Boston Red Sox -- Called up P Joel Bennett from Double-A New Britain to Triple-A Pawtucket.
Florida Marlins -- Added eight days to a two-day suspension imposed on Triple-A Edmonton OF Darrell Whitmore by the Pacific Coast League for an outburst during a game Saturday night.
Seattle Mariners -- Optioned P Jim Converse (0-5, 8.69 ERA) to Triple-A Calgary.
CBA -- Announced the resignation of commissioner Mark Lamping, effective Sept. 1.
WBC -- Announced that Pernell "Sweetpea" Whitaker (33-1-1) and James "Buddy" McGirt (64-3-1) will fight Oct. 1 at The Scope in Norfolk, Va., for Whitaker's welterweight title.
National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics -- Named East Carolina athletic director Dave Hart Jr. to the executive committee.
Alfred -- Named Tom Spanbauer men's basketball coach and Eleanor Shriver women's lacrosse coach.
Columbia -- Named Ted Zazopoulos defensive line coach and Jim Malone tight ends coach.
Hofstra -- Named Ted Tsirigotis linebackers coach and Dante Wright receivers coach.
Kean -- Named Jim Davidson lacrosse coach.
Mississippi -- Admitted to more than half of the 15 NCAA allegations of wrongdoing in the school's football program, including "lack of institutional control," a major allegation.
Nazareth, N.Y. -- Named Anthony Zostant women's lacrosse coach.
Norfolk State -- Announced that an internal investigation of alleged grade-fixing involving football players found no wrongdoing by former coach Willard Bailey.
St. Mary's, Md. -- Named alumnus Paul Moyer director of athletics, recreation and intramurals, effective Sept. 1.
Siena Heights -- Named Susie Wickman women's basketball coach.
Cincinnati Bengals -- Waived DE Daniel Stubbs.
Denver Broncos -- Cut S Michael Ball.
Indianapolis Colts -- Released WR Mac Cody, WR Matt Frier, DL Jose Simon, DL Matt Morrill and DB Ronald Redell.
New York Giants -- Waived DE Mark Flythe, DE Steve Brannon, RB Leon Brown and DB Joey Smith. Signed OL Adam Schreiber. Placed RB Jarrod Bunch on the physically-unable-to-perform list.
Philadelphia Eagles -- Waived CB Damacio Green. Signed CB William Shankle.
A5 Pittsburgh Steelers -- Waived DB Richard Shelton.
Philadelphia Flyers -- Signed LW Brent Fedyk and D Shawn Anderson.
USOC -- Named John Krimsky Jr. executive director, effective Oct. 1; he had been deputy secretary general and chief
Fort Lauderdale Strikers (APSL) -- Announced the resignation of coach Thomas Rongen.
Cleveland Crunch (NPSL) -- Signed F Hector Marinaro to a three-year contract.
Milwaukee Wave (NPSL) -- Signed M Billy Duranceau to two-year contract.