Tuesday's Sports Transactions


Associated Press

Posted on December 4, 2012 at 6:06 PM

American League

TAMPA BAY RAYS — Named Jamie Nelson coach.

National Basketball Association

CLEVELAND CAVALIERS — Recalled F Kevin Jones from Canton (NBADL).

National Football League

NFL — Suspended Washington CB Cedric Griffin four games for violating the NFL's policy on performance enhancing substances.

ARIZONA CARDINALS — Released TE Todd Heap. Signed TE Kory Sperry.

CHICAGO BEARS — Signed LB Dom DeCicco to a two-year contract and RB Harvey Unga to the practice squad. Waived/injured LB Patrick Trahan. Released QB Matt Blanchard from the practice squad.

CINCINNATI BENGALS — Placed WR Mohamed Sanu on injured reserve. Signed RB Daniel Herron from the practice squad and WR Vidal Hazelton to the practice squad.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS — Released FB Dominique Jones.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Re-signed Donte' Stallworth. Placed WR Julian Edelman on injured reserve. Released OL Mitch Petrus. Signed OL Tommie Draheim and OL Colin Miller to the practice squad.

Canadian Football League

EDMONTON ESKIMOS — Released G Devin Tyler.

MONTREAL ALOUETTES — Signed FB Patrick Lavoie to a three-year contract.

American Hockey League

HAMILTON BULLDOGS — Reassigned F Alain Berger and D Joe Stejskal to Wheeling (ECHL).

MANCHESTER MONARCHS — Signed G Peter Mannino to a one-year contract. Released D Vincent LoVerde from a professional tryout agreement.

National Lacrosse League

COLORADO MAMMOTH — Traded F Derek Hopcroft to Buffalo for a conditional 2014 sixth-round draft pick.

WASHINGTON STEALTH — Signed F Athan Iannucci to a one-year contract.

Major League Soccer

FC DALLAS — Re-signed D George John to a multiyear contract.

PHILADELPHIA UNION — Exercised the 2014 contract option on M Zach Pfeffer and loaned him to Hoffenheim (Bundesliga-Germany) for 2013.


CATAWBA — Named Curtis Walker football coach.

LIMESTONE — Named Daryl Williams interim football coach.

MINNESOTA — Announced QB Max Shortell will transfer.

UMASS — Suspended men's basketball C Cady Lalanne indefinitely.