National Basketball Association
BOSTON CELTICS—Signed G Bimbo Coles.
DALLAS MAVERICKS—Placed C Evan Eschmeyer on the injured list. Activated F Popeye Jones from the injured list.
INDIANA PACERS—Placed G Jamison Brewer on the injured list. Activated G Fred Jones from the injured list.
National Football League
MIAMI DOLPHINS—Signed WR Derrius Thompson to a three-year contract.
MINNESOTA VIKINGS—Signed PK Paul Edinger to a five-year offer sheet.
National Hockey League
DALLAS STARS—Assigned D John Erskine and RW David Oliver to Utah of the AHL.
FLORIDA PANTHERS—Reassigned RW Pierre Dagenais to San Antonio of the AHL.
LOS ANGELES KINGS—Claimed LW Jon Sim off waivers from Nashville.
NASHVILLE PREDATORS—Reassigned G Jan Lasak to Milwaukee of the AHL.
PHOENIX COYOTES—Acquired D Brad Ference from the Florida Panthers for LW Darcy Hordichuk and a second-round pick in the 2003 draft. Assigned LW Ramzi Abid to Springfield of the AHL.
SAN JOSE SHARKS—Traded D Bryan Marchment to the Colorado Avalanche for a third and a fifth-round pick in the 2003 draft.