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

                      === Thursday, January 15, 2015 ===

=== BASEBALL ===

Chicago White Sox - Agreed to terms with pitchers Javy Guerra, Nate Jones and
Hector Noesi on one-year contracts.

Cleveland Indians - Signed pitcher Anthony Swarzak to a minor league contract
with an invite to spring training.

Detroit Tigers - Outrighted pitcher Luke Putkonen to Toledo (IL).

Houston Astros - Agreed to terms with infielder/outfielder Chris Carter and
catcher Carlos Corporan on one-year contracts.

Major League Baseball - Announced the San Diego Padres will host the 2016 All-
Star Game; suspended pitcher Kameron Loe and outfielder Terrell Joyce 50

Milwaukee Brewers - Signed catcher Martin Maldonado to a two-year contract.

St. Louis Cardinals - Agreed to terms with pitcher Lance Lynn on a three-year
contract; agreed to terms with catcher Tony Cruz and outfielder Peter Bourjos
on one-year contracts.

Texas Rangers - Agreed to terms with pitcher Neftali Feliz on a one-year

Toronto Blue Jays - Agreed to terms with pitcher Brett Cecil on a one-year
contract; signed outfielder Andy Dirks to a minor league contract with an
invite to spring training.

Washington Nationals - Agreed to terms with catchers Wilson Ramos and Jose
Lobaton, pitcher Craig Stammen and second baseman Danny Espinosa on one-year


Golden State Warriors - Assigned center Ognjen Kuzmic to Santa Cruz (NBADL).

Boston Celtics - Traded guard Austin Rivers to the Los Angeles Clippers;
acquired guard Chris Douglas-Roberts and a 2017 second round pick from the
Clippers and forward Shavlik Randolph from the Phoenix Suns; Suns acquired
guard/forward Reggie Bullock from the Clippers.

=== FOOTBALL ===

Buffalo Bills - Named Dennis Thurman defensive coordinator, Bobby April III
linebackers coach, Karl Dunbar defensive line coach, Tim McDonald defensive
backs coach, Jason Oszvart strength and conditioning assistant, Eric Smith
special teams assistant, Tony Sparano Jr. tight ends coach and Jeff Weeks
assistant defensive line coach.

Dallas Cowboys - Signed head coach Jason Garrett to a five-year contract;
named Scott Linehan offensive coordinator.

Indianapolis Colts - Placed linebacker Josh McNary on exempt/commissioner
permission list; promoted wide receiver Griff Whalen from the practice squad
to the active roster; signed defensive end Gannon Conway to the practice

Minnesota Vikings - Signed cornerback Jalil Carter to a reserve/future

New York Giants - Named Steve Spagnuolo defensive coordinator and Tim Walton
secondary/cornerbacks coach.

Oakland Raiders - Named Jack Del Rio head coach.

Washington Redskins - Named Bill Callahan offensive line coach.

Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL) - Added linebacker Shamari Benton and defensive
back Jarrid Bryant.

=== HOCKEY ===

Arizona Coyotes - Recalled goaltender Mike Lee from Gwinnett (ECHL).

Columbus Blue Jackets - Placed forward Jack Skille on injured reserve;
recalled forward Josh Anderson from Springfield (AHL).

Florida Panthers - Assigned defenseman Shane O'Brien to San Antonio (AHL).

Nashville Predators - Recalled goaltender Marek Mazanec from Milwaukee (AHL).

National Hockey League - Fined Anaheim Ducks defenseman Sami Vatanen.

=== COLLEGE ===

East Carolina - Named Dave Nichol offensive coordinator and quarterbacks
coach, Garrett Riley outside receivers coach, Donnie Kirkpatrick assistant
head coach and Brandon Jones run game coordinator.

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