American League

KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Optioned RHP Jake Newberry, to Omaha (PCL). Selected the contract of INF Nicky Lopez from Omaha.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Placed RHP Luis Garcia. Recalled RHP Taylor Cole from Salt Lake (PCL).

MINNESOTA TWINS — Recalled RHP Tyler Duffey from Rochewster (IL). Optioned OF Jake Cave to Rochester.

NEW YORK YANKEES — Optioned OF Mike Tauchman to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL). Placed RHP Jonathan Loaisiga and 3B Miguel Andújar on the 10-day IL, Loaisiga retroactive to Friday. Reinstated OF Aaron Hicks from the 10-day IL. Recalled RHP Chance Adams and LHP Nestor Cortes Jr. from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Designated 1B Kendrys Morales for assignment. Reinstated OF/1B Mark Canha from the 10-day IL.

SEATTLE MARINERS — Optioned RHP Dan Altavilla to Arkansas (TL). Recalled RHP Austin Adams from Tacoma (PCL).

National League

NEW YORK METS — Sent RHP Neraldo Catalina to Tampa Bay to complete an earlier trade.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Selected the contract of INF/OF Jake Elmore from Indianapolis (IL). Placed INF Jung Ho Kang on the 10-day IL. Transferred RHP Jameson Taillon to the 60-day IL.



CLEVELAND CAVALIERS — Named John Beilein coach and signed him to a five-year contract.

Women’s NBA

LOS ANGELES SPARKS — Waived Gs Loryn Goodwin and Gabby Green.



ARIZONA CARDINALS — Released CB Ryan Pulley and TE Jerome Washington. Signed S Tyler Sigler and RB Dontae Strickland.

BUFFALO BILLS — Released TE Jake Fisher and RB Keith Ford. Signed TE Lee Smith to a three-year contract and TE Moral Stephens, DT Quindarius Thagard, OL Garrett McGhin and S Abraham Wallace.

CHICAGO BEARS — Waived OL Tommy Doles. Signed TE Jesper Horsted, WR Riley Ridley, RB Kerrith Whyte Jr. and DB Stephen Denmark.

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Waived RB Devante Mays. Signed RB L.J. Scott.

DENVER BRONCOS — Waived TE Temarrick Hemingway, DL Jaylen Johnson and Cashaud Lyons and OT Brian Wallace. Signed DL DeShawn Williams and Deyon Sizer, TE Bug Howard and OL Nathan Jacobson.

DETROIT LIONS — Released LB Tre’ Williams. Signed LB Juwon Young.

GREEN BAY PACKERS — Released WR Matthew Eaton. Claimed S Mike Tyson off waivers from Houston. Signed G Elgton Jenkins.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Signed S Khari Willis and CB Marvell Tell III.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS — Announced the retirement of QB EJ Manuel. Signed WR Rashard Davis, RB Marcus Marshall, TE Jody Fortson, DB Herb Miller and DB Andrew Soroh. Claimed OT Zach Golditch off waivers from Arizona. Waived WR Andre Lindsey, WR Sammie Coates, DB Leon McQuay, DB Dakari Moore and FB JD Moore. Placed TE Tim Ward on the non-football injury list. Placed WR Jamire Jordan on injured reserve.

LOS ANGELES CHARGERS — Re-signed NT Damion Square to a one-year contract.

MIAMI DOLPHINS — Signed CB Xavien Howard to a contract extension through the 2024 season.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Released OL Calvin Anderson and WR Xavier Ubosi. Signed WR Dontrelle Inman and OL Jared Veldheer.

NEW YORK GIANTS — Signed LB Ryan Connelly and WR Darius Slayton. Re-signed DT John Jenkins.

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES — Signed QB Cody Kessler and OL Stefen Wisniewski.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Waived OT Israel Helms and WR Malik Taylor. Waived/injured TE Isaiah Searight. Released RB Kerwynn Williams. Signed S D’Cota Dixon, LB David Kenney, OT Riley Mayfield and WR Spencer Schnell.

TENNESSEE TITANS — Waived/injured DB Hamp Cheevers. Waived DBs Jonathan Crawford and Taj-Amir Torres and WR Isaac Zico. Agreed to terms with TE Parker Hesse, WRs Cody Hollister and Joseph Parker and DBs Kareem Orr, D’Andre Payne and LaDarius Wiley.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS — Waived RB Russell Hansbrough, DB Joshua Holsey and OT Roubbens Joseph. Signed DE Jonathan Bonner, G Jerald Foster, DB Deion Harris, DL Austin Maloata and RB Craig Reynolds.


BROWN — Named Kevin Norman men’s swimming and diving coach.

IOWA STATE — Announced junior men’s basketball G Javan Johnson is transferring from Iowa State.

PENN STATE — Announced the resignation of women’s tennis coach Chris Cagle.

THE CITADEL — Promoted quality control coach Bobby Ruff to tackles and tight ends coach.

Sports on TV


6 p.m.

BTN — Xavier at Purdue

7 p.m.

ESPNU — Louisville at Indiana

SEC — Michigan at Kentucky


4 p.m.

NBCSN — Tour of California: Stage 3, Stockton to Morgan Hill, Calif.


2 p.m.

MLB — Cleveland at Chicago White Sox

7 p.m.

MLB — Colorado at Boston OR St. Louis at Atlanta


8:30 p.m.

ESPN — NBA Draft Lottery: From Chicago, Ill.

9 p.m.

ESPN — NBA Playoff: Portland at Golden State, Western Conference Finals, Game 1


8 p.m.

NBCSN — Stanley Cup Playoff: Boston at Carolina, Eastern Conference Finals, Game 3 —-


NBA Playoff Glance


(Best-of-7; x-if necessary)

Eastern Conference

Toronto vs. Milwaukee

Wednesday, May 15: Toronto at Milwaukee, 8:30 p.m.

Friday, May 17: Toronto at Milwaukee, 8:30 p.m.

Sunday, May 19: Milwaukee at Toronto, 7 p.m.

Tuesday, May 21: Milwaukee at Toronto, 8:30 p.m.

x-Thursday, May 23: Toronto at Milwaukee, 8:30 p.m.

x-Saturday, May 25: Milwaukee at Toronto, 8:30 p.m.

x-Monday, May 27: Toronto at Milwaukee, 8:30 p.m.

Western Conference

Portland vs. Golden State

Tuesday, May 14: Portland at Golden State, 9 p.m.

Thursday, May 16: Portland at Golden State, 9 p.m.

Saturday, May 18: Golden State at Portland, 9 p.m.

Monday, May 20: Golden State at Portland, 9 p.m.

x-Wednesday, May 22: Portland at Golden State, 9 p.m.

x-Friday, May 24: Golden State at Portland, 9 p.m.

x-Sunday, May 26: Portland at Golden State, 9 p.m.


American League

Sunday’s Games

Baltimore 5, L.A. Angels 1

Boston 11, Seattle 2

Chicago White Sox 5, Toronto 1

N.Y. Yankees 7, Tampa Bay 1

Detroit 5, Minnesota 3

Houston 15, Texas 5

Philadelphia 6, Kansas City 1

Cleveland 5, Oakland 3

Monday’s Games

Baltimore at N.Y. Yankees, ppd.

Houston 8, Detroit 1

L.A. Angels at Minnesota

Cleveland at Chicago White Sox

Oakland at Seattle

Today’s Games

Cleveland (Carrasco 3-3) at Chicago White Sox (Banuelos 2-2), 2:10 p.m.

Baltimore (Cashner 4-1) at N.Y. Yankees (Happ 2-3), 6:35 p.m.

Colorado (Freeland 2-5) at Boston (Sale 1-5), 7:10 p.m.

Houston (Miley 3-2) at Detroit (Carpenter 0-1), 7:10 p.m.

Tampa Bay (Morton 3-0) at Miami (Smith 3-0), 7:10 p.m.

L.A. Angels (Pena 2-1) at Minnesota (Gibson 3-1), 7:40 p.m.

Texas (Miller 1-2) at Kansas City (Duffy 1-1), 8:15 p.m.

Toronto (Thornton 0-4) at San Francisco (Beede 0-1), 9:45 p.m.

Oakland (Anderson 4-2) at Seattle (Leake 2-4), 10:10 p.m.

National League

Sunday’s Games

Miami at N.Y. Mets, ppd.

Philadelphia 6, Kansas City 1

Pittsburgh 10, St. Louis 6

Colorado 10, San Diego 7

San Francisco 6, Cincinnati 5

Atlanta 5, Arizona 3

L.A. Dodgers 6, Washington 0

Chicago Cubs 4, Milwaukee 1

Monday’s Games

Milwaukee at Philadelphia

Pittsburgh at Arizona

Today’s Games

Chicago Cubs (Hendricks 2-4) at Cincinnati (Roark 3-1), 6:40 p.m.

Milwaukee (Woodruff 5-1) at Philadelphia (Eickhoff 2-1), 7:05 p.m.

N.Y. Mets (Syndergaard 2-3) at Washington (Hellickson 2-1), 7:05 p.m.

Colorado (Freeland 2-5) at Boston (Sale 1-5), 7:10 p.m.

Tampa Bay (Morton 3-0) at Miami (Smith 3-0), 7:10 p.m.

St. Louis (Flaherty 3-3) at Atlanta (Foltynewicz 0-2), 7:20 p.m.

Pittsburgh (Musgrove 1-4) at Arizona (Weaver 3-1), 9:40 p.m.

Toronto (Thornton 0-4) at San Francisco (Beede 0-1), 9:45 p.m.

San Diego (Paddack 3-1) at L.A. Dodgers (Kershaw 2-0), 10:10 p.m.

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