Cubs: Recalled P Jamie Arnold from Triple-A Iowa.
Mariners: Placed P Rob Ramsay on 15-day DL. Recalled P Joel Pinero from Triple-A Tacoma.
Red Sox: Placed IF Izzy Alcantara on 15-day DL. Purchased contract of IF Lou Merloni from Triple-A Pawtucket.
Warriors: Signed second-round draft pick Chris Porter.
NCAA: Approved University of Findlay for active membership in Division II.
Pennsylvania: Announced resignation of men's tennis coach Gordie Ernst, effective Aug. 31.
Bengals: Waived CB Roosevelt Blackmon, OL Tony Coats, S Gary Thompkins, WR Tariq McDonald and WR Eddie Hardaway.
Lions: Signed TE Alfred Pupunu. Released QB Steve Stenstrom.
Dolphins: Waived RB Curtis Alexander, TE Carlos Nuno and DT Noel Scarlett.
Panthers: Placed K John Kasay on IR. Signed K Brian Gowins.
Patriots: Waived WR Vincent Brisby, WR Tony Gaiter, WR Matt Bumgardner, WR Aaron Bailey, S Cory Gilliard, S Rodney Rideau, CB Mike Woods and TE Dave Spachelski. Signed WR Chris Calloway.
Vikings: Waived S Anthony Bass, S Anthony Marshall, CB Carl Kidd, WR Jermaine Sheffield, RB Marvin Welch, LB Keith McCullar, LB Mike Parker, DL Tim Engelhart, OL Seth Dittman, C Brody Heffner-Liddiard and P Eddie Howard.
Blackhawks: Signed RW Aaron Downey.
Canucks: Agreed to terms with free-agent D Scott Lachance.
Devils: Agreed to terms with D Colin White on three-year contract.
Lightning: Re-signed C Ryan Johnson.
Oilers: Named Mark Lamb assistant coach in charge of player development.
Sabres: Announced resignation of director of communications Gil Chorbajian.
Sharks: Signed D Greg Andrusak.