NEW YORK YANKEESAgreed to terms with C Jason Brown, INF Bernie Castro, RHP Daniel Giese, INF Nick Green, OF Jason Lane, LHP Heath Phillips, OF Greg Porter, INF Cody Ransom, RHP Darrell Rasner, RHP Scott Strickland and LHP Billy Traber on minor league contracts.
OAKLAND ATHLETICSAgreed to terms with RHP Kirk Saarloos on a minor league contract.
SEATTLE MARINERSAgreed to terms with LHP George Sherrill on a one-year contract and LHP Arthur Rhodes on a minor league contract.
TAMPA BAY RAYSAgreed to terms with RHP Dan Wheeler on a one-year contract.
ATLANTA BRAVESAnnounced their AAA team will move from Richmond, Va., to Gwinnett County, Ga., beginning in the 2009 season.
LOS ANGELES DODGERSAgreed to terms with RHP Yhency Brazoban on a one-year contract.
MILWAUKEE BREWERSNamed Gord Ash vice president-assistant general manager and Jack Zduriencik vice president-special assistant to the general manager for player personnel. Designated OF Drew Anderson for assignment.
PITTSBURGH PIRATESAgreed to terms with 1B Adam LaRoche on a one-year contract. Named Brad Fischer manager, Sid Bream coach and Wilson Alvarez pitching coach for State College (NYP) and Gary Green manager for Hickory (SAL).
GARY SOUTHSHORE RAILCATSExtended the contract of Greg Tagert, manager, through the 2010 season.
GRAND PRAIRIE AIRHOGSAgreed to terms with C Cameron McGuire.
PENSACOLA PELICANSTraded INF Trino Aguilar to Winnipeg (Northern) for RHP Ben Moore and INF Aaron McEachran.
National Football League
CINCINNATI BENGALSNamed Mike Zimmer defensive coordinator.
HOUSTON TEXANSSigned C Chukky Okobi and G Dan Stevenson.
MIAMI DOLPHINSNamed Brian Gaine assistant director of player personnel.
NEW YORK JETSSigned RB Alvin Banks, S Darnell Bing, WR David Clowney, CB Manny Collins, OL Stanley Daniels, OL Wayne Hunter, DT Thomas Johnson, LB Jerry Mackey, QB Brett Ratliff, WR Shaine Smith and WR Marco Thomas to reserve-future contracts.
PITTSBURGH STEELERSSigned DT Scott Paxson, C Jared Retkofsky and FB Bill Latsko.
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERSSigned LB Dennis Haley to a future contract.
National Hockey League
COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETSActivated LW Curtis Glencross from injured reserve. Assigned LW Joakim Linstrom to Syracuse (AHL).
NEW YORK ISLANDERSSent D Aaron Johnson to Bridgeport (AHL) on a conditioning assignment.
OTTAWA SENATORSRecalled C Ilya Zubov from Binghamton (AHL).
TAMPA BAY LIGHTNINGAcquired RW Junior Lessard from Dallas for D Dan Jancevski and assigned Lessard to Iowa (AHL).
CHARLOTTE CHECKERSSigned F Ryan Gibbons. Announced the New York Rangers (NHL) assigned G Matt Zaba to Idaho.
ELMIRA JACKALSLoaned C Kevin Ulanski to Milwaukee (AHL). Traded D Joe Grimaldi to Fresno to complete an earlier trade.
VICTORIA SALMON KINGSSigned D Chris Shaw.
Major League Soccer
FC DALLASTraded F Carlos Ruiz to Los Angeles for allocation money and a 2009 second-round draft pick.
KANSAS CITY WIZARDSAcquired the first selection in the MLS SuperDraft from San Jose for D Nick Garcia.
ATPAnnounced the retirement of Gustavo Kuerten, effective at the end of this year's French Open.
CALIFORNIAAnnounced WR DeSean Jackson will make himself available for the NFL draft.
HOLY CROSSAnnounced the resignation of Chris Ridolfi, volleyball coach.
INDIANA STATENamed Ted Unbehagen offensive line coach.
KANSASAnnounced CB Aqib Talib and OT Anthony Collins will make themselves available for the NFL draft.
OKLAHOMAAnnounced CB Reggie Smith will make himself available for the NFL draft.