Braves: 1B Fred McGriff agreed to four-year contract worth about $20 million.
Padres: Named Russ Nixon director of player development.
NBA: Named Raptors G Damon Stoudamire Rookie of Month.
Pacers: Activated C Rik Smits and F Duane Ferrell (Calvert Hall) from injured list. Placed C Adrian Caldwell and G Fred Hoiberg on injured list.
New Orleans Saints: Placed G Chris Port on IR. Claimed G Donald Willis off waivers from Seahawks.
Jets: Recalled G Scott Langkow from AHL Springfield.
Sabres: Recalled RW Dane Jackson from AHL Rochester.
Sharks: Fired coach Kevin Constantine. Named assistant Jim Wiley interim coach.
Stars: RW Nikolai Borschevsky retired.
Peoria Rivermen (IHL): Will move to Winnipeg, Manitoba, next season.