=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Friday, April 25, 2014 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Baltimore Orioles - Optioned pitcher T.J. McFarland to Triple-A Norfolk (IL).
Boston Red Sox - Activated third baseman Will Middlebrooks from the 15-day
disabled list; optioned third baseman Brock Holt to Pawtucket (IL).
Chicago White Sox - Claimed pitcher Hector Noesi off waivers from the Texas
Colorado Rockies - Agreed to terms with pitcher Rafael Betancourt on a minor
league contract; selected the contract of pitcher Chris Martin from Colorado
Springs (PCL); optioned pitcher Chad Bettis to Colorado Springs; transferred
pitcher Brett Anderson from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled
Houston Astros - Placed pitcher Matt Albers on the 15-day disabled list;
recalled pitcher Jose Cisnero from Oklahoma City (PCL).
Pittsburgh Pirates - Placed pitcher Jason Grilli on the 15-day disabled list;
recalled pitcher Jared Hughes from Indianapolis (INT).
San Diego Padres - Placed third baseman Chase Headley on the 15-day disabled
list; selected the contract of pitcher Kevin Quackenbush from El Paso (PCL);
optioned infielder/outfielder Tommy Medica to El Paso; selected the contract
of infielder Jace Peterson from San Antonio (Texas); transferred pitcher Josh
Johnson from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list; designated
infielder/outfielder Alex Castellanos for assignment.
Seattle Mariners - Recalled pitcher Lucas Luetge from Tacoma (PCL).
Texas Rangers - Activated third baseman Adrian Beltre from the 15-day disabled
list; placed third baseman Kevin Kouzmanoff on the 15-day disabled list.
=== FOOTBALL ===
Buffalo Bills - Exercised the fifth-year option on defensive tackle Marcell
Dareus' rookie contract.
Carolina Panthers - Exercised the fifth-year option on quarterback Cam
Newton's rookie contract.
Cleveland Browns - Named Dr. Jamil Northcutt director of player engagement.
Green Bay Packers - Announced that assistant offensive line coach Joel
Hilgenberg has resigned.
Saskatchewan Roughriders (CFL) - Signed quarterback Adam Weber.
=== HOCKEY ===
American Hockey League - Suspended Oklahoma City Barons forward Steve
Pinizzotto for two games; suspended Texas Stars forward Scott Glennie for one
=== COLLEGE ===
Georgetown - Named Melba Chambers and Sarah Jenkins women's assistant
Sacramento State - Announced that head football coach Marshall Sperbeck has
resigned; named Jody Sears interim coach.