=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Tuesday, December 18, 2012 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Boston Red Sox - Signed pitcher Koji Uehara to a one-year contract.
Cleveland Indians - Signed infielder Mark Reynolds to a one-year contract;
designated utilityman Russ Canzler for assignment.
New York Mets - Acquired outfielder Collin Cowgill from the Oakland Athletics
in exchange for infielder Jefry Marte.
New York Yankees - Outrighted pitcher Josh Spence to Scranton-Wilkes Barre
Oakland Athletics - Agreed to terms with shortstop Hiroyuki Nakajima on a two-
year contract with a club option for 2015.
Philadelphia Phillies - Signed pitcher John Lannan to a one-year contract.
Tampa Bay Rays - Signed pitcher Roberto Hernandez to a one-year contract.
Toronto Blue Jays - Signed outfielder Ryan Langerhans and pitcher Ramon Ortiz
to minor league contracts with invitations to spring training.
=== BASKETBALL ===
New York Knicks - Assigned forward Amar'e Stoudemire to Erie (NBADL).
Washington Mystics (WNBA) - Named Mike Thibault head coach and general
=== FOOTBALL ===
Arizona Cardinals - Signed defensive tackle Ricky Lumpkin and running back
Fozzy Whittaker to the practice squad; released tight end Steve Skelton from
the practice squad.
Buffalo Bills - Signed offensive lineman Kraig Urbik to a multi-year contract
extension; placed wide receiver Donald Jones on non-football/illness reserve
and linebacker Arthur Moats on injured reserve; promoted wide receiver Chris
Hogan and linebacker Greg Lloyd from the practice squad.
Carolina Panthers - Placed guard Zack Williams on injured reserve; signed
guard Hayworth Hicks off the Tampa Bay Buccaneers practice squad.
Chicago Bears - Placed running back Michael Bush on injured reserve; signed
running back Kahlil Bell.
Cleveland Browns - Named Alec Scheiner team president; placed linebacker
James-Michael Johnson and safety T.J. Ward on injured reserve; signed
cornerback Prince Miller and linebacker Adrian Moten; signed defensive end
Hall Davis to the active roster from the practice squad.
Detroit Lions - Placed cornerback Jacob Lacey on injured reserve; signed
cornerback Ron Bartell.
Jacksonville Jaguars - Placed defensive end Andre Branch and running back
Jordan Todman on injured reserve; signed wide receiver Mike Brown, linebacker
Brandon Marshall and tight end Isaiah Stanback to the active roster from the
practice squad; waived wide receiver Quan Cosby and full back Will Ta'ufo'ou.
New York Giants - Signed offensive lineman Selvish Capers; waived cornerback
Philadelphia Eagles - Placed tight end Clay Harbor on injured reserve.
Pittsburgh Steelers - Placed guard Willie Colon and cornerback DeMarcus Van
Dyke on injured reserve; signed cornerback Justin King.
San Diego Chargers - Placed wide receiver Malcom Floyd, offensive lineman
Reggie Wells and running back Ryan Mathews on injured reserve; signed wide
receiver Mike Willie and defensive end Damik Scafe to the active roster from
the practice squad; signed linebacker Phillip Dillard and wide receiver Kashif
Moore to the practice squad.
Toronto Argonauts (CFL) - Released kicker Noel Prefontaine.
=== COLLEGE ===
Kent State - Named Paul Haynes head football coach.