BRAVES: Signed P Jim Brower for remainder of 2005 season.
CUBS: Optioned P John Koronka to Triple-A Iowa. Purchased contract of P Rich Hill from Iowa. Waived P David Crouthers.
DODGERS: Placed P Eric Gagne on 15-day DL with second-degree sprain of ulnar collateral ligament in right elbow. Activated P Elmer Dessens from 15-day DL.
METS: Placed 2B Miguel Cairo on 15-day DL with strained left hamstring. Called up 1B/OF Brian Daubach from Triple-A Norfolk.
ORIOLES: OF Napoleon Calzado cleared waivers and has been ourighted to Triple-A Ottawa.
REDS: Activated C Jason LaRue from bereavement list. Optioned C Dane Sardinha to Triple-A Louisville.
FEVER (WNBA): Activated G Tully Bevilaqua from injured list. Placed F Jenni Benningfield on injured list with right knee strain.
GEORGE WASHINGTON: Announced junior F Mike Hall has withdrawn from NBA draft.
GEORGIA STATE: Signed men's basketball coach Michael Perry to four-year contract.
LOYOLA: Named former women's soccer assistant John Byford as women's soccer head coach. Named Ayana Cadres assistant volleyball coach.
UMBC: Named Katie Rokus first assistant and recruiting coordinator of women's basketball program.
MOUNT ST. MARY'S: Naomi Campano Radio was named Valley National Bank Women's Lacrosse Scholar Athlete for second straight year.
SALISBURY: Announced that Justin Smith (Pallotti), Sean White (Calvert Hall), Dan Korpon (Severna Park) and Jeff Bigas were named to USILA NCAA Division III All-America team. Smith won Iroquois National Award, which is presented to NCAA Division III outstanding player, and Fran McCall Award, which is presented to Division III outstanding midfielder. White won Division III Outstanding Long Pole Midfielder Award. Korpon won Ensign C. Markland Kelly Jr. Award as most outstanding Division III goalie. Bigas won William C. Stiles Memorial Award as most outstanding defensive player and was Capital Athletic Conference Player of Year.
NFL: Suspended Colts S Mike Doss for first two regular-season games after pleading no contest to misdemeanor gun charges.
BEARS: Waived OL Bryan Anderson.
CHIEFS: Agreed with WR Az-Zahir Hakim on one-year contract.
EAGLES: Signed G Scott Young to four-year contract and K Jimmy Kibble.
JETS: Released S Reggie Tongue.
PATRIOTS: Waived C Travis Conway and OT Mike Lorenz.
STEELERS: Released WR Tavaris Capers.
PATAPSCO: Brent Snyder has committed to Villa Julie College to play soccer