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             === Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===

                     === Wednesday, December 4, 2013 ===


=== BASEBALL ===

Boston Red Sox - Signed catcher A.J. Pierzynski to a one-year contract.

Chicago White Sox - Agreed to terms with first baseman Paul Konerko on a one-
year contract.

Detroit Tigers - Agreed to terms with pitcher Joe Nathan on a two-year
contract with a club option for the 2016 season; designated infielder Dixon
Machado for assignment.

Major League Baseball - Suspended New York Yankees catcher Ryan Baker 50 games
without pay for violating the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment
Program.

Oakland Athletics - Agreed to terms with pitcher Scott Kazmir on a two-year
contract; designated pitcher Andrew Werner for assignment.

San Francisco Giants - Signed pitcher Ryan Vogelsong to a one-year contract.


=== BASKETBALL ===

Atlanta Hawks - Assigned guard Dennis Schroder to Bakersfield (NBADL).


=== FOOTBALL ===

Buffalo Bills - Signed tight end Tony Moeaki; released running back Tashard
Choice.

Cleveland Browns - Placed defensive end Desmond Bryant on the reserve/non-
football illness list; signed wide receiver Brian Tyms to the active roster
from the practice squad; signed defensive back T.J. Heath, defensive lineman
Cam Henderson and linebacker Jonathan Stewart to the practice squad; released
linebacker Justin Staples from the practice squad.

Dallas Cowboys - Signed tight end Jameson Konz and running back George Winn to
the practice squad.

Montreal Alouettes (CFL) - Agreed to two-year contract extensions with
defensive coordinator Noel Thorpe and offensive assistant coach Ryan
Dinwiddie.

New York Jets - Signed linebacker Tim Fugger to the practice squad.

National Football League - Fined Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin
$100,000 for interfering with a play in progress.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Placed linebacker Jonathan Casillas on injured reserve;
signed linebacker Danny Lansanah from the New York Jets' practice squad.

Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL) - Named Mike O'Shea head coach.


=== HOCKEY ===

Buffalo Sabres - Assigned defenseman Brayden McNabb to Rochester (AHL).

Chicago Blackhawks - Recalled forwards Jeremy Morin and Joakim Nordstrom from
Rockford (AHL); assigned forward Brandon Pirri to Rockford; assigned
defenseman Michael Kostka to Rockford on a conditioning assignment.

Columbus Blue Jackets - Placed goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky on injured reserve;
recalled goaltender Mike McKenna from Springfield (AHL); assigned forward
Michael Chaput to Springfield.

Edmonton Oilers - Recalled defensemen Corey Potter and Martin Marincin and
forward Anton Lander from Oklahoma City (AHL); assigned forward Will Acton and
defenseman Denis Grebeshkov to Oklahoma City.

New Jersey Devils - Placed forward Ryan Carter on injured reserve; recalled
forward Reid Boucher from Albany (AHL).

New York Rangers - Agreed to terms with goaltender Henrik Lundqvist on a
contract extension.

Tampa Bay Lightning - Recalled defenseman Matt Taormina from Syracuse (AHL).

Vancouver Canucks - Signed forward Cole Cassels to an entry-level contract.


=== COLLEGE ===

LSU - Named Russell Brock sand volleyball coach.