NASCAR: Fined Robert Yates Racing team member Larry Lackey $10,000 and driver Ricky Rudd $5,000, and placed both on probation for altercation in garage area after Saturday night's Winston Cup Series race. ... Hendrick Motorsports named Peter Sospenzo crew chief of No. 25 Chevrolet, driven by Joe Nemechek.
ATHLETICS: Activated P Ted Lilly.
BRAVES: Activated IF Wes Helms.
CUBS: Fined C Todd Hundley for missing team picture.
DODGERS: Recalled OF Luke Allen and LHP Victor Alvarez from Triple-A Las Vegas.
EXPOS: Placed OF Jose Macias on 60-day DL with sprained left wrist. Recalled IF Jamey Carroll from Triple-A Ottawa.
INDIANS: Recalled OF Coco Crisp from Triple-A Buffalo.
PADRES: Activated OF Ray Lankford from 60-day DL.
PHILLIES: Purchased contract of P Eric Junge from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
REDS: Placed 1B Sean Casey and 3B-OF Brandon Larson on 15-day DL. Recalled IF Gookie Dawkins from Triple-A Louisville and OF Wily Mo Pena from Double-A Chattanooga.
WHITE SOX: Activated pitcher Todd Ritchie.
CAVALIERS: Acquired G Mateen Cleaves from Kings for F Jumaine Jones.
JAZZ: Agreed to terms with free-agent G Carlos Arroyo, who had been with Nuggets.
TIMBERWOLVES: Announced that restricted free-agent C Rasho Nesterovic has accepted one-year qualifying offer. Signed G Igor Rakocevic to multi-year contract.
CENTENNIAL CONFERENCE: Named McDaniel's Kim Camponelli field hockey Player of the Week.
NORTHEAST CONFERENCE: Named Mount St. Mary's G Mark Murphy men's soccer Rookie of the Week.
PATRIOT LEAGUE: Named Navy F Stacy Finley and G Kim Bonafede offensive and defensive Players of the Week in women's soccer.
AUBURN: Announced that NCAA is investigating allegations that men's basketball program improperly recruited player who signed with another school last spring.
GEORGIA: Reinstated F Steven Thomas to basketball team on probationary basis after rape charges against him were dropped.
INDIANA: Extended deadline to Oct. 11 for Bob Knight to sue school over his firing as basketball coach.
LA SALLE: Extended contract of men's basketball coach Billy Hahn, ex-Maryland assistant, through 2007.
MIAMI (FLA.): Announced that WR Andre Johnson will miss Saturday's game at Temple after having surgery on left shoulder.
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA: Suspended junior basketball F Jerry Dupree for first six games of season.
STANFORD: Announced that TE Brett Pierce will miss rest of season after tearing anterior cruciate ligament in left knee.
UTAH: Announced that RB Marty Johnson will miss four to six weeks with sprained right knee.
BUCCANEERS: Signed TE Casey Crawford to practice squad. Released S Dwayne Stukes.
CHARGERS: Signed DB Quentin Jammer to six-year contract.
DOLPHINS: Released TE Shawn Draper, G Dwayne Pierce and LB Joshua Symonette off practice squad. Signed T Damion Cook to practice squad.
EAGLES: Signed DE Michael Sinclair to one-year contract. Released TE Tony Stewart.
GIANTS: Signed OL Ian Allen to practice squad. Released OL Elliott Silvers.
JAGUARS: Waived PR Damon Gibson. Signed LB Bobby Brooks.
RAVENS: Signed WR Jeff Ogden to one-year contract. Waived RB Tellis Redmon. Waived DT Nate Bolling from practice squad.
REDSKINS: Signed PK James Tuthill. Placed PK Brett Conway on IR.
TEXANS: Signed WR JaJuan Dawson. Claimed G-C Troy Andrew off waivers from Dolphins. Waived FB Ed Stansbury and G Jeremy McKinney. Waived TE Rashod Kent and WR Atnaf Harris from practice squad. Signed TE Jabari Holloway and FB Ed Stansbury to practice squad.
TITANS: Waived DT James Atkins and WR Kendall Newson. Signed DB Willie Ford.
CANADIENS: Signed G Eric Fichaud to one-year contract.
PREDATORS: Signed F Darren Haydar.
SHARKS: Announced retirement of D Gary Suter, four-time NHL All-Star.
THRASHERS: Agreed to terms with F Yuri Butsayev.