KANSAS CITY ROYALS — Selected the contract of RHP Eddie Butler from Southern Maryland (Atlantic League).
SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS — Optioned LHP Conner Menez to Sacramento (Triple-A West).
National Football League
DALLAS COWBOYS — Released DTs Antwaun Woods and Walter Palmore, CBs Saivion Smith and Kemon Hall, C Adam Redmond and DE Ladarius Hamilton.
MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Agreed to terms with LS Turner Bernard, LBs Tuf Borland and Christian Elliss, DT Zeandae Johnson, WRs Myron Mitchell, Whop Philyor and Blake Proehl, RB A.J. Rose, T Jordon Scott and P Zach Von Rosenberg.
TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Signed S Raven Greene and LB Joseph Jones.
National Hockey League
NHL — Named Jared M. Maples executive vice president, chief security officer. Announced the retirement of Dennis Cunningham, executive vice president of security.
ARIZONA COYOTES — Signed G Karel Vejmelka to a one-year contract.
OTTAWA SENATORS — Recalled RW Parker Kelly from Belleville (AHL).
PENSACOLA ICE FLYERS — Signed D Christian Hausinger to a standard player contract. Waived D Skyler Smutek.
USL CHAMPIONSHIP — Suspended Birmingham F J.J. Williams for one game for violent conduct on May 1 against Indy. Suspended Miami F Janos Loebe for one game for denial of a goalscoring opportunity on May 2 against Loudoun.
DAYTON — Named James Kane assistant men’s basketball coach.
WISCONSIN — Announced the resignation of golf head coach Michael Burcin.