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    BASEBALLCOMMISSIONER’S OFFICE – Suspended San Diego OF Cameron Maybin 25 games after testing positive for an amphetamine in violation of Major League Baseball’s Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
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BASEBALL

American League

BOSTON RED SOX–Acquired RHP Graham Godfrey from Oakland to complete an earlier trade and assigned him to Pawtucket (IL).

KANSAS CITY ROYALS–Named Terry Bradshaw minor league hitting coordinator; Jose Castro minor league assistant hitting coordinator; Milt Thompson minor league bunting and baserunning coordinator; Larry Carter pitching coach for Omaha (PCL); Jim Brower pitching coach for Northwest Arkansas (Texas); Julio Bruno hitting coach for Wilmington (Carolina); Brian Buchanan manager, Jerry Nyman pitching coach and Justin Gemoll hitting coach for Lexington (SAL); Steve Merriman pitching coach and Damon Hollins hitting coach for Idaho Falls (Pioneer); Abraham Nunez hitting coach and Saburo Hagihara trainer for Burlington (MWL); Pedro Grifol hitting coach for Surprise (Arizona); Ramon Martinez manager for the Dominican Academy and Luis Perez Latin America strength and conditioning coordinator.

NEW YORK YANKEES–Agreed to terms with OF Brett Gardner on a one-year contract. Announced INF Jayson Nix cleared waivers and was sent outright to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL).

National League

CHICAGO CUBS–Agreed to terms with RHP Kyuji Fujikawa on a two-year contract.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS–Agreed to terms with LHP Travis Webb on a minor-league contract.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS–Agreed to terms with LHP Randy Choate on a three-year contract.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS–Agreed to terms with RHP Dan Haren on a one-year contract.

BASKETBALL

NBA

CLEVELAND CAVALIERS–Assigned F Jon Leuer to Canton (NBADL).

OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER–Recalled F Perry Jones, G Jeremy Lamb and C Daniel Orton from Tulsa (NBADL).

PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS–Assigned G Will Barton and F Victor Claver to Idaho (NBADL).

FOOTBALL

NFL

NFL–Fined Chicago LB Brian Urlacher $21,000 for a horse-collar tackle on Seattle’s Leon Washington and Green Bay DB Tramon Williams $21,000 for his helmet-to-helmet hit on Minnesota’s Toby Gerhart in their Dec. 2 games. Fined Detroit DT Nick Fairley $15,750 for his horse-collar tackle of Indianapolis QB Andrew Luck. Fined Washington C Will Montgomery $10,000 for kicking New York Giants DL Linval Joseph, who was fined $7,875 for unnecessary roughness.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS–Signed OT Troy Kropog from the practice squad.

TENNESSEE TITANS–Signed WR Michael Preston from the practice squad. Waived FB Collin Mooney.

HOCKEY

ECHL

READING ROYALS–Announced D Patrick Wellar was recalled by Hershey (AHL). Activated D Brock Shelgren from the reserve list.

SOUTH CAROLINA STINGRAYS–Signed D Tommy Fitzpatrick.

COLLEGE

AUBURN–Named Rhett Lashlee offensive coordinator and Ellis Johnson defensive coordinator.

MISSISSIPPI–Dismissed F Jason Carter from the men’s basketball team for an unspecified violation of team rules.

TENNESSEE–Named Butch Jones football coach.

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