Orioles -- Agreed to terms with free-agent 1B Rafael Palmeiro.
Sacramento Kings -- Exercised the option on the contract of coach Garry St. Jean through next season.
UMBC -- Announced that Black Issues in Higher Education has named Kirk Hewling (Silver Spring) to the Sports Scholars first team for men's track and field/cross country.
Towson State -- Named senior RB Tony Vinson winner of the football team's Doc Minnegan Most Valuable Player Award. Named junior QB Dan Crowley Offensive Player of the Year; senior DE Rob Stanavitch and senior DB Aaron Bates (Wilde Lake) Defensive Players of the Year; and senior OT Karl Nieberlein (Mount St. Joseph) Lineman of the Year. Senior WR Brian Roberts won the Tiger Award and junior WR Mark Orlando won the Big Play Award.