American League
BOSTON RED SOX--Agreed to terms with RHP Mike Timlin on a one-year contract.
National League
CHICAGO CUBS--Named Paul Weaver special assistant to the general manager.
WASHINGTON NATIONALS--Announced the contract of Tony Siegle, assistant general manager, will not be renewed.
American Association
PENSACOLA PELICANS--Sold the contract of RHP Tony Pierce to the Atlanta Braves.
Can-Am League
CAN-AM LEAGUE--Announced the Atlantic City Surf of the Atlantic League will join the Can-Am League for the 2007 season.
National Basketball Association
DENVER NUGGETS--Waived G Anthony Carter and G Antoine Hood.
NEW ORLEANS HORNETS--Exercised their 2007-08 contract option on G Chris Paul.
NEW YORK KNICKS--Exercised 2007-08 contract options on F-C Channing Frye, F David Lee and G Nate Robinson. Waived F Elton Brown, F Nikoloz Tskitishvili, G Milone Clark and C Paul Miller. Signed C Kelvin Cato.
ORLANDO MAGIC--Waived G-F Jackie Manuel and F Kasib Powell.
Women's NBA
SACRAMENTO MONARCHS--Announced the resignation of John Whisenant, coach, but he will remain general manager.
National Football League
CAROLINA PANTHERS--Signed TE Robert Johnson to the practice squad.
CLEVELAND BROWNS--Signed LB Charlton Keith to the practice squad.
HOUSTON TEXANS--Signed OL Scott Jackson.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS--Signed C Brian Barthelmes to the practice squad.
OAKLAND RAIDERS--Reinstated WR Jerry Porter to the team after the NFL Players Association dropped its appeal of his four-game suspension for insubordination and the team reduced the suspension to two games.
TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS--Placed CB Brian Kelly on injured reserve. Signed DE Jovan Haye. Signed CB Dion Byrum and OL Jonathan Clinkscale to the practice squad. Released WR Chad Lucas.
Arena Football League
CHICAGO RUSH--Signed L Marques Sullivan to a one-year contract.
National Hockey League
BOSTON BRUINS--Recalled D Matt Lashoff from Providence of the AHL.
BLUE JACKETS--Traded F Eric Boguniecki to the N.Y. Islanders for D Ryan Caldwell and assigned Caldwell to Syracuse of the AHL.
PHOENIX COYOTES--Placed G Mike Morrison on waivers. Recalled C Donald MacLean and D Matt Jones from San Antonio of the AHL.
READING ROYALS--Announced F Doug Christiansen has been returned to the team from Manchester of the AHL.
VICTORIA SALMON KINGS--Agreed to terms with D James Demone.
Central Hockey League
STEELHOUNDS--Announced an affiliation with the Columbus Blue Jackets and Syracuse of the AHL for the 2006-07 season.
U.S. INDOOR LACROSSE--Named Tom Ryan Team USA coach for the 2007 World Indoor Lacrosse Championships.
CONNECTICUT--Announced C Hasheem Thabeet has been declared eligible to play basketball by the NCAA.
COLORADO--Announced the resignation of Ricardo Patton, men's basketball coach, effective at the end of the season.
GUILFORD--Named Matt Parke men's associate head basketball coach and Matt Ridge men's assistant basketball coach.
NORTH CAROLINA A & amp;T--Named Reed Wainwright strength and conditioning coordinator.
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