BLUE JAYS: Activated P Roy Halladay from 15-day DL. Sent P Aquilino Lopez outright to Triple-A Syracuse.

GIANTS: Extended contract of OF Barry Bonds one year through 2006 season.

INDIANS: Recalled P Francisco Cruceta from Triple-A Buffalo.


BOBCATS: Exercised fourth-year contract option on C Melvin Ely for 2005-06 season.

ROCKETS: Announced that G Bob Sura had surgery to repair herniated disc in his lower back.


CINCINNATI: Announced that AD Bob Goin has agreed to stay until June 30, 2006.

GETTYSBURG: Senior Nicole Barr (Broadneck) was named Centennial Conference volleyball Player of the Week.

MOUNT ST. MARY'S: Freshman Dustin Bauer (Calvert Hall) was named the Northeast Conference Athlete of the Week and Rookie of the Week.

SALISBURY: Following athletes were named CAC Players of the Week: sophomore S Abbey Petrecca (Perry Hall) in volleyball; and junior Scott Koehler (Broadneck) and junior Lauren Bragg (Loch Raven) in cross country.

ST. MARY'S COLLEGE: Senior F Brian Wolcott was named CAC soccer Player of the Week.

SOUTHERN INDIANA: Announced that Daryl Dorsey (Dunbar) signed to play basketball.

UMBC: Named Kevin Warne assistant men's lacrosse coach.


BEARS: Placed S Mike Brown on IR. Activated CB Alfonso Marshall and DE Shurron Pierson from practice squad. Waived WR Daryl Jones.

BENGALS: Waived C Thatcher Szalay.

BROWNS: Signed TE Chad Mustard and DE Tyrone Rogers. Placed DE Courtney Brown on IR. Waived RB Dee Brown.

CHARGERS: Signed DT Eric Downing. Placed LB Carlos Polk on IR.

COWBOYS: Released S Tom Crowder.

DOLPHINS: Released former Ravens KR Lamont Brightful. Signed WR-KR Wes Welker and re-signed FB Jamar Martin. Placed DT Larry Chester on IR.

49ERS: Signed OL Dwayne Ledford. Released DE Dennis Johnson.

JETS: Released WR Carl Kearney.

RAVENS: Released LB Brandon Barnes, DL David Upchurch and C Lenny Vandermade from practice squad. Signed OT Marques Ogden and DE Demetrin Veal to practice squad.

VIKINGS: Released P Travis Dorsch, DB Omare Lowe and DB Earthwind Moreland.


CAPITALS: Announced cancellation of three-game home preseason schedule as well as their first two regular-season home games.


WTA: Announced that Alexandra Stevenson had surgery for right shoulder injury that has bothered her since January 2003.

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