COMMISSIONER'S OFFICE: Suspended Giants C Benito Santiago two games for bumping umpire Mark Hirschbeck several times during Sunday night's game. Players association has appealed.
DODGERS: Acquired P Jason Frasor from Tigers to complete July 27 trade of IF Hiram Bocachica.
RED SOX: Announced two-year affiliation agreement with Double-A Portland.
ROCKIES: Recalled P Cory Vance from Double-A Carolina.
BULLS: Signed free-agent G Rick Brunson, who had been with Trail Blazers, and free-agent G Doug Overton, who had been with Clippers.
LAKERS: Signed F-C Guy Rucker, who played last season in Hungary.
MAGIC: Signed F Jermaine Walker.
HILBERT: Named Rob DeGrandpre men's basketball coach.
LOUISIANA-MONROE: Announced resignation of football coach Bobby Keasler, whose team is 0-3 this season and 8-28 in four seasons. Named defensive coordinator Mike Collins interim coach.
NAVY: Aaron Lanzel was named ECAC track and field Performer of the Week. ... Awarded Athletic Director's Cup to lightweight crew team.
NEVADA: Announced that RB Chance Kretschmer, who led the NCAA in rushing last year, is out for the season after tearing anterior cruciate ligament in left knee.
OKLAHOMA: Announced that backup QB Brent Rawls, already sidelined by a thumb injury, could be out for six weeks because of a concussion.
NFL: Named following Players of the Week: AFC offense, Bills QB Drew Bledsoe; AFC special teams, Bills K Mike Hollis; AFC defensive, Steelers LB Joey Porter; NFC offensive, Giants QB Kerry Collins; NFC special teams, Cardinals KR MarTay Jenkins; and NFC defensive, Bears LB Brian Urlacher.
BRONCOS: Waived C Jason Scukanec from practice squad. Signed G Chris Watton to practice squad.
COWBOYS: Signed OL Marques McFadden. Released OL Aaron Gibson.
FALCONS: Signed C Patrick Downey and G Mike Malano to practice squad.
LIONS: Signed RB Richard Huntley.
PACKERS: Placed OT Mark Tauscher on IR. Signed RB Maurice Smith.
RAIDERS: Waived LB Tim Johnson from practice squad. Signed WR Ramondo North.
SAINTS: Released FB Moran Norris. Signed OL Bubba Miller. Released T Mitch White from practice squad. Signed WR Derrick Lewis to practice squad.
TEXANS: Claimed FB Moran Norris off waivers from Saints. Waived WR Sherrod Gideon.
VIKINGS: Signed TE Shawn Draper to practice squad. Waived RB Jeremy Allen off practice squad.
CANADIENS: Signed RW Richard Zednik to two-year contract.
PANTHERS: Announced that D Paul Laus had surgery on right wrist and won't be ready to start season.
SABRES: Signed F Jiri Novotny to multiyear contract.