CHAMP CAR: Named Steve Johnson president, effective Sept. 19, and Dick Eidswick chief executive officer and chairman.
NASCAR: Fined Kyle Busch, driver of Nextel Cup series No. 5 Chevrolet Monte Carlo, $10,000 and Tony Stewart, driver of Busch Series No. 33 Chevrolet, $5,000 and placed them on probation until Dec. 31 for infractions at Watkins Glen International. Fined Lance Deiters, crew chief of Busch Series No. 83 Chevrolet driven by Wally Dallenbach, $2,500 for an unapproved third gear ratio.
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Suspended Nicholas Slack of Brewers organization for 15 games and Luis Ugueto of Royals organization for 30 games, for violating Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
ORIOLES: Moved P Radhames Liz from Single-A Aberdeen to Single-A Delmarva. Moved OF Nolan Reimold from Aberdeen to Single-A Frederick.
RANGERS: Purchased contract of P Justin Thompson from Triple-A Oklahoma and P Scott Feldman from Frisco. Designated former Orioles P James Baldwin for assignment. Optioned P Kevin Gryboski to Oklahoma.
RED SOX: Recalled P Jonathan Papelbon from Triple-A Pawtucket. Optioned P Manny Delcarmen to Pawtucket.
REDS: Purchased contract of IF Aaron Holbert from Triple-A Louisville. Placed IF-OF Ryan Freel on 15-day DL.
MAGIC: Signed G Travis Diener.
WIZARDS: Signed G Donell Taylor and F Hiram Fuller.
FLORIDA STATE: Signed women's basketball coach Sue Semrau to three-year contract extension through 2008-09 season.
MARSHALL: Announced men's basketball F Casey Wohlleb will transfer from program.
SAN DIEGO STATE: Signed manager Tony Gwynn to a three-year contract extension.
TULSA: Signed football coach Steve Kragthorpe to six-year extension through 2010-11 academic year.
BRONCOS: Signed CB Rod Babers.
PACKERS: Signed LB Jeremiah Garrison.
REDSKINS: Signed S Eric Brown.
BUCCANEERS: Signed G Phil Bogle. Released RB back Jacque Lewis.
USA HOCKEY: Named Hurricanes coach Peter Laviolette coach for 2006 Olympic team that will compete in Turin, Italy.
BLUE JACKETS: Signed C Andrew Murray.
CANADIENS: Re-signed Tomas Plekanec to two-year contract. Signed D Johnathan Aitken, who had been with Canucks, to one-year contract.
HURRICANES: Re-signed D Glen Wesley to one-year contract. Agreed with D Chris Hajt on one-year contract.
ISLANDERS: Agreed with D Brent Sopel on two-year contract.
LIGHTNING: Re-signed C Vincent Lecavalier to four-year contract.
OILERS: Re-signed LW Raffi Torres to two-year contract.
PENGUINS: Re-signed RW Konstantin Koltsov.
RANGERS: Re-signed RW Jozef Balej.
RED WINGS: Signed D Andy Delmore. Re-signed RW Darryl Bootland and F Jason Williams to one-year contracts.
THRASHERS: Signed F J.P. Vigier and F Derek MacKenzie.
WILD: Re-signed RW Kyle Wanvig. Signed RW Joey Tetarenko.