American League

BOSTON RED SOX—Recalled INF Freddy Sanchez from Pawtucket of the IL.

CLEVELAND INDIANS—Transferred Jason Bere from the 15- to the 60-day disabled list. Activated LHP Cliff Lee from the 60-day disabled list and sent him to Akron of the Eastern League. Designated INF-OF Bill Selby for assignment. Purchased the contract of INF-OF Zach Sorensen from Buffalo of the IL. Announced RHP Jason Philips cleared waivers and will remain at Buffalo.

SEATTLE MARINERS—Placed OF John Mabry on 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 28. Recalled C Pat Borders from Tacoma of the PCL.

TEXAS RANGERS—Placed INF Herbert Perry on the 15-day disabled list. Recalled INF Mike Lamb from Oklahoma of the PCL.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS—Activated LHP Stephen Randolph from the 15-day disabled list.

CHICAGO CUBS—Activated OF Sammy Sosa from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned LHP Phil Norton to Iowa of the PCL.

HOUSTON ASTROS—Activated RHP Roy Oswalt from the 15-day disabled list. Optioned RHP Brandon Puffer to New Orleans of the PCL.

MONTREAL EXPOS—Placed RHP Zach Day on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 29. Recalled RHP Sun-Woo Kim from Edmonton of the PCL.

NEW YORK METS—Announced the retirement of RHP David Cone. Activated LHP John Franco from the 15-day disabled list. Placed LHP Mike Stanton on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 22. Recalled LHP Mike Bacsik from Norfolk of the IL.

SAN DIEGO PADRES—Purchased the contract of RHP Brian Tollberg from Portland of the PCL. Sent INF-OF Jermaine Clark outright to Portland.

South Atlantic League

LAKEWOOD BLUECLAWS—Sent INF Omar Bramasco to extended spring training. Announced INF Kevin Nulton and OF Karl Nonemaker have been assigned from extended spring training and INF Ryan Wardinsky has been assigned from Clearwater of the Florida State League.

Atlantic League

NEWARK BEARS—Signed RHP Elvin Nina. Released RHP Steve Gagliano.


National Basketball Association

WASHINGTON WIZARDS—Fired Doug Collins, coach.

NEW YORK KNICKS—Named Brendan Malone assistant coach. Promoted Michael Malone, coaching associate, to assistant coach-advance scout.

United States Basketball League

ADIRONDACK WILDCATS—Signed C Micah Brand and G Tommy Adams.



National Football League

CINCINNATI BENGALS—Agreed to terms with QB Shane Matthews on a one-year contract.

HOUSTON TEXANS—Signed DT Keith Wright. Re-signed WR Avion Black.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS—Waived CB Allan Amundson.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS—Signed RB Morgan Kane to a one-year contract.

Arena Football League

BUFFALO DESTROYERS—Placed DS Dwaine Carpenter on league exempt list.

DETROIT FURY—Signed DS Reggie Waddell from practice squad.

SAN JOSE SABERCATS—Released K Scott Szeredy.


National Hockey League

BOSTON BRUINS—Signed D Milan Jurcina to a three-year contract. Traded the rights to LW Darren McLachlan to Phoenix for a 2004 fifth-round pick.

NASHVILLE PREDATORS—Announced F Oleg Petrov has exercised his 2003-04 contract option.

NEW YORK ISLANDERS—Signed G Wade Dubielewicz to a one-year contract.

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS—Signed D Alexandre Rouleau and D Drew Fata.

SAN JOSE SHARKS—Announced F Vincent Damphousse has exercised his 2003-04 contract option.

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING—Signed C Jean-Francois Soucy to a three-year contract.

West Coast Hockey League

LAS VEGAS WRANGLERS—Named Glen Gulutzan general manager and coach.


MLS—Fined Kansas City D Nick Garcia $1,000 for his actions during a game on May 24.

SAN JOSE EARTHQUAKES—Signed MF Johanes Maliza to a developmental contract.


CENTRAL FLORIDA—Announced DE Rashad Jeanty has left school to sign with Edmonton of the CFL.

INDIANA—Named Dane Fife men's graduate assistant basketball coach.

NORTH ALABAMA—Named Kelley Newton men's assistant basketball coach.

OKLAHOMA STATE—Announced it will not renew the contract of Tom Holliday, baseball coach.

VALPARAISO—Named Matthew Driscoll men's associate basketball coach.

WESTERN KENTUCKY—Named Archie Miller men's assistant basketball coach.