Monday's Sports Transactions


Associated Press

Posted on December 3, 2012 at 3:00 PM

Updated Monday, Dec 3 at 3:02 PM

American League

TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Claimed C Eli Whiteside off waivers from the N.Y. Yankees.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS — Sold the contract of RHP Brad Bergesen to Chunichi (Central League-Japan).

SAN DIEGO PADRES — Agreed to terms with RHP Jason Marquis on a one-year contract.

National Basketball Association

HOUSTON ROCKETS — Recalled F Terrence Jones from Rio Grande Valley (NBADL).

National Football League

BUFFALO BILLS — Released LB Kirk Morrison.

CAROLINA PANTHERS — Placed S Sherrod Martin on injured reserve.

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES — Fired defensive line coach Jim Washburn. Named Tommy Brashear defensive line coach.

Canadian Football League

EDMONTON ESKIMOS — Signed LB Donovan Richard.

TORONTO ARGONAUTS — Signed Marcus Brady offensive coordinator.

National Hockey League

EDMONTON OILERS — Reassigned RW Toni Rajala from Oklahoma City (AHL) to Stockton (ECHL).

NEW YORK ISLANDERS — Reassigned F Jason Clark from Bridgeport (AHL) to Gwinnett (ECHL).

American Hockey League

ALBANY DEVILS — Signed C Stephen Gionta.


STOCKTON THUNDER — Loaned D Nathan Deck to Oklahoma City (AHL) on a professional tryout agreement.

Major League Soccer

PORTLAND TIMBERS — Acquired allocation money and homegrown rights to D Bryan Gallego from New York for D Kosuke Kimura and a 2013 second-round draft pick. Declined contract options for M/D Lovel Palmer and D Steve Purdy.

SPORTING KANSAS CITY — Traded M Michael Harrington to Portland for allocation money.

TORONTO FC — Traded D Aaron Maund to Real Salt Lake for F Justin Braun.


USL PRO — Announced an expansion franchise in Sacramento, Calif. will join the league for the 2014 season.


FLORIDA — Named Joker Phillips receivers coach and recruiting coordinator.

IDAHO — Named Paul Petrino football coach.

MISSOURI — Announced the resignation of offensive coordinator David Yost.

NYU — Named David Lado men's and women's assistant track and field coach.

REGIS — Named Rob Riley director of athletics.

SOUTH CAROLINA — Signed football coach Steve Spurrier to a two-year contract extension through 2017.