ASTROS: Activated P Dave Mlicki from 15-day DL. Optioned P Tim Redding to Triple-A New Orleans.
ATHLETICS: Acquired 2B Ray Durham fromWhite Sox for P Jon Adkins.
GIANTS: Placed OF Tsuyoshi Shinjo on 15-day DL. Recalled OF Tony Torcato from Triple-A Fresno.
ORIOLES: Announced 1B-OF Chris Richard has not been activated from 60-day DL. Recalled IF Brian Roberts from Triple-A Rochester. Sent OF Luis Matos to Double-A Bowie.
ROYALS: Fired Bob Hegman, director of minor-league operations.
TIGERS: Optioned P Fernando Rodney to Triple-A Toledo. Recalled P Brian Powell. Acquired IF Hiram Bocachica from Dodgers for P Tom Farmer and a player to be named.
BUCKS: Announced resignation of assistant coach Terry Stotts.
JAZZ: Signed G Calbert Cheaney.
76ERS: Signed free-agent G Greg Buckner, who had been with Mavericks. Signed free-agent F Monty Williams, who had been with Magic.
SPURS: Named Brett Brown director of player development.
BUCKNELL: Named Dave Kotulski acting head football coach for the 2002 season.
MONTCLAIR STATE: Named John Greco men's lacrosse coach.
NOTRE DAME: Announced RB Julius Jones will not play this season.
BENGALS: Signed S Lamont Thompson to four-year contract. Agreed with T Levi Jones on five-year contract.
BILLS: Signed WR Josh Reed. Waived WR Reggie Germany and WR Clarence Coleman. Placed OL Jerry Ostroski and TE Jay Riemersma on physically-unable-to-perform list and QB David Dinkins on non-football injury list.
BRONCOS: Agreed to terms with PK Jason Elam on one-year contract and WR Walker Lelie and RB Clinton Portis.
BUCCANEERS: Agreed with OT Lomas Brown on one-year contract. Signed TE Todd Yoder and K Rob Hart to one-year contracts.
CARDINALS: Agreed with QB Josh McCown on four-year contract. Signed S Don Morgan, who had been with Vikings; T Jon Erickson; and LB Tyrone Jones to one-year contracts.
COWBOYS: Agreed to terms with FB Jamar Martin and CB Pete Hunter.
DOLPHINS: Signed former Ravens FB Obafemi Ayanbadejo to one-year contract. Signed TE Randy McMichael, CB Omare Lowe, WR Sam Simmons and RB Leonard Henry.
EAGLES: Signed CB Sheldon Brown to five-year contract.
FALCONS: Placed DE Shane Dronett on IR.
GIANTS: Signed QB Jason Garrett and WR Tim Carter.
JETS: Signed DT Alan Harper.
LIONS: Signed WR Kevin McKenzie. Released WR Latef Grim. Announced retirement of FB Brock Olivo. Placed LB Brian Williams and DT Shaun Rogers on physically-unable-to-perform list. Activated WR-KR Desmond Howard from physically-unable-to-perform list.
PATRIOTS: Signed DL Bernard Holsey. Released DL Chris Sullivan.
RAIDERS: Signed RB Larry Ned. Agreed to terms with CB Phillip Buchanon on five-year contract.
SAINTS: Agreed to terms on three-year contracts with S Mel Mitchell, DE Derrius Moore and QB J.T. O'Sulllivan.
SEAHAWKS: Signed RB Maurice Morris, DE Anton Palepoi, CB Kris Richard, S Terreal Bierria, TE Ryan Hannam, T Matt Hill and P Craig Jarrett.
STEELERS: Agreed to terms with OL Kendall Simmons on six-year contract. Placed QB Charlie Batch, TE Mark Bruener and LB Pernell Griffin on physically-unable-to-perform list.
TITANS: Released LB Antuian Bradford. Placed CB Mike Echols on active physically-unable-to-perform list and Orlando Iglesias on non-football injury list.
VIKINGS: Signed LB Raonall Smith.
BLACKHAWKS: Signed D Dmitri Tolkunov.
SABRES: Agreed to terms with D James Patrick on two-year contract.
THRASHERS: Re-signed LW Patrik Stefan.