=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Tuesday, December 11, 2012 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Arizona Diamondbacks - Agreed to terms with pitcher Brandon McCarthy on a two-
year contract; acquired shortstop Didi Gregorius, pitcher Tony Sipp and first
baseman Lars Anderson in a three-team trade with the Cleveland Indians and
Cincinnati Reds - Acquired outfielder Shin-Soo Choo, infielder Josh Donald and
cash considerations in a three-team trade with the Cleveland Indians and
Cleveland Indians - Acquired outfielder Drew Stubbs and pitchers Trevor Bauer,
Matt Albers and Bryan Shaw in a three-team trade with the Cincinnati Reds and
Kansas City Royals - Signed pitchers George Sherrill and Dan Wheeler and
outfielder Willy Taveras to minor league contracts.
Toronto Blue Jays - Signed pitchers Claudio Vargas, Richard Thompson and Juan
Perez, third baseman Eugenio Velez and first baseman Luis Jimenez to minor
=== BASKETBALL ===
Atlanta Hawks - Recalled forward Mike Scott from Bakersfield (NBADL).
Dallas Mavericks - Assigned guard Jared Cunningham to Texas (NBADL).
=== FOOTBALL ===
British Columbia Lions (CFL) - Signed linebacker Adam Bighill to a contract
Buffalo Bills - Placed running back Fred Jackson on injured reserve; promoted
defensive tackle Jay Ross from the practice squad to the active roster; signed
running back Zach Brown to the practice squad.
Calgary Stampeders (CFL) - Signed defensive lineman Corey Mace to a contract
Carolina Panthers - Placed safety Haruki Nakamura on injured reserve; signed
safety Anderson Russell from the practice squad.
Chicago Bears - Placed kickers Robbie Gould, cornerback Sherrick McManis and
safety Craig Steltz on injured reserve; signed kicker Olindo Mare to a one-
year contract and linebacker Jerry Franklin to a two-year contract; signed
wide receiver Joe Anderson from the practice squad; signed guard Chris Riley
to the practice squad and waived offensive lineman Andre Gurode.
Green Bay Packers - Signed defensive tackle Jordan Miller from the practice
squad; released linebacker Vic So'oto.
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (CFL) - Fired head coach George Cortez.
Indianapolis Colts - Signed running backs Deji Karim and Mewelde Moore to the
active roster; Placed running back Donald Brown and fullback Robert Hughes on
injured reserve; signed running back Davin Meggett to the practice squad;
released running back Alvester Alexander from the practice squad.
Jacksonville Jaguars - Placed guard Mike Brewster on injured reserve; signed
running back Keith Toston.
NFL - Suspended Baltimore Ravens cornerback Asa Jackson four games for
violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances.
New England Patriots - Placed wide receiver Donte' Stallworth on injured
reserve; released tight end Visanthe Shiancoe; released offensive lineman
Tommie Draheim from the practice squad.
San Francisco 49ers - Placed defensive tackle Demarcus Dobbs on injured
Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Re-signed cornerback Brandon McDonald; signed defensive
back James Rogers to the practice squad; waived linebacker Joe Holland from
the practice squad.
Tennessee Titans - Signed tight end Martell Webb to the practice squad; waived
running back Lennon Creer from the practice squad.
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL) - Named Casey Creehan defensive coordinator.
=== COLLEGE ===
Southern Miss - Hired Todd Monken as head football coach.