Tuesday's Sports Transactions


Associated Press

Posted on December 4, 2012 at 8:06 PM

Updated Tuesday, Dec 4 at 8:06 PM

American League

TAMPA BAY RAYS — Named Jamie Nelson coach.

National Basketball Association

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

National League

NEW YORK METS — Agreed to terms with 3B David Wright on an eight-year contract.

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.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS — Released LB Clint Session and TE Maurice Stovall. Signed FB Will Ta'ofu'ou to the practice squad.

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.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Placed G James Carpenter on the reserve/non-football illness list. Waived/injured WR Braylon Edwards. Signed G Rishaw Johnson from the practice squad.

TENNESSEE TITANS — Signed OL Kyle DeVan and T Daniel Baldridge. Signed G Chris Scott to the practice squad. Placed T David Stewart and S Robert Johnson on injured reserve.

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.

SPRINGFIELD FALCONS — Assigned D Patrick Cullity to Idaho (ECHL).

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.


AUBURN — Named Gus Malzahn football coach.

BOSTON COLLEGE — Named Steve Addazio football coach.

CATAWBA — Named Curtis Walker football coach.

LIMESTONE — Named Daryl Williams interim football coach.

MINNESOTA — Announced QB Max Shortell will transfer.

PENN STATE — Announced sophomore men's basketball G John Johnson is transferring from Pittsburgh.

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