ANGELS: Recalled IF Dallas McPherson and P Matt Hensley from Triple-A Salt Lake.
ASTROS: Purchased contract of OF Willy Taveras from Double-A Round Rock. Designated P Jared Fernandez for assignment. Recalled P Brandon Duckworth and P Tim Redding.
BREWERS: Purchased contract of P Ben Ford from Triple-A Indianapolis.
CUBS: Recalled OF Jason Dubois, P Sergio Mitre, OF Calvin Murray and P Michael Wuertz from Triple-A Iowa. Activated C Mike DiFelice from 15-day DL. Transferred P Joe Borowski from 15-day to 60-day DL.
DEVIL RAYS: Activated P Doug Waechter from 15-day DL.
MARINERS: Transferred P Eddie Guardado and P Joel Piniero from 15-day to 60-day DL. Recalled IF Greg Dobbs from Triple-A Tacoma and P Aaron Taylor from Double-A San Antonio. Purchased contracts of IF Mickey Lopez and OF Jeremy Reed from Tacoma.
ORIOLES: Recalled OF Darnell McDonald, P Rick Bauer and P Matt Riley from Triple-A Ottawa. Purchased contract of P Aaron Rakers from Ottawa. Transferred IF-OF Jerry Hairston to 60-day DL.
PADRES: Recalled OF Xavier Nady and P Justin Germano from Triple-A Portland. Sent P Dennis Tankersley and OF Freddy Guzman to Portland.
REDS: Announced that club will exercise 2005 option on manager Dave Miley. Invited hitting coach Chris Chambliss, pitching coach Don Gullett, bench coach Jerry Narron, bullpen coach Tom Hume, first base coach Randy Whisler, third base coach Mark Berry and bullpen catcher Mike Stefanski to return. Designated 3B Brandon Larson for assignment.
ROYALS: Called up former Orioles P Denny Bautista and P Mike MacDougal from Double-A Wichita. Called up P Chris George and C Paul Phillips from Triple-A Omaha.
AIR FORCE: Resinstated LB Overton Spence to football team after he was acquitted of charges of possession and use of a steroid.
JUNIATA: Commonwealth Conference named middle hitter Stephanie Kines volleyball Player of the Week.
NFL: Suspended Broncos WR Adrian Madise four games for using anabolic steroids in violation of league's substance-abuse policy. Suspended Cardinals DT Wendell Bryant four games for violating league's substance-abuse policy.
BEARS: Signed DB Alfonso Marshall OL Bryan Anderson, DE Shurron Pierson, TE Mike Pinkard and DE Cliff Washburn to practice squad.
BENGALS: Claimed CB Rashad Bauman off waivers from Redskins. Signed LB Larry Stevens, LB Allen Augustin, WR Jamall Broussard, WR Cliff Russell, T Pete Lougheed and DE Greg Scott to practice squad. Waived WR Maurice Mann.
BILLS: Signed OL Jasen Esposito, WR Drew Haddad, WR Jonathan Smith, TE Jason Peters, DT Jason Peters, LB Darryl Towns and QB Greg Zolman to practice squad.
BRONCOS: Signed RB Cecil Sapp, QB Bradlee Van Pelt, WR Romar Crenshaw, DT Nick Eason, LB Louis Green, DE Bryant McNeal and C-G Josh Sewell to practice squad.
CARDINALS: Claimed T Jeremy Bridges off waivers from Eagles. Claimed DT Eddie Freeman off waivers from Chiefs. Claimed CB Derek Ross off waivers from Vikings. Released C-G Frank Garcia and former Ravens G Everett Lindsay. Signed QB Chris Lewis, WR Lawrence Hamilton, LB Isaac Keys, S Adrian Mays, FB Joshua Tree, DE Antonio Smith and OL Rolando Cantu to practice squad.
CHARGERS: Signed S Robb Butler, CB Jonathan Cox, CB Jerrell Pippens, TE Brock Edwards, WR Malcom Floyd, T Carlos Joseph and DE Robert Pollard to practice squad.
CHIEFS: Signed G Darnell Alford, WR John Booth, WR Chris Horn, WR Jeris McIntyre, TE Aaron Golliday, LB Rich Scanlon and DT Montique Sharpe to practice squad.
COLTS: Waived G Steve Sciullo. Claimed G Ryan Lilja off waivers from Chiefs. Waived DE Durrand Roundtree, WR Skyler Fulton and RB Ran Carthon. Placed Ben Utecht on physically-unable-to-perform list.
COWBOYS: Claimed G Ben Noll off waivers from Rams. Released TE Sean Ryan.
DOLPHINS: Signed KR Lamont Brightful off waivers from Ravens. Signed FB Jamar Martin off waivers from Cowboys. Waived DT Tony Brown. Terminated contract of CB Jimmy Wyrick. Signed WR Ronald Bellamy, WR J.R. Tolver, DE Ronald Flemons, CB Eric Joyce, T Tony Pape, RB Fred Russell and S Quintin Williams to practice squad.
EAGLES: Signed QB Andy Hall, WR Justin Jenkins, FB Josh Parry, T Drew Strojny, G Branden Hall, TE Nate Lawrie, LB Mike Labinjo and LB Greg Richmond to practice squad.
FALCONS: Claimed TE Dwayne Blakely, DT Cleveland Pinkney, TE Darnell Sanders off waivers. Released RB James Fenderson, TE Justin Swift, DE Joe Tafoya. Signed DE Junior Glymph, LB Terrence Melton, WR Kendrick Mosley, T Jared Peck, T Steve Stewart, RB Quincy Wilson to practice squad.
49ERS: Signed DE Otis Leverette. Cut DL Chris Demaree.
GIANTS: Signed RB Mike Cloud. Claimed DT Kendrick Allen off waivers from Saints, T Marques Sullivan from Bills and WR Mark Jones from Buccaneers. Waived OT Ian Allen, WR Avion Black and DT Mario Monds.
JAGUARS: Signed RB Rich Alexis, G Joe Tate, G Derrick Fletcher, T Sean Bubin and WR Matt Cherry to practice squad.
JETS: Signed CB Andrew Davison, DT Alan Harper, WR Terrence Stubbs, WR Carl Kearney, QB Ricky Ray, FB Derrick Ward and G Dave Yovanovits to practice squad.
PACKERS: Claimed TE Sean McHugh off waivers from Titans and LB Nick Rogers off waivers from Vikings. Waived LB Tyreo Harrison and FB Vonta Leach. Signed S Julius Curry, G-T Atlas Herrion, WR Kelvin Kight, QB Scott McBrien (Maryland) and C-G Scott Wells to practice squad.
PANTHERS: Signed DT Jordan Carstens, RB Joey Harris, OL Mike Houghton, CB Eddie Jackson, TE Adam Johnson, QB Rod Rutherford and LB Sean Tufts to practice squad.
PATRIOTS: Signed LB Eric Alexander, LB Justin Kurpeikis, RB Kory Chapman (who had been in camp with Ravens), Malaefou Mackenzie, WR Michael Jennings, CB Christian Morton, T David Pruce and DL Buck Rasmussen to practice squad.
RAIDERS: Signed LB Donny Green, RB DeJuan Green, QB Brett Engemann, WR John Stone and OL Brad Lekkerkerker to practice squad.
RAMS: Signed T Orlando Pace to one-year, $7.02 million contract. Signed S Zack Bronson. Released DT Bernard Holsey, DE Sean Moran, DL Kevin Aldridge, CB Dwight Anderson, S Nijrell Eason, S Justin Lucas, WR Jamal Jones, RB Dusty McGrorty, T Matt Morgan, G Brandon Noll and LB Brandon Spoon. Placed former Ravens DB Tom Knight (finger/hamstring) and TE Erik Jensen (knee) on IR.
REDSKINS: Signed DL Nic Clemons, DL Ryan Boschetti, CB Rufus Brown, CB Garnell Wilds, WR Gari Scott, OL Pita Elisara, OL Ben Nowland and RB Sultan McCullough to practice squad.
SAINTS: Signed T Ben Archibald, WR Nathan Black, CB Fred Booker, FB Nate Schurman, G Chad Setterstrom and LB Billy Strother to practice squad.
SEAHAWKS: Signed T Walter Jones to one-year, $7.1 million contract. Claimed S Marquand Manuel off waivers from Bengals. Signed S Jordan Babineaux, CB Michael Harden, C Joey Hollenbeck, P Donnie Jones, FB R.J. Luke, WR Taco Wallace and WR Jason Willis to practice squad.
TEXANS: Signed LB D.D. Acholonu, LB Anthony Dunn, LB Shantee Orr, DL Jason Davis, S Jammal Lord, TE Matt Murphy, WR Sloan Thomas and RB Ronaldo Works to practice squad.
TITANS: Placed RB Jarrett Payton, LB Justin Ena, S Justin Sandy, LB Jordan Kramer, LB Cody Spencer, LB Shawn Johnson and TE Casey Cramer on practice squad.
Coming events Saturday, BRRC long run, NCR Trail, Paper Mill Road, 7:30 am., 410-377-7327. Saturday, Run to Remember 9-11 5K Run, War Memorial Plaza, 8:45 a.m., 410-377-8882. Sunday, Sunrise Rotary 5K Run, Catonsville, 8 a.m., 410-377-8882. Sunday, RASAC Rocks Around the Mountain 5.3-miler. Rocks State Park, 8 a.m., 410-836-1784. Sunday, BRRC Bunker Hill Trail Race, Gunpowder State Park-Hereford, 8:30 a.m., 410-377-7327. Sunday, HCS 2M, 10K, 15K, Longfellow E.S., 2 p.m., 410-964-8375. Colleges
Villa Julie 6, D'Youville 0
Villa Julie 6, D'Youville 0 Pro basketball
Sacramento at Washington, 7 p.m.