BaseballAL -- Reduced the suspensions of Brewers...


AL -- Reduced the suspensions of Brewers manager Phil Garner, Athletics coach Tommie Reynolds and Athletics manager Tony La Russa from five to three games for their parts in a brawl in a game on Aug. 24.


NL -- Reduced the suspensions of Pirates OF Al Martin, and Cubs P Bob Scanlan from seven to three games, for their parts in a brawl in a game on Aug. 2.

Orioles -- Recalled P Mike Oquist and IF Manny Alexander froTriple-A Rochester.


Chicago Cubs -- Recalled P Jim Bullinger and P Turk Wendell; Matt Walback, C Tommy Shields and IF Doug Jennings from Triple-A Iowa. Purchased the contract of P Steve Trachsel and OF Karl Rhodes and OF Eddie Zambrano from Iowa.

Chicago White Sox -- Recalled P Rod Bolton and P Scott Ruffcorn from Triple-A Nashville. purchased the contracts of DH Drew Denson, IF Norberto Martin and P Chris Howard from Nashville. Requested waivers on P Ramon Garcia for the purpose of giving him his unconditional release. Transferred P Terry Leach to the emergency disabled list.

Florida Marlins -- Named Carlos Tosca manager of the Portland ** Sea Dogs of the Eastern League; Lynn Jones manager of the Kane County Cougars of the Midwest League and Juan Bustabad manager of the Gulf Coast Marlins of the Gulf Coast League.


NBA -- Suspended F Richard Dumas of the Phoenix Suns indefinitely without pay for failing to cooperate with the league's substance abuse rehabilitation program.

Houston Rockets -- Named Larry Smith assistant coach.

Orlando Magic -- Re-signed free-agent F Donald Royal.



I= Connecticut -- Named Damen Dawson assistant hockey coach.


Dallas Cowboys -- Signed RB Emmitt Smith to a four-year, 13.6 million contract.

Minnesota Vikings -- Dismissed offensive coordinator Jack Burns. Named tight ends coach Brian Billick offensive coordinator.

Philadelphia Eagles -- Signed K Matt Bahr to a one-year contract. Waived LB Louis Cooper.



Ottawa Senators -- Agreed to contract terms with D Norm MacIver and D Darren Rumble.

Washington Capitals -- Assigned D Chris Zanutto, RW Frank Banham, C Christian Labonte and D Patrick Bolleau to the juniors.