Athletics: Agreed to terms with P Steve Karsay and IF Fausto Cruz.
Brewers: Agreed to terms with P Brian Givens, P Sid Roberson, P Steve Sparks and IF Wes Weger.
Diamondbacks: Named Jim Marshall director of Pacific Rim operations.
Pirates: Signed ex-Orioles minor-league P Blaine Beatty to minor-league contract.
Reds: Agreed to terms with C Joe Oliver. Waived C Damon Berryhill.
Yankees: Sent P Andy Croghan outright to Triple-A Columbus.
Raptors: Activated F Dwayne Whitfield from injured list.
Big East: Named Georgetown G Kimberly Smith (Western) women's basketball Rookie of the Week.
Northeast Conference: Named Mount St. Mary's G Tony Hayden men's basketball Newcomer of the Week.
Oregon: Defensive coordinator Charlie Waters resigned.
Bengals: Agreed to terms with unrestricted free-agent CB Ashley Ambrose, who had been with Colts, on 3-year contract.
Bills: Signed WR Henry Bailey and WR Demeris Johnson.
Broncos:Broncos: Signed LB Alfred Williams, who had been with 49ers, to five-year, $12 million contract.
Buccaneers: Named Herman Edwards assistant head coach-defensive backs coach.
Cardinals: Re-signed unrestricted free-agent CB Aeneas Williams. Named Alan Everest special teams coach.
Jets: Signed OL John Hudson.
Panthers: Signed C Curtis Whitley and S Pat Terrell.
Saints:Saints: Signed CB Corey Dowden, CB Milton Mack, RB Dan Esposito, NT Jeff Fields, NT Buster Stanley, TE Paul Green, FB Dexter McNabb, G Darren Reese and G Tom Roth.
Vikings: Agreed to terms with free-agent LB Dixon Edwards on four-year contract.
NHL: Named Sabres C Pat LaFontaine Player of the Week.
Capitals: Recalled G Olie Kolzig and LW Andrew Brunette from AHL Portland. Sent G Ron Tugnutt to Portland.
Devils: Acquired D Phil Housley and D Dan Keczmer from Flames for RW Jocelyn Lemieux, D Tommy Albelin and D Cale Hulse. Sent C Steve Sullivan and D Kevin Dean on loan to AHL Albany.
Jets: Recalled D Deron Quint from AHL Springfield.
Maple Leafs: Recalled RW Mark Kolesar from AHL St. John's. Assigned G Jason Saal to St. John's.
Oilers: Recalled D Jiri Slegr from AHL Cape Breton.
Whalers: Assigned D Brian Mueller to ECHL Richmond.
Bandits (AHL): Returned D Brian Goudie to ECHL Richmond.