Houston Rockets: Signed G Eldridge Recasner.
Seattle SuperSonics: Signed F Sherell Ford to a three-year contract.
Vancouver Grizzlies: Signed C Bryant Reeves to a three-year contract.
Gannon: Announced the retirement of Howard Elwell, athletic director.
Loyola: Sophomore Denise Serafin was named women's soccer Player of the Week by the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. Serafin scored a goal in two of the Greyhounds' three victories last week.
Maryland: Freshman F Keri Sarver (two goals, one assist) was named women's soccer Player of the Week by the Atlantic Coast Conference. Senior F Tod Herskovitz shared the men's honor with Virginia F Tim Prisco.
Salisbury State: Freshman RB Daron Wimbish was named ECAC Southern Region Player of the Week.
Texas-Pan American: Announced Mark Adams, men's basketball coach, has been assigned new duties within the athletic department. Named Tim Thomas interim men's basketball coach.
Towson State: Junior Lisa McCullen was named field hockey Player of the Week by the North Atlantic Conference. McCullen had four goals and two assists in the Tigers' three victories last week.
Wisconsin-Milwaukee: Named Jenny Sell women's interim basketball coach.
Chicago Bears: Waived FB Mike Faulkerson. Activated QB Steve Stenstrom from the practice squad.
L Cincinnati Bengals: Hired Billy Brooks as assistant trainer.
Washington Redskins: Said LB Monte Coleman will announce his retirement today.
Hamilton Tiger-Cats (CFL): Announced the resignation of Dieter Brock, offensive coordinator.
NHL: Suspended Edmonton Oilers D Bryan Marchment for five games without pay as a result of a kneeing incident against the Winnipeg Jets' Jason Simon in an exhibition game Sept. 18. Marchment, who received a major penalty for kneeing, already has served three games of the suspension.
Anaheim Mighty Ducks: Assigned LW John Lilley, LW David Sacco, LW Mike Maneluk, D Jason Marshall, G Byron Penstock, C Sean Pronger and C Jarrod Skalde to AHL Baltimore.
Montreal Canadiens: Assigned D Brad Brown, C Craig Conroy, C Xavier Majic and LW Gerry Fleming to AHL Fredericton.
New Jersey Devils: Assigned D Brad Bombardir, LW Scott Pellerin and C
Steve Sullivan to AHL Albany.
New York Islanders: Assigned F Derek Armstrong, F Andreas Johansson, F Dan Plante, D Jason Strudwick and G Eric Fichaud to AHL Worcester. Assigned C Micah Aivazoff, D Jason Herter and G Jamie McLennan to IHL Utah.
Pittsburgh Penguins: Released LW Evgeny Davydov. Assigned G Philippe DeRouville, G Patrick Lalime, D Alexei Krivchenkov, D Sergei Voronov and C Oleg Belov to IHL Cleveland. Assigned D Greg Andrusak to IHL Detroit.
Vancouver Canucks: Assigned Sergei Tkachenko, Bert Robertsson, Libor Polasek, Yuri Kuznetsov and Artur Oktyabrev to AHL Syracuse.
Washington Capitals: Assigned D Patrick Boileau, D Brian Stacey, D Alexander Alexeev and D Yannick Jean to AHL Portland.
Winnipeg Jets: Assigned RW Tavis Hansen and G Scott Langkow to AHL Springfield. Sent LW Chris Govedaris to IHL Minnesota. Released D Danny Lambert.