Major League Baseball: Suspended Astros IF Charlie Hayes for two games and fined him an undisclosed amount for directing inappropriate comments toward the umpires, refusing to leave the field after being ejected and throwing equiptment onto the playing field in a game on June 14 and suspended Rockies IF Terry Shumpert for two game and fined him an undisclosed amount for elbowing Erubiel Durazo in the face in a game on June 24.
Cubs: Placed P Courtney Duncan on 15-day DL with strained muscle in his upper back. Recalled OF Corey Patterson from Triple-A Iowa.
Giants: Recalled P Chad Zerbe from Triple-A Fresno.
Phillies: Recalled P Ed Vosberg from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
Reds: Recalled IF Bill Selby from Triple-A Louisville.
Red Sox: Placed P Frank Castillo on 15-day DL. Recalled P Tomo Ohka from Triple-A Pawtucket.
White Sox: Acquired P Alan Embree and cash from Giants for minor-league P Derek Hasselhoff. Transferred P Bill Simas to 60-day DL.
Yankees: Signed OF Gerald Williams to contract through 2002 season.
Spurs: Named Lance Blanks scout. Placed F Samaki Walker on waivers.
Bears: Released RB-R Glyn Milburn.
Broncos: Agreed to terms with C Ben Hamilton on three-year contract.
Dolphins: Signed S Shawn Wooden to two-year contract. Released FB Eric Jonsson.
Vikings: Released K John Matich and LB Ryland Wickman.
Blues: Exercised 2000-01 options on contracts of RW Jamal Mayers and D Alex Khavanov.
Flames: Agreed to terms with C Craig Conroy on three-year contract.
Wild: Acquired C Sergei Zholtok from Oilers for undisclosed draft picks.
Tampa May Mutiny (MLS): Traded D Scott Vermillion to D.C. United for D Eric Denton.
Patriot League: Announced American University will become a full-time member and Georgetown University a football-only member, effective this season.
Cornell: Promoted assistant men's basketball coach Joe Burke to full-time status.
Delaware: Named John Moseley men's assistant basketball coach.
Duquesne: Announced basketball F Jack May withdrew from the school.
George Mason: Agreed to six-year contract with men's basketball coach Jim Larranaga.