American League

BOSTON RED SOX—Activated RHP Josh Beckett from the 15-day DL. Designated RHP Kyle Snyder for assignment.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS—Purchased the contract of RHP Hideo Nomo from Idaho Falls (Pioneer). Optioned C Matt Tupman to Omaha (PCL).

LOS ANGELES ANGELS—Activated RHP Scot Shields from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Rich Thompson to Salt Lake (PCL).

NEW YORK YANKEEES—Activated LHP Andy Pettitte from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP Jonathan Albaladejo to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (IL).

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES—Activated RHP John Smoltz from the 15-day DL. Optioned LHP Jo-Jo Reyes to Richmond (IL).

FLORIDA MARLINS—Acquired 3B Wes Helms and cash considerations from Philadelphia for a player to be named. Designated 3B Jason Wood for assignment.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES—Activated RHP Brad Lidge from the 15-day DL. Designated RHP Tim Lahey for assignment.

SAN DIEGO PADRES—Activated OF Jim Edmonds from the 15-day DL. Optioned OF Jody Gerut to Portland (PCL).


National Basketball Association

DENVER NUGGETS—Assigned G Taurean Green to Colorado (NBADL).

LOS ANGELES LAKERS—Assigned G Coby Karl to Los Angeles (NBADL).


National Football League

TENNESSEE TITANS—Announced Oakland failed to match the offer sheet for CB-KR Chris Carr.


UTAH GRIZZLIES—Announced the New York Islanders assigned G Mike Mole, D Andrew MacDonald and F Ryan Cruthers to the team.


CALIFORNIA—Named Mike Montgomery men's basketball coach and signed him to a six-year contract.

WESTERN KENTUCKY—Named Ken McDonald men's basketball coach.