=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Friday, December 20, 2013 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Arizona Diamondbacks - Agreed to terms with infielder Eric Chavez on a one-
year contract; agreed to terms with pitcher Brad Ziegler on a two-year
contract with a club option for the 2016 season.
Cincinnati Reds - Signed pitchers Jose Diaz, Lee Hyde and Chien-Ming Wang,
catchers Corky Miller, Rossmel Perez and Max Ramirez, infielders Argenis Diaz,
Reynaldo Navarro and Kristopher Negron and outfielder Jason Bourgeois to minor
Major League Baseball - Suspended Baltimore Orioles pitcher Troy Patton 25
games without pay for violating the drug program.
Oakland Athletics - Claimed catcher Chris Gimenez off waivers from the Tampa
Bay Rays; signed first baseman Daric Barton; released pitcher Pedro Figueroa.
Texas Rangers - Agreed to terms with pitchers Daniel McCutchen and Ryan
Feierabend and infielder Kensuke Tanaka on minor league contracts.
=== BASKETBALL ===
Golden State Warriors - Assigned guard Nemanja Nedovic to Santa Cruz (NBADL).
Los Angeles Lakers - Signed guard Kendall Marshall to a multi-year contract.
New Orleans Pelicans - Signed center Alexis Ajinca.
=== FOOTBALL ===
Jacksonville Jaguars - Placed wide receiver Jeremy Ebert on injured reserve;
promoted defensive tackle Jordan Miller and wide receiver Lamaar Thomas from
the practice squad to the active roster.
Montreal Alouettes (CFL) - Signed quarterbacks Troy Smith and Tanner Marsh to
=== HOCKEY ===
Carolina Hurricanes - Activated defenseman Mike Komisarek off injured reserve;
agreed to terms with goaltender Daniel Altshuller on a three-year, entry-level
Columbus Blue Jackets - Activated forward Marian Gaborik and defenseman James
Wisniewski from injured reserve.
Minnesota Wild - Reassigned forward Brett Bulmer to Iowa (AHL).
San Jose Sharks - Recalled forward Matt Nieto from San Francisco (ECHL).
St. Louis Blues - Placed forward Vladimir Sobotka on injured reserve.
=== COLLEGE ===
Florida - Named Coleman Hutzler special teams coordinator and Drew Hughes
director of player personnel.
James Madison - Named Everett Withers head football coach.
Kansas State - Signed athletic director John Currie to a contract extension
through the 2018-19 academic year.
North Carolina - Announced the school will not seek reinstatement of
basketball guard P.J. Hairston.
Rutgers - Named Sarah Baumgartner senior associate athletic director.