BRAVES: Activated P Kevin Gryboski from 15-dayDL. Placed P John Foster on 15-day DL.
EXPOS: Activated P Tony Armas from 15-day DL.
INDIANS: Placed IF Ricky Gutierrez on 15-day DL. Called up IF Greg LaRocca from Triple-A Buffalo. Transferred P Bob Wickman from 15- to 60-day DL.
MARLINS: Placed P A.J. Burnett on 15-day DL. Recalled P Blaine Neal from Triple-A Calgary.
PHILLIES: Agreed with C Mike Lieberthal on contract extension.
RANGERS: Purchased contract of P C.J. Nitkowski from Triple-A Oklahoma. Optioned P Reynaldo Garcia to Oklahoma.
REDS: Placed P John Riedling on 15-day DL. Optioned P Jared Fernandez to Triple-A Louisville.
YANKEES: Placed P Mariano Rivera on 15-day DL, retroactive to Friday, with strained right shoulder.
SUPERSONICS: Exercised contract option on G-F Desmond Mason through 2003-04 season.
WNBA: Named Comets F Sheryl Swoopes Defensive Player of the Year.
BEARS: Signed G Rex Tucker to seven-year contract and DT Alfonso Boone to five-year contract.
BENGALS: Waived TE Kirk McMullen, FB Harold Jackson and WR Michael Slater. Moved DT Mario Monds from active/non-football injury list to reserve/non-football injury list.
BILLS: Agreed with DE Chidi Ahanotu on one-year contract.
COLTS: Signed RB Kevin McDougal and RB Michael Wallace. Waived RB Ben Gay and PK David Collett. Placed WR Troy Albea on injured reserve.
COWBOYS: Released WR Richmond Flowers, DE Dwayne Missouri, S Travis Ortega, CB Shad Criss and WR Bashir Yamini. Agreed to injury settlement with LB Paris Johnson.
GIANTS: Signed C Morris Unutoa. Waived FB Adam Wright. Placed LB Clayton White on injured reserve-physically unable to perform list. Agreed to injury settlement with TE Martin Maurer and waived him.
LIONS: Activated CB Terry Fair and DT Shaun Rogers from physically unable to perform list.
RAIDERS: Signed former Ravens DT Sam Adams to multiyear contract.
RAMS: Acquired OT Grant Williams from Patriots for undisclosed draft pick.
SAINTS: Waived QB Jeff Lewis and TE Johnny Mitchell.
SEAHAWKS: Signed QB Mark Rypien to one-year contract.
TEXANS: Signed former Ravens QB Tony Banks.
ISLANDERS: Signed F Dave Scatchard to two-year contract.
THRASHERS: Re-signed D Francis Lessard.
DUQUESNE: Named Ron Wuotila coordinator of men's basketball operations.
GEORGIA TECH: Announced Sweden's Jim Nystrom has joined basketball team.
GOUCHER: Named Stephen Keefe head athletic trainer and Chris Taugher assistant sports information director.
OHIO STATE: Promoted Paul Biancardi to men's associate head basketball coach, Monte Mathis to men's assistant basketball coach and Andy Murphy to video coordinator.
WESTERN KENTUCKY: Announced C Nigel Dixon transferred from Florida State.
WINTHROP: Named Robbie O'Bryan men's assistant basketball coach.