PADRES: Agreed to one-year contract with free-agent P David Wells, who had been with Yankees.
REDS: Named Ron Oester minor league field coordinator.
CLIPPERS: Activated C Predrag Drobnjak from injured list. Placed C Olden Polynice on injured list with neck strain.
BRONCOS: Signed G Calvin Collins, S Ron Israel and T Jamie Stephens to future contracts.
PACKERS: Signed WR Wilson Thomas to practice squad.
RAIDERS: Fired coach Bill Callahan.
RAMS: Signed LB Trev Faulk to practice squad.
SAINTS: Fired wide receivers coach Hubbard Alexander and defensive line coach Sam Clancy.
METRO ATLANTIC ATHLETIC CONFERENCE: Named Tara Larkin director of women's basketball operations. Named Tara Duffy administrative assistant to commissioner.
GRAND VALLEY: Named Chuck Martin football coach.
ILLINOIS: Named Mike Mallory defensive coordinator and Scott Shafer secondary coach.
MONTANA: Announced QB Craig Ochs has been granted another year of eligibility by NCAA.
MONTANA STATE: Named James Clark men's assistant basketball coach.
WEST VIRGINIA: Reinstated WR Travis Garvin.
BLACKHAWKS: Assigned C Igor Radulov and C Mikhail Yakubov to AHL Norfolk.
BLUES: Recalled RW Eric Boguniecki from AHL Worcester.
CANADIENS: Recalled LW Tomas Plekanec from AHL Hamilton.
CANUCKS: Gave coach Marc Crawford three-year contract extension.
DEVILS: Placed G Corey Schwab on IR. Recalled C Craig Darby and LW Tuomas Pihlman from AHL Albany.
FLAMES: Recalled G Dany Sabourin from AHL Lowell.
KINGS: Activated D Brad Norton from IR.
PREDATORS: Claimed C Jason Morgan off waivers from Flames.
THRASHERS: Acquired F Jean-Luc Grand-Pierre from Blue Jackets for future considerations.