MLB -- Suspended Dodgers minor league IF Sergio Garcia 100 games for violating Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

ANGELS -- Waived former Orioles P Hector Carrasco. Released IF Shea Hillenbrand.


DIAMONDBACKS -- Fired hitting coach Kevin Seitzer. Named former Oriole Rick Schu hitting coach.

INDIANS -- Optioned P Edward Mujica to Triple-A Buffalo.

METS -- Named Rickey Henderson hitting coach.

ROYALS -- Claimed IF Jason Smith off waivers from Diamondbacks. Designated IF Fernando Cortez for assignment.


PISTONS -- Signed G Chauncey Billups to five-year contract.

RAPTORS -- Signed F Jamario Moon to two-year contract.

76ERS -- Signed G-F Thaddeus Young and F Jason Smith.


SUNS -- Agreed with F Grant Hill on two-year contract. Traded F James Jones and draft rights to G Rudy Fernandez to Trail Blazers for $3 million.

SUPERSONICS -- Signed F Rashard Lewis; traded him to Magic for conditional second-round draft pick.

TRAIL BLAZERS -- Bought out G Steve Francis (Maryland).


NCAA -- Announced addition of two years to Oklahoma's current probationary period, expiring May 23, 2010; reduction in allowable financial aid; and vacation of records for 2005 season, including bowl game victory for major violations within football program.

FLORIDA STATE -- Announced that contract of AD David Hart Jr. will not be renewed.


LOYOLA -- Announced transfer of men's lacrosse A Collin Finnerty from Duke. Announced addition of freshman recruits Eric Lusby (Severna Park), D.J. Comer (Calvert Hall), Kyle James (McDonogh), Jacob Hagelin (Boys' Latin), Bobby Caetta (Madison, N.J.), Matt Langan (Madison, N.J.), Stephen Murray (Albemarle, Va.) and Chris Moore (Malvern Prep, Pa.).


BRONCOS -- Signed DT Marcus Thomas.

GIANTS -- Signed WR Kevin McMahan.

RAVENS -- Signed OL Marshal Yanda.

SEAHAWKS -- Signed LB Will Herring, OL Mansfield Wrotto, WR Jordan Kent and WR Courtney Taylor. Released CB Rich Gardner.


STEELERS -- Signed RB Larry Croom and WR Dan Sheldon.

TITANS -- Agreed to terms with CB Ryan Smith.


CAPITALS -- Signed G Simeon Varlamov to three-year contract.