ATHLETICS: Recalled IF Keith Ginter from Triple-A Sacramento. Optioned OF Matt Watson to Sacramento.
GIANTS: Placed OF Marquis Grissom on 15-day DL with left hamstring strain. Placed 3B Edgardo Alfonzo on 15-day DL, retroactive to June 13, with left quadriceps strain. Released P Jim Brower. Recalled P Jesse Foppert from Single-A San Jose and P Todd Linden from Triple-A Fresno. Purchased contract of OF Adam Shabala from Fresno.
TIGERS: Placed SS Carlos Guillen on 15-day DL, retroactive to June 8, with pulled hamstring. Optioned OF Marcus Thames to Triple-A Toledo. Purchased contracts of IF Jason Smith and OF Alexis Gomez from Toledo. Moved P Gary Knotts from 15-day to 60-day DL.
YANKEES: Placed IF Rey Sanchez on 15-day DL, retroactive to June 10, with bulging cervical discs. Recalled IF Andy Phillips from Triple-A Columbus.
LAKERS: Named Phil Jackson coach; signed him to three-year contract.
MYSTICS (WNBA): Placed G Kiesha Brown on injured list. Activated F Mactabene Amachree from injured list.
ACC: Named John Clougherty coordinator of men's basketball officials.
ARMY: Named Joe Alberici lacrosse coach.
AUBURN: Granted release to men's basketball G Toney Douglas to any non-SEC school.
BOSTON COLLEGE: Named Erik Johnson women's basketball assistant coach.
DELAWARE STATE: Named Vincent White running backs and tight end coach.
FLORIDA A&M;: Fired football coach Billy Joe.
GEORGE WASHINGTON: Named Phil Rowe men's basketball assistant coach.
JOHNS HOPKINS: Mary Key was named to U.S. Women's Lacrosse developmental team.
KING'S COLLEGE: Announced that Austin Brown (North Harford) will attend the Division III school in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., and play football.
LOYOLA: Named Marti Whitmore women's basketball assistant coach.
UMES: F Tim Parham withdrew name from NBA draft.
MOUNT ST. MARY'S: Signed Derek Taylor to play tennis.
NFL: Assigned DL Patrice Majondo-Mwamba to Broncos, S Claudius Osei to Buccaneers, S Richard Yancy to Chargers, G Peter Heyer to Chiefs, TE Klaus Alinen to Falcons, LB Aden Durde to Panthers, DT Michael Quarshie to Raiders, DE Anders Akerstrom to Saints as international practice squad players.
BEARS: Waived QB Craig Krenzel.
BILLS: Waived WR Kahlil Hill and DB Jonathan Palafox.
CARDINALS: Added Rolando Cantu to regular roster.
COLTS: Re-signed LB Rob Morris. Waived DT Blake Lobel, TE Tory Humphrey, LB Dominique Sims and LB Mikal Baaqee.
DOLPHINS: Signed TE Jason Rader.
PACKERS: Waived WR-KR Kelvin Knight, LB Shawn Morgan and DT Doug Sims.
RAVENS: Agreed to six-year contract extension with TE Todd Heap.
SEAHAWKS: Added DE Christian Mohr to regular roster.
VIKINGS: Signed C Shawn Lynch and DT Matt Mitrione. Waived LB Sarth Benoit, LB Ira Cooper, QB Jason Fife and S Brandon Pinderhughes.
BAYHAWKS (MLL): Activated M Benson Erwin.