=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Saturday, December 29, 2012 ===
=== BASKETBALL ===
Brooklyn Nets - Waived forward Josh Childress.
=== FOOTBALL ===
Detroit Lions - Placed defensive tackle Sammie Hill on injured reserve;
signed defensive lineman Jimmy Saddler-McQueen to the active roster from the
Kansas City Chiefs - Placed wide receiver Terrance Copper on injured reserve;
signed wide receiver Junior Hemingway to the active roster from the practice
New Orleans Saints - Agreed in principle with head coach Sean Payton on a
multi-year contract extension; placed running back Pierre Thomas on injured
reserve; signed cornerback A.J. Davis from the practice squad.
Pittsburgh Steelers - Placed wide receiver Mike Wallace, offensive tackle Mike
Adams and cornerback Curtis Brown on injured reserve; promoted wide receiver
David Gilreath and nose tackle Alameda Ta'amu to the active roster from the
practice squad; claimed defensive tackle Hebron Fangupo off waivers from the
Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Activated cornerback Eric Wright from the reserve list;
waived cornerback LeQuan Lewis.