ANGELS: Designated OF Gary Johnson for assignment.
BRAVES: Agreed to terms with P C.J. Nitkowski on minor-league contract and invited him to spring training.
CUBS: Agreed to terms with P Joe Borowski on two-year contract.
MARINERS: Agreed to terms with C Ben Davis on one-year contract.
PADRES: Agreed to terms with P Adam Eaton on two-year contract. Purchased rights to P Edgar Huerta from Mexico Tigers of Mexican Summer League and invited him to spring training.
PHILLIES: Agreed to terms with SS Jimmy Rollins on one-year contract.
RANGERS: Agreed to terms with C Rod Barajas on minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
CAVALIERS: Activated F Ira Newble from injured list. Placed G J.R. Bremer (ankle) on injured list. Waived C Bruno Sundov.
MAGIC: Signed F Lee Nailon to 10-day contract.
ROCKETS: Signed G Mark Jackson.
TRAIL BLAZERS: Activated C Ruben Boumtje-Boumtje and F Travis Outlaw from injured list.
WARRIORS: Activated C Adonal Foyle from injured list. Placed G Nick Van Exel (knee) on injured list.
FLORIDA STATE: Announced F Diego Romero will sit out basketball season as a redshirt.
WILMINGTON (Del.) COLLEGE: Announced D Michele Sadowski (Kenwood) has committed to play soccer.
CARDINALS: Hired following coaches: Clancy Pendergast (defensive coordinator); Frank Bush (linebackers); Robert Ford (wide receivers); Deek Pollard (defensive line); Bob Wylie (offensive line).
CHIEFS: Signed Dick Vermeil, coach, to two-year contract extension.
49ERS: Named Willy Robinson defensive coordinator.
JETS: Signed Herman Edwards, coach, to two-year contract extension, through 2007. Signed WR Donovan Morgan.
LIONS: Named Greg Olson offensive assistant coach.
WILD: Placed C Wes Walz (shoulder) on IR.
WIZARDS (MISL): Acquired M Diego Walsh from Columbus for conditional draft pick in 2005 MLS SuperDraft.