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EVERNHAM MOTORSPORTS: Named Richard Labbe crew chief for Jeremy Mayfield's team and Chris Andrews crew chief for Bill Elliott's team.



ANGELS: Agreed to terms on two-year contract with former Orioles P Esteban Yan, who had been with Tigers.

BREWERS: Traded P Marcos Carvajal to Rockies for two minor leaguers and cash. Acquired P Alec Zumwalt to complete Dec. 11 trade with Braves.

DEVIL RAYS: Acquired P Angel Garcia from Diamondbacks for future considerations.

DIAMONDBACKS: Signed C Kelly Stinnett to minor league contract. Designated P Shane Nance for assignment. Released P Andrew Good.

EXPOS: Agreed to terms with OF Wil Cordero on one-year contract and former Orioles OF Jeffrey Hammonds on minor league contract. Designated OF Ron Calloway for assignment. Waived P Chad Bentz for purpose of granting unconditional release.

GIANTS: Agreed to terms with C Mike Matheny on three-year contract.

INDIANS: Agreed to terms with IF Jose Hernandez on one-year contract.

MARLINS: Signed P Todd Jones, who had been with Phillies, to one-year contract.


ORIOLES: Traded P Luke Hagerty to Marlins for player to be named.

WHITE SOX: Waived P Dan Wright for purpose of granting unconditional release.

DELMARVA SHOREBIRDS (SINGLE-A): Named Keenie Steenstra pitching coach.


NBA: Fined Trail Blazers coach Maurice Cheeks $7,500 for failing to leave court in timely manner in Dec. 9 game at Utah.

CAVALIERS: Activated G Dajuan Wagner from injured list. Placed F Luke Jackson on injured list with right knee patella tendinitis.


PACERS: Signed F Michael Curry. Waived F Tremaine Fowlkes.


EASTERN COLLEGE ATHLETIC CONFERENCE: Named Bill Ward coordinator of football officiating.

ARMY: Named Kevin Anderson AD.

CONNECTICUT: F Marcus White left basketball program.

COPPIN STATE: Announced that women's volleyball coach China Jude has resigned.


EAST CAROLINA: Named Wardell Smith running backs coach.

FLORIDA: Named Steve Addazio, Billy Gonzales, Chuck Heater, John Hevesy, Dan Mullen and Greg Mattison assistant football coaches.

FORT HAYS STATE: Named Kevin Verdugo football coach.

GEORGE MASON: Signed D Sarah Bohn (Mount de Sales) and M Sarah McKinley (Dulaney) to letters of intent to play women's lacrosse.

INDIANA STATE: Named Lou West football coach.

N.C. STATE: RB T.A. McLendon will forgo senior season and enter NFL draft.


PHILADELPHIA: Announced resignation of baseball coach Don Flynn, effective at end of 2005 season.

SALISBURY: M Dan Lader (Bel Air, C. Milton Wright) named to National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-America third team.

STANFORD: Named Walt Harris football coach.

STEPHEN F. AUSTIN: Named Steve McCarty football coach.

UMBC: F Matea Pender named America East Conference Co-Player of Week.

WASHINGTON: Named Tyrone Willingham football coach and signed him to five-year contract.



BEARS: Claimed S Jason Shivers off Cardinals practice squad.

DOLPHINS: Placed S Yeremiah Bell on IR. Claimed LB Corey Jenkins off waivers from Bears.

JETS: Signed G Jason Nerys to practice squad. Released C Drew Caylor from practice squad.

TITANS: Deactivated QB Steve McNair and DT Albert Haynesworth.