KANSAS CITY ROYALS--Agreed to terms with LHP Jimmy Gobble on a one-year contract.
CHICAGO CUBS--Named Peter Chase director of media relations.
NEW YORK METS--Agreed to terms with RHP Duaner Sanchez on a one-year contract.
EL PASO DIABLOS--Agreed to terms with OF Jordan Belcher.
SUSSEX SKYHAWKS--Agreed to terms with RHP Mike Hartung.
BROCKTON ROX--Agreed to terms with C Lee Rubin.
National Basketball Association
DENVER NUGGETS--Traded G Earl Boykins, G Julius Hodge and cash to Milwaukee for G Steve Blake.
PHILA. 76ERS--Waived F Chris Webber.
UTAH JAZZ--Assigned G C.J. Miles to Idaho of the NBA Development League.
National Football League
BUFFALO BILLS--Signed WR Chris Denney, WR Daunta Peterson and P Josh Brazen, and allocated them to NFL Europe.
DENVER BRONCOS--Named Jim Bates assistant head coach of defense and Bob Slowik defensive coordinator.
National Hockey League
NEW JERSEY DEVILS--Assigned D Mark Fraser to Lowell of the AHL.
PHILADELPHIA FLYERS--Claimed G Michael Leighton off waivers from Nashville. Assigned F Eric Meloche, F Stefan Ruzicka and D Jussi Timonen to Philadelphia of the AHL.
American Hockey League
HARTFORD WOLF PACK--Announced the N.Y. Rangers have assigned F Bruce Graham to Charlotte of the ECHL.
HERSHEY BEARS--Signed C Kyle Wilson.
WILKES-BARRE/SCRANTON PENGUINS--Announced the Pittsburgh Penguins have recalled D Noah Welch.
ECHL--Fined the Cincinnati organization an undisclosed amount for a violation of their regulations.
Major League Soccer
LOS ANGELES GALAXY--Agreed to terms with M David Beckham on a 5-year contract.
NEW YORK RED BULLS--Acquired F-M Dave van den Bergh from Kansas City for a 2007 third-round supplemental draft pick.
KANSAS STATE--Named Mike Kent strength and conditioning coach for football.
NORTH CAROLINA STATE--Announced freshman basketball G Marques Johnson has transferred from Tennessee.
OHIO STATE--Announced WR Anthony Gonzalez will enter the NFL draft.
SAINT ROSE--Named Jessup Pierce assistant athletic trainer.
SYRACUSE--Named Shelley George women's assistant tennis coach.
TENNESSEE TECH--Named Sam Williamson assistant football coach.
WAGNER--Announced men's basketball F Durell Vinson has been declared ineligible.
WHEATON, ILLINOIS--Named Brad Pihl men's tennis coach.
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