=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Friday, March 22, 2013 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Chicago Cubs - Optioned pitcher Chris Rusin to Iowa (PCL); assigned
outfielders Darnell McDonald, Johermyn Chavez and Brian Bogusevic, infielders
Brad Nelson and Edwin Maysonet and pitchers Blake Parker, Jensen Lewis, Casey
Coleman, Jaye Chapman and Drew Carpenter to minor league camp.
Cincinnati Reds - Reassigned pitcher Armando Galarraga to their minor league
Houston Astros - Optioned infielder Jake Elmore to Oklahoma City (PCL).
Miami Marlins - Reassigned outfielder Christian Yelich, pitcher Jonathan
Albaladejo and catcher Jake Jeffries to their minor league camp; Optioned
pitcher Tom Koehler to New Orleans (PCL).
Minnesota Twins - Placed pitchers Scott Diamond and Anthony Swarzak on the 15-
day disabled list.
Pittsburgh Pirates - Optioned pitcher Bryan Morris to Indianapolis (IL);
assigned infielders Ivan DeJesus Jr. and Jared Goedert to minor league camp.
San Diego Padres - Reassigned pitchers Daniel Stange and Thad Weber, and
catcher Eddy Rodriguez to minor league camp.
San Francisco Giants - Released pitcher Ramon Ramirez and infielder Wilson
Seattle Mariners - Optioned outfielder Carlos Peguero to Tacoma (PCL);
reassigned pitcher Carson Smith and infielder Nick Franklin to their minor
Texas Rangers - Optioned pitcher Justin Grimm to Round Rock (PCL).
Toronto Blue Jays - Claimed pitcher Todd Redmond off waivers from the
Baltimore Orioles and optioned him to Buffalo (IL).
Washington Nationals - Optioned pitcher Cole Kimball to Syracuse (IL);
assigned pitcher Jeremy Accardo to minor league camp.
=== BASKETBALL ===
Miami Heat - Signed forward Juwan Howard for the remainder of the season.
=== FOOTBALL ===
Carolina Panthers - Signed wide receiver Ted Ginn Jr.
Chicago Bears - Agreed to terms with linebacker D.J. Williams on a one-year
Cincinnati Bengals - Re-signed offensive tackle Dennis Roland.
Cleveland Browns - Signed tight end Kellen Davis and defensive back Chris
Owens to one-year contracts.
Houston Texans - Signed safety Ed Reed.
Montreal Alouettes (CFL) - Signed slotback Jamel Richardson to a three-year
=== HOCKEY ===
Carolina Hurricanes - Assigned center Riley Nash to Charlotte (AHL).
Dallas Stars - Assigned forward Alex Chiasson and defenseman Jamie Oleksiak to
Montreal Canadiens - Recalled forward Mike Blunden from Hamilton (AHL).
Nashville Predators - Assigned forward Craig Smith to Milwaukee (AHL).
National Hockey League - Suspended Vancouver defeseman Alexander Edler two
New Jersey Devils - Acquired forward Matt D'Agostini and a conditional
seventh-round pick in the 2015 NHL Draft from St. Louis Blues in exchange for
a conditional fifth-round pick in the 2015 NHL Draft.
Phoenix Coyotes - Assigned defenseman Chris Summers to Portland (AHL).
=== COLLEGE ===
Alabama - Named Bill Battle athletic director.
George Mason - Announced the resignation of Jeri Porter as head women's
Hofstra - Fired men's head basketball coach Mo Cassara.
Rice - Signed football coach David Bailiff to a three-year contract extension
through the 2016 season.
Tulsa - Named Dr. Derrick Gragg vice president and director of athletics.
=== SOCCER ===
Red Bull New York - Signed goalkeeper Kevin Hartman to a senior roster spot.