NASCAR: Fined Tony Stewart $5,000 for actions detrimental to auto racing after accident during NAPA AutoCare 500 on Oct. 3.
Blue Jays: Assigned OF Rob Butler, former Orioles OF Willie Greene and P Mike Romano outright to Triple-A Syracuse.
Brewers: Agreed to one-year player development contract with Triple-A Indianapolis.
Cubs: Purchased contract of IF Julio Zuleta from Double-A West Tennessee.
Marlins: Optioned IF-OF John Roskos and IF Chris Clapinski to Triple-A Calgary.
Padres: Sent P Stan Spencer, P Matt Whiteside and P Isabel Giron to Triple-A Las Vegas.
Reds: Claimed P Heath Murray off waivers from Padres. Named Jorge Oquendo director of internatonal scouting.
Trail Blazers: Signed free-agent C Joe Kleine to one-year contract.
UCLA: Declared basketball F Matt Barnes academically ineligible for fall quarter.
Delaware: Named Greg Carroll (Loyola College) assistant lacrosse coach and John Grant student assistant coach.
Florida State: Suspended Lavernues Coles for at least one game as police continued investigation into whether he and fellow WR Peter Warrick were involved in theft at Tallahassee store.
Jacksonville State: Named offensive coordinator Jeff Richards acting football coach.
Northern Arizona: Suspended G Rod Hutchings from basketball team; he will not return for senior season.
Salisbury State: Men's basketball coach Ward Lambert will retire after 1999-2000 season.
Temple: Named K Cap Poklemba (McDonogh) special teams Player of the Game.
NFC: Named following Players of the Month: AFC offense, Colts WR Marvin Harrison; AFC defense, Jaguars CB Aaron Beasley; AFC special teams, Patriots K Adam Vinatieri; NFC offense, Packers QB Brett Favre; NFC defense, Buccaneers DT Warren Sapp; NFC special teams, Vikings P Mitch Berger. Named following Players of the Week: AFC offense, Patriots WR Terry Glenn; AFC defense, Bills LB John Holecek; AFC special teams, Jaguars P Bryan Barker; NFC offense, Redskins QB Brad Johnson; NFC defense, Vikings DT John Randle; NFC special teams, PR As-Zahir Hakim.
NFL: Named Vikings coach Dennis Green co-chairman of competition committee, effective next year, replacing Seahawks coach Mike Holmgren, who is rotating off the group; Buccaneers GM Rich McKay will remain co-chairman.
Broncos: Placed RB Terrell Davis (torn anterior cruciate ligament, torn medial collateral ligament and torn cartilage in his right knee) on IR.
Browns: Signed DT Bill Duff.
Dolphins: Signed T Mike Sheldon.
Steelers: Added WR Junior Lord to practice squad. Released S Vann Washington from practice squad.
Avalanche: Signed free-agent LW Dave Reid.
Sharks: Re-signed LW Dave Lowry.