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BASEBALL

Houston Astros - Outrighted pitcher Darin Downs and infielder Gregorio Petit to Fresno (PCL).

Washington Nationals - Agreed to terms with second baseman Dan Uggla, pitchers Heath Bell, Mitch Lively and Scott McGregor, first baseman Clint Robinson and third baseman Ian Stewart on minor league contracts with invitations to spring training.

BASKETBALL

Houston Rockets - Signed forward Josh Smith; waived forward Tarik Black.

National Basketball League - Suspended New York Knicks forward Quincy Acy one game without pay; fined Washington Wizards guard John Wall $15,000.

Orlando Magic - Assigned guard Roy Devyn Marble to Erie (NBADL).

FOOTBALL

Chicago Bears - Signed center Roberto Garza to a one-year contract extension.

New Orleans Saints - Placed running back Pierre Thomas and defensive lineman Akiem Hicks on injured reserve; promoted wide receiver Brandon Coleman and linebacker Jerry Franklin to the active roster from the practice squad; signed center Michael Brewster to the practice squad.

San Francisco 49ers - Signed wide receiver Trindon Holliday to a two-year contract; promoted cornerback Cameron Fuller to the active roster from the practice squad; placed offensive lineman Alex Boone and safety Bubba Ventrone on injured reserve.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Agreed to terms with wide receiver Louis Murphy on a multi-year contract extension.

HOCKEY

Calgary Flames - Recalled defenseman Corey Potter from Adirondack (AHL).

Carolina Hurricanes - Recalled forward Brendan Woods from Charlotte (AHL).

Columbus Blue Jackets - Recalled forward Sean Collins from Springfield (AHL).

New Jersey Devils - Fired head coach Peter DeBoer.

San Jose Sharks - Recalled forward Micheal Haley from Worcester (AHL).

St. Louis Blues - Recalled defenseman Petteri Lindbohm from Chicago (AHL).

COLLEGE

Pittsburgh - Named Pat Narduzzi head football coach.

12/26 20:09:46 ET As of December 26, 2014, at 08:09 PM ET