Orioles -- Activated P Ben McDonald from the 15-day DL. Optioned P Joe Borowski to Triple-A Rochester.
Milwaukee Brewers -- Placed C Joe Oliver on the 15-day DL.
Seattle Mariners -- Signed P Norm Charlton for the rest of the season.
Cincinnati -- Announced that the board of trustees has approved a 10-year contract extension with men's basketball coach Bob Huggins.
Hampton -- Announced it is joining the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.
Prairie View A&M; -- Announced that athletic director Barbara Jacket and football coach Ron Beard have been reassigned.
Rutgers -- Named C. Vivian Stringer women's basketball coach.
Carolina Panthers -- Signed OT Blake Brockermayer, DE Shawn King and CB Tyrone Poole.
Dallas Cowboys -- Signed TE Kendell Watkins and DE Oscar Sturgis.
Kansas City Chiefs -- Signed S Tim Watson.
Miami Dolphins -- Signed G Bert Weidner and TE Pete Mitchell.
New Orleans Saints -- Signed DE Damiean Jeffries and DB
William Strong to three-year contracts. Signed WR Lee DeRamus, WR Steve Rhem and DB Travis Davis. San Francisco 49ers -- Signed RB Ricky Ervins and RB Tony Brooks.
Dallas Stars -- Signed RW Dan Kesa and D Sergei Gusev to multiyear contracts.
Detroit Red Wings -- Signed D Vladimir Konstantinov, RW Doug Brown and C TimTaylor.
Pittsburgh Penguins -- Signed C Oleg Belov, D Alexei Krivchenkov and D Seregei Voronov.
St. Louis Blues -- Signed LW Geoff Courtnall to a three-year contract.
Washington Capitals -- Acquired G Mike Torchia from the Dallas Stars for future considerations.