BASEBALL

American League

BOSTON RED SOX—Placed 3B Mike Lowell on the 15-day DL. Purchased the contract of INF Jed Lowrie from Pawtucket (IL).

NEW YORK YANKEES—Named Hal and Hank Steinbrenner co-chairpersons and Jennifer Steinbrenner Swindal, Jessica Steinbrenner and Joan Steinbrenner vice chairpersons.

FOOTBALL

Arena Football League

UTAH BLAZE—Signed DB Carlton Brown from practice squad.

COLLEGE

LSU—Named Trent Johnson men's basketball coach.