=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Friday, December 21, 2012 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Arizona Diamondbacks - Returned shortstop Gustavo Nunez to the Detroit Tigers.
Baltimore Orioles - Outrighted outfielder Steve Pearce to Norfolk (IL).
Boston Red Sox - Outrighted pitcher Pedro Beato to Pawtucket (IL).
Chicago Cubs - Agreed to terms with outfielder Nate Schierholtz on a one-year
contract; outrighted pitcher Gerardo Concepcion to Kane County (Midwest).
Detroit Tigers - Outrighted shortstop Gustavo Nunez to Toledo (IL).
Houston Astros - Signed pitcher Jose Veras to a one-year contract; outrighted
infielder Brandon Laird and outfielder Che-Hsuan Lin to Oklahoma City (PCL).
Major League Baseball - Suspended Atlanta Braves minor league pitcher William
Bullock 50 games without pay following a second violation of the Minor League
Drug Prevention and Treatment Program for a drug of abuse.
Minnesota Twins - Signed pitcher Rich Harden to a minor league contract.
San Francisco Giants - Claimed pitcher Sandy Rosario off waivers from the
Seattle Mariners - Signed pitcher Jeremy Bonderman to a minor league contract.
Texas Rangers - Claimed pitcher Jeff Beliveau off waivers from the Chicago
Toronto Blue Jays - Claimed third baseman/outfielder Russ Canzler off waivers
from the Cleveland Indians; outrighted pitcher Mickey Storey to Buffalo (IL).
=== BASKETBALL ===
Boston Celtics - Recalled forward Kris Joseph from Maine (NBADL).
Brooklyn Nets - Assigned forward Tornike Shengelia and guard Tyshawn Taylor to
Philadelphia 76ers - Assigned forward Arnett Moultrie to Sioux Falls (NBADL).
Phoenix Suns - Recalled guard Kendall Marshall from Bakersfield (NBADL).
=== FOOTBALL ===
Jacksonville Jaguars - Claimed running back Jonathan Grimes off waivers from
the Houston Texans.
Miami Dolphins - Placed kicker Dan Carpenter on injured reserve; signed kicker
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL) - Re-signed quarterback Justin Goltz and running
backs Chris Garrett and Carl Volny.
=== COLLEGE ===
Davidson - Named Paul Nichols head football coach.
North Carolina State - Named Mike Uremovich offensive line coach.
Northwestern State - Named Jay Thomas head football coach.
Tennessee State - Signed head football coach Rod Reed to a two-year contract
extension through the 2016 season.