American League

BOSTON RED SOX—Placed RHP Ramon Martinez on the 15-day disabled list. Recalled RHP Rick Croushore from Pawtucket of the International League.

TEXAS RANGERS—Assigned OF Jason McDonald to Oklahoma of the PCL from Charlotte of the Florida State League. Transferred RHP Clint Sodowsky from Tulsa of the Texas League to Oklahoma.

National League

FLORIDA MARLINS—Sent INF Mendy Lopez to Calgary of the PCL.

HOUSTON ASTROS—Placed RHP Shane Reynolds and 2B Craig Biggio on the 15-day disabled list. Called up RHP Brian Powell from New Orleans of the PCL.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS—Activated OF F.P. Santangelo from the 15-disabled list. Placed INF Chris Donnels on the 15-day disabled list.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS—Placed RHP David Weathers on the 15-day disabled list. Recalled LHP Rafael Roque from Indianapolis of the International League. Purchased the contract of RHP Everett Stull from Indianapolis. Designated RHP Bob Scanlan for assignment.

MONTREAL EXPOS—Optioned INF Michael Barrett to Ottawa of the International League.

Pacific Coast League

CALGARY CANNONS—Activated RHP Hector Almonte from the disabled list and optioned him to Brevard County of the Florida State League. Optioned INF Joe Funaro to Portland of the Eastern League. Acquired INF Aaron Holbert from Pawtucket of the International League for a player to be named.


National Basketball Association

HOUSTON ROCKETS—Signed G Cuttino Mobley to a six-year contract.

INDIANA PACERS—Re-signed F Jalen Rose and F Austin Croshere.

MILWAUKEE BUCKS—Waived F Danny Manning.

ORLANDO MAGIC—Named Ted Arzonico trainer.

SAN ANTONIO SPURS—Re-signed F Tim Duncan. Signed G Raja Bell.

SEATTLE SUPERSONICS—Signed F Rashard Lewis to a three-year contract.

UTAH JAZZ—Signed G John Starks to a two-year contract.

Women's National Basketball Association

WASHINGTON MYSTICS—Placed C Heather Owen on the injured list. Activated C Michelle Campbell from the injured list.


National Football League

DETROIT LIONS—Agreed to terms with DE Robert Porcher on a one-year contract.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS—Placed DT Rob Renes on the injured reserve list.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS—Agreed to terms with OG Will Shields on a one-year contract.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS—Signed OT Jay Hawgood and FB Brian Milne. Released DE Troy Wilson and WR Anthony Rodgers.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS—Signed WR Ben Clampitt. Claimed RB Robert Farmer off waivers from the New York Jets.


National Hockey League

BOSTON BRUINS—Re-signed F Shawn Bates, F Andre Savage, F Mikko Eloranta, F Cameron Mann, F Eric Nickulas and D Elias Abrahamsson to one-year contracts.

COLORADO AVALANCHE—Signed F Mike Craig, F Dan Hinote, F Ville Nieminen, D Dan Smith, D Brian White and G Frederic Cassivi.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS—Named Ross Yates assistant coach of Syracuse of the AHL.

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS—Signed F Alexsey Morozov to a one-year contract

WASHINGTON CAPITALS—Signed D Rob Zettler to a one-year contract. American Hockey League

HERSHEY BEARS—Signed RW Mike Craig. Re-signed F Dan Hinote, F Ville Nieminen, D Brian White and D Dan Smith.

International Hockey League

CHICAGO WOLVES—Re-signed LW Steve Maltais.

KANSAS CITY BLADES—Named Gregg DeVitto director of broadcasting and communications.

East Coast Hockey League

PEE DEE PRIDE—Named Jenny Cruise director of promotions and game day operations and Sean Cowley director of media and public relations.

TRENTON TITANS—Named Troy Ward coach.

United Hockey League

MISSOURI RIVER OTTERS—Picked up option on LW-assistant coach Lonnie Loach for 2000-2001 season.

Western Professional Hockey League

FORT WORTH BRAHMAS—Signed F Justin Cardwell as player-assistant coach.


APPALACHIAN STATE—Named Matt McMahon men's assistant basketball coach.

BALL STATE—Named Tim Fitzharris assistant director of athletics communications.

COLUMBIA, MO.—Named Mike Davis women's basketball coach.

CULVER-STOCKTON—Named Jim Webb softball coach.

DELAWARE—Named Christine Koren women's assistant basketball coach.

HAVERFORD—Promoted assistant baseball coach Dave Beccaria to baseball coach. Named Ed Molush pitching coach, Eric Day assistant athletic trainer, Leanne Cole multicultural recruiting-administrative intern and Charles Baltimore and Wana Saadzoi women's assistant basketball coaches.

HOBART—Named Ed Stephenson men's assistant lacrosse coach.

ILLINOIS STATE—Named Pad McMeel director of athletic annual giving and special events.

IONA—Named Kara Brennan senior women's administrator.

JACKSONVILLE—Named Aiko Beltran assistant volleyball coach.

KANSAS STATE—Named Nicole Green assistant director of compliance.

LONG ISLAND U.-SOUTHAMPTON—Named Jim Meyer women's basketball coach.

MOBILE—Named Jon Stauffer men's assistant basketball coach and Sam Coates men's graduate assistant basketball coach.

MUSKINGUM—Named Joy Taylor women's assistant basketball coach.

NORTH DAKOTA STATE—Named Jennifer Volkerding women's golf coach.

NORTHEASTERN—Named Willete White women's basketball coach.

OREGON TECH—Named Pete Whisler men's baseball coach.

PRINCETON—Named Michael Cross associate director of athletics and Jim McLaughlin assistant director of athletics.

PROVIDENCE—Named Margot Royer women's volleyball coach.

RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE—Named Nicole Follett women's gymnastics coach.

ST. JOHN'S, N.Y.—Named Diane Torres and Craig Vesci assistant athletic trainers.

ST. PETER'S—Announced the resignation of Kim Culligan, associate director of athletics and senior woman administrator, to take a similar position at Kean.

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS—Announced the retirement of Julie Beck, women's basketball coach, effective Aug. 31. Named Lori Opp women's basketball coach.

SOUTHERN METHODIST—Named Chris Johnson director of basketball operations.

SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI—Named Beth Leaver women's assistant soccer coach.

SOUTHWEST STATE-MINN.—Named Marc Johannes offensive line coach.

TEXAS—Named Cleve Bryant to associate athletics director for football operations.

UTAH—Named Ryan Forsyth assistant ski coach for alpine events.

VIRGINIA—Named Jason Dunn men's and women's asistant cross country coach.

VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE—Named Andy Krauss assistant sports information director, Chris Smith assistant athletic trainer, Michael Szul ticket manager and Nathan Taylor marketing intern.

WEST ALABAMA-Named Neal Holliman assistant baseball coach and Betsy Harris women's assistant basketball coach.