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BASEBALL

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS–Agreed to terms with 2B Aaron Hill on a three-year contract extension.

MIAMI MARLINS–Signed 3B Chone Figgins to a minor-league contract.

NEW YORK METS–Signed RHP Brandon Lyon to a one-year contract.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS–Agreed to terms with 3B David Freese on a one-year contract.

BASKETBALL

NBA

MIAMI HEAT–Signed F-C Chris Andersen for remainder of season.

MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES–Waived F Lou Amundson. Signed F Mickael Gelabale and F Chris Johnson for the remainder of the season.

D-League

IDAHO STAMPEDE–Signed F Reggie Larry.

FOOTBALL

NFL

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES–Named Dave Fipp special teams coordinator.

HOCKEY

NHL

DETROIT RED WINGS–Recalled F Joakim Andersson from Grand Rapids (AHL). Placed G Jonas Gustavsson on injured reserve.

LOS ANGELES KINGS–Acquired D Keaton Ellerby from Florida for a 2013 fifth-round draft pick. Assigned D Andrew Campbell to Manchester (AHL).

ECHL

ECHL–Suspended San Francisco’s Hans Benson one game for his actions in a Feb. 6 against Las Vegas.

COLLEGE

FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL–Named Morgan Turner assistant football coach.

MIAMI–Named Blake James athletic director, removing the “acting” tag off his title.

MICHIGAN STATE–Named Ron Burton defensive line coach.

OHIO STATE–Announced cornerbacks coach Kerry Coombs will also coach the team’s special teams.

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