CUBS: Activated Mark Prior from DL. Optioned right-hander Sergio Mitre to Double-A West Tennessee.

DODGERS: Fired hitting coach Jack Clark. Named George Hendrick interim hitting coach. Activated IF Ron Coomer from 15-day DL. Optioned P Scott Mullen to Triple-A Las Vegas.


PIRATES: Recalled P Ryan Vogelsong from Triple-A Nashville.

REDS: Placed former Orioles P Jimmy Haynes on 15-day DL with bulging disk in lower back.


WNBA: Fined Deanna Nolan of Detroit $600 and Crystal Robinson of New York $500 for actions in Friday night's game.

CLIPPERS: Signed F/C Olden Polynice.

HORNETS: Signed F George Lynch to contract extension.

TIMBERWOLVES: Named Ted Johnson director of communications.



ECAC: Announced addition of Loyola College, Hobart College and St. John's University as members of the ECAC lacrosse league beginning with 2005 season.

ALABAMA: LB Brooks Daniels has withdrawn from school and will sit out senior season for undisclosed medical reasons.

ALABAMA STATE: Named Charles Coe III interim football coach.

CHARLESTON: Named Amy Schukert men's and women's cross country and indoor and outdoor track and field coach.

APPALACHIAN STATE: Named Darryl Robinson men's assistant basketball coach.

CALDWELL: Added women's cross country as varsity sport, effective immediately.


DAVIDSON: Named Timothy Kelly men's and women's swimming and diving coach.

DUQUESNE: Signed football coach Greg Gattuso to contract extension through 2007 season.

MIAMI (OHIO): Named Heather Oesterle women's assistant basketball coach.

PFEIFFER: Named Rob Brafford women's basketball coach and Carrie Kveton women's assistant basketball coach.

TEXAS A&M;: Announced men's assistant basketball coach Rob Wright will not join the staff due to medical reasons.

TUSCULUM: Named Nicole Sullivan women's assistant basketball coach.


UCLA: Announced it will honor former men's basketball coach John Wooden and his late wife Dec. 20 when the basketball floor at Pauley Pavilion will be named "John and Nell Wooden Court."

VIRGINIA: Named Sharon Krueger assistant swimming coach.

WASHINGTON & LEE: Named Kris Hoey women's cross country coach and associate head track and field coach.


NFL: Named Shawn Dennis vice president of marketing services.

BENGALS: Waived DE/LS Noah Happe and WR James Adkisson.


BROWNS: Placed TE Rod Monroe on IR. Waived FB Keala Keanaaina. Signed FB Kevin McLeod and TE Bob Slowikowski.

JAGUARS: Waived TE Johnny Mitchell.

JETS: Activated CB Will Hunter to active roster.

LIONS: Signed FB Cory Schlesinger to two-year contract extension.

PANTHERS: Signed WR Henry Douglas. Released FB Scott Zimmerman.

PATRIOTS: Signed WR Thabiti Davis.


SEAHAWKS: Signed K Remy Hamilton.

TEXANS: Signed OL Carey Clayton and OL Ben Lynch. Waived C Mike Newell.


BLUES: F Pavol Demitra awarded second-largest NHL arbitration payout and will earn $6.5 million next season.

CANADIENS: Signed LW Gordie Dwyer to two-year contract.



NEW JERSEY STORM (NLL): Announced franchise will relocate to Anaheim, Calif., for 2003-04 season.