BaseballAngels: Agreed to terms with P Brian...


Angels: Agreed to terms with P Brian Cooper, P Scott Schoeneweis, P Jarrod Washburn and IF Adam Kennedy on one-year contracts.


Braves: Agreed to terms with SS Rafael Furcal and P Kevin McGlinchy on one-year contracts.

Cardinals: Signed 1B Mark McGwire to two-year, $30 million contract extension.


Devil Rays: Agreed to terms with P Tanyon Sturtze and SS Felix Martinez on one-year contracts.

Indians: Signed P J.D. Brammer, 3B Russell Branyan and OF Jacob Cruz to one-year contracts.

Mariners: Signed P John Halama, P Kevin Hodges, P Gil Meche, P Robert Ramsay, P Dennis Stark and IF Charles Gipson to one-year contracts.

Marlins: Agreed to terms with SS Alex Gonzalez and OF Jeff Abbott on one-year contracts.

Padres: Agreed to terms with P Tom Davey, P Adam Eaton and IF Kevin Nicholson on one-year contracts.

Reds: Agreed to terms with P Rob Bell and P Hector Mercado on one-year contracts.


NBA: Fined Cavaliers F Chris Gatling $10,000 for making derogatory and inappropriate comments toward a member of Raptors' PR staff.



Big East Conference: Announced a multi-year agreement with CBS through the 2006-07 season.

Penn State: Named Brian Norwood defensive backs coach. Announced retirement of football equipment manager Tim Shope.

Shippensburg: Announced retirement of men's basketball coach Rodger Goodling.


Bears: Offered contract tenders to RB James Allen, C Olin Kreutz and TE Kaseem Sinceno.


Bengals: Released CB Tom Carter.

Browns: Signed DE Stalin Colinet to three-year contract.

Cardinals: Offered contract tenders to DE Andre Wadsworth, CB Corey Chavous, TE Terry Hardy, P Scott Player, S Pat Tillman, LB Zack Walz, RB Michael Pittman, OT Anthony Clement and C Jason Starkey. Signed S Justin Lucas and TE-WR Tywan Mitchell. Released G Lester Holmes and DT Tony McCoy..

Chargers: Signed DT Mike Mohring to a one-year contract. Released S Michael Dumas. Tendered contract offers to CB Fakhir Brown, CB Tony Darden, TE Reggie Davis, LB Orlando Ruff, DL Mike Pringley, DL Antoin Simpson, CB Tim Denton, OL Demingo Graham, OL Kendyl Jacox, WR Reggie Jones, QB Moses Moreno and DT Jamal Williams.

Chiefs: Signed OG Will Shields to six-year contract.

Cowboys: Released C Dale Hellestrae and OG Jorge Diaz.


Dolphins: Named Bob Sanders linebackers coach.

49ers: Waived LB Winfred Tubbs. Signed DT Bryant Young.

Jaguars: Released LB Brant Boyer, TE Rich Griffith, QB Jamie Martin, OT Leon Searcy, G Brenden Stai, FB Kevin Clemens, CB Evan Hlavacek, WR Mike Horacek, LB Erik Storz and LB Edward Thomas.

Lions: Re-signed R Desmond Howard and FB Cory Schlesinger to four-year contracts.

Packers: Announced they have signed RB Dorsey Levens to new contract.

Raiders: Signed TE Eric Bjornson and DE Regan Upshaw. Waived CB-KR Darrien Gordon.


Saints: Released K Doug Brien, TE Andrew Glover, WR Jake Reed and T Mike Halapin.

Seahawks: Released WR Sean Dawkins and WR Derrick Mayes.

Steelers: Released DE Kevin Henry and FB Jon Witman. Offered contract tenders to LB John Fiala, WR Hines Ward, WR Bobby Shaw, RB Chris Fuamatu-Ma'afala, DB Deshea Townsend and DB Jason Simmons.

Vikings: Released DL John Randle and DE John Burrough. Signed QB Todd Bouman and OG David Dixon. Offered contract tenders to LB Kailee Wong, LB Jim Nelson, C Matt Birk and OL Chris Liwienski.


Blackhawks: Recalled G Steve Passmore from IHL Chicago.