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

                       === Friday, January 24, 2014 ===


=== BASEBALL ===

Atlanta Braves - Signed pitcher Freddy Garcia to a minor league contract with
an invitation to spring training.

Chicago Cubs - Agreed to terms with pitcher Travis Wood on a one-year
contract.

Chicago White Sox - Agreed to terms with manager Robin Ventura on a multi-year
contract extension.

Cleveland Indians - Signed catcher Luke Carlin to a minor league contract with
an invitation to spring training.

Los Angeles Dodgers - Signed infielder Chone Figgins to a minor league
contract with an invitation to spring training.

Miami Marlins - Signed infielder Ty Wigginton to a minor league contract with
an invitation to spring training.

New York Mets - Signed pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka to a minor league contract
with an invitation to spring training.

Philadelphia Phillies - Agreed to terms with outfielder Ben Revere on a one-
year contract.

San Francisco Giants - Acquired pitcher David Huff from the New York Yankees
in exchange for cash considerations.

Seattle Mariners - Promoted Kevin Mather to team president and chief operating
officer; signed pitchers Joe Beimel and Mark Rogers to minor league contracts
with invitations to spring training.

Washington Nationals - Agreed to terms with pitchers Gabriel Alfaro, Manny
Delcarmen, Clay Hensley and Daniel Stange, infielders Jamey Carroll, Mike
Fontenot and Brock Peterson and catcher Chris Snyder to minor league contracts
with invitations to spring training.


=== BASKETBALL ===

Philadelphia 76ers - Signed center Dewayne Dedmon to a second 10-day contract.

San Antonio Spurs - Signed guard/forward Othyus Jeffers to a 10-day contract.


=== FOOTBALL ===

Buffalo Bills - Named Jim Schwartz defensive coordinator and Todd Downing
quarterbacks coach.

New York Giants - Announced the retirement of offensive lineman David Diehl.

San Diego Chargers - Named Pete Metzelaars tight ends coach.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Named Mike Phair assistant defensive line coach and
Carlos Polk assistant special teams coach.


=== HOCKEY ===

Buffalo Sabres - Recalled defenseman Chad Ruhwedel from Rochester (AHL);
assigned defenseman Mark Pysyk to Rochester.

Carolina Hurricanes - Assigned defenseman Ryan Murphy to Charlotte (AHL).

Colorado Avalanche - Activated forward Alex Tanguay from injured reserve.

Columbus Blue Jackets - Returned defenseman Dalton Prout to Springfield (AHL).

San Jose Sharks - Agreed to terms with forwards Joe Thornton and Patrick
Marleau on three-year contract extensions through the 2016-17 season.

Tampa Bay Lightning - Assigned forward Richard Panik to Syracuse (AHL).


=== COLLEGE ===

Penn State - Named Bob Shoop defensive coordinator/safeties coach, John
Donovan offensive coordinator/tight ends coach, Charles Huff special teams
coordinator/running backs coach, Brent Pry assistant head coach/linebackers
coach, Josh Gattis wide receivers coach, Herb Hand offensive line coach, Ricky
Rahne quarterbacks coach, Terry Smith cornerbacks coach and Sean Spencer
defensive line coach.

Samford - Named Chris Boone defensive line coach.