Orioles -- Activated 1B Paul Carey from the 60-day disabled list and optioned him to Triple-A Rochester. Sent P Rick Forney outright to Double-A Bowie.
Chicago White Sox -- Sent 2B Joey Cora to Single-A South Bend for an injury rehabilitation assignment. Agreed to terms with 1B Mark Johnson.
Pittsburgh Pirates -- Called up P Rich Robertson from Triple-A Buffalo. Designated former Orioles P Jeff Ballard for assignment. Sent 1B Kevin Young to Buffalo.
Creighton -- Named Len Gordy men's assistant basketball coach.
DePaul -- Promoted Jean Lenti Ponsetto to senior associate athletic director.
Lehigh -- Named Jane Gilvary women's assistant basketball coach and Bob Williams men's assistant basketball coach.
Mississippi -- Announced the resignation of Warner Alford, athletic director, effective Aug. 31.
South Carolina -- Named Nancy Duncan women's assistant swimming and diving coach.
Texas Christian -- Named Terry Evans men's assistant basketball coach.
UMBC -- Named Doug Nicholas assistant men's basketball coach.
Yeshiva -- Named Jonathan Bandler men's tennis coach.
Atlanta Falcons -- Named Tim Marcum defensive assistant. Signed WR Bert Emanuel and G Alex Kalaniuvalu.
Cincinnati Bengals -- Signed DT Keith Rucker.
Dallas Cowboys -- Signed OL Ted Rogers and WR Ken Harris.
Houston Oilers -- Signed DB Marcus Robertson to a four-year contract. Announced the retirement of LB Scott Kozak.
Indianapolis Colts -- Re-signed DE Michael Brandon. Signed DB John Covington.
Miami Dolphins -- Signed DT William Gaines and LB Brant Boyer.
New Orleans Saints -- Signed FB Derrick Ned to a one-year contract.
Philadelphia Eagles -- Signed S Rich Miano, OL Joe Panos and P Mitch Berger. Released DB Alonza Barnett, DB Dewayne Knight and DB William Shankle.
Anaheim Mighty Ducks -- Signed F Valeri Karpov and D Nikolai Tsulygin to multiyear contracts.
FIFA -- Banned Italian D Mauro Tassotti eight games for breaking the nose of Spain's Luis Enrique during a World Cup quarterfinal match Saturday and fined him $15,500.