Thursday's Sports Transactions


Associated Press

Posted on November 15, 2012 at 11:35 PM

American League

LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Agreed to terms with OF Trent Oeltjen, OF J.B. Shuck and 3B Brendan Harris.

National League

COLORADO ROCKIES — Named Dante Bichette hitting coach, Rene Lachemann first base coach and Stu Cole third base coach. Reassigned bullpen coach Jim Wright to pitching coach.

International League

SCRANTON/WILKES-BARRE RAILRIDERS — Changed nickname from Yankees to RailRiders.

National Basketball Association

WASHINGTON WIZARDS — Waived G Jannero Pargo. Signed G Shaun Livingston.

National Football League

DALLAS COWBOYS — Placed DE Kenyon Coleman on injured reserve. Signed DE Ben Bass from the practice squad. Signed LB Jerry Franklin to the practice squad.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS — Signed DB Korey Lindsey to the practice squad.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Signed LB Jeff Tarpinian to the practice squad.

NEW YORK GIANTS — Placed DT Markus Kuhn on injured reserve.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS — Signed DT Alameda Ta'amu to the practice squad.

SAN DIEGO CHARGERS — Signed DT Charlie Bryant to the practice squad.

Arena Football League

AFL — Assigned DL Rennie Moore to Spokane.

Canadian Football League

CFL — Suspended Saskatchewan DL Tearrius George one game for his actions during Sunday's game.

National Hockey League

EDMONTON OILERS — Assigned RW Cameron Abney from Oklahoma City (AHL) to Stockton (ECHL).


READING ROYALS — Acquired F Evan Barlow from San Francisco for F Jesse Todd and future considerations. Claimed F Brandon Blandina off waivers from Elmira.

Central Hockey League

FORT WORTH BRAHMAS — Waived F Locke Jillson.

RAPID CITY RUSH — Signed F Adam Chorneyko.

National Lacrosse League

COLORADO MAMMOTH — Traded A Cory Conway and 2013 sixth-round draft pick to Edmonton for a 2014 third-round draft pick.

Major League Soccer

FC DALLAS — Announced the retirement of assistant coach John Ellinger.


TORONTO FC — Declined contract options on D Adrian Cann, D Ty Harden, D Dicoy Williams, M Oscar Cordon, F Nicholas Lindsay and F Keith Makabuya.


ARIZONA — Announced the resignation of women's soccer coach Lisa Oyen.

CLEMSON — Announced freshman F Jaron Blossomgame will sit out the 2012-2013 basketball season with a medical red-shirt.

COLLEGE LAKELAND — Named Marc Small men's and women's track and field and cross country coach.

MARTIN METHODIST — Announced membership in Southern States Athletic Conference was approved.

OREGON — Announced men's basketball F Arsalan Kazemi was granted a waiver from the NCAA to play this season.