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Traded In a three-team trade, the Arizona Diamondbacks sent Didi Gregorius to the New York Yankees. The Detroit Tigers acquired right-handed pitcher Shane Greene from the Yankees and sent left-hander Robbie Ray and teenage infielder Domingo Leyba to Arizona. The 24-year-old Gregorius hit .241 with 13 homers and 55 RBIs in 183 games with Arizona.

Announced Coach Mike Riley has a five-year contract at Nebraska paying him $2.7 million a year. The terms were announced before Riley was introduced at a news conference at Memorial Stadium. Nebraska hired the 61-year-old Riley away from Oregon State on Thursday. Riley had been the lowest-paid head football coach in the Pac-12, making a reported $1.5 million this year.

Retired Pitcher Ryan Dempster retired with the Chicago Cubs to join their front office. Dempster will serve as a special assistant to president of baseball operations Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer. He was 132-133 with 87 saves and a 4.35 ERA with five teams.

Resigned Columbia football coach Pete Mangurian resigned after a winless season and reports of a letter that accused him of abusive coaching tactics. Mangurian was 3-27 in three seasons at the Ivy League school, and the university hired a consultant to review the program.

Injured Santa Clara men’s basketball forward Yannick Atanga will miss the rest of his senior season after tearing a knee ligament in the Broncos’ first game. Atanga played in 103 career games with 41 starts.

Dealt The Pittsburgh Penguins acquired forward Rob Klinkhammer and a draft pick from the Arizona Coyotes for defenseman Philip Samuelsson.

Retired Veteran forward George Parros retired after nine NHL seasons. Known for his trademark mustache and long hair, Parros became a fan favorite for his tough style of play. He had 1,092 penalty minutes over 474 regular-season games.

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