American League

ANAHEIM ANGELS—Reassigned OF Gary Johnson and INF Dallas McPherson to their minor league camp.

BOSTON RED SOX—Claimed LHP Frank Brooks off waivers from Oakland. Returned RHP Colter Bean to the New York Yankees. Named Charles Cellucci director of security and emergency services.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS—Optioned INF Jarrod Patterson to Omaha of the PCL.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS—Agreed to terms with 3B Eric Chavez on a six-year contract extension through 2010.

SEATTLE MARINERS—Optioned RHP Cha Seung Baek, LHP Bobby Madritsch and INF Justin Leone to Tacoma of the PCL and INF Greg Dobbs to San Antonio of the Texas League. Assigned C Rene Rivera to their minor league camp.

National League

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES—Reassigned LHP Cole Hamels, RHP Gavin Floyd, 3B Juan Richardson, OF Mark Smith and OF Mark Budzinski to their minor league camp.


National Basketball Association

NBA—Fined Memphis G Bonzi Wells and New Orleans C Jamaal Magloire $5,000 each for throwing basketballs into the stands during games on March 16.

HOUSTON ROCKETS—Signed F Charles Oakley to a 10-day contract.


National Football League

CLEVELAND BROWNS—Signed WR Frisman Jackson to a two-year contract extension and DL Michael Myers to a two-year contract.

NEW YORK GIANTS—Announced the team was awarded S Jack Brewer off waivers from the Minnesota Vikings. Waived K Mike Hollis.


SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS—Re-signed TE Eric Johnson to a three-year contract.

TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS—Signed RB-KR Brandon Bennett and RB Jamel White.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS—Agreed to terms with CB Ralph Brown on a two-year contract and CB Walt Harris on a three-year contract.


National Hockey League NHL—Suspended Florida F Donald Audette for two games, without pay, for a kicking incident during a game against the New York Islanders on March 17 and Atlanta F Ronald Petrovicky for one game, without pay, for a kneeing incident during a game against Buffalo on March 17.