ANGELS -- Activated P Kelvim Escobar from 15-day DL. Optioned OF Tommy Murphy to Triple-A Salt Lake City.
DEVIL RAYS -- Placed 3B Akinori Iwamura on 15-day DL. Recalled IF Jorge Cantu from Triple-A Durham.
ORIOLES -- Placed P Scott Williamson on 15-day DL. Recalled P Jim Johnson from Triple-A Norfolk.
PIRATES -- Activated P John Grabow from 15-day DL. Optioned P Juan Perez to Triple-A Indianapolis.
ROCKIES -- Placed former Orioles P LaTroy Hawkins on 15-day DL. Activated P Tom Martin from 15-day DL.
ROYALS -- Recalled P Brian Bannister from Triple-A Omaha. Optioned P Neal Musser to Omaha.
YANKEES -- Activated P Chien-Ming Wang from 15-day DL. Optioned OF Kevin Thompson to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
SONICS -- Fired coach Bob Hill. Removed Rick Sund as general manager.
LOUISVILLE -- Announced that sophomore G Reginald Delk will transfer from Mississippi State.
OKLAHOMA -- Announced that freshman G Bobby Maze will not return to team next season.
RIDER -- Named Lynn Milligan women's basketball coach.
TEXAS A&M; -- Announced that junior F Joseph Jones will make himself available for NBA draft.
TOWSON -- CAA named M Matt Eckerl (Calvert Hall) men's lacrosse Co-Player of the Week.
VIRGINIA -- Announced that junior G Sean Singletary will make himself available for NBA draft.
VMI -- Announced that junior F Reggie Williams will make himself available for NBA draft.
BENGALS -- Re-signed LB Caleb Miller to one-year contract.
COLTS -- Signed DE Josh Thomas to one-year contract.
DOLPHINS -- Named Bobby Jackson running backs coach.
PATRIOTS -- Signed CB Tory James.
VIKINGS -- Re-signed RB Artose Pinner and G Anthony Herrera.
BLUES -- Re-signed C Trent Whitfield.
THRASHERS -- RW Scott Mellanby announced his retirement.
UNITED -- Signed F Nicholas Addlery.