Baseball Atlanta Braves -- Optioned P Armando Reynoso to Triple-A Richmond. Recalled P Randy St. Claire from Richmond.
Montreal Expos -- Activated SS Spike Owen from the 15-day DL. Placed 1B Greg Colbrunn on the 15-day DL.
New York Mets -- Placed P Bret Saberhagen on the 15-day DL retroactive to Sunday. Recalled P Mark Dewey from Triple-A Tidewater.
Oakland Athletics -- Sent IF Lance Blankenship to Triple-A Tacoma on a medical rehabilitation assignment.
San Francisco Giants -- Signed P Jerry Don Gleaton to a minor-league contract.
Texas Rangers -- Placed P Terry Mathews on the 15-day DL, retroactive to July 29. Recalled P Brian Bohanon from Triple-A Oklahoma City. Sent OF Jack Daugherty to Oklahoma City on a medical rehabilitation assignment.
Basketball Milwaukee Bucks -- Traded G Lester Connor to the Orlando Magic for G Sam Vincent and a 1994 second-round draft pick.
Portland Trail Blazers -- Signed restricted Golden State free-agent G Mario Elie (7.8 points on 52 percent shooting last season) to an offer sheet, giving the Warriors 15 days to decide whether to match the offer.
College La Salle -- Named John Kunzier volleyball coach.
Morgan State -- Named Andre Creamer defensive backs coach and Fred Kaiss quarterbacks coach.
Robert Morris -- Named Bennie Benson men's and women's track and cross-country coach and David Smart women's soccer coach.
Utah State -- Announced that AD Rod Tueller had submitted his resignation, which will be effective Aug. 31.
Football Atlanta Falcons -- Signed CB Elbert Shelley to a one-year contract.
Cleveland Browns -- Signed DE John Bosa and NT Kent Wells. Waived DE Mike Wise and QB Keithen McCant.
Green Bay Packers -- Agreed to terms with LB Mark D'Onofrio on a three-year contract.
Minnesota Vikings -- Signed OG Todd Kalis.
New England Patriots -- Fired vice president for player operations Joe Mendes.
New York Giants -- Waived FB Greg Amsler.
New York Jets -- Waived WR Vincent Brownlee.
Phoenix Cardinals -- Signed NT Jim Wahler.
Pittsburgh Steelers -- Signed DL Rich Schonewolf, DB Richard Shelton and OL Justin Strzelczyk.
Washington Redskins -- Placed ninth-round draft pick LB Boone Powell (knee) and free-agent LB Dee Thomas (ankle) on the waived/injured list. Re-signed LB Eric Gash, who was cut last week, and free-agent LB Jon Brantley.
Hockey Boston Bruins -- Signed F Sergei Zholtok.
Minnesota North Stars -- Acquired D Collin Bauer from the Edmonton Oilers for future considerations.
New York Rangers -- Signed LW Jan Erixon (8 goals, 9 assists last season) to a new contract.
Tampa Bay Lightning -- Named Danny Gare television broadcaster.
Winnipeg Jets -- Named former Skipjacks coach Robbie Laird coach of the AHL Moncton Hawks.