For The Record

August 14, 2007



ATHLETICS -- Optioned P Dallas Braden to Triple-A Sacramento. Recalled P Dan Meyer from Sacramento.

CARDINALS -- Claimed IF Brian Barden off waivers from Diamondbacks and optioned him to Triple-A Memphis.

ORIOLES -- Placed OF Jay Gibbons on 15-day DL. Purchased contract of C-1B J.R. House from Triple-A Norfolk.


CLIPPERS -- Signed G Brevin Knight.

WIZARDS -- Signed F Dominic McGuire.

WNBA -- Suspended Shock F Kara Braxton two games without pay after pleading guilty to operating vehicle while under influence of alcohol.


BROWNS -- Signed OL Brent Pousson.

BUCCANEERS -- Signed FB Zach Tuiasosopo.

CHIEFS -- Signed WR Bobby Sippio to two-year contract.

JAGUARS -- Signed S Sammy Knight. Released S Kevin McCadam.

PANTHERS -- Signed OT Kenyatta Walker to one-year contract. Waived DE Jason Hall and TE Dan Murray.

REDSKINS -- Signed WR Todd Pinkston and DL Matthias Askew. Released WR Kyle Brown and DT Vaka Manupuna.

STEELERS -- Re-signed C Jared Retkofsky. Released LB Matt King.


PANTHERS -- Promoted Michael R. Yormark from chief operating officer to president. Named Mike Kitchen assistant coach.


NCAA -- Announced Texas Tech basketball senior Esmir Rizvic has been granted an additional half season after losing 50 percent of last season because of an injury from a flagrant foul.

CONNECTICUT -- Announced freshman LB Jarrell Miller has been declared ineligible for 2007 season by NCAA, which ruled he must be treated as a transfer student.

TOWSON -- Announced that IF Mindy Bean transferred from Oregon State and will play softball.

UMBC -- Re-hired David Bobb as track and field coach. Named Andrew Torge assistant track and field coach.

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