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Major League Baseball

MLB—Suspended Toronto minor league RHP Alan Farina (Dunedin-FSL) 50 games for a second violation for a drug of abuse.

American League

DETROIT TIGERS—Agreed to terms with INF-OF Don Kelly on a minor league contract.

LOS ANGELES ANGELS—Agreed to terms with RHP Jerome Williams on a one-year contract.

National League

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES—Agreed to terms with RHP Aaron Cook, RHP Juan Cruz and RHP Rodrigo Lopez on minor league contracts.

National Basketball Association

ATLANTA HAWKS—Suspended F Josh Smith one game and fined him an undisclosed amount for conduct detrimental to the team.

National Football League

ATLANTA FALCONS—Promoted Marvin Allen to national scout and Mike Potts and Sae Woon Jo to area scouts.

BUFFALO BILLS—Signed TE Joe Sawyer and DB Dominique Ellis to reserve/future contracts.

CHICAGO BEARS—Named Marc Trestman coach.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS—Named Andy Heck offensive line coach and Kevin O'Dea assistant special teams coach.

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES—Named Chip Kelly coach.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS—Signed WR Phil Bates, WR Bryan Waters, LB Kyle Knox, DB Ron Parker, DB Chandler Fenner, RB Derrick Coleman, TE Cooper Helfet, DT Myles Wade, WR Stephen Williams and LB Korey Toomer to future contracts.

National Hockey League

ANAHEIM DUCKS—Assigned F Pierre-Luc Letourneau-Leblond to Norfolk (AHL). Recalled G Frederik Andersen Norfolk.

FLORIDA PANTHERS—RecalledE D Colby Robak from San Antonio (AHL).

NEW JERSEY DEVILS—Signed C Travis Zajac to an eight-year contract.

OTTAWA SENATORS—Assigned F Stefan Noesen to Plymouth (OHL).

PHOENIX COYOTES—Recalled F Chris Brown, F Chris Conner, F Rob Klinkhammer, F Brendan Shinnimin, F Justin Szwarz, D Brandon Gormley and D Chris Summers from Portland (AHL).

ST. LOUIS BLUES—Signed general manager Doug Armstrong to a five-year contract extension.

WASHINGTON CAPITALS—Assigned F Tom Wilson to Plymouth (OHL).

WINNIPEG JETS—Agreed to terms with F Jason Jaffray. Claimed RW Anthony Peluso off waivers from St. Louis.

American Hockey League

AHL—Suspended Houston D Paul Mara three games for his actions in a Jan. 13 game against Charlotte.

ALBANY DEVILS—Announced LW Jean-Sebastien Berube was reassigned to Trenton (ECHL).

NORFOLK ADMIRALS—Released F Brandon Marino, F Jean-Michel Rizk, F Marc-Olivier Vallerand and D Kyle Bushee from professional tryout contracts. Returned D Ryan Hegarty to Fort Wayne (ECHL).

Major League Soccer

LA GALAXY—Signed MF Juninho to a multiyear contract. Agreed to terms with F Robbie Keane on a multiyear contract extension.

PORTLAND TIMBERS—Acquired allocation money from Real Salt Lake for the rights to F Robbie Findley.


FAYETTEVILLE STATE—Named Lawrence Kershaw football coach.

FORT LEWIS—Named John L. Smith football coach.

GEORGIA—Announced sophomore TB Ken Malcome will transfer to another school.

GEORGIA TECH—Named Mike Bobinski athletic director.

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