=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Wednesday, November 7, 2012 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Boston Red Sox - Named Juan Nieves pitching coach.
Colorado Rockies - Named Walt Weiss as manager.
Major League Baseball - Suspended San Diego Padres catcher Yasmani Grandal for
New York Mets - Agreed to terms with pitcher Greg Burke on a minor league
contract with an invitation to spring training; granted outfielder Jason Bay
his unconditional free agency.
San Diego Padres - Traded outfielder Blake Tekotte to the Chicago White Sox in
exchange for pitcher Brandon Kloess.
=== FOOTBALL ===
Arizona Cardinals - Placed linebacker O'Brien Schofield on injured reserve;
re-signed defensive end Ronald Talley; re-signed cornerback Greg McCoy to the
practice squad; reached an injury settlement with tackle Jeremy Bridges.
Atlanta Falcons - Released fullback Lousaka Polite; signed fullback Mike Cox;
signed guard/center Jacques McClendon to the practice squad.
Buffalo Bills - Signed cornerback Crezdon Butler and offensive tackle Thomas
Welch to the 53-man roster.
Minnesota Vikings - Signed defensive end Ernest Owusu to the practice squad.
New York Jets - Signed guard Hayworth Hicks from the Indianapolis Colts
Philadelphia Eagles - Placed offensive lineman Todd Herremans on inured
reserve; activated offensive lineman Julian Vandervelde from the practice
Tennessee Titans - Placed guard Leroy Harris on injured reserve; signed
defensive end Jarius Wynn and guard Kyle DeVan; signed linebacker Rico Council
to the practice squad.
=== HOCKEY ===
American Hockey League - Suspended Rockford IceHogs forward Andrew Shaw for
six games, Rockford defenseman Dylan Olsen for two games, and Rockford forward
Wade Brookbank one game; suspended Portland Pirates forwards Phil Lane for one
game; suspended Albany Devils defenseman Matthew Corrente for one game.