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

                       === Tuesday, January 7, 2014 ===

=== BASEBALL ===

Kansas City Royals - Signed catcher Ramon Hernandez to a minor league

Oakland Athletics - Agreed to terms with pitcher Jesse Chavez on a one-year

Pittsburgh Pirates - Signed infielder Robert Andino to a minor league contract
with an invitation to spring training.

Tampa Bay Rays - Claimed pitcher Pedro Figueroa off waivers from the Oakland
Athletics; designated outfielder Jerry Sands for assignment.


Atlanta Hawks - Waived forward Cartier Martin.

Boston Celtics - Acquired guard Jerryd Bayless from the Memphis Grizzlies in
exchange for guard Courtney Lee and a 2016 second round draft pick; acquired
forward Ryan Gomes from the Oklahoma City Thunder and waived him.

Chicago Bulls - Waived center Andrew Bynum.

Los Angeles Clippers - Waived guard Stephen Jackson.

Los Angeles Lakers - Waived forward Shawne Williams.

Oklahoma City Thunder - Traded forward Ryan Gomes to the Boston Celtics;
acquired a conditional 2017 second-round draft pick from the Memphis

Philadelphia 76ers - Waived center Daniel Orton.

Utah Jazz - Waived forward Mike Harris.

=== FOOTBALL ===

Arizona Cardinals - Signed tight ends Brett Brackett and Andre Hardy and guard
Christian Johnson to reserve/future contracts.

Calgary Stampeders (CFL) - Signed quarterback Adrian McPherson.

Cincinnati Bengals - Signed quarterback Greg McElroy to a reserve/future

Denver Broncos - Signed defensive end Hall Davis to the practice squad.

Houston Texans - Fired offensive coordinator Rick Dennison, defensive
coordinator Wade Phillips, assistant defensive backs coach Perry Carter,
quarterbacks coach Karl Dorrell, offensive assistant Dan Hammerschmidt,
running backs coach Chick Harris, linebackers coach Reggie Herring, defensive
backs coach Vance Joseph, assistant linebackers coach Bobby King, wide
receivers coach Larry Kirksey, assistant wide receivers coach Marc Lubick,
tight ends coach Brian Pariani, assistant offensive line coach Jim Ryan,
assistant strength and conditioning coach Matt Schiotz, head strength and
conditioning coach Cedric Smith and assistant defensive line coach Jeff

Indianapolis Colts - Signed cornerback Marcus Burley and defensive tackle Kurt
Taufa'asau to the practice squad.

Miami Dolphins - Fired general manager Jeff Ireland and offensive coordinator
Mike Sherman.

New England Patriots - Signed linebacker Ja'Gared Davis to the active roster
from the practice squad; signed wide receiver Reggie Dunn to the practice

New Orleans Saints - Signed safety Jordan Pugh; waived safety Isa Abdul-
Quddus; placed linebacker Parys Haralson on injured reserve.

New York Giants - Signed tight end Daniel Fells, wide receiver Preston Parker,
linebacker Spencer Adkins, offensive lineman Troy Kropog and kicker/punter
Brandon McManus to reserve/future contracts.

Philadelphia Eagles - Signed wide receivers Will Murphy and Ifeanyi Momah and
linebacker Josh Kaddu to reserve/future contracts.

Pittsburgh Steelers - Signed cornerback Devin Smith, linebacker Dan Molls,
running back Miguel Maysonet, and wide receiver Lanear Sampson to
reserve/future contracts.

Washington Redskins - Signed wide receiver David Gettis, punter Robert Malone,
running back Davin Meggett, linebacker Gabe Miller, cornerback Ryan Mouton,
tight end Richard Quinn, offensive lineman Tevita Stevens and defensive back
Peyton Thompson to reserve/future contracts.

Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL) - Named Pat Tracey special teams coordinator;
named Markus Howell wide receivers coach.

=== HOCKEY ===

Colorado Avalanche - Signed defenseman Nate Guenin to a two-year contract
extension through the 2015-16 season.

Los Angeles Kings - Recalled forward Tanner Pearson from Manchester (AHL).

Minnesota Wild - Loaned defenseman Matt Dumba to Portland (WHL).

=== SOCCER ===

Colorado Rapids - Acquired winger Marvin Chavez from the San Jose Earthquakes
in exchange for midfielder Atiba Harris.

=== COLLEGE ===

Hofstra - Signed men's lacrosse coach Seth Tierney to a multi-year contract

North Dakota - Named Jordan Gigli defensive line coach and Marty Rodgers
defensive backs coach.

Southern Illinois - Announced that assistant football coaches Kalen DeBoer,
Randy Hedberg and Eric Schmidt have each accepted new jobs at other schools.