=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Monday, December 29, 2014 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Kansas City Royals - Signed pitcher Edinson Volquez to a two-year contract
with a mutual option for 2017; designated infielder Ryan Jackson for
San Diego Padres - Acquired pitcher Shawn Kelley from the New York Yankees in
exchange for pitcher Johnny Barbato; designated pitcher Keyvius Sampson for
=== BASKETBALL ===
Boston Celtics - Recalled guard/forward James Young from Maine (NBADL).
=== FOOTBALL ===
Atlanta Falcons - Fired head coach Mike Smith.
Chicago Bears - Fired head coach Marc Trestman and general manager Phil Emery.
Denver Broncos - Signed wide receivers Jeremy Kelley and Kyle Williams,
cornerback Curtis Marsh and defensive end Chase Vaughn to future contracts.
New York Jets - Fired head coach Rex Ryan and general manager John Idzik.
=== HOCKEY ===
Anaheim Ducks - Placed forward Dany Heatley on waivers.
Boston Bruins - Recalled forward Matt Lindblad from Providence (AHL).
Carolina Hurricanes - Activated forward Jordan Staal from injured reserve.
Dallas Stars - Recalled defenseman Jamie Oleksiak from Texas (AHL).
Edmonton Oilers - Claimed forward Matt Fraser off waivers from the Boston
Bruins; placed forward Steve Pinizzotto on waivers; activated defenseman
Nikita Nikitin from injured reserve; assigned defenseman Brad Hunt to Oklahoma
City (AHL); acquired forward Derek Roy from the Nashville Predators in
exchange for forward Mark Arcobello.
Nashville Predators - Assigned forward Derek Roy to Milwaukee (AHL).
New Jersey Devils - Recalled forwards Joe Whitney and Stefan Matteau from
Pittsburgh Penguins - Recalled defenseman Brian Dumoulin from Wilkes-
St. Louis Blues - Assigned defenseman Petteri Lindbohm to Chicago (AHL).
=== COLLEGE ===
Indiana - Announced running back Tevin Coleman will enter the NFL Draft.
Penn State - Announed offensive tackle Donovan Smith will enter the NFL Draft.
USC - Announced defensive end Leonard Williams will enter the NFL Draft.