BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

BOSTON CELTICS—Assigned G Gabe Pruitt to Utah (NBADL).

FOOTBALL

National Football League

BUFFALO BILLS—Released LB Leon Joe. Signed CB Dustin Fox from the practice squad.

WASHINGTON REDSKINS—Signed TE Brian Kozlowski. Waived WR Jimmy Farris.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

BOSTON BRUINS—Recalled C Vladimir Sobotka from Providence (AHL).

CAROLINA HURRICANES—Activated RW Erik Cole from injured reserve. Assigned LW Ryan Bayda to Albany (AHL).

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS—Assigned LW Alexandre Picard to Syracuse (AHL).

DALLAS STARS—Activated LW Brad Winchester from injured reserve and assigned him to Iowa (AHL).

PHOENIX COYOTES—Loaned G David Aebischer to HC Lugano (Swiss Elite).

ECHL

CHARLOTTE CHECKERS—Announced G Matt Zaba has been reassigned to

UTAH GRIZZLIES—Signed G Nathan Lawson.