Thursday's Sports Transactions
BALTIMORE ORIOLES--Released C Bill Haselman. Optioned OF Tim Raines Jr. to Ottawa of the IL. Assigned OF Chad Mottola, 2B Mike Fontenot and C Robert Machado to their minor league camp.
BOSTON RED SOX--Reassigned INF Carlos Febles to their minor league camp. Optioned C Andy Dominique and RHP Anastacio Martinez to Pawtucket of the IL.
DETROIT TIGERS--Sent RHP Matt Anderson outright to Toledo of the IL.
KANSAS CITY ROYALS--Sent OF Dee Brown outright to Omaha of the PCL.
ATLANTA BRAVES--Assigned OF Ryan Langerhans and RHP Bubba Nelson to Richmond of the IL and RHP Jose Capellan to Myrtle Beach of the Carolina League. Sent INF Russell Branyan, LHP Sam McConnell and RHP Chuck Smith to their minor league camp.
CHICAGO CUBS--Acquired LHP Andy Pratt and INF Richard Lewis from Atlanta for RHP Juan Cruz and LHP Steve Smyth.
CINCINNATI REDS--Signed RHP Todd Jones to a minor league contract.
HOUSTON ASTROS--Acquired 3B Mike Lamb from New York of the AL for RHP Juan DeLeon. Released INF John Valentin.
MONTREAL EXPOS--Acquired RHP John Patterson from Arizona for LHP Randy Choate.
National Basketball Association
CHICAGO BULLS--Signed F Paul Shirley and G Jannero Pargo for the remainder of the season. Activated F Marcus Fizer from the injured list. Placed F Paul Shirley on the injured list.
NEW ORLEANS HORNETS--Signed G Maurice Carter to a 10-day contract.
United States Basketball League
DODGE CITY LEGEND--Signed G Rob Dye.
Women's National Basketball Association
CONNECTICUT SUN--Acquired F-C Asjha Jones from Washington and sent their 2004 first-round draft pick to Phoenix, which sent G Tamicha Jackson to Washington.
American Basketball Association
ABA--Approved the move of the Jersey Squires to Philadelphia for the 2004-2005 season.
National Football League
ATLANTA FALCONS--Signed TE Hunter Goodwin. Named Clancy Barone assistant offensive line coach.
CHICAGO BEARS--Signed G Michael Keathley to a one-year contract.
CINCINNATI BENGALS--Re-signed S Rogers Beckett to a three-year contract.
DENVER BRONCOS--Signed RB Garrison Hearst.
DETROIT LIONS--Signed S Brock Marion to a four-year contract.
GREEN BAY PACKERS--Promoted Adam Woullard to public relations coordinator.
NEW YORK JETS--Re-signed LB Kenyatta Wright.
OAKLAND RAIDERS--Named Sean Jones to a position in their pro personnel department.
Canadian Football League
WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS--Signed president and CEO Lyle Bauer to a five-year contract extension through 2008.
National Hockey League
NHL--Suspended Columbus F Jody Shelley three games for an incident involving Minnesota D Alex Henry in a March 24 game and Dallas G Marty Turco four games for a high sticking incident against Edmonton F Ryan Smyth in a March 24 game.
ANAHEIM MIGHTY DUCKS--Agreed to terms with F Curtis Glencross on a three-year contract.
COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS--Assigned D Zenith Komarniski to Syracuse of the AHL.
American Hockey League
CHICAGO WOLVES--Reassigned G Michael Garnett to Gwinnett of the ECHL.
GRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINS--Announced G Marc Lamothe has been recalled by Detroit of the NHL.
HARTFORD WOLF PACK--Recalled D Rory Rawlyk and RW Ryan Cuthbert from Charlotte of the ECHL.
HERSHEY BEARS--Announced D Brett Clark has been recalled by Colorado of the NHL.
PHILADELPHIA PHANTOMS--Reassigned LW Nick Deschenes to Trenton of the ECHL.
UTAH GRIZZLIES--Announced G Jason Bacashihua has been recalled by Dallas of the NHL.
DAYTON BOMBERS--Signed F Justin Kinnunen. Loaned F Olivier Proulx to Lowell of the AHL.
TEXAS WILDCATTERS--Signed D Ryan Branham.
CORPUS CHRISTI RAYZ--Announced G Greg Hewitt was recalled by Grand Rapids of the AHL.
JOCKEY CLUB--Banned Miles Rodgers from ownership for two years for betting against his own horses.
National Lacrosse League
SAN JOSE STEALTH--Released G Kitan Gbadebo.
Major League Soccer
COLUMBUS CREW--Signed F Michael Ritch, D Jake Traeger and F-MF Jamal Sutton.
LOS ANGELES GALAXY--Signed D Chris Aloisi and D Scot Thompson to developmental contracts.
AUBURN--Named Hal Baird athletic assistant to the president. Announced the retirement of Joe Ciampi, women's basketball coach.
BALL STATE--Announced G Kyle Cox will pass up his final two years of basketball eligibility to concentrate on golf.
FORDHAM--Named Jim Miceli recruiting coordinator for football and linebackers coach, Andrew Cohen defensive line coach, Mark Melnitsky offensive line coach, Joseph Dougherty wide receiver coach and Brandon Walker assistant offensive line coach.
IOWA--Announced freshman basketball G Ben Rand will transfer.
NORTHERN IOWA--Extended the contract of Bobbi Petersen, women's volleyball coach, through 2008.
WIDENER--Announced resignation of Susan Fumagalli, sports information director and assistant athletic director.