Boston Red Sox -- Signed a two-year player development contract with Utica of the New York-Penn League.
Houston Astros -- Announced they have moved their Single-A affiliate from Burlington, Iowa, to Quad City in the Midwest League and have agreed to a two-year player development agreement with Quad City.
Seattle Mariners -- Signed a two-year player development contract with Single-A Appleton, Wis.
Golden State Warriors -- Signed C Matt Fish to a one-year contract.
Houston Rockets -- Signed F David Wood.
Utah Jazz -- Signed G Tim Legler and F Mike Higgins.
NCAA -- Named Washburn athletic director Rich Johanningmeier council representative on the Legislative Review Committee, Stanford wrestling coach Chris Horpel to the wrestling committee, Dartmouth assistant ski coach Sarah Bergstrom to the men's and women's skiing committee and Boston College basketball player Bill Curley to a position on the recruiting committee.
Arkansas -- Named Danny Ford assistant football coach.
Duke -- Named J.B. Clarke assistant lacrosse coach.
Lock Haven -- Announced its wrestling program was placed on two years' probation by the NCAA for recruiting violations.
Mississippi -- Announced WR Cooper Manning no longer will play football due to a congenital problem and a bulging disk in his neck.
Buffalo Bills -- Signed DE Keith Willis. Waived NT Gary Baldinger.
Cincinnati Bengals -- Placed LB Kevin Walker on injured reserve and WR Reggie Rembert on the reserve-non-football illness list. Activated CB Mitchell Price from the roster-exempt list. Waived WR Richard Isaiah, T Lance Olberding and RB Omar Soto from the practice squad. Signed WR Mike Barber, RB Mike Dingle and DE Roosevelt Nix to the practice squad.
Dallas Cowboys -- Activated DE Tony Hill from injured reserve.
Minnesota Vikings -- Signed TE Derek Tennell off waivers from the Detroit Lions.
Philadelphia Eagles -- Signed OL Brian Baldinger off waivers from the Buffalo Bills.
San Francisco 49ers -- Signed DE Garin Veris to a two-year contract. Waived WR Troy Kyles wide receiver.
New York Islanders -- Assigned LW Todd Sparks, LW Jeff Saterdalen, LW Jeff Jablonski and C John Johnson to Richmond of the East Coast Hockey League.
New York Rangers -- Assigned G Mike Gilmore, G Corey Hirsch, D Doug Searle, D Peter Fiorentino, D John Mokosak, D Michael Stewart, D Jean-Marc Richard, D Darcy Werenka, D Brad Tiley, D John Vary, F Barry Potomski, F Don Biggs, F Chris Cichocki, F Craig Duncanson, F Fredrik Jax, F Rob Kenny, F Daniel Lacroix, F Jean-Yves Roy and F Brian Sakic to Binghamton of the American Hockey League.
St. Louis Blues -- Assigned G Geoff Sarjeant, G Nick Vitucci, W Dave Mackey, W Jason Ruff, W Ron Hoover, D Jason Marshall, D Jeff Batters to Peoria of the International Hockey League.
Tampa Bay Lightning -- Assigned F Christian Campeau, F Jean Blouin and D Shawn Rivers to Atlanta of the International Hockey League.
Vancouver Canucks -- Returned F Alek Stojanov, D Brad Barton and D Jean Paul Davis to their respective junior teams.
Washington Capitals -- Assigned G Byron Dafoe, G Duane Derksen, G Olaf Kolzig, D John Slaney, D Jim Mathieson, D Ken Klee, D Eric Lavigne, D Rob Leask, D Bob Babcock, D Jiri Vykoukal, LW Randy Pearce, LW Darren McAusland, LW Steve Seftel, LW Trevor Halverson, C Steve Konowalchuk, C Jeff Nelson, C Mike Boback, C Martin Jiranek, RW Keith Jones, RW John Bryce, RW Trevor Duhaime, RW Steve Martell, RW Chris Longo to Baltimore of the American Hockey League. Loaned RW Andrei Sidorov to Hampton Roads of the East Coast Hockey League. Returned LW Mike Mathers to Kamloops of the Western Hockey League. Released D Al Macisaac.