BLUE JAYS: Acquired OF Anthony Sanders from Rockies for player to be named; assigned Sanders to Triple-A Syracuse.

BRAVES: Placed OF Dewayne Wise on 15-day DL. Recalled OF Charles Thomas from Triple-A Richmond.


CARDINALS: Recalled OF So Taguchi from Triple-A Memphis. Optioned C Cody McKay to Memphis.

PADRES: Activated OF Brian Buchanan from 15-day DL. Optioned P Ricky Stone to Triple-A Portland.


BUCKS: Acquired F-C Zaza Pachulia from Bobcats for second-round pick in 2004 draft.

CAVALIERS: Acquired G-F Aleksandar Pavlovic from Bobcats for future first-round pick.

KINGS: G Anthony Peeler declined to exercise option, making him free agent.

LAKERS: G Derek Fisher opted out of contract to become unrestricted free agent.



GIANTS: Signed OL Mathias Nkwenki.

PATRIOTS: Signed DE Marquise Hill.

TEXANS: Signed QB Jammal Lord. Released LB Phil Smith.


NCAA: Placed Oregon football team on two years' probation for recruiting violations

CHICAGO STATE: Named Cedric Brown men's basketball assistant coach. Named Craig Shaman volunteer coordinator of basketball operations.


DUKE: Announced that basketball G Emily Waner has transferred from Colorado.

GEORGETOWN: AD Joe Lang announced retirement.

GOUCHER: Named Julia Bergofsky women's lacrosse coach.

HOOD: Received commitment from Eastern Tech G Katlin Hassell.

MARYLAND: Joppatowne FB Jeremy Navarre accepted scholarship to play football.

NAVY: Nikki Curtis, Courtney Davidson, Alison Luchsingerand Ashley Pelzek were named to Patriot League women's basketball academic honor roll.


NORTHEASTERN: Announced that it will join Colonial Athletic Association, beginning in 2006-07 school year.

PRINCETON: Named Tony Newsom men's basketball assistant coach.

ST. JOHN'S: Promoted Daynia LaForce-Mann to women's basketball assistant coach. Named Jonath Nicholas assistant coach.

WOFFORD: Announced resignation of women's basketball coach Samantha Young to take an assistant position at East Carolina.


HOCKEY CANADA: Named Marc Habscheid coach of national men's hockey team; signed him to three-year contract.


FLYERS: Signed F Brent Robinson to two-year contract.


US LACROSSE: Announced that Jane Diamond Barbieri, Dick Edell, Rosalia Gioia, Jacqueline Hufnell, Barbara Jordan, M. Peter Kohn, Sal LoCascio, Dave Pietramala, Ruth "Stevie" Stevenson and J. Mike Thearle have been named to National Lacrosse Hall of Fame.


BLAST (MISL): Lost D Ibrahim Kante and D Dewan Bader to Chicago Storm in expansion draft.

UNITED (MLS): Signed D Ezra Hendrickson.