Florida Marlins -- Announced that 3B Gary Sheffield has withdrawn his appeal of a three-game suspension and will miss Florida's three-game series against Atlanta.
Oakland Athletics -- Gave P Storm Davis his unconditional release. Recalled P John Briscoe from Double-A Huntsville.
Philadelphia Phillies -- Optioned OF Ruben Amaro to Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre. Recalled P Paul Fletcher from Scranton Wilkes-Barre.
Pittsburgh Pirates -- Released P John Candelaria. Activated P Randy Tomlin from the 15-day DL.
St. Louis Cardinals -- Activated OF Ray Lankford. Placed P Les Lancaster on the 15-day DL, retroactive to July 7, with inflammation of the right elbow. Signed 1B/OF Nate Dishington.
Texas Rangers -- Sent IF Jeff Huson to Triple-A Oklahoma City on a medical rehabilitation assignment.
Boston Celtics -- Signed F Dino Radja to a three-year contract.
Boston College -- Announced the resignation of Karen Dobbs, women's track and field coach.
Hartford -- Named Jackie Adams women's cross country and track and field coach.
Massachusetts -- Named Art Bittel defensive line coach.
St. Bonaventure -- Named Samantha David and Courtney Romeiser women's assistant basketball coaches.
St. Peter's -- Named Robert Abraham linebackers coach, Dave Baran line coach and Lou Paradiso quarterbacks coach and recruiting coordinator.
South Alabama -- Named Scott Novak director of men's and women's tennis and Tom Workman men's assistant basketball coach.
Green Bay Packers -- Signed DB George Teague, CB Doug Evans and S Tim Watson. Placed QB Steve Rohrscheib on
waivers. Signed free-agent RB Allen Pinkett to a one-year contract.
Los Angeles Rams -- Named Gene Cameron vice president of sales and marketing. Signed WR Lynn James. Released WR Sean Foster.
Minnesota Vikings -- Agreed to terms with RB Terry Allen on a three-year contract extension.
New Orleans Saints -- Signed LB Joel Smeenge to a two-year contract and OG Jon Heidenreich.
New York Giants -- Re-signed LB Steve DeOssie and S Myron Guyton.
Pittsburgh Steelers -- Signed DE Kevin Henry. Agreed to terms with G Lonnie Palelei and DB Willie Williams. Re-signed WR Yancy Thigpen.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- Agreed to terms with DL Chii Ahanotu, WR Darrick Branch and FB Rudy Harris.
San Jose Sharks -- Sent D Neil Wilkinson to the Chicago Blackhawks to complete June 18 trade for G Jimmy Waite.
East Coast Hockey League -- Approved the sale of the Richmond Renegaes to Dave Elmore.