=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Thursday, January 9, 2013 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Detroit Tigers - Invited pitchers Jhan Marinez, Luis Marte, Eduardo Sanchez,
Drew VerHagen, Duane Below, Blaine Hardy and Robbie Ray, catchers Craig
Albernaz, Luis Exposito, James McCann and John Murrian, infielders Devon
Travis and Danny Worth and outfielders Ezequiel Carrera, Tyler Collins and
Trevor Crowe to spring training.
Houston Astros - Named Paul Runge minor league field coordinator, Dyar Miller
minor league pitching coordinator, Jeff Albert minor league hitting
coordinator, Doug White roving pitching instructor, Adam Everett minor league
infield instructor and Morgan Ensberg minor league special assignment coach.
Major League Baseball - Announced that free agent Minor League outfielder
Darren Driggers has received a 50-game suspension without pay after a second
positive test for a Drug of Abuse in violation of the Minor League Drug
Prevention and Treatment Program; announced that free agent Minor League
pitcher Yonquelys Martinez has received a 50-game suspension without pay after
testing positive for Metabolites of Stanozolol, a performance-enhancing
substance in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment
Miami Marlins - Signed pitchers Jesus Sanchez, Kevin Slowey and Josh Spence,
infielder Juan Diaz and outfielders Matt Angle and Joe Benson to minor league
contracts with invitations to spring training; invited pitchers Anthony
DeSclafani, Bryan Evans, Colby Suggs, Rett Varner, Nick Wittgren, Adam Conley,
Andrew Heaney, James Leverton, Greg Nappo and Justin Nicolino, catchers Austin
Barnes and Kyle Skipworth, infielders Danny Black, Mark Canha, Colin Moran and
Austin Nola to spring training.
Tampa Bay Rays - Signed infielder Jayson Nix to a minor league contract with
an invitation to spring training.
=== FOOTBALL ===
Arizona Cardinals - Signed linebacker Adrian Tracy to a future contract.
Cincinnati Bengals - Named Hue Jackson offensive coordinator.
Saskatchewan Roughriders (CFL) - Signed defensive back Terrell Maze.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Named Marcus Arroyo quarterbacks coach, Joe Cullen
defensive line coach, Andrew Hayes-Stoker wide receivers coach, Dave Kennedy
head strength and conditioning coach, Larry Marmie senior defensive assistant,
Hardy Nickerson linebackers coach, Kevin O'Dea special teams coordinator,
Mikal Smith safeties coach, Tim Spencer running backs coach, Ben Steele
offensive quality control coach and Matt Wiegand assistant offensive line
Washington Redskins - Named Jay Gruden head coach.
=== HOCKEY ===
Buffalo Sabres - Named Tim Murray general manager and Craig Patrick special
assistant to the hockey department; placed forward Drew Stafford on injured
Columbus Blue Jackets - Activated forward Matt Calvert from injured reserve.
San Jose Sharks - Placed center Logan Couture on injured reserve; recalled
defenseman Matt Tennyson from Worcester (AHL); activated forward Tommy Wingels
from injured reserve; assigned forward Freddie Hamilton to Worcester.
=== SOCCER ===
FC Dallas - Acquired midfielder Brian Span in a weighted lottery.
New England Revolution - Signed forward Charlie Davies from Danish club
Randers FC on a permanent basis.
Toronto FC - Signed midfielder Dwayne De Rosario following his selection in
Stage Two of the MLS Re-Entry Draft.
=== COLLEGE ===
Arizona State - Named Ray Anderson university vice president and athletic
Arkansas State - Named Joe Cauthen defensive coordinator and linebackers
Louisville - Named Bobby Petrino head football coach.
Morgan State - Named Lee Hull head football coach.
Stony Brook - Signed head football coach Chuck Priore to a contract extension
through the 2018 season.