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Posted: Dec 3, 2012 4:54 PM

Updated: Dec 3, 2012 4:54 PM

BASEBALL
American League

TEXAS RANGERS Agreed to terms with C Geovany Soto on a one-year contract.

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).

ATLANTA BRAVES Promoted minor league strength and conditioning coordinator Rick Slate to director of strength and conditioning.

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

WASHINGTON NATIONALS Agreed to terms with LHP Zach Duke on a one-year contract.

BASKETBALL
National Basketball Association

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

FOOTBALL
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.

HOCKEY
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).

ST. LOUIS BLUES Reassigned F Stefan Della Rovere, F Sebastian Wannstrom and D Brett Ponich from Peoria (AHL) to Evansville (ECHL).

American Hockey League

ALBANY DEVILS Signed C Stephen Gionta.

ECHL

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

Central Hockey League

CHL Suspended Arizona F/D Kyle Hood and Rapid City D Justin Sawyer four games.

SOCCER
Major League Soccer

D.C. UNITED Declined options on D Mike Chabala, D Emiliano Dudar, M Stephen King and F Maicon Santos.

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.

REAL SALT LAKE Traded F Fabian Espindola and D Jamison Olave to New York, and M Will Johnson to Portland for allocation money.

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.

VANCOUVER WHITECAPS Traded M/F Atiba Harris to Colorado for an international roster spot.

USL PRO

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

COLLEGE

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.

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