March 23, 2007



BLUE JAYS -- Optioned P Matt Rooney to Triple-A Syracuse.

BRAVES -- Agreed to terms with C Brian McCann on six-year contract with club option for 2013.

CUBS -- Optioned P Roberto Novoa to Triple-A Iowa.

GIANTS -- Reassigned C Justin Knoedler to minor league camp.

PADRES -- Optioned P Royce Ring to Triple-A Portland.


BUCKS -- Recalled F Damir Markota from D-League Tulsa.


AMERICAN -- Named Keith Gill director of athletics and recreation, effective June 1.

COLORADO STATE -- Named Time Miles men's basketball coach.

DUKE -- Announced that sophomore F Josh McRoberts has declared himself eligible for NBA draft.

IOWA -- Announced resignation of men's basketball coach Steve Alford to become coach at New Mexico.

NORTHEASTERN -- Announced resignation of AD Dave O'Brien.

PENN STATE -- Announced resignation of women's basketball coach Rene Portland.

XAVIER -- Agreed to contract extension through 2015-16 season with men's basketball coach Sean Miller.


BEARS -- Traded sixth-round draft pick to Redskins for S Adam Archuleta.

CHIEFS -- Released S Sammy Knight and OL Kyle Turley.

DOLPHINS -- Signed WR Az-Zahir Hakim and G Chris Liwienski as unrestricted free agents. Re-signed LS John Denny to one-year contract.

FALCONS -- Signed C Ben Claxton, P Michael Koenen, FB Corey McIntyre and former Ravens K Aaron Elling.

JETS -- Signed free-agent DE Michael Haynes.

RAIDERS -- Signed QB Josh Booty.

REDSKINS -- Released WR David Patten.

TEXANS -- Acquired QB Matt Schaub from Falcons for swap of first-round picks in 2007 and second-round picks in 2007 and 2008. Signed Schaub to multi-year contract.


BLACKHAWKS -- Agreed with RW Jack Skille on three-year contract.

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