NASCAR: Fined Chad Knaus, crew chief for driver Jimmie Johnson, $5,000 for cursing during a TV interview Sunday.
EXPOS: Announced two-year player development contract with Single-A Savannah.
ORIOLES: Announced two-year affiliation agreement with Triple-A Ottawa. Double-A Bowie promoted Keri Scrivani to assistant director of marketing and Kristen Daffin to community relations coordinator.
REDS: Placed C Jason LaRue on 15-day DL. Recalled C Corky Miller from Triple-A Louisville. Signed two-year player development contract with Single-A Potomac.
WHITE SOX: Announced resignation of Ron Schueler, senior VP/special consultant to chairman.
CLIPPERS: Announced that C Michael Olowokandi has accepted $6.1 million, one-year qualifying offer.
MAGIC: Signed free-agent G Omar Cook, free-agent G Corey Benjamin and free-agent F-C Obinna Ekezie (Maryland).
RAPTORS: Named Dick Helm and Jay Triano assistant coaches; Helm is NBA's first Canadian coach. Announced resignation of assistant coach Jim Brewer.
COLORADO: Announced that junior QB Craig Ochs will not play again this season, will apply for a medical waiver redshirt for season, withdraw as student from school and relinquish his athletic scholarship.
KENTUCKY: Signed football coach Guy Morriss to contract extension through 2007 six days after NCAA upheld sanctions against program that included ban on postseason play this season.
MORGAN STATE: Announced that S Thomas Potts was named MEAC football Defensive Player of the Week and QB Bradshaw Littlejohn was named Rookie of the Week.
SALISBURY: Announced that RB Tony Ellis was named Atlantic Central Football Conference football Offensive Player of the Week.
SOUTH CAROLINA STATE: Suspended RB Derek Watson from team after he was charged with driving under suspended license and reckless driving.
TEXAS: Announced that basketball F Chris Wright will miss 2002-03 season after tearing ligament in left knee.
TEXAS-PAN AMERICAN: Named DeAnn Craft women's basketball assistant coach.
UCLA: G Michelle Greco, who sat out most of last season because of mild concussions, was cleared by school's medical staff to return to playing basketball.
DOLPHINS: Waived CB Lloyd Harrison. Signed CB Paul Miranda. Signed G Dwayne Pierce to practice squad.
JETS: Signed OL Mitch White to practice squad. Released OL Faaesea Mailo from practice squad.
RAVENS: Signed T Damion Cook from practice squad. Waived CB Shawn Byrdsong.
TEXANS: Waived OL Chad Overhauser, S Kevin Williams and LB Troy Evans. Released FB Ed Stansbury from practice squad.
FLYERS: Released C Martin St. Pierre.
PANTHERS: Released C Dan Riva.
SHARKS: Signed C Tomas Plihal.
ESPN: Will start 24-hour Spanish-language sports network, ESPN Deportes, in 2003.
FIFA: Named France host for 2003 Confederations Cup.