DETROIT TIGERSAgreed to terms with Jim Leyland, manager, on a one-year contract extension through the 2009 season.
TAMPA BAY DEVIL RAYSAnnounced the contract of Bill Evers, bench coach, will not be renewed.
National Basketball League
CHICAGO BULLSSigned G Andre Barrett, F Joseph Blair, F Justin Cage, G Thomas Gardner and C Jared Homan.
GOLDEN STATE WARRIORSRe-signed F Mickael Pietrus. Named Sidney Moncrief shooting coach.
NEW YORK KNICKSWaived G Dan Dickau.
National Football League
NEW YORK GIANTSPlaced FB Robert Douglas on injured reserve. Signed DE Dave Tollefson. Added OL Matt Lentz to the practice squad.
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERSWaived WR Taylor Jacobs and FB Zak Keasey. Signed WR Bryan Gilmore and OT Patrick Estes.
National Hockey League
NHLReinstated Toronto F Mark Bell.
ATLANTA THRASHERSClaimed D Karel Pilar off waivers from Chicago and assigned him to Chicago (AHL).
DALLAS STARSAssigned RW Junior Lessard to Iowa (AHL).
MINNESOTA WILDAssigned D Erik Reitz to Houston (AHL).
PHILADELPHIA FLYERSAssigned F Boyd Kane, D Alexandre Picard, F Ryan Potulny, F Stefan Ruzicka and D Denis Gauthier to Philadelphia (AHL).
SAN JOSE SHARKSPlaced D Alexei Semenov, D Brad Norton and C Tomas Plihal on injured reserve.
ST. LOUIS BLUESAssigned F Peter Cajanek and F Mike Clumac to Peoria (AHL).
VANCOUVER CANUCKSClaimed D Mike Weaver off waivers from Los Angeles. Assigned C Mario Bliznak to Vancouver (WHL).
ST. JOSEPH'S, L.I.Named Shinaide McAleavey women's swimming coach, Kristen Schoelermann women's assistant swimming coach, Charles Peck men's assistant basketball coach, Megan Wilson women's assistant soccer coach and Alison Mooney assistant equestrian coach.
UNLVNamed Josh Wick women's assistant basketball coach.