=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Friday, March 15, 2013 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Boston Red Sox - Optioned pitchers Rubby De La Rosa and Allen Webster to
Pawtucket (IL) and catcher Christian Vazquez to Portland (Eastern).
MLB - Suspended Detroit Tigers minor league pitcher Cesar Carrillo 100 games.
Pittsburgh Pirates - Optioned pitcher Andy Oliver and catcher Tony Sanchez to
St. Louis Cardinals - Optioned pitchers Victor Marte and Eduardo Sanchez to
Memphis (PCL); assigned pitcher Michael Wacha to minor league camp.
San Diego Padres - Optioned outfielder Jaff Decker to Tucson (PCL).
Seattle Mariners - Optioned infielders Alex Liddi, Vinnie Catricala and Carlos
Triunfel, and pitchers Bobby LaFromboise and Yoervis Medina to Tacoma (PCL);
optioned outfielders Francisco Martinez and Julio Morban to Jackson (SL);
assigned pitcher Andrew Carraway, infielder Stefen Romero and catchers John
Hicks and Ronny Paulino to minor league camp.
=== BASKETBALL ===
Brooklyn Nets - Assigned forward Tornike Shengelia and guard Tyshawn Taylor to
Los Angeles Clippers - Signed forward DaJuan Summers to a 10-day contract.
New York Knicks - Signed forward Kenyon Martin for the remainder of the
San Antonio Spurs - Assigned center Aron Baynes and guard Nando De Colo to
=== FOOTBALL ===
Arizona Cardinals - Signed cornerback Antoine Cason and defensive end Matt
Shaughnessy to one-year contracts; released quarterback Kevin Kolb.
Carolina Panthers - Re-signed quarterback Derek Anderson to a one-year
Chicago Bears - Re-signed cornerback Zack Bowman to a one-year contract.
Cincinnati Bengals - Defensive end Michael Johnson signed his franchise
Denver Broncos - Released defensive end Elvis Dumervil.
Houston Texans - Re-signed offensive tackle Andrew Gardner as a restricted
Indianapolis Colts - Released safety Tom Zbikowski.
Jacksonville Jaguars - Agreed to terms with defensive tackle Roy Miller,
cornerback/safety Alan Ball, running back Justin Forsett, and cornerback
Kansas City Chiefs - Signed cornerback Sean Smith; signed offensive lineman
Miami Dolphins - Signed wide receiver Brandon Gibson and tight end Dustin
Minnesota Vikings - Signed quarterback Matt Cassel and wide receiver Greg
New England Patriots - Signed wide receiver Donald Jones to an undisclosed
New York Giants - Re-signed linebacker Keith Rivers.
New York Jets - Signed running back Mike Goodson; re-signed fullback Lex
Oakland Raiders - Signed linebacker Nick Roach.
Philadelphia Eagles - Acquired wide receiver Arrelious Benn and a seventh-
round selection in the 2013 draft from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in exchange
for a sixth-round selection in the 2013 draft and a conditional 2014 pick.
San Diego Chargers - Agreed to terms with running back Danny Woodhead on a
Washington Redskins - Re-signed linebacker Bryan Kehl.
=== HOCKEY ===
Anaheim Ducks - Acquired forward David Steckel from the Toronto Maple Leafs in
exchange for forward Ryan Lasch and a seventh-round draft pick in 2014;
reassigned forward Patrick Maroon to Norfolk (AHL).
Buffalo Sabres - Assigned forward Mikhail Grigorenko to Quebec (MJHL).
Carolina Hurricanes - Assigned forward Chris Terry to Charlotte (AHL).
Columbus Blue Jackets - Assigned defenseman Cody Goloubef to Springfield
(AHL); recalled forward Sean Collins from Springfield on an emergency basis.
Florida Panthers - Acquired defenseman T.J. Brennan from the Buffalo Sabres in
exchange for a fifth-round selection in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.
Montreal Canadiens - Signed forward David Desharnais to a four-year contract
extension; assigned forward Petteri Nokelainen to Hamilton (AHL); recalled
forward Mike Blundin from Hamilton.
Phoenix Coyotes - Signed defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson to a six-year
=== COLLEGE ===
Nicholls State - Named Steve Adams special teams coordinator, Freddie Banks
cornerbacks coach and Brandon Nowlin tight ends coach; promoted Matt Clark to
offensive line coach.
=== SOCCER ===
Seattle Sounders - Signed forward Obafemi Martins.