=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Thursday, January 3, 2013 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Cleveland Indians - Signed outfielder Nick Swisher to a four-year contract
with a vesting option for the 2017 season; designated outfielder Thomas Neal
Kansas City Royals - Signed pitcher Blaine Boyer to a minor league contract.
Texas Rangers - Signed pitcher Jason Frasor to a one-year contract; designated
catcher Eli Whiteside for assignment.
=== BASKETBALL ===
Cleveland Cavaliers - Assigned forward Jon Leuer to the Canton Charge (NBDL).
=== FOOTBALL ===
Cleveland Browns - Signed defensive lineman Kendrick Adams, tight end Dan
Gronkowski and defensive back Kent Richardson to reserve/future contracts.
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (CFL) - Named Orlondo Steinauer defensive coordinator.
New York Jets - Signed long snapper Travis Tripucka to a reserve/future
Oakland Raiders - Signed running back Jon Hoese, nose tackle Johnny Jones and
wide receiver Isaiah Williams to reserve/future contracts.
Saskatchewan Roughriders (CFL) - Announced the resignation of special teams
coordinator Craig Dickenson.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Signed safety Sean Baker, long snapper Andrew DePaola,
tight ends Drake Dunsmore and Zach Miller, linebacker Joe Holland, defensive
end Ernest Owusu, tackle Mike Remmers, cornerback James Rogers, defensive back
Nick Saenz and quarterback Adam Weber to reserve/future contracts.
Washington Redskins - Signed safety Devin Holland to a reserve/future
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL) - Signed kicker Justin Palardy to a contract
extension; re-signed defensive back Johnny Sears.
=== COLLEGE ===
Auburn - Named Dameyune Craig co-offensive coordinator and wide receivers
coach and Rich Bisaccia special teams and running backs coach.
Charleston Southern - Head football coach Jay Mills announced he will retire.
East Carolina - Fired defensive coordinator Brian Mitchell.
Illinois State - Named Eric Koehler quarterbacks coach.