah on injured reserve. Signed DL Jeremy Clark and DL Jimmy Saddler-McQueen.

DENVER BRONCOS — Signed RB Lance Ball from the practice squad. Waived TE Daniel Coats.

MIAMI DOLPHINS — Signed OT Matt Kopa and CB Al Harris. Waived OT Patrick Brown and CB Jason Allen.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Signed CB Cord Parks to the practice squad.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Placed PK Stephen Gostkowski on injured reserve. Signed PK Shayne Graham.

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES — Signed S Colt Anderson from Minnesota's practice squad.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Signed QB J.P. Losman. Signed S Josh Pinkard, OT Breno Giacomini and WR Antonio Robinson to the practice squad.


National Hockey League

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ANAHEIM DUCKS — Assigned LW Matt Beleskey and RW Dan Sexton to Syracuse (AHL) for injury rehabilitation. Assigned D Danny Syvret to Syracuse. Recalled D Luca Sbisa from Syracuse.

LOS ANGELES KINGS — Placed D Willie Mitchell on injured reserve. Recalled D Jake Muzzin from Manchester (AHL).

MINNESOTA WILD — Recalled C Cody Almond from Houston (AHL).

NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Recalled G Mike McKenna from Albany (AHL).

VANCOUVER CANUCKS — Recalled Mario Bliznak from Manitoba (AHL).

WASHINGTON CAPITALS — Recalled C Marcus Johansson from Hershey (AHL).


ELMIRA JACKALS — Signed G Zane Kalemba.