WEDNESDAY'S SPORTS TRANSACTIONS
COLORADO ROCKIES--Activated 1B Todd Helton from the 15-day DL. Optioned 1B Ryan Shealy to Colorado Springs of the PCL.
ST. LOUIS CARDINALS--Optioned RHP Anthony Reyes to Memphis of the PCL. Recalled OF Skip Schumaker from Memphis.
NORTH SHORE SPIRIT--Agreed to terms with RHP Jose Brazoban.
COASTAL BEND AVIATORS--Traded RHP Jose Luis Lopez to Edinburg for future considerations.
EL PASO DIABLOS--Agreed to terms with RHP Jose Garcia.
National Basketball Association
GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS--Agreed to terms with G Monta Ellis on a multiyear contract.
LOS ANGELES LAKERS--Waived F Brian Grant.
NBA Development League
ALBUQUERQUE--Named Michael Cooper coach.
National Football League
BUFFALO BILLS--Signed TE Kevin Everett. Placed OL Lawrence on injured reserve.
CAROLINA PANTHERS--Claimed CB Dwight Anderson off waivers from St. Louis. Released CB Shannon Fitzhugh.
CINCINNATI BENGALS--Signed K Carter Warley. Waived WR Jeremiah Cockheran. Placed OT Adam Kieft on injured reserve.
CLEVELAND BROWNS--Claimed OL Dave Yovanovits off waivers from the New York Jets. Waived OL Craig Osika.
MIAMI DOLPHINS--Waived CB Alphonso Roundtree. Placed S Chris Akins on injured reserve. Signed CB Ray Green and S Deveron Harper.
NEW YORK JETS--Traded S Jon McGraw to Detroit for a conditional draft pick. Released CB Pete Hunter.
ST. LOUIS RAMS--Signed OT Alex Barron to a five-year contract.
TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS--Signed QB Jared Allen. Released RB Jacque Lewis.
National Hockey League
BOSTON BRUINS--Agreed to terms with LW Sergei Samsonov, LW P.J. Axelsson, D Jonathan Girard and G Jordan Sigalet.
CALGARY FLAMES--Announced the retirement of G Roman Turek. Re-signed D Andrew Ference.
CAROLINA HURRICANES--Signed RW Justin Williams to a one-year contract.
CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS--Re-signed F Mark Bell to a one-year contract.
COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS--Signed C Jan Hrdina to a one-year contract.
DETROIT RED WINGS--Named Dave Lewis scout. Signed LW Tomas Kopecky to a one-year qualifying offer.
EDMONTON OILERS--Re-signed C Jarret Stoll. Signed F Brad Winchester and F Jani Rita. Announced an affiliation agreement with the Iowa Stars of the AHL.
LOS ANGELES KINGS--Agreed to terms with F Michael Cammalleri and G Adam Hauser on one-year contracts and D Marty Wilford on a two-year contract.
MINNESOTA WILD--Re-signed D Andrei Zyuzin.
NASHVILLE PREDATORS--Re-signed F Scott Hartnell. Signed F Jeremy Yablonski.
NEW YORK ISLANDERS--Signed C Wyatt Smith.
NEW YORK RANGERS--Agreed to terms with D Joe Rullier.
OTTAWA SENATORS--Re-signed RW Martin Havlat to a one-year contract and C Mike Fisher to a three-year contract.
PHILADELPHIA FLYERS--Re-signed G Robert Esche to two-year contract. Agreed to terms with D Dennis Seidenberg.
PITTSBURGH PENGUINS--Acquired G Jocelyn Thibault from Chicago for a 2006 fourth-round draft pick and signed him to a two-year contract. Agreed to terms with C Kris Beech. Signed G Dany Sabourin.
SAN JOSE SHARKS--Re-signed C Wayne Primeau and D Tom Preissing to two-year contracts.
TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING--Promoted Dave Heitz from amateur scout to professional scout and Adam Rambo from assistant trainer to trainer for Springfield of the AHL. Named Corey Schwab associate goaltending coach and scout, Jason Serbus assistant trainer and Elizabeth Sylvia executive assistant to the general manager.