KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Placed RHP Jesse Hahn on the 60-day DL. Agreed to terms with OF Jon Jay on a one-year contract.
OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Released DH Brandon Moss.
TEXAS RANGERS — Agreed to terms with RHP Tim Lincecum on a one-year contract.
National Basketball Association
NBA — Fined Boston G Marcus Smart $15,000 for public criticism of officiating.
National Football League
NFL — Announced the retirements of referees Ed Hochuli and Jeff Triplette. Promoted back judge Shawn Hochuli and side judge Alex Kemp to referees.
BALTIMORE RAVENS — Signed DE Brent Urban to a one-year contract.
BUFFALO BILLS — Agreed to terms with RB Chris Ivory on a two-year contract.
CAROLINA PANTHERS — Agreed to terms with PK Graham Gano on a four-year contract extension.
CHICAGO BEARS — Placed the transition tag on DB Kyle Fuller.
PITTSBURGH STEELERS — Placed the franchise tag on RB Le'Veon Bell.
WASHINGTON REDSKINS — Re-signed S Deshazor Everett to a multiyear contract. Waived RBs Kenny Hilliard and Dare Ogunbowale and OT Kevin Bowen.
National Hockey League
NHL — RW Jonathan Cheechoo announced his retirement.
CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS — Agreed to terms with D Erik Gustafsson on a two-year contract extension and F Tyler Sikura on a one-year contract.