ATHLETICS -- Designated OF Milton Bradley for assignment. Purchased contract of IF Kevin Melillo from Triple-A Sacramento. Activated P Rich Harden from 15-day DL. Optioned P Shane Komine to Sacramento.
DODGERS -- Signed C Ben Davis and P Chris Fussell and assigned them to Triple-A Las Vegas.
BUCKS -- Exercised contract options of C Andrew Bogut and F Charlie Villanueva.
PISTONS -- Announced resignation of director of player personnel Scott Perry.
SUPERSONICS -- Fired director of basketball operations Dave Pendergraft and director of college scouting Steve Rosenberry.
MERCURY (WNBA) -- Waived G Adriana Moises.
NCAA -- Placed Colorado on probation for two years, fined it $100,000, reduced its scholarships and imposed other sanctions for major violations in its athletics program.
TOWSON -- Announced that volleyball player Christina Grempler (Severna Park) was nominated by Colonial Athletic Association for NCAA Woman of the Year award.
COLTS -- Claimed DB Antonio Perkins off waivers from Browns. Waived G Matt Tarullo.
SAINTS -- Signed RB Antonio Pittman to three-year contract.
STEELERS -- Signed NT Chris Hoke to three-year contract extension through 2010 season.
BRUINS -- Named Claude Julien coach.
DUCKS -- Signed G Jean-Sebastien Giguere to four-year contract.
LIGHTNING -- Re-signed D Shane O'Brien to two-year contract.
MAPLE LEAFS -- Signed D Carlo Colaiacovo to three-year contract extension.
PANTHERS -- Agreed with RW Nathan Horton on six-year contract extension.