Baseball AL -- President Bobby Brown reduced the suspension of Texas Rangers OF Kevin Reimer from 3 games to 2. Reimer, who charged Milwaukee Brewers P Chris Bosio during a game Aug. 4, will begin his suspension today.
Chicago Cubs -- Activated P Frank Castillo from the DL. Optioned P Scott May (18.00 ERA in 2 IP) to Class AAA Iowa.
Chicago White Sox -- Recalled OF Sammy Sosa (.267 in 32 games for Class AAA Vancouver). Placed OF Mike Huff (left shoulder) on the 15-day DL retroactive to Sunday.
Texas Rangers -- Assigned P Rich Gossage, on the DL since Aug. 10, to Class AAA Oklahoma City on a rehabilitation assignment.
Grand Rapids Hoops (CBA) -- Signed F Sean Tyson (Dunbar).
Central Connecticut State -- Named Mark Adams men's basketball coach.
Hiram -- Named Michael Marcinko men's basketball coach.
Illinois -- School announced that WR Steven Mueller (32 catches for 496 yards last season) has given up football on his doctor's advice because of a narrowing in his spinal column.
Maryland -- Hired Peter M. Kowall as assistant women's soccer coach, Mary Ellen Wydan as assistant swimming coach and Lisa Sorensen as assistant trainer.
Massachusetts -- Named Sam Koch men's soccer coach.
St. Louis -- Announced that basketball player McGlother Irvin (20.5 ppg, 5.0 rpg) is transferring from Central Florida Junior College and will play this season. Irvin is Washington Bullets G Byron Irvin's brother.
Texas El-Paso -- Football team suspended starting S Tod Carter and basketball team suspended F Roy Howard for their roles in a bar brawl at the All-Graders Club at Fort Bliss. Football player Dwight Conley, a walk-on, was placed on probation.
Buffalo Bills -- Waived G Leonard Burton, G Dean Kirkland, T Joe Staysniak, CB David Pool, S Tim Smiley, DL Matt Ruhland, NT Odell Haggins, WR Vernon Turner and LB Matt Monger. Placed CB Darryl Wren on preseason injured reserve. Placed LB Mark Maddox and FB Jamie Mueller on regular-season injured reserve.
Cincinnati Bengals -- Placed RB Ickey Woods, OT Kirk Scrafford, Carl Carter and S Barney Bussey on injured reserve. Reclaimed DE Skip McClendon, LB Leo Barker and S Joe King off waivers. Claimed DE Alonzo Mitz off waivers.
Cleveland Browns -- Agreed to terms with DL Michael Dean Perry. Announced that G Newt Harrell, acquired from the Raiders for an undisclosed draft choice, failed his physical and is being returned to Los Angeles.
Dallas Cowboys -- Reclaimed QB Cliff Stoudt, S Vince Allbritton and KR James Dixon off waivers. Claimed LB Mickey Pruitt off waivers. Placed TE Rob Awalt, RB Ricky Blake, DL Leon Lett and LB Dixon Edwards on injured reserve.
Denver Broncos -- Reclaimed KR Kevin Clark and DE Jim Szymanski off waivers. Placed WR Vance Johnson and G Crawford Ker on injured reserve. Signed QB Shawn Moore, WR Barry Johnson (Maryland), NT Don Gibson and LB Mark Murray to the practice squad.
Detroit Lions -- Reclaimed LB Mark Brown, RB Don Overton and S Herb Welch off waivers. Placed LB Victor Jones, G Ken Dallafior and CB Sean Van Horse on injured reserve.
Green Bay Packers -- Reclaimed G Billy Ard and OL Keith Uecker. Signed P Paul McJulien and P Rick Tuten. Placed OT Louis Cheek, RB Chuck Webb and WR Erik Affholter on injured reserve.
Kansas City Chiefs -- Waived QB Steve Pelluer, CB Billy Bell, DE David Bailey and G Larry Williams. Placed OT Tom Dohring and WR Troy Stradford on injured reserve.
Los Angeles Raiders -- Reclaimed QB Vince Evans, LB Jerry Robinson and S Derrick Crudup off waivers. Placed RB Vance Mueller, RB Nick Bell and DL Roy Hart on injured reserve.
Los Angeles Rams -- Placed RB Marcus Dupree and CB Robert Bailey on injured reserve. Reclaimed C Doug Smith off waivers. Claimed WR Vernon Turner off waivers.
Miami Dolphins -- Placed RB Sammie Smith, DE Terry Price and S Stevon Moore on injured reserve. Reclaimed TE Greg Baty, CB Paul Lankford and G Dave Zawatson off waivers. Signed RB Cisco Richard, LB Mark Sander, TE Michael Titley, OT Ernie Rogers and DE Joe Brunson to the practice squad.
Minnesota Vikings -- Reclaimed WR Leo Lewis, RB Darrin Nelson and OL Craig Wolfley. Placed FB Rick Fenney, LB Matt Vanderbeek and LB Carlos Jenkins on injured reserve. Signed OT Scott Adams, LB Ivan Caesar, WR Terry Obee and DT Scott Reagan to the practice squad.
New England Patriots -- Agreed to terms with RB John Stephens on a 4-year contract. Claimed WR Rob Carpenter off waivers.
New York Jets -- Claimed TE Ken Whisenhunt off waivers from Washington Redskins.
Philadelphia Eagles -- Placed S Jesse Campbell on injured reserve. Brought back WR Kenny Jackson.
Phoenix Cardinals -- Placed DL Eric Swann and RB Eric Amsler on injured reserve. Reclaimed WR Amod Field and WR John Jackson off waivers.
Pittsburgh Steelers -- Agreed to a 3-year contract with LB David Little believed to be worth about $2 million.
San Diego Chargers -- Reclaimed S Martin Bayless and HB Craig McEwen. Re-signed DB Darren Carrington. Assigned S Floyd Fields, OL Mike Zandofsky and TE Duane Young.