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The Associated Press | January 8, 2014 10:30 PM EST | AP

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MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL PLAYERS ASSOCIATION — Named Kevin McGuiness chief operating officer.

DETROIT TIGERS — Agreed to terms with SS Jose Iglesias on a one-year contract.

HOUSTON ASTROS — Named Tarrik Brock first base coach.

TEXAS RANGERS — Named Steve Buechele manager and Justin Mashore hitting coach of Round Rock (PCL); Jason Wood manager of Frisco (TL); Joe Milulik manager of Myrtle Beach (Carolina); Bobby Rose coach and Oscar Marin pitching coach of Hickory (SAL); Jose James pitching coach of Spokane (NWL); Joey Seaver pitching coach and Kenny Hook hitting coach of the AZL Rangers; Aaron Levin manager and Humberto Miranda coach of the DSL Rangers; Scott Coolbaugh minor league hitting coordinator; Brook Jacoby assistant minor league hitting coordinator; and Ryley Westman assistant minor league catching coordinator.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS — Signed manager Don Mattingly to a three-year contract.

NEW YORK METS — Named Frank Viola pitching coach of Las Vegas (PCL).

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES — Named Mickey Morandini coach of Lehigh Valley (IL); Rob Ducey coach of Reading (EL); Greg Legg manager, Lino Connell coach and Les Lancaster pitching coach of Lakewood (SAL); Shawn Williams coach and Aaron Fultz pitching coach of Williamsport (NYP); Doug Mansolino minor league field coordinator; Mike Compton senior minor league adviser of player development; Carlos Arroyo minor league pitching coordinator; Chris Truby minor league infield coordinator; and Jason Meredith minor league strength and conditioning coordinator.

FARGO-MOORHEAD REDHAWKS — Signed 1B Chase Burch, LHP Eric Kline and C Marcus Nidiffer.

KANSAS CITY T-BONES — Signed LHP Michael Joyce.

ST. PAUL SAINTS — Released C Jeremy Mayo and C Dwight Childs.

SIOUX FALLS CANARIES — Signed RHP Kirk Clark. Released LHP Adam Champion.

WINNIPEG GOLDEYES — Traded RHP Kaohi Downing to Sioux City for INF Ryan Pineda.

NBA — Fined New York G J.R. Smith $50,000 for recurring instances of unsportsmanlike conduct.

LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS — Signed G Maalik Wayns to a 10-day contract.

MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES — Activated F Chase Budinger from the injured reserve.

PHOENIX SUNS — Signed G Leandro Barbosa to a 10-day contract.

TENNESSEE TITANS — Signed WRs Isaiah Williams and Lamont Bryant and LB David Hinds to reserve/future contracts.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS — Signed OL Kevin Kowalski to a reserve/future contract.

HAMILTON TIGER-CATS — Re-signed K/Ps Justin Medlock and Brett Lauther.

TORONTO ARGONAUTS — Signed RB Anthony Woodson to a contract extension and RBs Tristan Davis and Jeremiah Johnson.

BUFFALO SABRES — Promoted Randy Cunneyworth to special assistant/player development coach of Rochester (AHL).

NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Placed F Jacob Josefson on injured reserve, retroactive to Jan. 4. Claimed D Alexander Urbom off waivers from Washington and assigned him to Albany (AHL).

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING — Assigned G Riku Helenius from Florida (ECHL) to Syracuse (AHL).

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS — Recalled F Carter Ashton from Toronto (AHL). Reassigned C Peter Holland to Toronto (AHL).

VANCOUVER CANUCKS — Assigned F Benn Ferriero to Utica (AHL).

WASHINGTON CAPITALS — Recalled D Connor Carrick from Hershey (AHL).

BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERS — Recalled G Parker Milner from Stockton (ECHL). Acquired F Peter Boyd on loan from South Carolina (ECHL) and signed him to a professional tryout contract.

MANCHESTER MONARCHS — Reassigned G Mathias Niederberger to Ontario (ECHL).

SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE — Recalled D Zach Miskovic from Cincinnati (ECHL).

SYRACUSE CRUNCH — Signed D Jordan Henry.

IDAHO STEELHEADS — Loaned F Justin Mercier to Iowa (AHL).

COLUMBUS CREW — Signed D Ross Friedman and MF Matt Walker.

D.C. UNITED — Signed D Nana Attakora.

SEATTLE SOUNDERS — Re-signed G Marcus Hahnemann.

NEW YORK COSMOS — Signed D Hunter Freeman to a contract extension.

ARKANSAS STATE — Named Walt Bell offensive coordinator.

CALIFORNIA — Demoted defensive coordinator Andy Buh to a position coach. Announced defensive tackles coach Barry Sacks and defensive backs coach Randy Stewart will not return next season.

CAMPBELL — Named Samar Azem women's assistant soccer coach.

INDIANA — Announced WR Cody Latimer will enter the NFL draft.

LIMESTONE — Named Mary Beth Gunn men's and women's assistant tennis coach.

LSU — Announced offensive line coach Greg Studrawa has left the coaching staff.

MICHIGAN — Fired offensive coordinator Al Borges.

NOTRE DAME — Announced RB George Atkinson III will enter the NFL draft.

TEXAS A&M — Announced QB Johnny Manziel will enter the NFL draft.

UTICA — Named Brian Marcantonio men's soccer coach.

VANDERBILT — Suspended sophomore G Eric McClellan from the basketball team for the spring semester for violating academic policy.