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National League

CHICAGO CUBS – Acquired C George Kottaras from Kansas City for a cash consideration.

CINCINNATI REDS– Agreed to terms with INF-OF Skip Schumaker on a two-year contract. Designated OF Derrick Robinson for assignment.

NEW YORK METS – Agreed to terms with OF Chris Young on a one-year contract.



MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVES – Traded F Derrick Williams to Sacramento for F Luc Mbah a Moute.



NFL – Suspended Seattle CB Walter Thurmond four games for violating the NFL policy and program for substances of abuse.

ARIZONA CARDINALS – Signed LB Jojo Dickson to the practice squad.

ATLANTA FALCONS – Signed OT Terren Jones. Waived WR Brian Robiskie.

CLEVELAND BROWNS – Agreed to terms with QB Alex Tanney. Claimed TE Andre Smith off waivers from Dallas. Waived OL Patrick Lewis and WR Brian Tyms.

DALLAS COWBOYS – Released TE Andre Smith. Signed CB Sterling Moore. Released LB Taylor Reed from the practice squad.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS – Signed LB Josh McNary from the practice squad. Waived TE Justice Cunningham and WR David Reed. Placed S Delano Howell on the injured reserve list.

MINNESOTA VIKINGS – Terminated the practice squad contract of OT Jamaal Johnson-Webb. Signed DB Kip Edwards to the practice squad.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS – Released DL Marcus Forston and DB Justin Green.

NEW YORK GIANTS – Placed C Jim Cordle on the injured reserve list. Signed C Stephen Goodin from the practice squad. Signed OL Steven Baker to the practice squad. Terminated the practice squad contract of DB Brandon Jones.

NEW YORK JETS – Placed LB Troy Davis on the injured reserve list.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS – Activated WR Michael Crabtree from the PUP list. Waived QB McLeod Bethel-Thompson.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS – Signed CB Perrish Cox.

TENNESSEE TITANS – Agreed to terms with KR Leon Washington and DT Frank Kearse. Waived KR Devon Wylie and C Kevin Matthews.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS – Signed WR Josh Bellamy from the practice squad. Signed CB Peyton Thompson to the practice squad. Waived CB Jerome Murphy. Placed DE Stephen Bowen on the injured reserve list.



NHL – Suspended Carolina F Kevin Westgarth two games for boarding Ottawa D Mark Borowiecki during a Nov. 24 game.

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS – Reassigned F Jeremy Morin to Rockford (AHL).


ECHL – Approved the expansion membership application of the Indianapolis Fuel for admission to the league, beginning in Oct., 2014.


FLORIDA ATLANTIC – Withdrew the resignation of football coach Carl Pelini and fired him because he “failed to timely report certain conduct” of a member of his staff.

ST. JOHN’S – Reinstated men’s freshman basketball G Rysheed Jordan after a one-game suspension.

VANDERBILT – WR Chris Boyd announced he will enter the NFL draft.