ATHLETICS -- Sent P Connor Robertson outright to Triple-A Sacramento. Named Tony DeFrancesco third base coach.
BRAVES -- Signed director of player development Kurt Kemp, director of scouting Roy Clark and director of Latin American operations Johnny Almaraz to two-year contract extensions. Claimed P Chris Resop off waivers from Angels. Designated P Chad Paronto for assignment.
DEVIL RAYS -- Claimed OF Chris Snelling off waivers from Athletics. Released P Jay Witasick (C. Milton Wright, UMBC).
MARINERS -- Activated Mark Lowe from 15-day DL.
PHILLIES -- Named Chuck LaMar director of professional scouting.
CLIPPERS -- Waived F Kimani Ffriend, F Yaroslav Korolev and G Guillermo Diaz.
HAWKS -- Waived F Antywane Robinson, F Steven Smith and G Jamaal Tatum.
KNICKS -- Waived G Jared Jordan, G Demetris Nichols and G Walker Russell. NETS -- Waived G Eddie Gill.
PACERS -- Waived C Lukasz Obrzut and C Courtney Sims.
NCAA -- Placed Arkansas on probation for three years, ordered school to vacate men's track and field records, including two national championships, reduced number of men's track and field scholarships and placed former coach on two-year show-cause order for violations of NCAA recruiting rules.
JAGUARS -- Signed QB Todd Bouman to one-year contract.
JETS -- Released WR Chris Davis from practice squad. Signed WR David Clowney to practice squad.
VIKINGS -- Signed P Chris Kluwe to six-year contract, through 2013 season.
RED WINGS -- Recalled G Jimmy Howard from AHL-Grand Rapids.
U.S. -- Named Wilmer Cabrera coach for under-17 men's national team. Extended contract of Thomas Rongen, coach for under-20 men's national team, through 2009 FIFA World Cup.