=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Wednesday, December 12, 2012 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Chicago Cubs - Claimed pitcher Sandy Rosario off waivers from the Boston Red
Colorado Rockies - Agreed to terms with pitchers Logan Kensing and Mike
McClendon on minor league contracts with invitations to spring training.
Los Angeles Dodgers - Designated outfielder Scott Van Slyke for assignment.
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim - Agreed to terms with pitchers Sean Burnett and
Joe Blanton on two-year contracts.
Pittsburgh Pirates - Signed pitcher Jason Grilli to a two-year contract.
St. Louis Cardinals - Acquired infielder Jake Lemmerman from the Los Angeles
Dodgers in exchange for outfielder/infielder Skip Schumaker.
San Diego Padres - Agreed to terms on minor league contracts with outfielder
Travis Buck, pitchers Sean O'Sullivan, Jason Ray and Daniel Stange, infielder
Gregorio Petit and catchers Rene Rivera and Eddy Rodriguez.
Texas Rangers - Acquired catcher Eli Whiteside off waivers from the Toronto
Blue Jays; signed infielder/outfielder Brandon Snyder to a minor league
=== BASKETBALL ===
Boston Celtics - Assigned center Fab Melo to Maine (NBADL).
Detroit Pistons - Assigned forward Khris Middleton and guard Kim English to
Fort Wayne (NBADL).
NBA - Suspended Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins one game.
Toronto Raptors - Recalled forward Quincy Acy from Bakersfield (NBADL).
=== FOOTBALL ===
Arizona Cardinals - Placed quarterback Kevin Kolb on injured reserve; signed
guard/center Mike Gibson.
Chicago Bears - Signed defensive tackle Amobi Okoye to a one-year contract.
Dallas Cowboys - Placed defensive tackle Josh Brent on the reserve/non-
football illness list; signed defensive tackle Brian Schaefering.
Indianapolis Colts - Signed guard Robert Griffin to the practice squad.
New England Patriots - Signed wide receiver Deion Branch; signed wide receiver
Tony Logan to the practice squad.
Philadelphia Eagles - Placed defensive tackle Mike Patterson on the
reserve/non-football illness list; signed tight end Emil Igwenagu to the
active roster from the practice squad; signed defensive tackle Ronnie Cameron
to the practice squad.
San Diego Chargers - Placed defensive end Vaughn Martin and safety Darrell
Stuckey on injured reserve; signed linebacker Gary Guyton and running back
Curtis Brinkley to the active roster; re-signed defensive end Logan Harrell to
the practice squad; waived wide receiver Kashif Moore.
San Francisco 49ers - Signed linebacker Eric Bakhtiari to a two-year contract.
=== COLLEGE ===
Arkansas State - Named Bryan Harsin head football coach.
Texas Tech - Named Kliff Kingsbury head football coach.