MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Tampa Bay - Signed SS Derek Mann, RHP T.J. Hill, RHP Spencer Young, and OF Michael Jackson.
AMERICAN LEAGUE Baltimore - Signed C Mark Parent. Designated RHP Brian Sackinsky for assignment. Cleveland - Activated RHP Dennis Martinez from the 15-day disabled list. Designated LHP Greg Swindell for assignment. Detroit - Signed RHP Seth Greisinger. Acquired RHP Kevin Gallaher and SS Pedro Santana from Houston to complete deal. Oakland - Signed INF Eric Chavez. NATIONAL LEAGUE Cincinnati - Placed RHP Mark Portugal on the 15-day disabled list. Recalled OF Curtis Goodwin from Indianapolis of the American Association. Pittsburgh - Announced the resignation of Mark Sauer, president.
NBA Cleveland - Re-signed F Donny Marshall.
NFL Arizona - Waived LB David Merritt and LB Simon Shanks. Signed CB Ronnie Bradford. Signed WR Fred Brock, QB Mark Butterfield and CB Dell McGee to the practice squad. Carolina - Waived OLB Darion Conner and P Kevin Feighery. Signed P Rohn Stark. Chicago - Signed WR Mill Coleman, RB Michael Hicks and DB Chris Martin to their practice squad. Cincinnati - Signed WR Tydus Winans. Waived WR James Hundon. Signed DT Brad Keeney to the practice squad. Dallas - Agreed to terms with TE Tyji Armstrong. Kansas City - Signed WR Eric Smith, DB Adrian Robinson, WR Mike Senters, DL Herb Coleman and DT Kerry Hicks to the practice squad. Indianapolis - Signed QB Mike Cawley, WR Chris Doering, WR Clarence Jones, DL Kendel Shello and OL Casey Wiegman to the practice squad. Miami - Signed QB Spence Fischer, G John Elmore, G Garin Patrick and T Mike Sheldon to the practice squad. New Orleans - Activated DE Fred Stokes from the physically-unable-to-perform list. Waived TE Steve Brooks. Signed C Kendall Gammon. Signed LB Don Davis, RB Don Esposito and OT Kevin Farkas to the practice squad. N.Y. Giants - Signed FB Jeremy Burkett, DT Darnell Gilliard, PK Olindo Mare and RB Robert Walker to the practice squad. N.Y. Jets - Signed WR Henry Bailey and WR Phillip Riley to the practice squad. Oakland - Signed WR Sean Foster, RB Jerone Davison, QB Alfred Montez and G Joey Wylie to the practice squad. Pittsburgh - Waived C Kendall Gammon. Claimed TE-C Kirk Botkin off waivers from the New Orleans Saints. Re-signed OL Tom Myslinski. San Francisco - Agreed to terms with T Steve Wallace. Waived C Steve Gordon. Signed CB Eric Carter to the practice squad. Waived CB Pat McGuirk from the practice squad. Tampa Bay - Terminated the contract of WR Charles Wilson, making him an unrestricted free agent. Waived TE Cedric Saunders. Signed WR Robb Thomas. Signed C Kevin Dogins, LB LaCurtis Jones, WR-KR Marvin Marshall, CB Reggie Rusk, and DE Steve White to the practice squad. Washington - Claimed LB Alcides Catanho off waivers from the New England Patriots. Waived LB Terry Crews.
NHL Anaheim - Signed D Adrien Plavsic to a one-year contract. Los Angeles - Agreed to terms with D Philippe Boucher, D Doug Zmolek and LW Barry Potomski. Phoenix - Signed G Nikolai Khabibulin to a three-year contract. COLLEGE
Kentucky - Announced the dismissal of DT Harold Bell from the football team for undisclosed violations of team rules. Virginia - Announced that C Chase Metheny has rejoined the basketball team.