ASTROS: Agreed to terms with former Orioles P Chuck McElroy on a minor-league contract.
DIAMONDBACKS: Agreed to terms with OF David Dellucci on a one-year contract.
NEW YORK-PENN LEAGUE: Announced the Utica Blue Sox has been purchased by Cal Ripken and will be moved to Aberdeen and join the Orioles organization.
NBA: Suspended Dallas F Juwan Howard for one game without pay and fined $7,500 for throwing an elbow to the head of Indiana G Jamaal Tinsley in a game on Feb. 5.
FLORIDA: Named Leon Tolbert offensive assistant football coach.
HOFSTRA: Announced sophomore G Joel Suarez has left the men's basketball team.
HOWARD: Announced that G Ali Abdullah has left the men's basketball team.
MARYLAND: Announced assistant men's soccer coach Jeff Rohrman has accepted a head coaching job at the University of Wisconsin.
WRIGHT STATE: Signed Ron Nischwitz, baseball coach, to a three-year contract.
UNITED STATES EQUESTRIAN TEAM: Announced the resignation of Robert Standish, executive director. Named Bonnie Jenkins acting executive director and James Wolf director of games preparation.
BILLS: Signed C Michael Early, CB Jason Bostic, DT DeVonte Peterson and C Tom Schau.
BROWNS: Announced the retirement of Les Miller, senior assistant of football operations. Signed DT Cecil Caldwell, S Brandon Davis, P Kurtis Doerr, LB Mike Smith and WR Kwame Cavil.
DOLPHINS: Announced the following players were assigned to NFL Europe for the 2002 season - WR Rodney Daniels, WR Margin Hooks, OT Jerry Jackson, DT Otis Pitts, LB Kevin Rollins, S Scott Shields and RB Jerry Westbrooks.
EAGLES: Signed WR Sean Scott, QB Tim Hasselbeck and FB Brennan Ochs to one-year contracts.
FALCONS: Named Ollie Wilson running backs coach.
LIONS: Signed LB Chaz Murphy.
TEXANS: Signed P Chad Stanley and TE Adam Young.
BLUE JACKETS: Recalled RW Robert Kron from AHL Syracuse.
BRUINS: Re-assigned C Andy Hilbert to AHL Providence.
ISLANDERS: Assigned D Chris Armstrong AHL Bridgeport.
KINGS: Assigned C Adam Mair to AHL Manchester.
MAPLE LEAFS: Recalled RW Jeff Farkas from AHL St. John's.
OILERS: Recalled D Sven Butenschon from AHL Hamilton.
PREDATORS: Acquired C Steve Dubinsky from Chicago for future considerations.