BaseballAtlanta Braves -- Placed IF Jeff Blauser...


Atlanta Braves -- Placed IF Jeff Blauser on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Monday, due to a strained left oblique muscle. Purchased the contract of IF Mike Mordecai from Triple-A Richmond.


Boston Red Sox -- Purchased contract of P Todd Frohwirth from Triple-A Pawtucket.

Cleveland Indians -- Purchased the contract of P Chad Ogea and recalled IF Herbert Perry from Triple-A Charlotte. Optioned P Matt Turner to Charlotte and designated P Russ Swan for assignment.


Minnesota Twins -- Activated OF Shane Mack from the 15-day disabled list. Designated P Keith Garagozzo for assignment.

New York Yankees -- Placed P Steve Howe on the 15-day disabled list. Recalled P Sterling Hitchcock from Triple-A Columbus.

Philadelphia Phillies -- Placed SS Kevin Stocker on the 15-day disabled list. Called up IF Tom Quinlan from Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre. Placed P Norm Charlton on the 60-day disabled list, retroactive to April 4.


C7 Dallas Mavericks -- Fired head coach Quinn Buckner.


Clemson -- Named Bruce Warwick assistant athletic director for football management.

Creighton -- Named Kevin McKenna men's assistant basketball coach.


Franklin & Marshall -- Named Patricia Epps assistant athletic director.


Goucher College -- Named Geoff Miller athletic director.


Atlanta Falcons -- Signed free-agent WR Terance Mathis, who had been with the New York Jets, to a two-year contract. Waived C Jamie Dukes.

Carolina Panthers -- Named Don Anile director of player personnel.


4 Chicago Bears -- Released OL John Wojciechowski.

Dallas Cowboys -- Agreed to terms with free-agent QB Rodney Peete, who had been with the Detroit Lions.

Washington Redskins -- Announced the retirement of S Danny Copeland.

Arena Football League -- Announced a multi-year agreement with ESPN and ESPN2 for regular- and post-season coverage.

Las Vegas Posse (CFL) -- Signed RB Ron Slack and DB Tony Sargent.

Sacramento Gold Miners (CFL) -- Signed LB Dave Harper and E John Douglass.


Toronto Argonauts (CFL) -- Signed DB Maurice Benson, DB Tommy Henry and DB Marcus Shipp.


PGA Tour -- Named David Graham and Hale Irwin as team captains for the Presidents Cup. Named Irwin PGA Player of the Month and Raymond Floyd as Senior PGA Player of the Month.


Washington Capitals -- Recalled D Jason Woolley from IHL Portland.