BASEBALL

American League

SEATTLE MARINERS—Announced an affiliation agreement with

Pulaski, Va. (Appalachian).

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

DENVER NUGGETS—Signed F/C Jelani McCoy.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

CAROLINA PANTHERS—Placed WR Keary Colbert on injured reserve.

Signed WR Jason Carter from the practice squad.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

BOSTON BRUINS—Recalled D Matt Lashoff from Providence (AHL).

CAROLINA HURRICANES—Placed F Chad LaRose on injured reserve

retroactive to Dec. 18. Recalled F Brandon Nolan from Albany (AHL).

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS—Activated RW David Vyborny from injured

reserve.

PHILADELPHIA FLYERS—Agreed to terms with John Stevens, coach, on

a one-year contract extension, through the 2008-09 season.

SOCCER

Major League Soccer

CHIVAS USA—Acquired F Atiba Harris from Real Salt Lake for a

2008 third-round draft pick.