TEXAS RANGERS — Purchased the Hickory Crawdads (SAL).
National Basketball Association
NBA — Named Air Force Lt. Gen. Michelle D. Johnson senior vice president and head of referee operations.
LOS ANGELES LAKERS — Signed F Travis Wear.
MILWAUKEE BUCKS — Waived G Xavier Munford.
SAN ANTONIO SPURS — Waived C Amida Brimah and G London Perrantes.
National Football League
CINCINNATI BENGALS — Placed TE Tyler Eifert on injured reserve.
LOS ANGELES RAMS — Agreed to terms with LB Alec Ogletree on a four-year contract extension, through the 2021 season.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Released S Alex Carter from the practice squad. Placed OL Cole Toner on practice squad injured reserve. Signed LB Trevor Reilly and TE Will Tye to the practice squad.
NEW YORK GIANTS — Signed CB Donte Deayon from the practice squad and CB Brandon Dixon to the practice squad.<
National Hockey League
MINNESOTA WILD — Assigned D Gustav Bouramman from Iowa (AHL) to Rapid City (ECHL).
VANCOUVER CANUCKS — Released D Anton Cederholm from Utica (AHL) to Kalamazoo (ECHL).