MINNESOTA TWINS--Agreed to terms with LHP C.J. Nitkowski on a minor league contract.
TAMPA BAY DEVILS RAYS--Designated RHP John Webb for assignment.
FLORIDA MARLINS--Named Mike Gazda media relations manager.
LOS ANGELES DODGERS--Agreed to terms with RHP Scott Erickson on a minor league contract.
National Basketball Association
NEW YORK KNICKS--Placed F Tim Thomas on the injured list.
SACRAMENTO KINGS--Placed F Maurice Evans on the injured list. Activated F Erik Daniels.
National Football League
BALTIMORE RAVENS--Named Jeff Fitzgerald linebackers coach, Mike Pettine outside linebackers coach and John Fassel coaching assistant.
JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS--Signed DB Ray Perryman and OT Sammy Williams.
KANSAS CITY CHIEFS--Signed DB Eric Crouch.
NEW YORK JETS--Signed P Micah Knorr to a future contract.
PHILADELPHIA EAGLES--Placed TE Chad Lewis on injured reserve. Signed TE Jeff Thomason.
WASHINGTON REDSKINS--Allocated CB James Bethea, WR Nathan Black, CB Rufus Brown, RB Dahrran Diedrick, LB Maurice Jones, OL Ben Nowland and LB Joe Tuipala to NFL Europe. Signed OL Dan Goodspeed and DB Roosevelt Williams.
Arena Football League
AUSTIN WRANGLERS--Placed OL-DL Curtis Bolden, WR-DB Greg Brown, FB-LB Henry Bryant, OL-DL David Hurst and WR-DB Reggie Waddell on recallable waivers.
CHICAGO RUSH--Activated DS Todd Howard from the other-league exempt list. Signed OS C.J. Johnson and OL-DL Gladston Taylor to the practice squad. Placed OL-DL D.J. Bleisath on recallable waivers.
COLORADO CRUSH--Placed OL-DL Maurice Anderson on recallable waivers.
COLUMBUS DESTROYERS--Waived WR-DB Bobby Britton, DS Justin Isom, OS Randall Lane and QB Scott McMullen.
GEORGIA FORCE--Re-signed FB-LB Kevin Aldridge, DS Kevin Gaines, DS Willie Gary, OL-DL Dary Myricks, OL-DL Jermaine Smith and DS Fred Vinson. Signed WR-DB Rob Carey, WR-LB Chris Curd and OL-DL Ernest Grant to the practice squad. Waived-injured WR-LB Jimmy Robinson.
GRAND RAPIDS RAMPAGE--Signed OL-DL Madison Johnson. Waived FB-LB Johnnie Balous.
LAS VEGAS GLADIATORS--Re-signed FB-LB Frank Carter, QB Clint Dolezel, WR-LB Joe Douglass, WR-LB Junior Lord and WR-DB Dameon Porter.
NASHVILLE KATS--Awarded QB Tony Zimmerman from waivers. Signed WR-DB Angel Estrada, OL-DL Tyler Lenda, OL-DL Ryan Roth and QB Bill Whittemore to the practice squad.
NEW ORLEANS VOODOO--Placed WR-LB Anthony Collins and WR-LB Tremaine Neal on recallable waivers.
ORLANDO PREDATORS--Waived OS Anthony Bright, FB-LB Kevin Jefferson and OL-DL Shawn King.
PHILADELPHIA SOUL--Waived DS Jamal Wallace.
SAN JOSE SABERCATS--Waived K Nick Browne, FB-LB Jamaal Cherry, WR-LB Chad Lucas, WR-LB Ron Ockimey, FB-LB Sigmund Platt, OL-DL Kurt Sigler and WR-LB George Williams. Released WR-LB Shalon Baker.
TAMPA BAY STORM--Re-signed WR-DB Clif Dell and OL-DL Rod Williams. Waived OS Kenny Christian, FB-LB Jeff Cogell, DS Rovel Hamilton, OL-DL Jerry Johnson and DS Leonard Myers. Waived-injured OL-DL Rasheid Simmons.
DAYTON BOMBERS--Announced RW Steven Goertzen and LW Janne Jokila have been recalled by Syracuse of the AHL.
Major Indoor Soccer League
CLEVELAND FORCE--Signed D Genoni Martinez, F Tamas Weicz and D Matt Johnson.
GEORGIA--Suspended sophomore G Levi Stukes one game for violating a team rule.
MIAMI--Named Hudson Houck offensive line coach and Charlie Baggett wide receivers coach.
MICHIGAN--Suspended G Daniel Horton from the men's basketball team after being charged with domestic violence.
PURDUE--Announced freshman G Tye Jackson has left the women's basketball team and will transfer to the University of Houston.