August 17, 2004



MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Announced Cubs P Kerry Wood's five-game suspension and fine for his behavior in game on April 17 were upheld. Suspended White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen for two games and fined him undisclosed amount for his comments and actions directed at umpire Hunter Wendelstedt during game on Aug. 9.

CARDINALS: Optioned OF Ray Lankford to Triple-A Memphis.

EXPOS: Recalled P Francis Beltran from Triple-A Edmonton.

PADRES: Placed C Miguel Ojeda on 15-day DL with left wrist contusion. Recalled C Humberto Quintero from Triple-A Portland.

RANGERS: Activated P Mickey Callaway from 15-day DL. Transferred P Ricardo Rodriguez to 60-day DL. Placed IF Herbert Perry on 15-day DL with sore left knee.

REDS: Signed former Orioles pitcher Damian Moss to minor league contract and assigned him to Triple-A Louisville.

YANKEES: Signed OF Shane Spencer to minor league contract.


BOBCATS: Traded F-C Predrag Drobnjak to Hawks for second-round pick in 2005.

CELTICS: Signed free-agent F Tom Gugliotta, who had been with Jazz.

MAGIC: Signed C Mario Kasun.

STING (WNBA): Signed G Jia Perkins.


DENVER: Annouced men's assistant basketball coach Matt Woodley has left staff.

SAN DIEGO STATE: Named Mark Hughes men's assistant basketball coach.


BEARS: Waived DT Dan Rumishek. Re-signed LS Brian Pare.

BRONCOS: Waived CB Reggie Stephens.

COWBOYS: Released OL Tango McCauley, DE Kevin Emanuel and OT Darrick Sanders.

DOLPHINS: Signed WR Antonio Freeman (Poly) to one-year contract.

EAGLES: Placed RB Bruce Perry (Maryland) on IR. Waived LB Regis Crawford.

FALCONS: Placed DE Will Overstreet on IR.

49ERS: Waived WR-KR Wendall Williams. Signed FB Brian Johnson.

JETS: Signed CB Andrew Davison.

PATRIOTS: Agreed to terms with TE Ben Watson, their first-round draft pick.

REDSKINS: Signed OT Marcus Spriggs. Waived OT Brandon Winey.

TEXANS: Signed RB Adam Matthews and RB KaRon Coleman. Waived TE Kevin Zureki and TE Deitan Dubuc. Placed RB Jason Anderson on IR.


U.S. GOLF ASSOCIATION: Named Jay Haas and Stewart Cink as wild-card selections for U.S. Ryder Cup team.


BLACKHAWKS: Re-signed D Bryan Berard to one-year contract.

LIGHTNING: Acquired C Vaclav Prospal from Mighty Ducks for second-round pick in 2005 draft.

OILERS: Re-signed RW Mike Bishai to one-year contract with a club option. Re-signed C Nate DiCasmirro to two-year contract. Signed LW Ed Caron to two-year contract.

RED WINGS: Signed LW Peter Vandermeer to a one-year contract.


GALAXY (MLS): Fired coach Sigi Schmid.

UNITED (MLS): Announced that F Jaime Moreno was named MLS Player of the Week.

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