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             === Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===

                      === Wednesday, October 2, 2013 ===

=== BASEBALL ===

Houston Astros - Added first baseman Jon Singleton to the 40-man roster;
claimed pitcher Raul Valdes off waivers from the Philadelphia Phillies;
declined the 2014 contract option on pitcher Philip Humber.

Major League Baseball - Suspended Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Dylan Brock 50
games for a violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment

Texas Rangers - Announced that the contracts of first base coach Dave Anderson
and bench coach Jackie Moore will not be renewed for the 2014 season.


Houston Rockets - Waived guard B.J. Young.

New York Knicks - Signed guard Chris Douglas-Roberts; waived forward Justin

San Antonio Spurs - Named Dave Telep draft scouting coordinator.

=== FOOTBALL ===

Arizona Cardinals - Signed linebacker Marcus Benard; placed linebacker Vic
So'oto on injured reserve.

Canadian Football League - Fined Saskatchewan Roughriders quarterback Darian

Detroit Lions - Waived defensive tackle D'Anthony Smith.

Kansas City Chiefs - Signed guard Chandler Burden to the practice squad;
released linebacker Darin Drakeford from the practice squad.

Miami Dolphins - Signed linebacker Austin Spitler.

New England Patriots - Signed safety Kanorris Davis to the practice squad.

New York Jets - Signed wide receiver David Nelson; signed linebacker Troy
Davis to the practice squad; released wide receiver Ben Obomanu; released wide
receiver Kareem Huggins from the practice squad.

Oakland Raiders - Signed running back George Winn to the practice squad.

Pittsburgh Steelers - Acquired offensive tackle Levi Brown from the Arizona
Cardinals in exchange for a conditional draft pick; released cornerback Isaiah

San Francisco 49ers - Signed quarterback John Skelton to a one-year contract.

Seattle Seahawks - Claimed quarterback B.J. Daniels off waivers from the San
Francsico 49ers; waived linebacker John Lotulelei.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Signed wide receiver Tiquan Underwood; signed tight end
Matt Veldman to the practice squad; claimed safety Kelcie McCray off waivers.

Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL) - Added offensive lineman Shea Allard, wide
receiver Jheranie Boyd, linebacker Taylor Reed, defensive back Semaj Moody and
defensive end Jake Killeen to the practice roster.

=== HOCKEY ===

Carolina Hurricanes - Assigned defenseman Matt Corrente to Charlotte (AHL);
signed forward Radek Dvorak to a one-year, two-way contract.

Edmonton Oilers - Waived forward Ben Eager.

Pittsburgh Penguins - Signed forward Chuck Kobasew to a one-year contract;
recalled forward Beau Bennett from Wheeling (ECHL); assigned forward Chris
Conner and defenseman Harrison Ruopp to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL); placed
forward Matt D'Agostini on injured reserve.

San Jose Sharks - Recalled forward Matt Pelech from San Francisco (ECHL);
assigned forward Freddie Hamilton to Worcester (AHL).

=== COLLEGE ===

Alabama - Suspended safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix indefinitely for violating team
rules and policies.