Sports agate — Dec. 12, 2017

Published Dec 12, 2017 at 4:00pm

BASKETBALL

Boys

Clinton 61, Adirondack 48

Clinton scoring: Deveans 25, Hobika 16, Wilcox 6, Garner 5, D’Oleo 4, Glindmyer 3, Lee 2.

Adirondack scoring: A. Gaylord 16, Fauvelle 14, Dorrity 11, Mooney 3, Chase 2, Greco 2.

Three-point baskets: Clinton, Hobika, Garner, Deveans, Glindmyer; Adirondack, Fauvelle, A. Gaylord, Mooney.

Halftime: Clinton 22, Adirondack 21

Girls

Waterville 73, Westmoreland 26

Waterville scoring: Gallagher 18, S. Wittenbeck 11, Fallon 9, Cleary 9, M. Wittenbeck 6, Decker 6, Phillips 6, Beach 5, Maxam 3.

Westmoreland scoring: Muller 14, Nolan 8, Enos 2, Murphy 2.

Three-point baskets: Waterville, Decker 2, S. Wittenbeck, Gallagher, Fallon.

Halftime: Waterville 47, Westmoreland 12

VOLLEYBALL

Girls

VVS 25-25-25, Proctor 16-11-17

VVS leaders: Baker 8 assists, 3 digs; Brewster 6 kills; Wayland-Smith 3 aces, 4 digs; Frank 3 aces, 9 digs; Danella 2 digs; Starke 2 aces, 12 assists; Fox 3 kills; Sandburg 3 kills; Warne 3 kills; Roberts 6 kills; 4 digs.

Proctor leaders: Marsala 2 kills; Boykin 4 kills; Garrett 3 assists; Young 4 digs; Vo 3 assists.

Whitesboro 25-25-26,
Oneida 17-23-24

Oneida leaders: Ford 18 digs, 4 kills; Fox 4 assists, 4 digs; Friske 9 digs; Jones 2 blocks, 2 kills; Moyer 2 aces, 3 digs; Nashton 2 aces, 3 digs; Pickard 3 digs, 3 kills; Smith 2 aces, 19 digs; Vecchiario 2 aces, 7 assists, 11 digs.

Whitesboro leaders: Burke 8 kills, 2 blocks; Gerstner 2 kills; Kopcza 2 digs; Boehlert 10 kills, 4 digs; Blaszak 5 kills, 9 digs; Scharbach 6 digs; Herrmann 2 aces, 30 assists, 5 digs; Dzeranvenets 10 digs; Buczek 4 kills; 4 digs; Lawter 5 kills.

KING PIN LANES

Crescent Girls League

Gail Cortese, 212 and 557.

National Football League

American Conference

East

W L T Pct PF PA

New England 10 3 0 .769 368 250

Buffalo 7 6 0 .538 240 290

Miami 6 7 0 .462 236 318

N.Y. Jets 5 8 0 .385 266 311

South

W L T Pct PF PA

Jacksonville 9 4 0 .692 329 202

Tennessee 8 5 0 .615 273 294

Houston 4 9 0 .308 312 335

Indianapolis 3 10 0 .231 212 343

North

W L T Pct PF PA

y-Pittsburgh 11 2 0 .846 320 251

Baltimore 7 6 0 .538 318 246

Cincinnati 5 8 0 .385 226 271

Cleveland 0 13 0 .000 197 335

West

W L T Pct PF PA

Kansas City 7 6 0 .538 329 289

L.A. Chargers 7 6 0 .538 298 225

Oakland 6 7 0 .462 264 304

Denver 4 9 0 .308 229 315

National Conference

East

W L T Pct PF PA

y-Philadelphia 11 2 0 .846 404 250

Dallas 7 6 0 .538 316 294

Washington 5 8 0 .385 285 344

N.Y. Giants 2 11 0 .154 199 321

South

W L T Pct PF PA

New Orleans 9 4 0 .692 370 263

Carolina 9 4 0 .692 300 262

Atlanta 8 5 0 .615 294 261

Tampa Bay 4 9 0 .308 264 312

North

W L T Pct PF PA

Minnesota 10 3 0 .769 309 235

Detroit 7 6 0 .538 338 329

Green Bay 7 6 0 .538 285 302

Chicago 4 9 0 .308 224 274

West

W L T Pct PF PA

L.A. Rams 9 4 0 .692 396 265

Seattle 8 5 0 .615 314 252

Arizona 6 7 0 .462 231 317

San Francisco 3 10 0 .231 228 314

y-clinched division

Thursday’s Games

Atlanta 20, New Orleans 17

Sunday’s Games

Dallas 30, N.Y. Giants 10

Carolina 31, Minnesota 24

Chicago 33, Cincinnati 7

Kansas City 26, Oakland 15

Detroit 24, Tampa Bay 21

Buffalo 13, Indianapolis 7, OT

Green Bay 27, Cleveland 21, OT

San Francisco 26, Houston 16

Denver 23, N.Y. Jets 0

Arizona 12, Tennessee 7

L.A. Chargers 30, Washington 13

Jacksonville 30, Seattle 24

Philadelphia 43, L.A. Rams 35

Pittsburgh 39, Baltimore 38

Monday’s Games

Miami 27, New England 20

Thursday, Dec. 14

Denver at Indianapolis, 8:25

Saturday, Dec. 16

Chicago at Detroit, 4:30

L.A. Chargers at Kansas City, 8:25

Sunday, Dec. 17

Philadelphia at N.Y. Giants, 1

Cincinnati at Minnesota, 1

Houston at Jacksonville, 1

Arizona at Washington, 1

N.Y. Jets at New Orleans, 1

Miami at Buffalo, 1

Green Bay at Carolina, 1

Baltimore at Cleveland, 1

L.A. Rams at Seattle, 4:05

New England at Pittsburgh, 4:25

Tennessee at San Francisco, 4:25

Dallas at Oakland, 8:30

Monday, Dec. 18

Atlanta at Tampa Bay, 8:30

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Bowl Glance

Saturday, Dec. 16

Celebration Bowl

At Atlanta

NC A&T (11-0) vs. Grambling State (11-1), Noon (ABC)

New Orleans Bowl

North Texas (9-4) vs. Troy (10-2), 1 (ESPN)

Cure Bowl

Orlando, Fla.

Georgia State (6-5) vs. Western Kentucky (6-6), 2:30 (CBSSN)

Las Vegas Bowl

Boise State (10-3) vs. Oregon (7-5), 3:30 (ABC)

New Mexico Bowl

Albuquerque

Colorado State (7-5) vs. Marshall (7-5), 4:30 (ESPN)

Camellia Bowl

Montgomery, Ala.

Arkansas State (7-3) vs. Middle Tennessee (6-6), 8 (ESPN)

The Associated Press
All-America teams

FIRST TEAM

Offense

Quarterback — Baker Mayfield, senior, Oklahoma.

Running backs — Bryce Love, junior, Stanford; Rashaad Penny, senior, San Diego State.

Tackles — Orlando Brown, junior, Oklahoma; Mike McGlinchey, senior, Notre Dame.

Guards — Quenton Nelson, senior, Notre Dame; Braden Smith, senior, Auburn.

Center — Billy Price, senior, Ohio State.

Tight end — Mark Andrews, junior, Oklahoma.

Receivers — James Washington, senior, Oklahoma State; Anthony Miller, senior, Memphis.

All-purpose player — Saquon Barkley, junior, Penn State.

Kicker — Matt Gay, junior, Utah.

Defense

Ends — Bradley Chubb, senior, North Carolina State; Clelin Ferrell, sophomore, Clemson.

Tackles — Hercules Mata’afa, junior, Washington State; Maurice Hurst, senior, Michigan.

Linebackers — Roquan Smith, junior, Georgia; Josey Jewell, senior, Iowa; T.J. Edwards, junior, Wisconsin.

Cornerbacks — Josh Jackson, junior, Iowa; Denzel Ward, junior, Ohio State.

Safeties — Minkah Fitzpatrick, junior, Alabama; DeShon Elliott, junior, Texas.

Punter — Michael Dickson, junior, Texas.

Note: Syracuse senior wide receiver Steve Ishmael elected to Third Team.

Voters: Bob Asmussen, Champaign (Illinois) News-Gazette; Kirk Bohls, Austin (Texas) American-Statesman; Matt Brown, Sports on Earth; Pat Caputo, The Oakland (Michigan) Press; Chuck Carlton, Dallas Morning News; Robert Cessna, Bryan-College Station (Texas) Eagle; Rece Davis, ESPN; Pat Dooley, Gainesville (Florida) Sun; Dave Foster, Fox 17 WZTV, Nashville, Tennessee; Scott Hamilton, WCOG-AM, Greensboro, North Carolina; Eric Hansen, The South Bend (Indiana) Tribune; Brian Howell, Buffszone.com, Boulder, Colorado; Rob Long, WJZ-FM The Fan, Baltimore; Tony Parks, 1280 AM/97.5 FM KZNS, Salt Lake City; Soren Petro, 810 WHB, Kansas City, Missouri; Keith Sargeant, NJ.com/Star Ledger, Newark, New Jersey; Jon Wilner, San Jose (California) Mercury News.

National Basketball Association

Eastern Conference

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

Boston 23 6 .793 —

Toronto 17 8 .680 4

New York 13 13 .500 8.5

Philadelphia 13 13 .500 8.5

Brooklyn 10 15 .400 11

Southeast Division

W L Pct GB

Washington 14 12 .538 —

Miami 13 13 .500 1

Orlando 11 17 .393 4

Charlotte 10 16 .385 4

Atlanta 6 20 .231 8

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Cleveland 19 8 .704 —

Milwaukee 15 10 .600 3

Indiana 16 11 .593 3

Detroit 14 12 .538 4.5

Chicago 6 20 .231 12.5

Western Conference

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

Houston 21 4 .840 —

San Antonio 19 8 .704 3

New Orleans 14 14 .500 8.5

Memphis 8 19 .296 14

Dallas 7 20 .259 15

Northwest Division

W L Pct GB

Minnesota 16 11 .593 —

Denver 14 12 .538 1.5

Portland 13 13 .500 2.5

Utah 13 14 .481 3

Oklahoma City 12 14 .462 3.5

Pacific Division

W L Pct GB

Golden State 22 6 .786 —

L.A. Clippers 10 15 .400 10.5

L.A. Lakers 10 15 .400 10.5

Phoenix 9 19 .321 13

Sacramento 8 18 .308 13

Monday’s Games

Charlotte 116, Oklahoma City 103

Chicago 108, Boston 85

Houston 130, New Orleans 123

Miami 107, Memphis 82

Golden State 111, Portland 104

L.A. Clippers 96, Toronto 91

Tuesday’s Games

Atlanta at Cleveland, 7

Denver at Detroit, 7

L.A. Lakers at New York, 7

Washington at Brooklyn, 7:30

San Antonio at Dallas, 8:30

Philadelphia at Minnesota, 9:30

Phoenix at Sacramento, 10

Wednesday’s Games

L.A. Clippers at Orlando, 7

Memphis at Washington, 7

Oklahoma City at Indiana, 7

Denver at Boston, 7:30

Portland at Miami, 7:30

Milwaukee at New Orleans, 8

Utah at Chicago, 8

Toronto at Phoenix, 9

Charlotte at Houston, 9:30

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Monday’s Scores

East

Hartford 86, Sacred Heart 72

Vermont 81, Siena 57

South

FIU 65, South Florida 53

Jackson St. 60, Fisk 53

Louisville 102, Bryant 59

North Florida 101, Florida A&M 89

Midwest

DePaul 83, Alabama A&M 59

Minnesota 68, Drake 67

Northwestern 96, Chicago St. 31

Far West

Grand Canyon 64, NC Central 59

Oregon 74, Texas Southern 68

AP Top 25

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ men’s college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 10, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last week’s ranking:

Record Pts Prv

1. Villanova (41) 10-0 1598 4

2. Michgan St. (19) 9-1 1561 3

3. Wichita St. 8-1 1402 6

4. Duke 11-1 1362 1

5. Arizona St (5) 9-0 1316 16

6. Miami 8-0 1272 10

7. North Carolina 9-1 1237 11

8. Kentucky 8-1 1227 8

9. Texas A&M 8-1 1072 7

10. Xavier 9-1 1044 13

11. West Virginia 9-1 972 18

12. Gonzaga 8-2 805 12

13. Kansas 7-2 760 2

14. TCU 10-0 718 20

15. Seton Hall 8-1 704 19

16. Virginia 8-1 690 15

17. Purdue 10-2 568 21

18. Notre Dame 8-2 564 9

19. Florida St. 9-0 452 -

20. Tennessee 7-1 342 24

21. Baylor 7-2 281 23

22. Florida 6-3 261 5

23. Arizona 7-3 252 -

24. Texas Tech 7-1 191 -

25. Cincinnati 7-2 145 17

Others receiving votes: Creighton 79, Oklahoma 72, Texas 52, Louisville 19, Arkansas 17, Virginia Tech 15, Minnesota 15, Nevada 13, Mississippi St. 8, UCLA 6, SMU 6, Loyola of Chicago 5, Alabama 4, Georgia 3, Houston 3, N Iowa 3, Towson 3, Syracuse 2, Boise St. 2, Middle Tennessee 1, Rhode Island 1.

National Hockey League

Eastern Conference

Atlantic Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Tampa Bay 29 21 6 2 44 110 74

Toronto 31 20 10 1 41 106 88

Boston 27 14 9 4 32 78 75

Montreal 31 13 14 4 30 85 99

Florida 30 12 14 4 28 90 105

Detroit 30 11 13 6 28 81 99

Ottawa 28 9 12 7 25 77 98

Buffalo 30 7 17 6 20 64 102

Metropolitan Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Columbus 30 19 10 1 39 86 73

NY Islanders 30 17 10 3 37 108 100

Washington 31 18 12 1 37 95 91

New Jersey 29 16 9 4 36 89 91

NY Rangers 30 16 11 3 35 99 89

Pittsburgh 32 16 13 3 35 94 104

Philadelphia 29 11 11 7 29 83 86

Carolina 29 11 11 7 29 80 91

Western Conference

Central Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

St. Louis 31 21 8 2 44 104 78

Winnipeg 31 18 8 5 41 107 87

Nashville 29 18 7 4 40 95 84

Dallas 31 17 13 1 35 91 90

Minnesota 29 15 11 3 33 87 87

Chicago 30 14 11 5 33 90 82

Colorado 29 14 13 2 30 92 95

Pacific Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Los Angeles 31 20 8 3 43 97 68

Vegas 29 19 9 1 39 103 91

San Jose 29 16 10 3 35 79 69

Calgary 30 16 12 2 34 88 94

Anaheim 31 13 11 7 33 83 91

Vancouver 31 14 13 4 32 82 90

Edmonton 30 12 16 2 26 86 99

Arizona 33 7 21 5 19 75 114

Note: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Top three teams in each division and two wild cards per conference advance to playoffs.

Monday’s Games

Colorado 2, Pittsburgh 1

Dallas 2, N.Y. Rangers 1, SO

N.Y. Islanders 3, Washington 1

Florida 2, Detroit 1, OT

Winnipeg 5, Vancouver 1

Anaheim 3, Carolina 2

Tuesday’s Games

Edmonton at Columbus, 7

Ottawa at Buffalo, 7

Toronto at Philadelphia, 7

Colorado at Washington, 7

Los Angeles at New Jersey, 7

Calgary at Minnesota, 8

Tampa Bay at St. Louis, 8

Florida at Chicago, 8:30

Carolina at Vegas, 10

Wednesday’s Games

Dallas at N.Y. Islanders, 7

N.Y. Rangers at Ottawa, 7

Boston at Detroit, 8

Nashville at Vancouver, 10

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MINOR HOCKEY

American Hockey Leauge

Eastern Conference

Atlantic Division

GP W L OL SOL Pts GF GA

Providence 24 16 6 2 0 34 72 59

Charlotte 25 16 8 0 1 33 93 72

WB/Scranton 23 14 7 1 1 30 81 69

Lehigh Valley 26 15 8 1 2 33 95 88

Bridgeport 24 12 10 1 1 26 75 70

Hershey 27 12 12 0 3 27 75 89

Hartford 27 10 12 3 2 25 74 96

Springfield 28 10 17 1 0 21 77 90

North Division

GP W L OL SOL Pts GF GA

Toronto 25 20 5 0 0 40 83 47

Rochester 25 14 5 3 3 34 85 75

Syracuse 25 13 9 1 2 29 82 73

Utica 24 10 10 3 1 24 68 77

Laval 27 10 11 4 2 26 82 97

Belleville 25 10 12 0 3 23 68 91

Binghamton 24 8 13 3 0 19 62 83

Western Conference

Central Division

GP W L OL SOL Pts GF GA

Manitoba 26 18 5 1 2 39 99 57

Rockford 25 15 9 1 0 31 84 71

Iowa 25 12 8 5 0 29 77 78

Milwaukee 24 12 11 1 0 25 67 75

Cleveland 21 8 9 2 2 20 44 64

Grand Rapids 25 9 13 0 3 21 74 84

Chicago 24 7 12 4 1 19 64 76

Pacific Division

GP W L OL SOL Pts GF GA

Stockton 22 14 6 0 2 30 77 54

Tucson 20 12 5 2 1 27 68 55

Texas 26 16 9 0 1 33 80 86

San Antonio 25 13 10 2 0 28 81 79

Ontario 21 10 10 0 1 21 48 50

San Diego 22 10 11 1 0 21 69 80

San Jose 20 9 10 0 1 19 50 60

Bakersfield 23 9 11 3 0 21 61 70

Note: Two points are awarded for a win, one point for an overtime or shootout loss.

Monday’s Games

No games scheduled

Tuesday’s Games

Lehigh Valley at Charlotte, 7

Chicago at Rockford, 8

San Jose at Tucson, 9:05

Wednesday’s Games

Providence at Hershey, 7

Lehigh Valley at Charlotte, 7

Binghamton at Belleville, 7

Iowa at Grand Rapids, 7

Springfield at WB/Scranton, 7:05

Utica at Rochester, 7:05

Ontario at Texas, 8:30

San Jose at Tucson, 9:05

Stockton at San Diego, 10

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COLLEGE HOCKEY

Division I Hockey Poll

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The top 20 teams in the NCAA Division I men’s ice hockey poll, compiled by U.S. College Hockey Online, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 10 and previous ranking:

Record Pts Pvs

1. St. Cloud St (35) 12-2-1 978 2

2. Denver (8) 9-3-4 918 1

3. No. Dame (6) 16-3-1 907 4

4. Clarkson (1) 15-3-1 893 3

5. Cornell 10-2-0 760 6

6. North Dakota 10-5-5 758 5

7. Minn State 11-5-0 694 8

8. Northeastern 10-5-1 617 10

9. Ohio State 10-4-4 566 15

10. Minnesota 10-9-1 519 7

11. Providence 10-7-1 516 9

12. W. Michigan 10-8-1 433 11

13. Wisconsin 10-9-2 335 12

14. Bos. College 9-7-2 327 14

15. Penn State 11-7-2 322 18

16. N. Hampshire 9-7-1 260 13

17. Minn Duluth 8-9-2 150 17

18. Colgate 8-6-4 129 16

19. Union (N.Y.) 10-8-1 74 19

20. Canisius 10-5-1 69 —

Others receiving votes: Bowling Green 61, Colorado College 50, Miami 37, UMass Lowell 33, Omaha 26, Boston University 20, Harvard 16, Michigan 14, UMass 10, Niagara 4, Army 2, Bentley 1, Maine 1.

Home team in caps

PRO FOOTBALL

Favorite Points Underdog

Thursday

Week 15

Denver 21/2 INDNAPLIS

Saturday

DETROIT 6 Chicago

LA Chargers 11/2 KAN. CITY

Sunday

Philadelphia 8 NY GIANTS

CAROLINA 3 Green Bay

MINNESOTA 101/2 Cincinnati

BUFFALO OFF Miami

JACKSONVILLE 111/2 Houston

N. ORLEANS 16 NY Jets

WASHINGTON 4 Arizona

Baltimore 7 Cleveland

SEATTLE 1 LA Rams

New England 3 PITT

SAN FRANCISCO 2 Tennessee

Dallas 3 OAKLAND

Monday, Dec 18th.

Atlanta 61/2 TAM. BAY

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Favorite Points Underdog

Saturday, Dec 16th.

Celebration Bowl

Mercedes-Benz Stadium
Atlanta, GA.

N. Carolina A&T 91/2 Grambling

New Orleans Bowl

Mercedes-Benz Superdome
New Orleans, LA.

Troy 61/2 North Texas

Cure Bowl

Camping World Stadium
Orlando, FL.

Western Kentucky 6 Georgia St

Las Vegas Bowl

Sam Boyd Stadium
Las Vegas, NV.

Oregon 71/2 Boise St

New Mexico Bowl

University Stadium
Albuquerque, NM.

Colorado St 51/2 Marshall

Camellia Bowl

Crampton Bowl Montgomery, AL.

Arkansas St 4 M. Tenn St

PRO BASKETBALL

Favorite Points Underdog

CLEVELAND OFF Atlanta

DETROIT 7 Denver

NEW YORK 31/2 LA Lakers

Washington 3 BROOKLYN

MINNESOTA OFF Philadelphia

San Antonio OFF DALLAS

SACRAMENTO 41/2 Phoenix

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Favorite Points Underdog

INDIANA ST 9 W.GBay

RUTGERS 101/2 Fordham

BOS COLLEGE 111/2 Columbia

CINCINNATI 12 Miss St

GEORGE MASON 11/2 Geo South

LOUISIANA TECH 4 UL-Lfyette

COLORADO 61/2 San Diego

TEXAS 6 Michigan

IONA 31/2 Yale

SETON HALL 20 St. Peter’s

PRINCETON 2 Monmouth

Murray St 11/2 ST. LOUIS

S. DAKOTA ST 101/2 N. Dakota

WYOMING 11 E. Wash

OREGON ST 4 J’ville St

MEMPHIS 11/2 Albany, NY

HOCKEY

Favorite Goals Underdog

Los Angeles Even-1/2 N. JERSEY

PHILA Even-1/2 Toronto

BUFFALO Even-1/2 Ottawa

WASHINGTON 1/2-1 Colorado

COLUMBUS 1/2-1 Edmonton

MINNESOTA Even-1/2 Calgary

Tampa Bay Even-1/2 ST. LOUIS

CHICAGO 1/2-1 Florida

VEGAS Even-1/2 Carolina

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BASEBALL

COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE — Named Dan Halem deputy commissioner in addition to his duties as chief legal officer, Chris Park executive vice president/product and marketing, Noah Garden executive vice president/commerce and Chris Marinak executive vice president/strategy, technology and innovation. Promoted chief operating officer Tony Petitti to deputy commissioner/business and media.

American League

DETROIT TIGERS — Assigned RHP Victor Alcantara outright to Toledo (IL).

HOUSTON ASTROS — Agreed to terms with RHP Matt Ramsey and C Tim Federowicz on minor league contracts.

NEW YORK YANKEES — Named Josh Bard bench coach, Phil Nevin third base coach and Reggie Willits first base coach. Announced their Florida State League farm team will change its name from the Tampa Yankees to the Tampa Tarpons.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Traded INF Joey Wendle to Tampa Bay for a player to be named or cash.

SEATTLE MARINERS — Claimed OF Cameron Perkins off waives from Philadelphia.

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES — Named Alex Tamin director of major league operations and Jason Pare assistant general manager/research and development.

MIAMI MARLINS — Traded OF Giancarlo Stanton and cash to the N.Y. Yankees for 2B Starlin Castro, RHP Jorge Guzman and SS Jose Devers.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Agreed to terms with C Alex Hall and SS Jesse Williams on minor league contracts.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Claimed SS Engelb Vielma off waivers from Philadelphia.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

F Matt Barnes announced his retirement.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

ARIZONA CARDINALS — Released WR Carlton Agudosi and LS Justin Drescher. Signed OL Vinston Painter from the practice squad.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Released CB Taurean Nixon from the practice squad. Signed WR Matt Hazel to the practice squad.

NEW YORK GIANTS — Waived DT Khyri Thornton. Announced Denver signed TE Matt LaCosse off their practice squad. Terminated the practice squad contract of LB Trevor Bates.

Canadian Football League

EDMONTON ESKIMOS — Traded QB James Franklin and a 2018 third-round draft pick to Toronto for OL Mason Woods. Announced the resignation of scout Torey Hunter, who accepted the position of director of player personnel and player development with the B.C. Lions. Signed QB Eli Jenkins.

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS — Signed OL Cody Speller, DB Abu Conteh and WR Brendon Thera-Plamondon.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

ANAHEIM DUCKS — Recalled D Andy Welinski from San Diego (AHL). Assigned RW Jared Boll, LW Kevin Roy and D Jaycob Megna to San Diego.

ARIZONA COYOTES — Assigned D Kyle Capobianco to Tucson (AHL).

NASHVILLE PREDATORS — Reassigned G Anders Lindback to Milwaukee (AHL). Recalled G Juuse Saros from Milwaukee.

NEW YORK RANGERS — Reassigned G Chris Nell from Hartford (AHL) to Adirondack (ECHL).

American Hockey League

IOWA WILD — Assigned F Jack Walker to Rapid City (ECHL).

LEHIGH VALLEY PHANTOMS — Returned D Frank Hora on loan to Reading (ECHL). Recalled F Alex Krushelnyski on loan from Reading.

SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE — Reassigned D Nicolas Meloche to Colorado (ECHL).

STOCKTON HEAT — Recalled D Kayle Doetzel from Kansas City (ECHL).

TORONTO MARLIES — Recalled Fs Jean Dupuy and Martins Dzierkals from Orlando (ECHL).

TUCSON ROADRUNNERS — Recalled F Artur Tyanulin from Fort Wayne (ECHL).

Western Hockey League

VICTORIA ROYALS — Acquired F Noah Gregor and a 2018 eighth-round draft pick from Moose Jaw for F Ryan Peckford and a 2018 fourth-round draft pick.

ECHL

ALLEN AMERICANS — Added G Kevin St. Pierre as emergency backup.

ATLANTA GLADIATORS — Released F Stephen Pierog.

QUAD CITY MALLARDS — Signed F Gergo Nagy.

RAPID CITY RUSH — Released D Griffin Foulk and F Tom Maxwell.

COLLEGE

DELAWARE — Named Kelly Anderson assistant women’s tennis coach.

FLORIDA — Announced DT Taven Bryan will enter the NFL draft. Named Nick Savage director of strength and conditioning.

FLORIDA A&M — Named Willie Simmons football coach.

LOUISVILLE — Announced senior RB Jeremy Smith will transfer.

MEMPHIS — Announced the resignation of offensive coordinator and running backs coach Darrell Dickey to become offensive coordinator at Texas A&M.

MISSISSIPPI — QB Shea Patterson announced he will transfer to Michigan.

TCU — Named Jeremiah Donati athletic director.