=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Monday, November 18, 2013 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Baltimore Orioles - Signed pitcher Kelvin De La Cruz to a one-year contract.
Detroit Tigers - Named Omar Vizquel first base/infield/baserunning coach, Mick
Billmeyer bullpen coach, Wally Joyner hitting coach and Matt Martin defensive
Pittsburgh Pirates - Named Jeff Branson hitting coach and Jeff Livesey coach.
St. Louis Cardinals - Signed catcher Ed Easley to a minor league contract with
an invitation to spring training.
=== BASKETBALL ===
Golden State Warriors - Signed center Dewayne Dedmon.
=== FOOTBALL ===
New England Patriots - Activated running back Shane Vereen from injured
reserve-designated to return.
San Diego Chargers - Signed offensive tackle Willie Smith; waived offensive
tackle Kenny Wiggins; signed offensive tackle Nick Becton to the practice
squad; released guard Andrew Tiller from the practice squad.
San Francisco 49ers - Signed defensive back Dax Swanson to the practice
Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Placed cornerback Michael Adams on injured reserve.
Tennessee Titans - Signed quarterback John Skelton; placed cornerback Tommie
Campbell on injured reserve.
=== HOCKEY ===
Anaheim Ducks - Reassigned center Rickard Rakell to Norfolk (AHL).
Carolina Hurricanes - Activated goaltender Cam Ward from injured reserve;
reassigned goaltender Mike Murphy to Charlotte (AHL).
Chicago Blackhawks - Agreed to terms with forward Ryan Hartman on a three-year
Dallas Stars - Reassigned forward Travis Morin to Texas (AHL); recalled
defenseman Aaron Rome from Texas.
New Jersey Devils - Placed defenseman Anton Volchenkov on injured reserve;
assigned defenseman Jon Merrill to Albany (AHL).
New York Islanders - Placed goaltender Evgeni Nabokov on injured reserve,
retroactive to November 16; recalled goaltender Anders Nilsson from Bridgeport
New York Rangers - Assigned forward Brandon Mashinter to Hartford (AHL).
Pittsburgh Penguins - Recalled forward Brian Gibbons from Wilkes-
=== COLLEGE ===
North Dakota - Fired head football coach Chris Mussman.
Rhode Island - Fired head football coach Joe Trainer.
Washington State - Signed head football coach Mike Leach to a contract