=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Thursday, December 11, 2014 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Baltimore Orioles - Acquired pitcher Jason Garcia from the Houston Astros in
exchange for cash considerations.
Boston Red Sox - Acquired pitcher Rick Porcello from the Detroit Tigers in
exchange for outfielder Yoenis Cespedes and pitchers Alex Wilson and Gabe
Detroit Tigers - Acquired pitcher Alfredo Simon from the Cincinnati Reds in
exchange for infielder Eugenio Suarez and pitcher Jonathan Crawford;
designated pitcher Melvin Mercedes for assignment.
Kansas City Royals - Acquired pitcher Jandel Gustave from the Boston Red Sox
in exchange for cash considerations.
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim - Acquired infielder Taylor Featherston from the
Chicago Cubs in exchange for cash considerations.
Los Angeles Dodgers - Designated catcher Ryan Lavarnway for assignment.
Miami Marlins - Acquired pitcher Mat Latos from the Cincinnati Reds in
exchange for pitcher Anthony DeSclafani and catcher Chad Wallach; acquired
pitcher Andre Rienzo from the Chicago White Sox in exchange for pitcher Dan
Oakland Athletics - Acquired first baseman/outfielder Mark Canha from the
Colorado Rockies in exchange for pitcher Austin House and cash considerations;
designated first baseman Shane Peterson for assignment.
St. Louis Cardinals - Signed infielder Mark Reynolds to a one-year contract.
=== BASKETBALL ===
Brooklyn Nets - Acquired forward Brandon Davies from the Philadelphia 76ers in
exchange for forward Andrei Kirilenko, guard Jorge Gutierrez, a 2020 second-
round pick in the NBA Draft and the right to swap second-round picks in the
2018 NBA Draft; signed guard Darius Morris.
=== FOOTBALL ===
Chicago Bears - Placed linebacker D.J. Williams on injured reserve; signed
fullback Montell Owens.
Dallas Cowboys - Signed defensive end Kenneth Boatright to the active roster
from the practice squad.
New Orleans Saints - Waived wide receiver Joe Morgan; promoted wide receiver
Seantavius Jones from practice squad to the active roster.
San Diego Chargers - Re-signed cornerback Greg Ducre to the practice squad;
released offensive lineman Bryce Quigley from the practice squad.
Washington Redskins - Placed offensive tackle Morgan Moses on injured reserve;
signed running back Chris Thompson to the active roster from the practice
squad; signed offensive tackle Edawn Coughman to the practice squad.
=== HOCKEY ===
Anaheim Ducks - Assigned defenseman Josh Manson to Norfolk (AHL); assigned
goaltender Igor Bobkov to Utah (ECHL); assigned forward Dany Heatley to
Norfolk; activated goaltender Jason LaBarbera from injured reserve.
Calgary Flames - Activated forward Joe Colborne off injured reserve; assigned
forward Michael Ferland to Adirondack (AHL).
Carolina Hurricanes - Placed forward Alexander Semin on injured reserve;
activated defenseman Brett Bellemore off injured reserve.
Dallas Stars - Recalled forward Travis Morin from Texas (AHL); assigned
defenseman Jamie Oleksiak to Texas.
Detroit Red Wings - Recalled defenseman Xavier Ouellet from Grand Rapids
Florida Panthers - Recalled defenseman Shane O'Brien from San Antonio (AHL).
St. Louis Blues - Activated defenseman Jay Bouwmeester from injured reserve;
placed defenseman Carl Gunnarsson on injured reserve.
San Jose Sharks - Placed defenseman Matt Nieto and forward Mike Brown on
injured reserve; recalled forward Chris Tierney and defenseman Matt Tennyson
from Worcester (AHL).
Washington Capitals - Assigned left wing Aaron Volpatti to Hershey (AHL) on a
long-term injury/illness conditioning loan.
=== COLLEGE ===
Murray State - Named Mitch Stewart head football coach.
Tulsa - Named Philip Montgomery head football coach.
UNLV - Named Tony Sanchez head football coach.