DODGERS -- Named former Ravens executive Dennis Mannion chief operating officer.
PIRATES -- Named Greg Smith director of scouting, Kyle Stark director of player development and Bryan Minniti director of baseball operations. RANGERS -- Named Matt Walbeck third base coach and catching instructor. WHITE SOX -- Agreed to one-year contract with SS Juan Uribe.
NORTH DAKOTA -- Announced resignation of AD Tom Buning.
PURDUE -- Suspended freshman F Keshia Mosley indefinitely from women's basketball team for violation of team rules.
WISCONSIN-MILWAUKEE -- Announced that G Avery Smith was removed from men's basketball team.
MERCURY (WNBA) -- Promoted Corey Gaines from assistant coach to coach.
BENGALS -- Placed LB Ahmad Brooks on IR. Signed TE Nate Lawrie from practice squad.
DOLPHINS -- Placed LB Abraham Wright on IR. Signed DB Jereme Perry.
EAGLES -- Placed S Sean Considine on IR. Signed S Marcus Paschal from practice squad.
FALCONS -- Re-signed CB Brent Grimes.
49ERS -- Re-signed former Ravens LB Roderick Green. Signed G Sean Estrada to practice squad.
JETS -- Signed LB Marques Murrell from Eagles' practice squad.
PATRIOTS -- Activated WR Chad Jackson and CB Eddie Jackson from physically unable to perform list. Released S Ray Ventrone.
RAVENS -- Re-signed LB Edgar Jones. Waived TE Lee Vickers.
FINA -- Announced that Australian swimmer Ian Thorpe was cleared of doping charges.