NASCAR: Fined Dale Earnhardt Jr. $10,000 and deducted 25 Nextel Cup points for purposely causing caution flag at Bristol race.
BLUE JAYS: Claimed former O's P Sean Douglass off waivers from Twins. Placed P Bob File on 15-day DL, retroactive to March 26, with right shoulder injury.
BRAVES: Released former O's OF Gary Matthews Jr.
DODGERS: Released OF Bubba Trammell. Placed P Paul Shuey on DL with ruptured right thumb
GIANTS: Placed P Jesse Foppert on 60-day DL. Designated P Ryan Jensen for assignment. Claimed P Kevin Walker off waivers from Padres.
INDIANS: Acquired P Jeriome Robertson from Astros for OF Luke Scott and rights to OF Willy Taveras.
MARLINS: Released OF Brian Banks.
ORIOLES: Optioned C Geronimo Gil to Triple-A Ottawa. Assigned IF Eddy Garabito and P Rob Ramsay to minor league camp.
PIRATES: Released P Joe Beimel.
RANGERS: Announced P Glendon Rusch exercised his option to become free agent. Assigned P Todd Williams to minor league camp.
REDS: Optioned P Jung Keun Bong and IF Tim Hummel to Triple-A Louisville. Assigned P Mike Matthews, IF Jacob Cruz, OF McKay Christensen and OF Jermaine Clark to minor league camp.
RED SOX: Placed SS Nomar Garciaparra on 15-day disabled list with sore right Achilles' tendon.
ROCKIES: Released IF Benji Gil.
ROYALS: Placed P Kevin Appier, P Miguel Asencio and P Runelvys Hernandez on 15-day DL with right elbow injuries. Placed P Kyle Snyder on 15-day DL with torn right labrum. Placed P Mike MacDougal on 15-day DL with stomach virus. Optioned OF David DeJesus, P Ryan Bukvich, P Joe Dawley, P Jaime Cerda and P Chris George to Triple-A Omaha. Assigned P Rudy Seanez and P Zack Greinke to minor league camp.
MAGIC: Placed G Tracy McGrady on injured list with patella tendinitis in left knee.
RAPTORS: Activated F Robert Archibald from injured list. Placed F Jerome Moiso on injured list.
TIMBERWOLVES: Signed G Darrick Martin for remainder of season. Placed G Troy Hudson on injured list with left ankle sprain.
WIZARDS: Activated F Lonny Baxter (Maryland) from injured list. Placed F Christian Laettner on injured listwith back spasms.
ALABAMA STATE: Named Patrick Carter AD.
BOSTON UNIVERSITY: Named Michael Lynch AD.
GEORGE MASON: Extended contract of men's basketball coach Jim Larranaga two years through 2008-09 season.
LOYOLA: Named Jimmy Patsos men's basketball coach.
MINNESOTA: Announced that freshman C Aliou Kane of men's basketball team has decided to transfer. Announced that junior F Matt Smriga will not return to men's basketball team next season.
NORTHEASTERN: Named Eddie Davis offensive coordinator and RB coach.
PENNSYLVANIA: Named Brett Sawyer TE coach.
ROBERT MORRIS: Announced addition of women's ice hockey for 2005-06 season.
ST. MARY'S: Tennis player Nick Pennington (Towson) named Capital Athletic Conference Athlete of Week.
STANFORD: F Josh Childress will declare himself eligible for NBA draft.
UCLA: Announced resignation of associate AD Betsy Stephenson to take AD position at Emory.
FALCONS: Signed CB Aaron Beasely.
GIANTS: Signed WR Amani Toomer to five-year contract.
JETS: Signed P Toby Gowin.
LIONS: Re-signed restricted free-agent QB Mike McMahon to one-year contract.
PATRIOTS: Signed DT Keith Traylor.
REDSKINS: Signed LB Devin Lemons.
U.S.: Named Hurricanes coach Peter Laviolette coach of the U.S. team for world championships.
BLACKHAWKS: Signed free-agent D Nick Kuiper.
BLUE JACKETS: Recalled RW Tim Jackman from AHL Syracuse.
HURRICANES: Assigned LW Tomas Kurka to AHL Lowell.
KINGS: Assigned RW Scott Barney and D Tim Gleason to AHL Manchester.
PANTHERS: Recalled C Kamil Piros from AHL San Antonio.