Baseball Cleveland Indians -- Optioned P Jeff Mutis to Triple-A Charlotte. Recalled OF Wayne Kirby.
San Francisco Giants -- Placed OF Dave Martinez on the 15-day DL. Added former Orioles OF Luis Mercedes to the roster.
Basketball Houston Rockets -- Announced that Charlie Thomas has agreed to a contract to sell the team to a Florida businessman for an undisclosed amount after the team is finished in the playoffs.
Colleges Houston -- Announced the resignation of football coach John Jenkins.
West Texas State -- Named Rick Cooper men's basketball coach.
Football Cincinnati Bengals -- Signed QB Jay Schroeder.
Dallas Cowboys -- Released CB Issiac Holt, LB Melvin Foster and TE Dennis Ransom. Signed QB Brad Bretz, QB Michael Payton, TE Jason Burleson, WR Anthony Jones, WR Greg Reed, RB Tony Kennedy, G Alan Luther and G Alex Rankin.
Detroit Lions -- Signed PK Sean Conley, WR Demeris Johnson, WR Larry Ryans, DL Ricky Logo, C Mark Rodenhauser, TE Marty Thompson and RB Shaumbee Wright-Fair.
Green Bay Packers -- Waived DE Robert Brown.
Indianapolis Colts -- Signed LB Eric Beatty, LB Brian Ratigan, LB Paul Butcher, PK Dirk Borgognone, DB Bryan Cook, DB Robbie Young, DB Derriel McCorvey, TE Victor Hall, OL Jim Pesek, OL Kipp Vickers, OL Jerry Sharp and QB Erik White.
New England Patriots -- Signed LB Arnold Ale, LB Tunji Bolden, OL Keith Ballard, OL Tom Vincent, DL Matt Bomba, RB Corey Croom, RB Eric Gallon, WR Bo Gilliard, WR Ronnie Harris, C Frank Godfrey, FB Burnie Legette and DB Vernon Lewis.
New York Giants -- Signed DB Hassan Bailey, DB Walter Bailey, DB Norris Thomas, DL Shazzon Bradley, DL Jerold Jeffcoat, WR Eric Weir, TE Marcus Pope and RB Tico Duckett.
New York Jets -- Re-signed DB Brian Washington, DB Dennis Price. Signed DB-KR Clifford Hicks.
San Diego Chargers -- Signed WR Randall Felton, WR Reggie Miller, T Jesse Hardwick and P Ralph Stephens.
San Francisco 49ers -- Signed LB Brett Faryniarz, S Brian Taylor and TE Ted Popson.
Hockey Boston Bruins -- Signed C Fred Knipscheer.