CARDINALS: Agreed on one-year contracts with OF So Taguchi and P Mike Myers, who had been with Red Sox.
DEVIL RAYS: Agreed on one-year contract with 1B-DH Josh Phelps.
INDIANS: Agreed to terms with GM Mark Shapiro on two-year contract extension through 2007 and P Jason Bere on minor league contract.
NATIONALS: Agreed with C Brian Schneider on one-year contract.
PADRES: Signed OF Dave Roberts and OF Mark Sweeney, who had been with Rockies, to one-year contracts.
RED SOX: Agreed with P Matt Clement, who had been with Cubs, on three-year contract.
WHITE SOX: Agreed with P Orlando Hernandez, who had been with Yankees, on two-year contract.
YANKEES: Agreed with P Carl Pavano, who had been with Marlins, on four-year contract.
METS: Agreed with P Orber Moreno on minor league contract.
CAVALIERS: Placed G Dajuan Wagner on injured list. Activated F-G Luke Jackson from injured list.
LAKERS: Placed C Vlade Divac on injured list. Activated F Brian Grant from injured list.
AUBURN: Named Jay Jacobs athletic director.
ILLINOIS: Named Reggie Mitchell assistant football coach.
SOUTH CAROLINA: Named Tyrone Nix defensive coordinator.
SOUTHERN: Agreed with football coach Pete Richardson on three-year contract extension.
SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI: Named Jay Johnson offensive coordinator and Jay Hopson defensive coordinator.
BEARS: Placed LB Brian Urlacher on IR. Signed DE Alain Kashama from practice squad. Signed LB Carl Diggs to practice squad.
BENGALS: Signed FB Doug Easlick to practice squad.
BILLS: Signed Dante Brown from Browns practice squad. Placed C Jon Dorenbos on IR.
BRONCOS: Signed G Tim Stuber to active roster and WR Grant Mattos to practice squad.
BUCCANEERS: Signed DE Bryant McNeal. Placed S Jermaine Phillips on IR. Signed DB Kalvin Pearson to practice squad. Released DE Corey Smith from practice squad.
FALCONS: Placed FB Stanley Pritchett on IR. Signed FB George Layne.
49ERS: Placed DE Andre Carter on IR. Signed DE Corey Smith from Buccaneers practice squad.
PATRIOTS: Signed RB Rabih Abdullah and WR Kevin Kasper. Waived DB Omare Lowe and LB Justin Kurpeikis.
ITF: Suspended Stefan Koubek three months for failing drug test at French Open.