ANGELS: Placed P Francisco Rodriguez on 15-day DL, retroactive to May 15. Designated OF Chris Prieto for assignment. Purchased contract for P Joel Peralta.
ASTROS: Called up P Wandy Rodriguez from Triple-A Round Rock. Sent P Mike Burns to Round Rock.
BREWERS: Signed 1B Ned Yost Jr. to free-agent contract.
CARDINALS: Acquired P Vladimir Nunez from Rangers for player to be named. Assigned Nunez to Triple-A Memphis.
REDS: Designated P Danny Graves for assignment. Purchased contract of P Randy Keisler from Triple-A Louisville.
MAGIC: Announced resignation of GM John Weisbrod. Named director of player personnel Dave Twardzik and director of player development Otis Smith to run basketball operations.
76ERS: Fired coach Jim O'Brien. Named Maurice Cheeks coach.
AMERICAN: Named Jason Williford men's basketball assistant coach.
ARMY: Announced retirement of men's lacrosse coach Jack Emmer.
ILLINOIS-CHICAGO: Signed women's basketball coach Lisa Ryckbosch to three-year contract extension.
LOYOLA: Signed Maddie Fuller, Samantha Greenbaum, Danielle Moran and Rachel Schillinger to play volleyball.
UMBC: SS Steve Russo was named America East Rookie of Week.
MOUNT ST. MARY'S: M Billy Jautze was named to play in USILA North/South Senior Game. Naomi Campano Radio, Kirby Day, Kelly Nangle (Glen Burnie), Casey Paris, Lauren Reymann (Mount Hebron) and Kelsey Withrow (Liberty) will play in Mid Atlantic Division II women's lacrosse Division national tournament. Jane Karger, Katie Mason (Mount Hebron) and Leeann Robustelli will participate in Mid Atlantic Division III.
PRAIRIE VIEW A&M;: Named Darrell Hawkins interim men's basketball coach.
BEARS: Released DB R.W. McQuarters.
BRONCOS: Signed G Cameron Spikes, who had been with Cardinals. Waived DE Randy Garner.
DOLPHINS: Signed DT Keith Traylor, who had been with Patriots, to two-year contract. Waived LB Billy Strother.
JAGUARS: Signed TE Mark Wood. Waived WR Huey Whittaker.
JETS: Signed T Ethan Brooks, who had been with Ravens. Signed QB Bill Whittemore.
PATRIOTS: Re-signed WR-DB Troy Brown.
REDSKINS: Named former TE Don Warren pro scout and Scott Campbell director of college scouting. Promoted Louis Riddick to director of pro personnel.
PORTLAND (AHL): Signed five-year affiliation agreement with Mighty Ducks of Anaheim.
UNITED (MLS): Traded D Mike Petke to Rapids for M Chris Henderson.