California Angels -- Signed a four-year player development contract with Cedar Rapids of the Single-A Midwest League.
United States Amateur Boxing -- Elected Jerry Dusenberry of Portland, Ore., president, succeeding Billy Dove of Bowie, whose term expired this year. Dusenberry, 52, served as the United States' lone referee-judge at the Olympics in Barcelona, Spain.
New England Patriots -- Placed S Tim Gordon on IR with a strained calf. Activated CB Darren Anderson from practice squad.
New Orleans Saints -- Waived PK Cary Blanchard. Activated TE Tommie Stowers from the practice squad.
New Jersey Devils -- Assigned G Martin Brodeur, G Doug Dadswell, G Chad Erickson, D Todd Copeland, D Kevin Dean, D Petr Kuchyna, D Dean Malcoc, D Jaroslav Modry, D Chris Nelson, D Matt Ruchty, C Jim Dowd, C David Emma, C Donovan Hextall, C Kevin Riehl, LW Jeff Christian, LW Jason Miller, LW Scott Pellerin, LW Curt Regnier, RW Mike Bodnarchuk, RW Ben Hankinson and RW Brian Sullivan to AHL Utica. Returned D Heath Weenk to his junior team.
Pittsburgh Penguins -- Agreed to terms with RW Joe Mullen (42 goals, 45 assists last season).
St. Louis Blues -- Named Brett Hull captain, replacing Garth Butcher. Butcher and Ron Sutter will be alternate captains.
Tampa Bay Lightning -- Assigned Shawn Boston, Jeff Buchanon, Tyler Ertel, Mark Green, Brent Gretzky, Jeff Harding, Matt Hervey, Jason Lafreniere, Chris Lipuma, Kevin MacKay, Colin Miller, Keith Osborne, Manon Rheaume, Bob Robinson, Garin Smith, Shayne Stevenson and Dan Vincelette to IHL Atlanta. Returned G Trevor Robins to WHL Saskatoon.
Adirondack Red Wings (AHL) -- Named Joe Paterson assistant coach.