American League

BOSTON RED SOX—Placed 3B Mike Lowell on the 15-day DL. Purchased the contract of INF Jed Lowrie from Pawtucket (IL).

NEW YORK YANKEES—Named Hal and Hank Steinbrenner co-chairpersons and Jennifer Steinbrenner Swindal, Jessica Steinbrenner and Joan Steinbrenner vice chairpersons.


Arena Football League

UTAH BLAZE—Signed DB Carlton Brown from practice squad.


LSU—Named Trent Johnson men's basketball coach.