=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===

                      === Tuesday, January 13, 2015 ===


=== BASEBALL ===

Kansas City Royals - Signed manager Ned Yost to a one-year contract extension.

Houston Astros - Invited pitchers Mark Appel, Jordan Jankowski,Brady Rodgers
and Jason Stoffel, infielders Carlos Correa, Matt Duffy, Nolan Fontana and Joe
Sclafani, outfielders Andrew Aplin and Preston Tucker, and catchers Luis
Flores, Tyler Heineman and Roberto Pena to spring training.

Major League Baseball - Suspended free agent pitcher Enrique Garcia 50 games
without pay for violating the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment
Program.

New York Yankees - Acquired pitcher Chris Martin from the Colorado Rockies in
exchange for cash; designated pitcher Gonzalez Germen for assignment.

Washington Nationals - Signed infielder/outfielder Mike Carp and catcher
Steven Lerud to minor league contracts with an invitation to spring training.


=== BASKETBALL ===

National Basketball Association - Announced that Brooklyn Nets forward Kevin
Garnett has been suspended one game without pay and Houston Rockets center
Dwight Howard has been fined $15,000 for their actions during Monday night's
game.


=== FOOTBALL ===

Buffalo Bills - Terminated the contract of defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz.

Hamilton Tiger-Cats (CFL) - Re-signed offensive lineman Tim O'Neill.

New York Jets - Named Mike Maccagnan general manager.

Toronto Argonauts (CFL) - Signed offensive lineman Jarriel King to a contract
extension; released defensive back Jalil Carter.


=== HOCKEY ===

Arizona Coyotes - Recalled defenseman Philip Samuelsson from Portland (AHL).

Buffalo Sabres - Recalled forward Matt Ellis from Rochester (AHL).

New Jersey Devils - Assigned defenseman Seth Helgeson to Albany (AHL);
recalled forward Joe Whitney from Albany.

Pittsburgh Penguins - Recalled defenseman Taylor Chorney from Wilkes-
Barre/Scranton (AHL).

Washington Capitals - Recalled defenseman Steven Oleksy from Hershey (AHL).


=== COLLEGE ===

Oklahoma - Announced the retirement of assistant head football coach Bobby
Jack Wright.


=== SOCCER ===

New York City FC - Signed midfielder Mix Diskerud on a free transfer.



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