Wednesday's Sports Transactions

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Associated Press

Posted on January 9, 2013 at 6:01 PM

BASEBALL

COMMISSIONER'S OFFICE — Suspended Houston 2B Jonathan Singleton 50 games after a second violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program for a drug of abuse.

National League

MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Assigned RHP Arcenio Leon outright to Nashville.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES — Traded OF Quincy Latimore to Cleveland for RHP Jeanmar Gomez.

Frontier League

FRONTIER LEAGUE — Declared RHP Jonathan Kountis a free agent.

GATEWAY GRIZZLIES — Named Zach Borowiak hitting coach. Signed INF Vladimir Frias to a contract extension.

JOLIET SLAMMERS — Named Eric Coleman pitching coach and Dave Garcia hitting coach.

RIVER CITY RASCALS — Traded RHP Tony Marsala to Wichita (AA) for future considerations. Received 3B Steve Carrillo from Wichita for a player to be named.

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS — Signed LHP Andrew Armstrong, RHP Cody Hallahan, C Greg Van Horn and INF Trevor Whyte to contract extensions and RHP Jon Gulbransen.

BASKETBALL
National Basketball Association

NBA — Suspended N.Y. Knicks F Carmelo Anthony one game for confronting Kevin Garnett after Monday's game.

MIAMI HEAT — Signed F Jarvis Varnado to a 10-day contract.

PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS — Recalled G Nolan Smith and G Will Barton from Idaho (NBADL).

FOOTBALL
National Football League

CAROLINA PANTHERS — Named David Gettleman general manager.

CHICAGO BEARS — Signed TE Brody Eldridge to a reserve/future contract.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS — Signed P T.J. Conley and CB Greg McCoy to reserve/future contracts.

SAN DIEGO CHARGERS — Named Tom Telesco general manager.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS — Placed DE Chris Clemons and PK Steven Haushka on injured reserve. Signed DE Patrick Chukwurah and PK Ryan Longwell.

Canadian Football League

MONTREAL ALOUETTES — Signed PK William Dion to a three-year contract.

HOCKEY
National Hockey League

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS — Fired general manager Brian Burke.

American Hockey League

BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERS — Agreed to terms with F Jack Combs and F Chad Costello on contracts through the remainder of the season.

CONNECTICUT WHALE — Signed F Shayne Wiebe.

HERSHEY BEARS — Loaned F Alex Berry and F Matt Pope to Reading (ECHL).

PROVIDENCE BRUINS — Recalled F Justin Courtnall from South Carolina (ECHL). Signed F Tyler McNeely and D Eric Baier to professional tryout agreements.

TORONTO MARLIES — Signed D Corey Syvret to a professional tryout agreement.

WORCESTER SHARKS — Signed F Pat Rissmiller and D Michael Wilson to professional tryout agreements.

ECHL

ECHL — Suspended Utah F Brad Mills seven games and Las Vegas LW Adam Huxley three games and fined them, and Utah assistant coach Greg McCauley, undisclosed amounts.

BAKERSFIELD CONDORS — Traded F Zach Cohen to Greenville for the rights to D T.J. Faust and future considerations.

SOUTH CAROLINA STINGRAYS — Traded the rights to D Colten Hayes to Stockton for F Phil Mangan.

STOCKTON THUNDER — Agreed to terms with C Ryan Green.

SOCCER
Major League Soccer

D.C. UNITED — Signed F Rafael.

FC DALLAS — Signed D London Woodberry. Agreed to terms with D Stephen Keel.

COLLEGE

EASTERN WASHINGTON — Announced WR Brandon Kaufman and QB Kyle Padron will enter the NFL draft.

FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON — Announced the resignation of assistant baseball coach Enver Lopez. Named Lesleigh Hogg assistant track and field coach.

NEBRASKA — Announced it is adding women's sand volleyball as a varsity sport beginning this year.

PENN STATE — Announced LB Brennan Franklin and RB Curtis Dukes have left the football team.

SYRACUSE — Named Scott Shafer football coach.

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