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.