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MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Suspended Indians P Kevin Millwood five games and fined him an undisclosed amount for intentionally throwing at Mariners SS Yuniesky Betancourt in July 29 game. Suspended Indians P David Riske four games and fined him an undisclosed amount for intentionally throwing at Mariners RF Ichiro Suzuki. Suspended Indians manager Eric Wedge and bench coach Robby Thompson one game each and fined them undisclosed amounts for Millwood and Riske's actions. Fined Mariners P Shigetoshi Hasegawa an undisclosed amount for intentionally throwing at Indians CF Grady Sizemore. Suspended Tigers C Ivan Rodriguez four games and fined him an undisclosed amount for his inappropriate actions and comments during July 30 game. Suspended Mets bench coach Sandy Alomar Sr. one game and fined him an undisclosed amount for his inappropriate actions and comments during Sunday's game.

CUBS: Activated SS Nomar Garciaparra and P Scott Williamson from 60-day DL and P Kerry Wood from 15-day DL. Placed former Orioles IF-OF Jerry Hairston on 15-day DL with left elbow injury. Optioned P Sergio Mitre to Triple-A Iowa. Designated P Mike Remlinger for assignment.

DIAMONDBACKS: Signed 1B Tony Clark to two-year contract extension.

INDIANS: Placed former Orioles P Arthur Rhodes on bereavement list. Recalled P Fernando Cabrera from Triple-A Buffalo.

MARINERS: Activated P Jeff Nelson (Catonsville) from bereavement list. Recalled OF Chris Snelling from Triple-A Tacoma. Optioned P Masao Kida and OF Jamal Strong to Tacoma.

NATIONALS: Activated OF Tony Blanco from 15-day DL. Activated IF Henry Mateo from 15-day DL and sent him outright to Double-A Harrisburg.

PHILLIES: Recalled P Eude Brito from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. OptionedIF Matt Kata to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

ROCKIES: Claimed P Sun-Woo Kim off waivers from Nationals.


NBA: Announced 2007 All-Star Weekend will be held in Las Vegas.

BUCKS: Re-signed F Toni Kukoc to one-year contract.

GRIZZLIES: Signed G Damon Stoudamire to four-year contract.

MAVERICKS: Signed F Rawle Marshall.

ROCKETS: Re-signed F Ryan Bowen.

76ERS: Signed F Shavlik Randolph and F Deng Gai.

SUPERSONICS: Signed G Rick Brunson.

WIZARDS: Re-signed F Michael Ruffin.

COMETS (WNBA): Activated G Kiesha Brown.

SPARKS (WNBA): Signed G Edniesha Curry.


ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE: Announced that Maryland volleyball players Stephanie Smith and Rachel Wagener were named to preseason all-conference team.

NCAA: Extended contract of president Myles Brand through 2009.

GEORGIA TECH: Agreed with men's basketball coach Paul Hewitt on one-year contract extension through 2010-11 season.

GOUCHER: Named Marc Calabretta men's assistant soccer coach, Alan Febres and Rob Hohl women's assistant soccer coaches and Erik Kaminsky assistant sports information director.

TOWSON: Named Paul Cushion men's assistant soccer coach.

ILLINOIS: Dismissed junior RB Marcus Mason from football team.

INDIANA: Announced resignation of men's assistant basketball coach Thad Fitzpatrick.


BUCCANEERS: Signed LS Brian Sawyer. Released QB Jared Allen. Announced T Lance Nimmo has left team.

CARDINALS: Signed DT Keith Wright to one-year contract.

PATRIOTS: Waived WR Ricky Bryant.

VIKINGS: Signed WR Avion Black and WR Daryl Jones. Released WR Skyler Fulton.

High schools

FALLSTON: Senior G Erin Iman has given an oral commitment to play women's soccer at Richmond.


AVALANCHE: Signed F Brad May to two-year contract.

BLACKHAWKS: Signed G Nikolai Khabibulin to four-year contract and C Jim Dowd to one-year contract.

CANUCKS: Signed C Brendan Morrison to three-year contract.

CAPITALS: Signed LW Alexander Ovechkin to three-year contract.

COYOTES: Signed D Brad Ference to one-year contract.

FLAMES: Signed D Steve Marr and D Brett Palin.

LIGHTNING: Re-signed D Nolan Pratt to two-year contract. Signed F Mitch Fritz and D Timo Helbling to one-year contracts, D Brandon Elliott to three-year contract and D Brady Grego to two-year contract.

MAPLE LEAFS: Signed F Jason Allison to one-year contract.

OILERS: Agreed with G Jussi Markkanen on two-year contract and D Igor Ulanov on one-year contract.

PREDATORS: Signed LW Paul Kariya to a two-year contract.

STARS: Agreed to terms with RW Junior Lessard. Signed D Mario Scalzo.

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