ATHLETICS -- Released OF Hiram Bocachica.

DEVIL RAYS -- Agreed with 1B Wes Bankston and P JP Howell on one-year contracts.


INDIANS -- Agreed with P Jeremy Sowers, P J.D. Martin, IF Ryan Garko, P Brian Slocum, IF Hector Luna, OF Brad Snyder, IF Michael Aubrey and IF Mike Rouse on one-year contracts.

MARLINS -- Agreed with P Paul Mildren, P Jesus Delgado, P Matt Lindstrom, OF Eric Reed, P Harvey Garcia and P Logan Kensing on one-year contracts.

METS -- Agreed with P Mike Bynum and P Jose Santiago on minor league contracts.

REDS -- Agreed with IF Jerry Gil, OF Josh Hamilton and P Brad Salmon on one-year contracts.

ROCKIES -- Agreed with former Orioles P Mike DeJean on one-year contract.

ROYALS -- Agreed with P Zack Greinke, P Luke Hudson and IF Angel Sanchez on one-year contracts.


JAZZ -- Acquired F Alan Henderson and cash from 76ers for rights to exchange 2007 second-round draft picks.


MAVERICKS -- Traded G Anthony Johnson to Hawks for 2007 second-round draft pick.

TRAIL BLAZERS -- Traded G Juan Dixon (Calvert Hall, Maryland) to Raptors for G Fred Jones and future considerations.

DETROIT (WNBA) -- Traded C Ruth Riley to Silver Stars for C Katie Feenstra.


NCAA -- Placed Southern Maine on probation for two years and imposed penalties for violations in a work-study fraud case involving 37 student-athletes in 15 sports during 2003-04 academic year.

BOISE STATE -- Signed football coach Chris Petersen to five-year contract.


HOWARD -- Named Carey Bailey football coach.

MINNESOTA -- Announced that junior men's basketball G Limar Wilson quit team and plans to transfer.

NEW MEXICO -- Announced that men's basketball coach Ritchie McKay will be fired at end of season.


COWBOYS -- Named Bruce Read special teams coach and Wade Wilson quarterbacks coach.

DOLPHINS -- Named Marvin Marshall offensive quality control coach. Signed RB Jesse Chatman and allocated him to NFL Europe.


RAIDERS -- Declined to pick up option on QB Aaron Brooks.

REDSKINS -- Released S Troy Vincent. Named Matthew Shea defensive quality control coach and Bill Khayat offensive quality control coach.

SAINTS -- Designated DE Charles Grant as franchise player.

SEAHAWKS -- Designated K Josh Brown as franchise player.