Major League Baseball
MLB--Suspended Colorado OF Jorge Piedra 10 days for violating the joint drug prevention and treatment program.
National League
ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS--Placed RHP Oscar Villarreal on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Lance Cormier from Tucson of the PCL.
CHICAGO CUBS--Placed 2B Todd Walker on the 15-day DL. Called up LHP Mike Fontenot from Iowa of the PCL.
Can-Am League
BANGOR LUMBERJACKS--Signed RHP Shawn Tarkington. Traded RHP Jarret Sues to Evansville for RHP Chad Bowen.
NEW JERSEY JACKALS--Signed RHP Charles Sponhouse.
NORTH SHORE SPIRIT--Signed C Alex Trezza.
Central League
FORT WORTH CATS--Signed INF Terrence Green.
JACKSON SENATORS--Released C Mike Bragg, OF Josey Shannon, LHP Nick Vandegriff and RHP Rob Elias. Signed LHP Ryan Snyder, RHP Reid Casey, RHP Rusty Camp and RHP Brandon Parker.
SAN ANGELO COLTS--Signed C Stephen Ghutzman. Acquired RHP Glen Keeton from Sioux City to complete an earlier trade.
Northern League
GARY SOUTHSHORE RAILCATS--Traded LHP Tony O'Donnell to Windy City of the Frontier League for future considerations.
ST. PAUL SAINTS--Signed 2B Justin Hall and RHP David Shepard.
National Basketball Association
NBA--Suspended Utah G Kirk Snyder and Dallas G-F Jerry Stackhouse one game apiece for a post-game altercation outside the locker room following an April 9 game.
Women's National Basketball Association
MINNESOTA LYNX--Re-signed G Kristi Harrower.
National Football League
ARIZONA CARDINALS--Released LB Raynoch Thompson and LB LeVar Woods. Re-signed OL Jeremy Bridges and CB Robert Tate.
BALTIMORE RAVENS--Signed LB Tommy Polley to a one-year contract.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS--Signed RB Corey Dillon to a two-year contract extension.
OAKLAND RAIDERS--Signed DB Renaldo Hill.
ST. LOUIS RAMS--Signed CB Michael Hawthorne to a one-year contract.
Canadian Football League
TORONTO ARGONAUTS--Re-signed OT Bernard Williams to a one-year contract.
WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS--Named Jim Timlick manager of media relations and communications.
NFL Europe
American Hockey League
UTAH GRIZZLIES--Reassigned F Eric Labelle to Rockford of the UHL.
Major League Soccer
CHICAGO FIRE--Named John Guppy president and chief executive officer.
NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION--Named Mike Burns director of soccer. Announced the resignation of Joe Cummings, technical director.
METROSTARS--Signed G Mike Ueltschey to a developmental contract.
WEST VIRGINIA CONFERENCE--Announced WVIAC baseball teams have been stripped of 25 results this season because they did not meet the NCAA's criteria for regulation games.
ALABAMA--Named Stephany Smith women's basketball coach.
BRIGHAM YOUNG--Named Dave Rose men's basketball coach.
DAYTON--Named Reggie Rankin men's assistant basketball coach.
DUQUESNE--Named Mauro Monz offensive coordinator and Carmen Bricillo offensive line coach.
EASTERN ILLINOIS--Named Mike Miller men's basketball coach.
EASTERN KENTUCKY--Named Jeff Neubauer men's basketball coach.
ILLINOIS STATE--Named Ted Smith running backs coach.
LOUISIANA-MONROE--Named Orlando Early men's basketball coach.
MISSOURI-ROLLA--Named John Kiester women's soccer coach.
STEPHEN F. AUSTIN--Announced the resignation of Steve McCarty, athletic director, effective Aug. 31.
TRINITY (TEXAS)--Announced the resignation of Paul Thomas, defensive coordinator, effective May 31.
UC SAN DIEGO--Named Tom Black women's volleyball coach.
WASHINGTON--Announced men's junior basketball G Nate Robinson will make himself eligible for the NBA draft.
WPI--Named Sean Nelligan wrestling coach.
YALE--Named Chris Gobrecht women's basketball coach.

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