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BASEBALL
American League
ANAHEIM ANGELS--Agreed to terms with INF-OF Robb Quinlan, RHP Matt Hensley and LHP Joe Saunders on one-year contracts.
NEW YORK YANKEES--Agreed to terms with LHP Buddy Groom on a minor league contract.
OAKLAND ATHLETICS--Agreed to terms with OF Eric Byrnes on a one-year contract. Named Webster Garrison manager and Jeremy Schied hitting coach of Vancouver of the Northwest League.
TEXAS RANGERS--Agreed to terms with RHP Pedro Astacio on a one-year contract. Claimed RHP Ryan Bukvich off waivers from San Diego.
TORONTO BLUE JAYS--Agreed to terms with INF Shea Hillenbrand on a one-year contract.
National League
CHICAGO CUBS--Agreed to terms with INF Aramis Ramirez and RHP Carlos Zambrano on one-year contracts and INF Dave Hansen on a minor league contract.
COLORADO ROCKIES--Agreed to terms with RHP Shawn Chacon, RHP Allan Simpson, LHP Chris Narveson, INF Garrett Atkins, OF Brad Hawpe and OF Jorge Piedra on one-year contracts.
MILWAUKEE BREWERS--Agreed to terms with INF Junior Spivey on a one-year contract and INF Jeff Cirillo on a minor league contract.
BASKETBALL
National Basketball Association
INDIANA PACERS--Placed F Jonathan Bender on the injured list. Activated C David Harrison from the injured list.
NEW YORK KNICKS--Activated F Tim Thomas from the injured list. Placed G Moochie Norris on the injured list.
PHOENIX SUNS--Released G Smush Parker. Activated G Leandro Barbosa from the injured list.
American Basketball Association
ABA--Announced that an expansion team set to begin play in Brooklyn, N.Y. in the 2005-06 season will move to Queens, N.Y.
Continental Basketball Association
FOOTBALL
National Football League
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS--Signed OL Billy Yates from the from the practice squad.
SAN DIEGO CHARGERS--Named Rob Chudzinski tight ends coach.
Arena Football League
GEORGIA FORCE--Re-signed OL-DL Marcus Keys.
GRAND RAPIDS RAMPAGE--Signed WR-DB Timon Marshall.
LAS VEGAS GLADIATORS--Re-signed DS Marvin Taylor.
TAMPA BAY STORM--Re-signed OL-DL Ernest Certain.
COLLEGE
DUQUESNE--Announced the resignation of Greg Gattuso, football coach, to become football recruiting coordinator and tight ends coach for Pittsburgh. Named Joe Bernard interim football coach.
YOUNGSTOWN STATE--Named Joe Bonner volleyball coach.
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