=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Friday, December 27, 2013 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Chicago Cubs - Agreed to terms with pitcher Jose Veras on a one-year contract.
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim - Agreed to terms with outfielder/designated
hitter Raul Ibanez on a one-year contract.
Texas Rangers - Signed outfielder Shin-Soo Choo to a seven-year contract;
designated first baseman Chris McGuiness for assignment.
=== BASKETBALL ===
Cleveland Cavaliers - Assigned guard/forward Sergey Karasev to Canton (NBADL).
National Basketball Association - Fined Memphis Grizzlies forward Zach
Randolph $25,000 for public criticism of officiating following a game against
the Houston Rockets on Dec. 26.
=== FOOTBALL ===
Chicago Bears - Re-signed kicker Robbie Gould to a four-year contract
extension through the 2017 season; signed wide receiver Chris Williams off the
New Orleans Saints practice squad; waived defensive tackle Christian Tupou.
Green Bay Packers - Signed cornerback Jumal Rolle to the active roster from
the practice squad.
Houston Texans - Placed tight end Garrett Graham and full back Brad Smelley on
injured reserve; signed tight end Phillip Supernaw and running back Chad Spann
to the active roster.
Minnesota Vikings - Placed linebacker Audie Cole on injured reserve; signed
cornerback Robert Steeples from the practice squad to the active roster.
New England Patriots - Released wide receiver Austin Collie; signed running
back Sam McGuffie to the practice squad; released running back Cierre Wood
from the practice squad.
San Francisco 49ers - Placed wide receiver Mario Manningham on injured
=== HOCKEY ===
Boston Bruins - Recalled goaltender Niklas Svedberg from Providence (AHL).
Carolina Hurricanes - Placed forward Jiri Tlusty and defenseman Jay Harrison
on injured reserve; recalled forward Zach Boychuk from Charlotte (AHL);
activated goaltender Anton Khudobin from injured reserve and assigned him to
Dallas Stars - Activated defenseman Aaron Rome from injured reserve; placed
defenseman Sergei Gonchar on injured reserve.
Florida Panthers - Placed defenseman Erik Gudbrandson on injured reserve;
recalled defenseman Alex Petrovic and forward Drew Shore.
Minnesota Wild - Activated goaltender Josh Harding from injured reserve;
placed defenseman Clayton Stoner on injured reserve; recalled forward Stephane
Veilleux from Iowa (AHL).
Pittsburgh Penguins - Recalled forward Harry Zolnierczyk from Wilkes-
Barre/Scranton (AHL); activated defenseman Brooks Orpik and forward Tanner
Glass from injured reserve.
St. Louis Blues - Recalled forwards Dmitrij Jaskin and Chris Porter from
Tampa Bay Lightning - Recalled defenseman Dmitry Korobov from Syracuse (AHL).
Vancouver Canucks - Recalled goaltender Joacim Eriksson from Utica (AHL).
=== COLLEGE ===
Delaware - Signed field hockey head coach Rolf van de Kerkhof to a five-year