=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Thursday, January 8, 2015 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Chicago White Sox - Agreed to terms with infielder Emilio Bonifacio on a one-
year contract with a club option for the 2016 season; designated outfielder
Jordan Danks for assignment.
Cincinnati Reds - Claimed pitcher Keyvius Sampson off waivers from the San
Los Angeles Dodgers - Signed pitcher Sergio Santos to a minor league contract
with an invitation to spring training.
=== BASKETBALL ===
Brooklyn Nets - Recalled guard Markel Brown and forward Cory Jefferson from
Golden State Warriors - Assigned center Ognjen Kuzmic to Santa Cruz (NBADL).
Minnesota Timberwolves - Signed center Miroslav Raduljica to a 10-day
Portland Trail Blazers - Signed general manager Neil Olshey to a multi-year
contract extension and named him president of basketball operations.
=== FOOTBALL ===
Chicago Bears - Named Ryan Pace general manager.
Pittsburgh Steelers - Signed safety Jordan Dangerfield and wide receiver
L'Damian Washington to reserve/future contracts.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Named Dirk Koetter offensive coordinator.
Washington Redskins - Named Scot McCloughan general manager.
Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL) - Announced the retirement of defensive tackle
=== HOCKEY ===
Calgary Flames - Placed goaltender Karri Ramo and center Josh Jooris on
injured reserve; recalled forward Markus Granlund and goaltender Joni Ortio
from Adirondack (AHL).
Carolina Hurricanes - Activated defenseman John-Michael Liles and forward
Andrej Nestrasil off injured reserve; assigned forward Zach Boychuk and
defenseman Michal Jordan to Charlotte (AHL).
Detroit Red Wings - Recalled forward Teemu Pulkkinen from Grand Rapids (AHL).
Minnesota Wild - Placed goaltender Darcy Kuemper on injured reserve; recalled
goaltender John Curry, defenseman Jonathon Blum and forward Jordan Schroeder
from Iowa (AHL).
Nashville Predators - Placed forwards James Neal and Eric Nystrom on injured
reserve; recalled forward Miikka Salomaki from Milwaukee (AHL).
Winnipeg Jets - Re-assigned defenseman Julien Brouillette to St. John's (AHL);
placed defenseman Grant Clitsome on injured reserve; activated defenseman Zach
Bogosian from injured reserve.
=== COLLEGE ===
Ball State - Named Mark Sandy athletic director, effective Feb. 1.
Eastern Kentucky - Announced the resignation of athletic director Mark Sandy,
effective Feb. 1; named Dan McBride acting athletic director, effective Feb.
Virginia State - Named Byron Thweatt head football coach.