BLUE JAYS -- Signed manager John Gibbons to one-year contract extension.


CUBS -- Agreed to one-year, $12.4 million contract with P Carlos Zambrano.

DEVIL RAYS -- Agreed with P Tim Corcoran, OF Elijah Dukes, P Edwin Jackson, C Dioner Navarro, P Jeff Ridgway, P Chris Seddon, P Brian Stokes, P Jon Switzer, and P Mitch Talboton on one-year contracts.


DIAMONDBACKS -- Named Junior Noboa special assistant to GM, Latin American operations.

ORIOLES -- Agreed with IF Brandon Fahey and OF Val Majewski on one-year contracts.


CELTICS -- Assigned G Allan Ray to D-League affiliate.


JOHN BROWN -- Announced retirement of men's basketball coach John Sheehy, effective at end of 2006-07 season.

MARYLAND -- Announced that coach Ralph Friedgen also will continue as offensive coordinator.

SLIPPERY ROCK -- Extended contract of men's basketball coach Jamal Palmer by one year.


TEXAS LUTHERAN -- Announced resignation of men's basketball coach Tom Oswald.


BEARS -- Promoted linebackers coach Bob Bacbich to defensive coordinator.

BROWNS -- Signed RB Jason Wright to one-year contract extension through 2008.

CHARGERS -- Signed LB Shaun Phillips to a six-year contract.

COWBOYS -- Re-signed C Andre Gurode to six-year contract.


EAGLES -- Named Rory Segrest special teams coordinator, Bill Shuey defensive assistant and quality control coach and James Urban offensive assistant and quality control coach.

GIANTS -- Named Sean Ryan offensive quality control coach.

LIONS -- Signed G Blaine Saipaia to two-year contract.