NASCAR: Fined crew chief Chad Knaus $25,000 and penalized his team 25 Winston Cup driver points and 25 owner points for violations in the Pepsi 400 on Saturday. Fined crew chief Jason Ratcliff $2,000 for violations in the Stacker2/GNC Live Well 250 on Friday. Fined crew chiefs Scott Eggleston, Jimmy Elledge, Newt Moore, James Ince, Lee McCall and Chris Carrier $500 each for violations in the Pepsi 400 on Saturday.
CUBS: Fired third base coach Gene Glynn. Announced minor-league field coordinator Dave Bialas will join coaching staff.
MARINERS: Placed P Rafael Soriano on 15-day DL, retroactive to July 3. Recalled P Mark Watson from Triple-A Tacoma.
YANKEES: Announced C Alberto Castillo cleared waivers and accepted assignment to Triple-A Columbus.
BULLS: Signed G Jay Williams to three-year contract.
WIZARDS: Signed F Jared Jeffries to three-year contract.
COLTS: Signed LB David Thornton.
GIANTS: Signed DE Nick Myers and CB Kendrick Llorens. Waived DE Rachman Crable, LB Nick Colbert and FB KaRon Key.
PANTHERS: Signed FB Kyle Johnson to three-year contract.
RAMS: Signed LB Courtland Bullard to three-year contract.
SENIOR PGA: Announced Legends of Golf will be played at Savannah Harbor Golf Resort in Savannah, Ga., beginning next year through 2006.
BLACKHAWKS: Signed LW Sergei Berezin to two-year contract.
BLUES: Re-signed D Jeff Finley. Signed D Tom Koivisto.
BRUINS: Re-signed RW Mike Knuble to two-year contract.
CANUCKS: Signed D Jaroslav Obsut.
COYOTES: Signed coach Bob Francis to four-year contract.
PANTHERS: Signed C Jeff Toms to two-year contract.
SHARKS: Signed D David Cloutier.
THRASHERS: Signed D Richard Smehlik.