|Monday’s Sports Transactions 12/4|
|Written by Staff Reports|
|Tuesday, December 04, 2012 9:57 AM|
By The Associated Press
BOSTON RED SOX — Agreed to terms with OF Mitch Maier, RHP Terry Doyle, INF Drew Sutton, RHP Oscar Villareal and RHP Jose De La Torre on minor-league contracts.
TEXAS RANGERS — Agreed to terms with C Geovany Soto on a one-year contract.
TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Claimed C Eli Whiteside off waivers from the N.Y. Yankees.
ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Sold the contract of RHP Brad Bergesen to Chunichi (Central League-Japan).
ATLANTA BRAVES — Promoted minor league strength and conditioning coordinator Rick Slate to director of strength and conditioning.
SAN DIEGO PADRES — Agreed to terms with RHP Jason Marquis on a one-year contract.
WASHINGTON NATIONALS — Agreed to terms with LHP Zach Duke on a one-year contract.
National Basketball Association
HOUSTON ROCKETS — Recalled F Terrence Jones from Rio Grande Valley (NBADL).
National Football League
BUFFALO BILLS — Released LB Kirk Morrison.
CAROLINA PANTHERS — Placed S Sherrod Martin on injured reserve.
NEW YORK JETS — Signed LB Jacquies Smith to the practice squad.
PHILADELPHIA EAGLES — Fired defensive line coach Jim Washburn. Named Tommy Brashear defensive line coach. Signed OT Matt Kopa from the New England practice squad.
Canadian Football League
EDMONTON ESKIMOS — Signed LB Donovan Richard.
TORONTO ARGONAUTS — Signed Marcus Brady offensive coordinator.
National Hockey League
EDMONTON OILERS — Reassigned RW Toni Rajala from Oklahoma City (AHL) to Stockton (ECHL).
NEW YORK ISLANDERS — Reassigned F Jason Clark from Bridgeport (AHL) to Gwinnett (ECHL).
ST. LOUIS BLUES — Reassigned F Stefan Della Rovere, F Sebastian Wannstrom and D Brett Ponich from Peoria (AHL) to Evansville (ECHL).
American Hockey League
ALBANY DEVILS — Signed C Stephen Gionta.
STOCKTON THUNDER — Loaned D Nathan Deck to Oklahoma City (AHL) on a professional tryout agreement.
Central Hockey League
CHL — Suspended Arizona F/D Kyle Hood and Rapid City D Justin Sawyer four games.
Major League Soccer
CHICAGO FIRE — Declined options on D Gonzalo Segares, MF Corben Bone and G Jay Nolly.
D.C. UNITED — Declined options on D Mike Chabala, D Emiliano Dudar, M Stephen King and F Maicon Santos.
PORTLAND TIMBERS — Acquired allocation money and homegrown rights to D Bryan Gallego from New York for D Kosuke Kimura and a 2013 second-round draft pick. Declined contract options for M/D Lovel Palmer and D Steve Purdy.
REAL SALT LAKE — Traded F Fabian Espindola and D Jamison Olave to New York, and M Will Johnson to Portland for allocation money.
SPORTING KANSAS CITY — Traded M Michael Harrington to Portland for allocation money.
TORONTO FC — Traded D Aaron Maund to Real Salt Lake for F Justin Braun.
VANCOUVER WHITECAPS — Traded M/F Atiba Harris to Colorado for an international roster spot.
USL PRO — Announced an expansion franchise in Sacramento, Calif. will join the league for the 2014 season.
FLORIDA — Named Joker Phillips receivers coach and recruiting coordinator.
IDAHO — Named Paul Petrino football coach.
MISSOURI — Announced the resignation of offensive coordinator David Yost.
NYU — Named David Lado men’s and women’s assistant track and field coach.
REGIS — Named Rob Riley director of athletics.
SOUTH CAROLINA — Signed football coach Steve Spurrier to a two-year contract extension through 2017.
SYRACUSE — Named Cedric Solice women’s assistant basketball coach.
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