NASCAR: Deducted 50 driver points from Scott Pruett and 50 owner points from Cal Wells.
Athletics: Activated P Mike Magnante from 15-day DL. Optioned P Rich Sauveur to Triple-A Sacramento.
Indians: Activated P Paul Shuey from DL. Designated P Alan Newman for assignment.
Red Sox: Placed OF Trot Nixon on 15-day DL. Recalled 1B-DH Morgan Burkhart from Triple-A Pawtucket.
Padres: Activated P Steve Montgomery from 15-day DL. Optioned P Brandon Kolb to Triple-A Las Vegas.
Cornell: Named Steve Garland assistant wrestling coach. Named Ray Wright scouting and college personnel director.
Nebraska: Announced freshman RB Chris Butler will transfer to Auburn. Announced suspension of C Kimani Ffriend and G John Robinson from basketball team for violating team rules.
Northeastern: Named Kevin Morris offensive coordinator, Eddy Morrisey running backs coach, Brian Picucci offensive line coach, John Cervino linebackers coach and Steve Tirrell defensive line coach.
Wisconsin: Named Benjy Wilber director of compliance.
UNLV: Signed football coach John Robinson to contract through 2002 season.
San Diego Chargers: Signed DE Jonathon Brown to a two-year contract.
Jets: Released RB Leon Johnson.
49ers: Waived DB Ryan Roques.
Redskins: Signed S Quincy Sanders to four-year contract. Released WR Cory Allen.
Blackhawks: Re-signed D Kevin Dean.
Bruins: Agreed to terms with RW Lee Goren on two-year contract.