NASCAR: Named Brian France chairman of board and CEO.
INDIANS: Recalled IF Greg LaRocca from Double-A Akron.
PACKERS: Placed CB Chris Johnson on IR.
USA HOCKEY: Reached one-year agreement with Canada's governing body, Hockey Canada, on transfer of junior players, clearing way for players who join teams across border to be eligible this season.
EUROPEAN NATIONS CUP: Announced that German men and Dutch women captured berths to 2004 games in Athens, Greece.