Sports agate — Nov. 28, 2018

Published Nov 28, 2018 at 4:00pm

BASKETBALL

Girls

West Canada Valley 39, Oriskany 27

WCV scoring: Tobin 14, Carney 6, Joslin 2, Costello 2, Szczesniak 6, Conte 9.

Oriskany scoring: Donohue 3, Mat. Hoehn 2, Reid 2, Hays 2, Hamm 4, Buck 2, Mad. Hoehn 11, Tagliaferri 1.

Halftime score: WCV 22, Oriskany 17

KING PIN LANES

Paul’s Pro Shop Tuesday Night Classic League 

Rick Adams and Merle Foster, 299 and 794. Adams, 771; Ed Holmes, 748; Bobby Folsom, 731; Josh Talbot, 693; Steve Berthold, 689; Brenden Boice, 683; Chris Muraca, 678; Mike Corbett, 672; Scott Ingersoll, 672; Rick Whiting, 670; Dale Crumb, 668; Joe Fiorenza, 666; Sam Robilotta, 664; Corey Craver, 656; Mike Ingersoll, 656; Mike Ferlo, 653; Brian Jones, 652; Joe Clarke, 651; Jim Burger, 651; Edwin Chang, 650; Rick Nasci, 648; BJ Borst, 642; Steve Snow, 638; Kenneth Chang, 629; Rob Evans, 629; Gary Jordan, 628; Mark Rundle Sr. 622; Travis Holmes, 621; Steve Rosati, 616; Joe Rosati, 614; Adam Beyette, 604; Brandon Davis, 604; Duffy Jones, 604; Tom Gannon, 603.

Tiffany Baker and Liza Johnson, 254s and Baker, 651. Jenn Crisan, 645.

John Lenihan Memorial League

Dave York and Carmelo Dainotto, 245 and 651. Larry DeFrees, 635; Jeff Starks, 634; Patrick Ferrare, 627; Dick Larkin, 622; York, 621.

Cathy Castor and Tia Baker, 217 and 553. Julie Hooks, 524; Melissa Bronson, 514.

National Football League

American Conference

East

W L T Pct PF PA

New England 8 3 0 .727 307 249

Miami 5 6 0 .455 223 283

Buffalo 4 7 0 .364 161 272

N.Y. Jets 3 8 0 .273 221 281

South

W L T Pct PF PA

Houston 8 3 0 .727 273 222

Indianapolis 6 5 0 .545 325 273

Tennessee 5 6 0 .455 195 223

Jacksonville 3 8 0 .273 197 243

North

W L T Pct PF PA

Pittsburgh 7 3 1 .682 316 249

Baltimore 6 5 0 .545 271 198

Cincinnati 5 6 0 .455 276 347

Cleveland 4 6 1 .409 253 283

West

W L T Pct PF PA

Kansas City 9 2 0 .818 404 294

L.A. Chargers 8 3 0 .727 307 219

Denver 5 6 0 .455 252 252

Oakland 2 9 0 .182 187 327

National Conference

East

W L T Pct PF PA

Dallas 6 5 0 .545 234 213

Washington 6 5 0 .545 220 229

Philadelphia 5 6 0 .455 230 253

N.Y. Giants 3 8 0 .273 237 288

South

W L T Pct PF PA

New Orleans 10 1 0 .909 409 256

Carolina 6 5 0 .545 287 282

Atlanta 4 7 0 .364 280 307

Tampa Bay 4 7 0 .364 294 338

North

W L T Pct PF PA

Chicago 8 3 0 .727 317 211

Minnesota 6 4 1 .591 265 246

Green Bay 4 6 1 .409 264 267

Detroit 4 7 0 .364 238 286

West

W L T Pct PF PA

L.A. Rams 10 1 0 .909 389 282

Seattle 6 5 0 .545 276 243

Arizona 2 9 0 .182 155 293

San Francisco 2 9 0 .182 239 293

Thursday

New Orleans at Dallas, 8:20

Sunday

L.A. Rams at Detroit, 1

Carolina at Tampa Bay, 1

Arizona at Green Bay, 1

Denver at Cincinnati, 1

Baltimore at Atlanta, 1

Chicago at N.Y. Giants, 1

Cleveland at Houston, 1

Indianapolis at Jacksonville, 1

Buffalo at Miami, 1

N.Y. Jets at Tennessee, 4:05

Kansas City at Oakland, 4:05

San Francisco at Seattle, 4:25

Minnesota at New England, 4:25

L.A. Chargers at Pittsburgh, 8:20

Monday

Washington at Philadelphia, 8:15

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2018 College Football Playoff Rankings

Record

1. Alabama 12-0

2. Clemson 12-0

3. Notre Dame 12-0

4. Georgia 11-1

5. Oklahoma 11-1

6. Ohio St. 11-1

7. Michigan 10-2

8. UCF 11-0

9. Florida 9-3

10. LSU 9-3

11. Washington 9-3

12. Penn St. 9-3

13. Washington St. 10-2

14. Texas 9-3

15. Kentucky 9-3

16. West Virginia 8-3

17. Utah 9-3

18. Mississippi St. 8-4

19. Texas A&M 8-4

20. Syracuse 9-3

21. Northwestern 8-4

22. Boise St. 10-2

23. Iowa St. 7-4

24. Missouri 8-4

25. Fresno St. 10-2

The playoff semifinals match the No. 1 seed vs. the No. 4 seed, and No. 2 will face No. 3. The semifinals will be hosted at the Cotton Bowl and Orange Bowl on Dec. 29. The championship game will be played on Jan. 7, 2019 at Santa Clara, Calif.

National Hockey League

Eastern Conference

Atlantic Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Buffalo 25 17 6 2 36 79 68

Tampa Bay 25 17 7 1 35 93 71

Toronto 25 17 8 0 34 88 64

Boston 24 13 7 4 30 67 59

Montreal 25 11 9 5 27 77 83

Detroit 24 10 11 3 23 68 80

Ottawa 25 10 12 3 23 89 107

Florida 22 9 9 4 22 73 81

Metropolitan Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Washington 24 14 7 3 31 84 74

Columbus 24 14 8 2 30 84 78

Rangers 25 13 10 2 28 75 76

Carolina 24 12 9 3 27 65 67

Islanders 23 12 9 2 26 72 68

Pittsburgh 23 10 8 5 25 78 74

New Jersey 23 9 10 4 22 68 76

Philadelphia 24 10 12 2 22 72 86

Western Conference

Central Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Nashville 25 17 7 1 35 83 61

Colorado 24 14 6 4 32 89 67

Minnesota 24 14 8 2 30 78 67

Winnipeg 23 13 8 2 28 77 66

Dallas 25 12 10 3 27 68 67

Chicago 25 9 11 5 23 68 90

St. Louis 22 8 11 3 19 67 73

Pacific Division

GP W L OT Pts GF GA

Calgary 24 14 9 1 29 81 69

San Jose 25 12 8 5 29 77 77

Vegas 26 13 12 1 27 77 73

Anaheim 26 11 10 5 27 59 75

Vancouver 27 11 13 3 25 78 96

Edmonton 24 11 11 2 24 65 76

Arizona 23 10 11 2 22 57 65

Los Angeles 24 9 14 1 19 53 75

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.

Tuesday

Buffalo 3, San Jose 2, OT

Ottawa 4, Philadelphia 3

Anaheim 3, Tampa Bay 1

Carolina 2, Montreal 1

Pittsburgh 4, Winnipeg 3

Vegas 8, Chicago 3

Colorado 3, Nashville 2

Arizona 4, Minnesota 3

Edmonton 1, Dallas 0, OT

Los Angeles 2, Vancouver 1, OT

Wednesday

St. Louis at Detroit, 7

Anaheim at Florida, 7

San Jose at Toronto, 7:30

Dallas at Calgary, 9

Pittsburgh at Colorado, 9:30

Thursday

N.Y. Islanders at Boston, 7

Minnesota at Columbus, 7

N.Y. Rangers at Ottawa, 7:30

Buffalo at Tampa Bay, 7:30

Chicago at Winnipeg, 8

Arizona at Nashville, 8

Los Angeles at Edmonton, 9

Vegas at Vancouver, 10

———

MINOR HOCKEY

American Hockey League

Eastern Conference

Atlantic Division

GP W L OL SOL Pts GF GA

Charlotte 21 16 4 1 0 33 75 56

Bridgeport 21 12 6 2 1 27 71 69

Hartford 22 10 9 1 2 23 68 77

Springfield 18 10 6 0 2 22 67 59

Lehigh Valley 18 10 6 1 1 22 74 66

WB/Scranton 20 8 8 3 1 20 64 63

Providence 19 8 8 3 0 19 66 62

Hershey 20 9 10 0 1 19 50 65

North Division

GP W L OL SOL Pts GF GA

Syracuse 17 11 5 1 0 23 65 46

Rochester 19 12 5 2 0 26 71 62

Cleveland 19 10 7 2 0 22 60 67

Belleville 20 9 10 1 0 19 64 70

Utica 21 9 10 1 1 20 61 77

Toronto 18 7 7 2 2 18 72 74

Binghamton 21 8 10 3 0 19 57 76

Laval 21 7 12 1 1 16 54 59

Western Conference

Central Division

GP W L OL SOL Pts GF GA

Iowa 20 12 4 3 1 28 73 50

Milwaukee 22 13 6 3 0 29 64 58

Grand Rapids 19 10 7 0 2 22 58 60

Chicago 19 10 6 2 1 23 74 61

Manitoba 19 9 9 1 0 19 49 65

Texas 18 8 8 1 1 18 68 61

Rockford 22 9 8 1 4 23 53 64

San Antonio 21 8 13 0 0 16 50 63

Pacific Division

GP W L OL SOL Pts GF GA

San Jose 17 11 3 1 2 25 58 37

Tucson 18 11 5 1 1 24 65 58

Bakersfield 16 9 7 0 0 18 58 51

Stockton 21 10 10 1 0 21 72 87

Colorado 19 9 7 3 0 21 58 65

San Diego 15 7 6 1 1 16 58 58

Ontario 17 7 7 2 1 17 62 73

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

Tuesday

San Jose 4, Stockton 2

Wednesday

Chicago at Grand Rapids, 7

Toronto at Cleveland, 7

WB/Scranton at Hershey, 7

Bridgeport at Springfield, 7:05

Utica at Binghamton, 7:05

Belleville at Laval, 7:30

Manitoba at San Diego, 10

Thursday

Ontario at Bakersfield, 1:30

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COLLEGE HOCKEY

Tuesday’s Scores

East

American International 4, Holy Cross 3

Midwest

Notre Dame 2, N. Michigan 1, OT

National Basketball Association

Eastern Conference

Atlantic Division

W L Pct GB

Toronto 18 4 .818 —

Philadelphia 14 8 .636 4

Boston 11 10 .524 6.5

Brooklyn 8 13 .381 9.5

New York 7 15 .318 11

Southeast Division

W L Pct GB

Charlotte 10 10 .500 —

Orlando 10 11 .476 .5

Washington 8 12 .400 2

Miami 7 13 .350 3

Atlanta 5 16 .238 5.5

Central Division

W L Pct GB

Milwaukee 14 6 .700 —

Indiana 13 8 .619 1.5

Detroit 11 7 .611 2

Chicago 5 16 .238 9.5

Cleveland 4 15 .211 9.5

Western Conference

Southwest Division

W L Pct GB

Memphis 12 8 .600 —

San Antonio 10 10 .500 2

Dallas 9 9 .500 2

New Orleans 10 11 .476 2.5

Houston 9 10 .474 2.5

Northwest Division

W L Pct GB

Denver 14 7 .667 —

Oklahoma City 12 7 .632 1

Portland 12 8 .600 1.5

Minnesota 10 11 .476 4

Utah 9 12 .429 5

Pacific Division

W L Pct GB

Golden State 15 7 .682 —

L.A. Clippers 13 6 .684 .5

L.A. Lakers 11 9 .550 3

Sacramento 10 10 .500 4

Phoenix 4 16 .200 10

Tuesday

Detroit 115, New York 108

Atlanta 115, Miami 113

Toronto 122, Memphis 114

Denver 117, L.A. Lakers 85

Indiana 109, Phoenix 104

Wednesday

Atlanta at Charlotte, 7

New York at Philadelphia, 7

Utah at Brooklyn, 7:30

Chicago at Milwaukee, 8

Cleveland at Oklahoma City, 8

Dallas at Houston, 8

San Antonio at Minnesota, 8

Washington at New Orleans, 8

Orlando at Portland, 10

Phoenix at L.A. Clippers, 10:30

Thursday

Golden State at Toronto, 8

Indiana at L.A. Lakers, 10:30

L.A. Clippers at Sacramento, 10:30

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Tuesday’s Scores

East

Penn 76, Delaware St. 48

Penn St. 63, Virginia Tech 62

Providence 69, Fairleigh Dickinson 59

Sacred Heart 98, Hartford 89

St. Francis (Pa.) 113, Bloomsburg 59

St. John’s 85, Md.-Eastern Shore 64

UConn 97, Mass.-Lowell 75

South

American U. 74, VMI 64

Chattanooga 95, Hiwassee 62

Davidson 76, Charlotte 56

Duke 90, Indiana 69

ETSU 69, Georgia Southern 64

Elon 92, Central Penn College 59

Florida 98, North Florida 66

Georgia 84, Kennesaw St. 51

Louisiana-Monroe 80, Northwestern St. 52

Louisville 82, Michigan St. 78, OT

Mercer 90, Brewton-Parker College 65

N. Kentucky 93, Morehead St. 71

Southern U. 74, Wiley 65

Stony Brook 79, Norfolk St. 73

The Citadel 112, High Point 87

UNC-Greensboro 111, Greensboro 33

UNC-Wilmington 95, East Carolina 86

Vanderbilt 120, Savannah St. 85

Wake Forest 71, W. Carolina 64

Midwest

Ball St. 108, Tiffin 62

Cincinnati 105, Ark.-Pine Bluff 49

Drake 83, Boise St. 74

Iowa 69, Pittsburgh 68

Marquette 76, Charleston Southern 55

Nevada 79, Loyola of Chicago 65

Notre Dame 76, Illinois 74

Ohio 89, Iona 65

SE Missouri 72, Missouri S&T 69

Temple 79, Missouri 77

Wisconsin 79, NC State 75

Wright St. 58, Cedarville 39

Southwest

Abilene Christian 90, Howard Payne 53

Baylor 63, South Dakota 57

Oklahoma 73, North Texas 57

SMU 79, Lamar 65

Tulsa 72, Texas-Arlington 58

Far West

Idaho 98, West Coast Baptist 44

Montana St. 81, North Dakota 76

S. Illinois 82, Colorado St. 67

San Diego St. 87, Jackson St. 44

Washington 83, E. Washington 59

Washington St. 103, CS Northridge 94

Weber St. 100, Benedictine at Mesa 61

Home team in caps

PRO FOOTBALL

Favorite Points Underdog

Thursday

New Orleans 71/2 DALLAS

Sunday, Dec. 2

Indianapolis 4 J’VILLE

PITTSBURGH 31/2 LA Chargers

Carolina 31/2 TAMPA BAY

Baltimore 1 ATLANTA

HOUSTON 51/2 Cleveland

MIAMI 5 Buffalo

NY GIANTS OFF Chicago

Denver 41/2 CINCY

LA Rams 10 DETROIT

GREEN BAY 14 Arizona

Kansas City 15 OAKLAND

TENNESSEE 9 NY Jets

NEW ENGLAND 51/2 Minnesota

SEATTLE 91/2 San Fran

Monday

PHILADELPHIA 61/2 Washington

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Favorite Points Underdog

Friday

MAC Championship Game

Ford Field-Detroit, MI.

Buffalo 3 N Illinois

PAC 12 Championship Game

Levi’s Stadium-Santa Clara, CA.

Washington 51/2 Utah

Saturday

N CAROLINA ST 24 E Carolina

VIRGINIA TECH 4 Marshall

SOUTH CAROLINA 291/2 Akron

Stanford 21/2 CAL

Conference USA Championship Game

Johnny “Red” Floyd Stadium-Murfreesboro, TN.

MID TENN ST 1 Ala-Birm

American Athletic Championship Game

Spectrum Stadium-Orlando, Fla.

CENTRAL FLA 3 Memphis

Big 12 Championship Game

AT&T Stadium-Arlington, Texas

Oklahoma 71/2 Texas

Sun Belt Championship Game

Kidd Brewer Stadium-Boone, N.C.

APPA ST 18 UL-Laf

SEC Championship Game

Mercedes-Benz Stadium-Atlanta

Alabama 13 Georgia

Mountain West Championship Game

Albertsons Stadium-Boise, Idaho

BOISE ST 2 Fresno St

ACC Championship Game

Bank of America Stadium-Charlotte, N.C.

Clemson 26 Pittsburgh

Big 10 Championship Game

Lucas Oil Stadium-Indianapolis

Ohio St 14 N’western

PRO BASKETBALL

Favorite Points Underdog

PHILADELPHIA 121/2 New York

CHARLOTTE 121/2 Atlanta

Utah OFF BROOKLYN

MINNESOTA 4 San Antonio

HOUSTON OFF Dallas

MILWAUKEE 14 Chicago

OKLAHOMA CITY 13 Cleveland

NEW ORLEANS 6 Washington

PORTLAND OFF Orlando

LA CLIPPERS 12 Phoenix

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Favorite Points Underdog

Georgia St 31/2 TULANE

XAVIER 11 Miami-Ohio

Kent St 31/2 DETROIT

GEORGETOWN 121/2 Richmond

Bradley 31/2 IUPUI

MARSHALL 81/2 Wm & Mary

MIAMI-FLORIDA 11 Rutgers

MISSISSIPPI 51/2 San Diego

OHIO ST 51/2 Syracuse

OLD DOMINION 4 VA Common

RHODE ISLAND 71/2 Brown

ST. JOSEPH’S 8 Ill Chicago

Virginia 31/2 MARYLAND

DEPAUL 17 Cleveland St

EVANSVILLE 4 Wyoming

Byu 11/2 ILLINOIS ST

SOUTHERN MISS 7 South Ala

TEXAS ST 111/2 Rice

WISC GREEN BAY 2 Northern Ill

FLORIDA ST 41/2 Purdue

MICHIGAN 3 N Carolina

NORTHWESTERN 71/2 Ga Tech

COLORADO 161/2 Portland

UTAH ST 10 N Iowa

UCLA 141/2 Hawaii

Missouri St 11/2 AIR FORCE

SAINT MARY’S, CA 6 Cal Irvine

FRESNO ST 10 Pacific

Indiana St 7 SJ STATE

UNLV 51/2 Valparaiso

SOUTHERN CAL 15 L B State

HOFSTRA 13 Siena

ST. BONAVENTURE 41/2 Canisius

WEST VIRGINIA 111/2 Rider

MASSACHUSETTS 12 Quinnipiac

TENNESSEE 28 E Kentucky

AUBURN 27 St. Peter’s

W ILLINOIS 8 SIU Edward

Ipfw 1 E ILLINOIS

CREIGHTON 8 Montana

KENTUCKY 24 Monmouth

ARIZONA ST 18 Neb Omaha

Northern Colorado 21/2 DENVER

STANFORD 14 Portland St

HOCKEY

Favorite Goals Underdog

FLORIDA Even-1/2 Anaheim

St. Louis Even-1/2 DETROIT

TORONTO Even-1/2 San Jose

CALGARY 1/2-1 Dallas

COLORADO Even-1/2 Pittsburgh

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BASEBALL

American League

LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Released RHP Alex Meyer.

TAMPA BAY RAYS — Assigned LHP Hoby Milner outright to Durham (IL). Signed C Anthony Bemboom and LHP Ryan Sherriff to minor league contracts.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Designated RHP Mark Leiter Jr. for assignment. Claimed RHP Oliver Drake off waivers from Tampa Bay.

National League

MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Agreed to terms with C Erik Kratz on a one-year contract.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Designated RHP Alex McRae for assignment. Agreed to terms with OF Lonnie Chisenhall on a one-year contract.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS — Assigned RHP Derian Gonzalez outright to Memphis (PCL). Promoted Randy Flores to assistant general manager/director of scouting, Ernie Moore to director of team travel and Mark Walsh to clubhouse manager.

SAN DIEGO PADRES — Assigned SS Allen Cordoba outright to El Paso (PCL).

American Association

CHICAGO DOGS — Sold the contract of RHP Taylor Grover to the Cincinnati Reds.

GARY SOUTHSHORE RAILCATS — Signed UT Gavin Blodgett and RHP/OF Sean Watkins.

LINCOLN SALTDOGS — Signed RHP Shairon Martis.

SIOUX CITY EXPLORERS — Sold the contract of LHP Ian McKinney to the Seattle Mariners.

WINNIPEG GOLDEYES — Released INF Matt McCann.

Can-Am League

QUEBEC CAPITALES — Signed OF Andrew Godbold.

ROCKLAND BOULDERS — Named Kevin Baez manager.

SUSSEX COUNTY MINERS — Sold contract of INF Martin Figueroa to St. Louis Cardinals.

Frontier League

EVANSVILLE OTTERS — Exercised options on RHPs Mitchell Aker, Tyler Beardsley, Tanner Cable, Taylore Cherry, Garrett Harris, Ty Hensley, Tyler Vail and Randy Wynne; LHPs Kyano Cummings, Jake Davis and Austin Nicely; INFs David Cronin and J.J. Gould; 1B Austin Bush; 1B/C Carlos Castro; OFs Hunter Cullen, Zach Welz and Jeff Gardner; OF/3B Travis Harrison and Ryan Long; 3B Taylor Hillson, UT Taylor Lane and C Michael Rizzitello.

FLORENCE FREEDOM — Signed RHP Ryan Colegate and 2B Caleb Lopez to contract extensions. Signed OF Brandon Pugh.

JOLIET SLAMMERS — Sent RHP Taylor Goshen to Schaumburg to complete an earlier trade.

RIVER CITY RASCALS — Signed RHP Jason Zgardowski to a contract extension. Exercised options on Cs Jake Henson and Mike Jurgella, INF Stephen Kerr, LHPs Dan Ludwig and Jonny Ortiz and OF Kevin Suarez.

WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTS — Signed RHPs Eddie Avila and Jake Welch, OF David Oppenheim and 1B/3B Tyler Straub to contract extensions. Released LHP Colton Follett, C Ronnie Healy and OF Will Krug.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

NFL — Placed Washington Redskins’ LB Reuben Foster on the commissioner exempt list.

ARIZONA CARDINALS — Released CB Chris Jones. Released DGT Vincent Valentine from the practice squad. Signed CBs Dontae Johnson and Quinten Rollins. Signed WR Jalen Tolliver to the practice squad.

BUFFALO BILLS — Released P Colton Schmidt. Signed P Matt Darr.

CHICAGO BEARS — Signed WR Cyril Grayson to the practice squad.

DENVER BRONCOS — Placed TE Jeff Heuerman on injured reserve. Designagted OT Andreas Knappe practice squad/reserve injured. Signed TE Temarrick Hemingway from the practice squad and DL Caushaud Lyons, TE Tim Semisch and OL Dan Skipper to the practice squad.

GREEN BAY PACKERS — Signed OT Gerhard de Beer to the practice squad.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Placed S Andrew Sendejo on injured reserve. Waived DE Jonathan Wynn from practice squad/injured. Signed CB Craig James. Signed CB Jalen Myrick to the practice squad.

OAKLAND RAIDERS — Placed DE Jacquies Smith on injured reserve. Signed G Chaz Green and TE Darren Waller.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS — Placed DB Jimmie Ward on injured reserve. Claimed CB Godwin Igwebuike off waivers from Tampa Bay. Signed LB James Onwualu from practice squad and LB Tyrell Adams and WR Max McCaffrey to the practice squad.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS — Claimed LB Reuben Foster off waivers from San Francisco.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

ARIZONA COYOTES — Recalled G Hunter Miska from Tucson (AHL).

LOS ANGELES KINGS — Assigned G Peter Budaj and F Gabriel Vilardi to Ontario (AHL). Placed F Trevor Lewis on injured reserve, retroactive to Nov. 16. Activated G Jonathan Quick from injured reserve.

OTTAWA SENATORS — Assigned G Marcus Hogberg from Belleville (AHL) to Brampton (ECHL).

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING — Assigned F Mitch Hults from Syracuse (AHL) to Orlando (ECHL).

American Hockey League

STOCKTON HEAT — Returned G Ryan Faragher to Idaho (ECHL).

UTICA COMETS — Returned F Alex Kile to Maine (ECHL).

ECHL

ECHL — Increased the suspension of Reading D Dan Milan by 10 games.

ADIRONDACK THUNDER — Loaned D Desmond Bergin to Providence (AHL).

FORT WAYNE KOMETS — Traded G Kyle Hayton to Allen.

GREENVILLE SWAMP RABBITS — Traded F Jordan Sims to Fort Wayne.

MAINE MARINERS — Signed F Joe Kalisz.

ORLANDO SOLAR BEARS — Traded F Stefan Fournier to Wichita.

RAPID CITY RUSH — Released D Steve Tarasuk.

SOUTH CAROLINA STINGRAYS — Signed D Vinny Muto.

WICHITA THUNDER — Traded F Matt Schmalz to Orlando.

LACROSSE

National Lacrosse League

BUFFALO BANDITS — Signed G Matt Vinc to a three-year contract.

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

CHICAGO FIRE — Exercised options on M Brandt Bronico, F Diego Campos, G Stefan Cleveland, D Jorge Corrales, M/D Raheem Edwards and D/M Nicolas Hasler.

FC CINCINNATI — Signed M Emmanuel Ledesma.

LOS ANGELES FC — Exercised options on G Tyler Miller, F Shaft Brewer Jr. and Ms Mark-Anthony Kaye, Lee Nguyen and Josh Perez.

MINNESOTA UNITED — Exercised options on G Bobby Shuttlesworth, Ms Collin Martin and Rasmus Schuller and Ds Michael Boxall, Carter Manley and Wyatt Omsberg. Returned M Maximiano to Fluminense (Serie A-Brazil) and F Alexi Gomez to Universitario de Deportes (Torneo Descentralizado-Peru).

MONTREAL IMPACT — Exercised options for D Victor Cabrera; Gs Jason Beaulieu, Maxime Crepeau and James Pantemis; and Ms Micheal Azira, Ken Krolicki and Jeisson Vargas.

NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION — Signed M Nicolas Firmino.

ORLANDO CITY SC — Fired general manager of soccer operations Niki Budalic.

PHILADELPHIA UNION — Named David Pettican youth general manager.

TORONTO FC — Declined options on G Clint Irwin and F Tosaint Ricketts. Agreed to terminate the contract of M Ager Aketxe.

VANCOUVER WHITECAPS — Exercised options on G Sean Melvin, F Erik Hurtado, Ds Doneil Henry and Brett Levis and Ms Nicolas Mezquida, David Norman Jr. and Yordy Reyna.

United Soccer League

NASHVILLE SC — Announced the resignation of CEO Court Jeske. Announced Nashville MLS CEO Ian Ayre will assume day-to-day responsibilities.

COLLEGE

FLORIDA — DB Chauncey Gardner-Johnson will enter the NFL draft.

NORTH CAROLINA — Named Mack Brown football coach.

SOUTHERN CAL — Offensive coordinator Tee Martin, defensive line coach Kenechi Udeze and defensive backs coach Ronnie Bradford will not be retained. Quarterbacks coach Bryan Ellis announced his resignation.

WESTERN KENTUCKY — Promoted offensive coordinator Tyson Helton to head football coach.