EXPOS: Announced that former Orioles OF Tim Raines will join coaching staff for rest of season.

METS: Announced two-year player-development agreement with Single-A Hagerstown.


PACERS: Signed G Desmon Farmer.

RAPTORS: Signed F Matt Bonner.

76ERS: Signed free-agent F Josh Davis.

ABA: Granted expansion team to Brooklyn, N.Y., to begin play in 2005-06 season.

DAKOTA (CBA): Traded third- and fifth-round draft picks to Great Lakes for F Tahj Holden (Maryland).


DUKE: Named G Daniel Ewing and G J.J. Redick captains of men's basketball team.

GEORGETOWN: Named Niki Reid and Christy Winters Scott women's basketball assistant coaches.

UMBC: America East named Kersha Walker women's soccer Rookie of the Week.

UMES: MEAC named Mamie Lewis volleyball Player of the Week.

MORGAN STATE: MEAC named Esther Johnson volleyball Rookie of the Week.

NAVY: Patriot League named Ashley Van Hartesvelt volleyball Player of the Week.

OREGON: Announced that QB Johnny DuRocher will leave football team.

SALISBURY: ACFC named DB Sean Sandora football Defensive Player of the Week.

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA: Named Jim Saia men's basketball assistant coach.

VIRGINIA: Named Roger Payne women's rowing boatman.


CHARGERS: Signed G-T Phil Bogle to active roster. Placed OT Courtney Van Buren on reserve-injured list.

FALCONS: Traded rights to DT Ellis Johnson to Broncos for draft choice.

LIONS: Released WR David Kircus. Re-signed WR Reggie Swinton.

ARENA FOOTBALL LEAGUE: Approved bid for expansion team in Salt Lake City for 2006.

High schools

ARCHBISHOP SPALDING: F Lawrence Dixon committed orally to basketball scholarship at Holy Cross.

MCDONOGH: P Brandon Erbe accepted baseball scholarship to University of Miami.


BLAST (MISL): Signed D Scott Schweitzer to offer sheet; announced that he will join team.

REAL MADRID: Announced that coach Jose Antonio Camacho quit and was replaced by assistant Mariano Garcia Remon.

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