MLB: Suspended Red Sox P David Wells six games for making contact with umpires Chris Guccione and Angel Hernandez during July 2 game. Suspended Braves C Johnny Estrada three games for making contact with umpire Doug Eddings during June 30 game. Suspended minor league players P Carlos Bohorquez, P Alexandre Santos and P Matthew Whiteside 15 games each for violating Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
BLUE JAYS: Recalled P Chad Gaudin from Triple-A Syracuse. Designated P Justin Miller for assignment.
BRAVES: Purchased contract of P Jay Powell from Double-A Mississippi. Optioned P Adam Bernero to Triple-A Richmond. Transferred P John Thomson from 15- to 60-day DL.
BREWERS: Sent outright P Tommy Phelps to Triple-A Nashville. Purchased contract of P Dana Eveland from Double-A Huntsville.
CUBS: Placed OF Adam Greenberg on 15-day DL, retroactive to Sunday, with concussion. Recalled OF Ben Grieve from Triple-A Iowa.
REDS: Activated OF Kenny Kelly from 15-day DL. Placed P Ryan Wagner on 15-day DL, retroactive to July 8, with inflammation in right shoulde.
ROCKIES: Recalled P David Cortes from Triple-A Colorado Springs. Called up OF Ryan Spilborghs from Colorado Springs.
WNBA: Suspended Shock G Elaine Powell five games for elbowing guard Mystics Coco Miller in a July 7 game.
MERCURY (WNBA): Placed F Belinda Snell on injured list.
SHOCK (WNBA): Activated F Stacey Thomas from injured list.
SUN (WNBA): Placed F Jessica Brungo on injured list. Activated G Jamie Carey from injury list.
BIG 12 CONFERENCE: Announced four-year argeement with SBC Cotton Bowl.
DUKE: Named Sean McNally baseball coach.
DUQUESNE: Reinstated senior G Bryant McAllister to men's basketball team.
LOUISVILLE: Named Brian Merritt director of basketball operations and Bill Burke basketball administrative assistant.
OKLAHOMA: Promoted interim baseball coach Sunny Golloway to baseball coach.
BROWNS: Signed K Phil Dawson to five-year contract.
CHIEFS: Signed C Boomer Grigsby to three-year contract.
COLTS: Agreed with WR Roscoe Crosby on multi-year contract.
49ERS: Acquired CB Willie Middlebrooks from Broncos for DE John Engelberger.
JAGUARS: Signed CB Scott Starks and S Gerald Sensabaugh.
JETS: Announced retirement of CB Donnie Abraham.
PATRIOTS: Agreed to terms with vice president of player personnel Scott Pioli on contract extension.
RAMS: Agreed with RB Madison Hedgecock.