NASCAR: Suspended crew chief Mike Beam two races and fined him $5,000 for not having a manufacturer's date visible on the seat belts.
Athletics: Recalled OF Eric Byrnes from Triple-A Sacramento. Optioned OF Adam Piatt to Sacramento.
Cubs: Placed P Mike Fyhrie on DL with broken left forearm. Recalled P Courtney Duncan from Triple-A Iowa. Fined P Julian Tavarez an undisclosed amount for remarks made last Saturday in San Francisco.
Diamondbacks: Activated P Brian Anderson from 15-day disabled list. Optioned P Eric Sabel to Triple-A Tucson.
Padres: Placed OF Mike Darr on 15-day DL with left oblique strain. Recalled P Jimmy Osting from Double-A Mobile.
White Sox: Placed P Jim Parque on 15-day DL. Called up P Jon Garland from Triple-A Charlotte.
USA Basketball: Named Connecticut women's coach Geno Auriemma and Sherri Coale and Willette White assistant coaches of the women's junior world championship team.
Maryland Mustangs (USBL): Placed C Patrick Ngomba on IR. Activated C Kareem Poole.
Bucknell: Announced wrestling will be discontinued and men's crew program will be reclassified as a self-sustaining program.
Lafayette: Fired director of athletics Eve Atkinson.
Michigan: Announced that G Maurice Searight has been dismissed from the men's basketball team due to violation of team policies.
Vanderbilt: Signed men's basketball coach Kevin Stallings to a five-year contract.
Wild: Signed D Erik Reitz to multi-year contract.
National Lacrosse League: Awarded an expansion franchise to New Jersey for the 2001-02 season.