Wednesday's Sports Transactions


Associated Press

Posted on December 4, 2013 at 6:03 PM

American League

BOSTON RED SOX — Signed C A.J. Pierzynski to a one-year contract.

CHICAGO WHITE SOX — Agreed to terms with 1B Paul Konerko on a one-year contract.

DETROIT TIGERS — Agreed to terms with RHP Joe Nathan on a two-year contract.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Signed LHP Scott Kazmir to a two-year contract.

National League

CINCINNATI REDS — Named Jay Bell bench coach and Don Long hitting coach.

American Association

AMARILLO SOX — Signed INF Charlie Mirabel.

National Basketball Association

ATLANTA HAWKS — Assigned G Dennis Schroder to Bakersfield (NBADL).

CHICAGO BULLS — Recalled G Marquis Teague from Iowa (NBADL).

National Football League

NFL — Fined Pittsburgh coach Mike Tomlin $100,000 for interfering with play against Baltimore during a Nov. 28 game.

BUFFALO BILLS — Released RB Tashard Choice. Signed TE Tony Moeaki.

CLEVELAND BROWNS — Signed WR Brian Tyms from the practice squad. Placed DL Desmond Bryant on the reserve/non-football illness list. Released LB Justin Staples from the practice squad. Signed DB T.J. Heath, DL Cam Henderson and LB Johnathan Stewart to the practice squad.

DETROIT LIONS — Signed LB Julian Stanford.

GREEN BAY PACKERS — Announced the resignation of vice president of sales and marketing Tim Connolly, effective Feb. 1, 2014.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS — Released TE D.J. Williams.

NEW YORK JETS — Signed LB Tim Fugger to the practice squad.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS — Placed LB Jonathan Casillas on injured reserve. Signed LB Danny Lansanah from the New York Jets' practice squad.

Canadian Football League

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS — Named Mike O'Shea coach.

National Hockey League

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS — Recalled Fs Jeremy Morin and Joakim Nordstrom from Rockford (AHL). Reassigned F Brandon Pirri to Rockford. Assigned D Michael Kostka to Rockford on a conditioning assignment.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS — Recalled G Mike McKenna from Springfield (AHL). Assigned F Michael Chaput to Springfield.

NEW JERSEY DEVILS — Recalled LW Reid Boucher from Albany (AHL). Placed F Ryan Carter on injured reserve, retroactive to Nov. 30.

NEW YORK RANGERS — Agreed to terms with G Henrik Lundqvist on a contract extension.

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING — Recalled D Matt Taormina from Syracuse (AHL).

Major League Soccer

NEW YORK RED BULLS — Re-signed MF Eric Alexander, D Kosuke Kimura and F Peguy Luyindula.


BIRMINGHAM-SOUTHERN — Announced resignation of women's volleyball coach Judy Green.

CAMPBELL — Named Dawn Easley women's lacrosse coach and Jessica Moulton women's assistant lacrosse coach.

DICKINSON STATE — Named Pete Stanton football coach.

GRAMBLING STATE — Named Broderick Fobbs football coach.

ST. ANDREWS — Named Joe Wilson men's assistant lacrosse coach.

TENNESSEE TECH — Named Steve Springthorpe women's soccer coach.