=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Thursday, December 18, 2014 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Colorado Rockies - Signed pitchers John Lannan and Justin Miller and catcher
Audry Perez to minor league contracts.
Kansas City Royals - Signed pitcher Kris Medlen to a two-year contract with a
mutual option for the 2017 season; designated infielder Johnny Giavotella for
Los Angeles Dodgers - Acquired outfielder Matt Long from the Los Angeles
Angels of Anaheim to complete a December 9 trade for catcher Drew Butera.
Milwaukee Brewers - Acquired outfielder Matt Long and pitcher Jarret Martin
from the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for catcher Shawn Zarranga.
Oakland Athletics - Acquired pitchers R.J. Alvarez and Jesse Hahn from the San
Diego Padres in exchange for catcher Derek Norris and pitcher Seth Streich;
acquired pitcher Eury De La Rosa from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for
cash considerations; designated pitcher Fernando Rodriguez for assignment;
released pitcher Jorge De Leon.
San Diego Padres - Acquired outfielder Matt Kemp, catcher Tim Federowicz and
cash considerations from the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for catcher
Yasmani Grandal and pitchers Joe Wieland and Zach Eflin.
Seattle Mariners - Signed pitchers Justin Germano and Mark Lowe and infielder
Carlos Rivero to minor league contracts with invitations to spring training.
=== BASKETBALL ===
Boston Celtics - Waived center Vitor Faverani.
Dallas Mavericks - Acquired guard Rajon Rondo and forward Dwight Powell from
the Boston Celtics in exchange for guard Jameer Nelson, forwards Brandan
Wright and Jae Crowder, a conditional first-round draft pick, a second-round
pick in 2016 and a $12.9 million trade exception.
Golden State Warriors - Recalled center Ognjen Kuzmic from Santa Clara
National Basketball Association - Suspended Milwaukee Bucks center Larry
Sanders one game for committing a flagrant foul during a Dec. 17 game against
=== FOOTBALL ===
Baltimore Ravens - Placed long snapper Kevin McDermott on injured reserve;
signed long snapper Patrick Scales.
Denver Broncos - Signed tight end Dominique Jones; signed offensive tackle
DeMarcus Love to the practice squad.
Seattle Seahawks - Signed linebacker K.J. Wright to a four-year extension.
Tennessee Titans - Placed running back Dexter McCluster on injured reserve;
signed wide receiver Rico Richardson to the active roster from the practice
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL) - Extended the contract of quarterback Josh
Portis through the 2016 season.
=== HOCKEY ===
Winnipeg Jets - Acquired defenseman Jay Harrison from the Carolina Hurricanes
in exchange for a sixth-round draft pick in 2015; placed defenseman Jacob
Trouba on injured reserve.
=== COLLEGE ===
Boston College - Signed head football coach Steve Addazio to a contract
extension through 2020.
Louisville - Announced guard Akoy Agau will transfer from the men's basketball
Memphis - Agreed to a contract extension with head football coach Justin
South Dakota - Named Brett Barnett head women's tennis coach.
SE Missouri State - Named Peter Badovinac linebackers coach, Mack Brown tight
ends/special teams coach, John Egorugwu wide receivers coach and Munir Prince
running backs coach.