NASCAR -- Docked Dale Earnhardt Jr. 100 Nextel Cup points and fined crew chief Tony Eury Jr. $100,000 and suspended him for six points races for having the rear wing improperly mounted at Darlington Raceway on Sunday.
ATHLETICS -- Placed P Huston Street on 15-day DL, retroactive to Sunday. Purchased contract of P Connor Robertson from Triple-A Sacramento.
BRAVES -- Activated P Bob Wickman from 15-day DL. Optioned P Kevin Barry to Triple-A Richmond.
CARDINALS -- Claimed P Todd Wellemeyer off waivers from Royals.
CUBS -- Purchased contract of IF Mike Fontenot from Triple-A Iowa.
DODGERS -- Recalled P Hong-Chih Kuo from Triple-A Las Vegas. Designated IF Wilson Valdez for assignment.
INDIANS -- Extended contract of assistant GM Chris Antonetti through 2011 and promoted him to VP of baseball operations. Extended contract of assistant GM-scouting operations John Mirabelli through 2010.
METS -- Acquired IF Jake Gautreau from Indians for player to be named or cash.
NATIONALS -- Activated P Jerome Williams from 15-day DL. Optioned OF Kory Casto to Triple-A Columbus.
ROCKIES -- Activated P Ramon Ramirez from 15-day DL.
YANKEES -- Called up P Ron Villone. Optioned P Sean Henn to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
COLORADO STATE -- Announced men's basketball F Andy Ogide transferred from Mississippi and G Willis Gardner from Ohlone JC.
COWBOYS -- Signed QB Richard Bartel.
49ERS -- Signed S Jake Patten.
GIANTS -- Signed DL Dek Blake, G Matt Maddox and CB Darren Barnett.
JETS -- Signed DB James Ihedigbo, CB Rayshaun Kizer, LB Jared Newberry, WR Jesse Pellot-Rosa and WR Renard Stevens. Released DB Caleb Hendrix, DE Matt King, WR Dustin Osborn and LB Mark Zalewski.
REDSKINS -- Signed RB Pete Schmitt, TE Brian Bell, WR Carl Berman, G Cornelius Rogers, DE Alex Buzbee, LB Kevin Jones, DB Byron Westbrook and DB Brandon Register.
SAINTS -- Signed DL Lance Legree, DL Anton Palepoi, along with free-agent LB Desmond Sims.
BLACKHAWKS -- Named John Torchetti assistant coach. Signed C Evan Brophey to three-year contract.
WILD -- Signed C Morten Madsen to three-year contract.
Track and field
INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ATHLETICS FEDERATIONS -- Banned runner Lyubov Denisova for two years for testing positive for banned substances in a March 20 out-of-competition test.