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Thursday's sports transactions

| Friday, July 18, 2008, 12:00 p.m.

BASEBALL

American League

BOSTON RED SOX -- Agreed to terms with SS Derrik Gibson and SS Casey Kelly.

CHICAGO WHITE SOX -- Optioned RHP D.J. Carrasco to Charlotte (IL).

CLEVELAND INDIANS -- Sent INF Jorge Velandia outright to Buffalo (IL).

OAKLAND ATHLETICS -- Traded RHP Joe Blanton to Philadelphia for LHP Josh Outman, 2B Adrian Cardenas and OF Matt Spencer. <

DETROIT TIGERS -- Activated OF Magglio Ordonez from the 15-day DL.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS -- Traded RHP Evan Scribner to San Diego for INF Tony Clark. Agreed to terms with LHP Daniel Schlereth.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES -- Recalled RHP Marino Salas from Indianapolis (IL).

WASHINGTON NATIONALS -- Agreed to terms with OF Destin Hood.

American Association

LINCOLN SALTDOGS -- Released LHP Dan Knox.

Can-Am League

ATLANTIC CITY SURF -- Released RHP Jim Wladyka and INF Carter McQuigg.

Golden League

ST. GEORGE ROADRUNNERS -- Agreed to terms with RHP Marcos Carvajal and RHP Jose Paniagua. Placed INF Kory Wayment on the inactive list.

YUMA SCORPIONS -- Agreed to terms with LHP Chris Luera.

Northern League

SCHAUMBURG FLYERS -- Released INF Bo Hart, RHP Joe Panozzo and OF Kurt Crowell.

United League

HARLINGEN WHITEWINGS -- Agreed to terms with RHP Brock Nehls.

SAN ANGELO COLTS -- Released INF Jason Crosland, OF Craig Richardson, and INF John Beal. Added to OF Jason Landreth, C Chris Mongiardo, RHP Matt Greanead, and INF Robert Mendoza to the roster.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS -- Signed G-F Kelenna Azubuike to an offer sheet.

MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES -- Re-signed F Craig Smith.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

BALTIMORE RAVENS -- Agreed to terms with QB Joe Flacco on a five-year contract.

CINCINNATI BENGALS -- Signed TE Matt Sherry and DE Angelo Craig to four-year contracts.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS -- Signed CB Trae Williams to a four-year contract.

NEW YORK JETS -- Signed QB Erik Ainge.

OAKLAND RAIDERS -- Signed WR Chaz Schilens.

TENNESSEE TITANS -- Waived CB Shirdonya Mitchell and TE Leonard Stephens.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS -- Announced the retirement of Don Breaux, assistant coach.

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ARKANSAS TWISTERS -- Activated WR Steve Bergeski from the refused to report list.

BOSSIER-SHREVEPORT BATTLEWINGS -- Announced WR-DB Anthony Moss has been assigned to the team from the league office.

GREEN BAY BLIZZARD -- Announced QB Gino Guidugli has been assigned to the team from the league office. Placed WR-DB Nate Green and FB-LB Jarrel Walker on team suspension.

LEXINGTON HORSEMEN -- Activated OL-DL Michael Madrazo and WR-LB Jarrod Rouanzoin from team suspension. Placed WR-DB Connie Brown and WR-DB Anthony Baldwin on team suspension.

OKLAHOMA CITY YARD DAWGZ -- Activated WR-LB Jared Smith from team suspension.

PEORIA PIRATES -- Announced WR-DB Ramon Barber and WR-DB Darren Paige have been assigned to the team from the league office.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

ATLANTA THRASHERS -- Agreed to terms with C Marty Reasoner.

CALGARY FLAMES -- Signed F Jamie Lundmark.

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS -- Traded D Danny Richmond to Pittsburgh for C Tim Brent.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS -- Re-signed D Aaron Rome to a one-year contract.

LOS ANGELES KINGS -- Signed Terry Murray, coach, to a three-year contract.

MONTREAL CANADIENS -- Signed F Max Pacioretty to a three-year contract.

NEW JERSEY DEVILS -- Signed F Jon DiSalvatore, F Chad Wiseman and D Jay Leach.

ST. LOUIS BLUES -- Signed D Andy Wozniewski.

SAN JOSE SHARKS -- Signed D Matt Kinch and D and Brett Westgarth to one-year contracts.

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING -- Named Mike Vernon special assistant to the vice president of hockey operations.

American Hockey League

HARTFORD WOLF PACK -- Signed D David Urquhart.

LOWELL DEVILS -- Signed D Matt Cohen, F Tyler Burton, F Eric Castonguay and F Brad Mills.

MANITOBA MOOSE -- Signed F Olivier Labelle and D Jordie Benn.

LACROSSE

National Lacrosse League

SAN JOSE STEALTH -- Named Jeff Dowling coach.

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

NEW YORK RED BULLS -- Signed M Jorge Rojas and M Juan Pietravallo.

COLLEGE

ALABAMA-BIRMINGHAM -- Announced sophomore men's basketball G Armon Bassett has transferred from Indiana.

ARKANSAS -- Named Kris Grunwald women's assistant volleyball coach.

DELAWARE -- Named Liz Hayes director of women's basketball operations.

DUKE -- Named Wesley Pickell football equipment manager, Jay Bissette assistant football equipment manager, Todd McMinn equipment manager, Tom Long football video coordinator and Luke Barthel assistant strength & conditioning coach.

INDIANA-SOUTHEAST -- Named Ben Reel baseball coach.

LSU -- Dismissed OL Jarvis Jones from the football team for violating team rules.

MAINE -- Announced the resignation of Douglas Leichner, men's assistant basketball coach.

OHIO STATE -- Announced men's basketball freshman C Zisis Sarikopoulos has transferred from UAB.

OKLAHOMA -- Announced women's basketball junior G Jenna Plumley has been suspended from the team indefinitely.

PACIFIC -- Announced the resignation of Guido Baumann, men's tennis coach.

TEMPLE -- Named Joe DePietro softball coach.

TEXAS-SAN ANTONIO -- Named Carrie Cole women's golf coach.

WASHINGTON & JEFFERSON -- Named Sean Dove men's and women's golf coach.

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