- The Washington Times - Friday, January 4, 2008


American League

OAKLAND ATHLETICSTraded OF Nick Swisher to the Chicago White Sox for LHP Gio Gonzalez, RHP Fautino De Los Santos and OF Ryan Sweeney.

American Association

GRAND PRAIRIE AIRHOGSAcquired OF Jason Hurst from Charlotte (SCL) for a player to be named.

United League

LAREDO BRONCOSNamed Jon Hinkel to the executive business staff overseeing new business development.



BUFFALO BILLSRe-signed FB Jonathan Evans, WR Felton Huggins, CB E.J. Underwood, OL Nevin McCaskill and DE Shaun Nua. Signed DB Jon Corto.

DETROIT LIONSPromoted Jim Colletto to offensive coordinator, Kippy Brown to assistant head coach and passing game coordinator and Shawn Jefferson to wide receivers coach.

GREEN BAY PACKERSPlaced OL Junius Coston on injured reserve. Signed T Orrin Thompson from the practice squad.

MIAMI DOLPHINSFired Cam Cameron, coach.



OTTAWA SENATORSAssigned LW Nick Foligno to Binghamton (AHL).

PHILADELPHIA FLYERSWaived C Jim Dowd and D Rory Fitzpatrick.

American Hockey League

GRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINSAnnounced Detroit has assigned D Derek Meech to the team for conditioning.

SYACUSE CRUNCHLoaned D Andrei Plekhanov to Elmira (ECHL). Announced Columbus (NHL) assigned D Kyle Warton to the team.

Central Hockey League

ODESSA JACKALOPESWaived F Emery Olauson.



NEW YORK RED BULLSWaived MF Santino Quaranta.


ASSUMPTIONAnnounced the resignation of Cory Bailey, football coach.

CENTENARYAnnounced the resignation of Eric Mayo, men’s soccer team.

CENTRAL MICHIGANSigned Butch Jones, football coach, to a five-year contract.

LOUISVILLENamed Ted Roof linebackers coach and Ron English assistant football coach.

OHIO WESLEYANNamed Marge Redmond women’s lacrosse coach.

SCRANTONNamed Colleen E. Murphy women’s soccer coach.

WASHINGTON AND LEENamed Shana Levine associate director of athletics.

WEST VIRGINIANamed interim football coach, Bill Stewart, football coach.



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