=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Wednesday, August 29, 2012 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Chicago Cubs - Named Brandon Hyde director of player development.
Cleveland Indians - Claimed pitcher Scott Maine off waivers from the Chicago
Cubs; designated outfielder Shelley Duncan for assignment; optioned pitcher
Scott Maine to Columbus (IL); recalled pitcher Jeanmar Gomez from Columbus.
Los Angeles Dodgers - Placed Scott Elbert on the 15-day disabled list;
recalled pitcher Shawn Tolleson from Rancho Cucamonga (California).
Minnesota Twins - Recalled infielder/outfielder Chris Parmelee from Rochester
(IL); outrighted pitcher Jeff Gray to Rochester.
Philadelphia Phillies - Placed pitcher Vance Worley on the 15-day disabled
list; selected the contract of pitcher Tyler Cloud from Lehigh Valley (IL).
St. Louis Cardinals - Recalled pitcher Trevor Rosenthal and catcher Bryan
Anderson from Memphis (PCL); optioned infielder Ryan Jackson and pitcher
Brandon Dickson to Memphis.
Texas Rangers - Announced the extension of an affiliate agreement through the
2014 season with Hickory (South Atlantic).
=== BASKETBALL ===
Houston Rockets - Waived forward/center Sean Williams.
Portland Trail Blazers - Named Dale Osborne assistant coach.
Washington Wizards - Signed swingman Martell Webster.
=== FOOTBALL ===
Chicago Bears - Signed wide receiver Terriun Crump; placed linebacker Dom
DeCicco on the waived/injured list.
Cincinnati Bengals - Signed center Jeff Faine; waived wide receiver Justin
New York Jets - Waived cornerback Ryan Steed.
Oakland Raiders - Claimed defensive back Coye Francies off waivers from the
San Francisco 49ers - Signed defensive tackle Matthew Masifilo to a two-year
contract; waived center Chase Beeler.
Saskatchewan Roughriders (CFL) - Signed linebackers Joe Lobendahn and Diamond
Ferri, and defensive back Alonzo Lawrence; released wide receiver Efrem Hill
and running back Louis Rankin.
Washington Redskins - Re-signed quarterback Jonathan Crompton.
=== HOCKEY ===
Ottawa Senators - Signed center Kyle Turris to a five-year contract extension
through the 2017-18 season.
=== COLLEGE ===
East Carolina - Suspended wide receivers Dayon Arrington, Danny Webster and
Antonio Cannon for one game.
Patriot League - Announced the addition of Loyola-Maryland, effective July 1,