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

                      === Monday, September 30, 2013 ===


=== BASEBALL ===

Chicago Cubs - Fired manager Dale Sveum.

New York Mets - Signed manager Terry Collins to a two-year contract extension
with a club option for 2016.

Philadelphia Phillies - Declined to renew the contract of pitching coach Rich
Dubee; named Paul Fournier strength and conditioning coordinator.

San Diego Padres - Reinstated shortstop Everth Cabrera from the restricted
list; designated catcher Chris Robinson for assignment.

Texas Rangers - Reinstated outfielder Nelson Cruz from the restricted list;
designated outfielder Joey Butler for assignment.


=== BASKETBALL ===

Los Angeles Clippers - Signed guard Mustapha Farrakhan and forwards Lou
Amundson and JaMychal Green to the training camp roster.

Minnesota Timberwolves - Signed guard A.J. Price.

New York Knicks - Exercised the option on the contract of head coach Mike
Woodson for the 2014-15 season.

Portland Trail Blazers - Exercised the third-year options on the contracts of
guard Damian Lillard forward Thomas Robinson and center Meyers Leonard.

Sacramento Kings - Signed center DeMarcus Cousins to a multi-year contract
extension.


=== FOOTBALL ===

Cleveland Browns - Claimed running Fozzy Whittaker off waivers from the San
Diego Chargers; waived wide receiver Josh Cooper and running back Montario
Hardesty.

Green Bay Packers - Signed running back Michael Hill to the active roster from
the practice squad; signed wide receiver Reggie Dunn to the practice squad.

Indianapolis Colts - Signed fullback Robert Hughes; waived wide receiver Griff
Whalen.

Jacksonville Jaguars - Signed guard Jacques McClendon and quarterback Ricky
Stanzi; waived wide receivers Jeremy Ebert and Tobais Palmer.

New England Patriots - Released safety Kanorris Davis.


=== HOCKEY ===

Anaheim Ducks - Assigned forwards John Kurtz, Rickard Rakell and Brad Staubitz
and defenseman Nolan Yonkman to Norfolk (AHL); assigned goaltender Igor Bobkov
to Utah (ECHL).

Buffalo Sabres - Assigned forward Luke Adam and defenseman Alexander Sulzer to
Rochester (AHL).

Carolina Hurricanes - Assigned forward Chris Terry and defenseman Ryan Murphy
to Charlotte (AHL).

Detroit Red Wings - Assigned forwards Mitch Callahan, Luke Glendening, Calle
Jarnkrok, Tomas Jurco, Teemu Pulkkinen and Riley Sheahan, defensemen Adam
Almquist, Xavier Ouellet and Ryan Sproul and goaltender Jared Coreau to Grand
Rapids (AHL); released forward Jeff Hoggan and defenseman Nathan Paetsch from
professional tryouts; placed forwards Willie Coetzee and Landon Ferraro and
defenseman Nick Jensen on injured reserve.

Florida Panthers - Agreed to terms with defenseman Ryan Whitney on a one-year
contract; loaned defenseman Colby Robak to San Antonio (AHL).

Nashville Predators - Signed forward Simon Moser to a one-year, entry-level
contract.

New Jersey Devils - Assigned forward Cam Janssen to Albany (AHL); placed
forward Patrik Elias on injured reserve.

Ottawa Senators - Assigned defensemen Ben Blood, Mark Borowiecki, Cody Ceci,
Fredrik Claesson, Tyler Eckford, Daniel New, Troy Rutkowski, Michael Sdao and
Chris Wideman, forwards Corey Cowick, Jakub Culek, David Dziurzynski, Derek
Grant, Wacey Hamilton, Danny Hobbs, Mike Hoffman, Ludwig Karlsson, Darren
Kramer, Jim O'Brien, Andre Petersson, Shane Prince, Matt Puempel, Buddy
Robinson, Cole Schneider, Mark Stone and Mika Zibanejad and goaltenders Scott
Greenham, Andrew Hammond and Nathan Lawson to Binghamton (AHL); assigned
forward Curtis Lazar to Edmonton (WHL).

Philadelphia Flyers - Loaned forward Adam Hall and defenseman Bruno Gervais to
Adirondack (AHL); placed defenseman Chris Pronger on injured reserve.

Pittsburgh Penguins - Assigned forward Andrew Ebbett and defenseman Simon
Despres to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL); assigned forward Beau Bennett to
Wheeling (ECHL); assigned defenseman Derrick Pouliot to Portland (WHL); placed
defenseman Kris Letang and goaltender Tomas Vokoun on injured reserve;
recalled defenseman Harrison Ruopp from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

San Jose Sharks - Assigned defensemen Taylor Doherty and Matt Tennyson,
forwards Bracken Kearns and John McCarthy and goaltender Harri Sateri to
Worcester (AHL); assigned forward Matt Pelech to San Francisco (ECHL).

Vancouver Canucks - Claimed defenseman Ryan Stanton off waivers from the
Chicago Blackhawks; assigned forward Jeremy Welsh to Utica (AHL); assigned
forward Bo Horvat to London (OHL); assigned forward Hunter Shinkaruk to
Medicine Hat (WHL).

Winnipeg Jets - Placed defenseman Grant Clitsome on injured reserve; assigned
forward Patrice Cormier and defenseman Zach Redmond to St. John's (AHL).


=== COLLEGE ===

Connecticut - Fired head football coach Paul Pasqualoni and associate head
coach George DeLeone.