Angels: Designated P Pep Harris and IF Justin Baughman for assignment. Sent P Steve Mintz outright to Triple-A Edmonton.
Brewers: Named Gary Hansen minor-league pitching coordinator.
Reds: Added P Pat Flury, P John Riedling and 1B D. T. Cromer to 40-man roster. Promoted Terry Abbott to area scouting supervisor. Named Butch Baccala special assignment scout.
Tigers: Sent IF Jason Wood, IF Jose Macias and P Beiker Graterol outright to Triple-A Toledo.
NBA: Named Mike Bantom VP and group manager, player and basketball development.
USA Basketball: G Cynthia Cooper, a two-time Olympian, withdrew from 1999-2000 women's senior national team, saying she is unable to fully participate in training camp.
Kings: Waived C-F Tywan Sanford and G Keith Veney.
ACC: Named Maryland DE Erwyn Lyght Lineman of the Week and Maryland K Brian Kopka Specialist of the Week. Suspended officiating crew that worked Clemson-North Carolina State football game -- James Knight, Frank Overcash, Mike Looney, Bill Wampler, Rick Page and Virgil Valdez -- for game management errors.
Bengals: Activated OT Jamain Stephens. Waived LB Jimmy Sprotte.
Colts: Terminated contract of LB Andre Royal for violation of team policy.
NHL: Named Kings LW Luc Robitaille Player of the Week.