BOSTON RED SOX--Acquired INF Alejandro Machado from Washington Nationals for a player to be named or cash considerations. Agreed to terms with RHP Denny Tomori on a one-year minor league contract.
TAMPA BAY DEVIL RAYS--Agreed to terms with LHP Mark Hendrickson on a one-year contract.
National Basketball Association
NBA--Fined Sacramento G Cuttino Mobley $10,000 for verbal abuse of a game official and failing to leave the court in a timely manner in a game on Feb. 11.
GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS--Activated F Andris Biedrins from the injured list.
American Basketball Association
ABA--Granted a franchise to Columbus, Ohio to begin play in the 200506 season.
WNBA--Named Donna Orender president.
National Football League
CLEVELAND BROWNS--Signed OL Phil Bogle, DB James Boyd, LB Jamal Brooks, OL Lewis Dawson, WR C.J. Jones, RB Sultan McCullough, FB Corey McIntyre and OL Greg Randall.
GREEN BAY PAKCERS--Named Joe Baker assistant defensive coach.
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS--Announced the resignation of Ray Compton, senior vice president of sales and marketing.
MINNESOTA VIKINGS--Named Rich Olson quarterbacks coach.
Canadian Football League
EDMONTON ESKIMOS--Signed OT Bruce Beaton. Released LB Sheldon Benoit and DB Harold Nash.
TORONTO ARGONAUTS--Signed G Mike Mihelic.
Arena Football League
COLUMBUS DESTROYERS--Released QB Chad Salisbury. Signed QB Matt D'Orazio.
ECHL--Suspended South Carolina LW Jeremy Stevenson for five games and fined him an undisclosed amount for his actions in a game on Feb. 13.
Major Indoor Soccer League
ST. LOUIS STEAMERS--Signed F Lindsay Kennedy to a 5-game/15-day player contract.
SAN JOSE EARTHQUAKES--Signed MF Tighe Dombrowski, F Roger Levesque and D Chris Aloisi. U.S. Soccer Federation
USSF--Announced the resignation of April Heinrichs, women's national team coach, effective after 2005. FIFA
FIFA--Suspended Macau from international soccer until further notice, because of political interference by authorities.
AIR FORCE--Named Pete Hurt offensive line coach.
OREGON--Dismissed junior basketball F Ian Crosswhite for an undisclosed violation of athletic department policy.
UC SAN DIEGO--Announced the resignation of Duncan McFarland, women's volleyball coach.