FORMULA ONE: Announced that Canadian Grand Prix will not be included on circuit's 2004 schedule because of ban on tobacco advertising in Canada that takes effect in October.
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Awarded 2005 All-Star Game to Detroit's Comerica Park.
ASTROS: Signed P Rick White. Optioned P Kirk Saarloos to Triple-A New Orleans. Transferred P Rodrigo Rosario from 15-day to 60-day DL.
BLUE JAYS: Recalled P Brian Bowles from Triple-A Syracuse. Optioned P Corey Thurman to Syracuse.
CUBS: Optioned P Juan Cruz to Triple-A Iowa.
GIANTS: Placed OF Barry Bonds on bereavement list. Recalled OF Tony Torcato from Triple-A Fresno.
PADRES: Agreed to terms with P Tim Stauffer, fourth overall pick in amateur draft.
REDS: Acquired P Matt Belisle to complete Tuesday's trade in which they sent former Orioles P Kent Mercker to Braves. Designated OF Mark Budzinski (Severna Park) for assignment.
TIGERS: Placed 3B Eric Munson on 15-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 12, with non-displaced fracture of left thumb. Purchased contract of IF Danny Klassen from Triple-A Toledo.
TWINS: Designated P James Baldwin for assignment. Recalled P Grant Balfour from Triple-A Rochester.
TNT: Signed former Wizards coach Doug Collins to five-year contract as game analyst for NBA broadcasts.
BUCKS: Named Jim Todd assistant coach.
WIZARDS: Named Milt Newton director of player personnel; he had been director of player personnel for NBDL.
SPARKS (WNBA): Activated C Lisa Leslie and F DeLisha Milton from injured list. Placed C Chandra Johnson on injured list.
STORM (WNBA): Placed C Kamila Vodichkova on injured list. Activated C-F Danielle McCulley.
JOHN JAY: Named Mike Brown men's basketball coach.
MARYLAND: Renewed contract of women's lacrosse coach Cindy Timchal, who has led team to eight national titles in 13 seasons.
OSWEGO STATE: Named Timothy Hale AD.
PURDUE: Ruled RB Joey Harris academically ineligible.
COLTS: Signed DB Travis Coleman.
EAGLES: Claimed WR Carl Morris off waivers from Colts.
49ERS: Signed DE Jace Sayler.
REDSKINS: Signed P David Leaverton. Released WR James Johnson.
OILERS: Signed F Ryan Smyth to two-year contract.
PANTHERS: Signed LW Craig MacDonald and D Kent Huskins to one-year contracts.
STARS: Free-agent D Richard Matvichuk was awarded one year, $2.2 million contract by arbitrator.
U.S. OPEN: Granted wild cards to following men's players: Michael Chang, Brian Baker, Alex Bogomolov, Amer Delic, Robert Kendrick, Alex Kim (Potomac), Jeff Morrison and Robert Yim.