BOSTON RED SOXAssigned RHP Daisuke Matsuzaka to Pawtucket (IL) on a rehab assignment.
DETROIT TIGERSActivated RHP Fernando Rodney from the 15-day DL.
SEATTLE MARINERSFired Bill Bavasi, general manager. Named Lee Pelekoudas general manager.
TEXAS RANGERSWaived RHP Sidney Ponson. Activated RHP Thomas Diamond from the 60-day DL and optioned him to Frisco (Texas).
GRAND PRAIRIE AIRHOGSSigned RHP Geivy Garcia.
ST. PAUL SAINTSSold the contract of RHP Kyle Foster to the Boston Red Sox.
SIOUX CITY EXPLORERSSigned RHP Mathew Kretzschmar.
National Football League
NFLNamed Ernie Accorsi consultant and announced he will co-chair the general managers advisory committee.
HOUSTON TEXANSSigned LB Rosevelt Colvin
INDIANAPOLIS COLTSTerminated the contract of P Chad Stanley. Waived RB Justise Hairston, DT Dan Davis, C Pat Ross and PK Shane Andrus.
JACKSONVILLE JAGUARSWaived OT Ryan Gibbons, C Brett Goode, DE Brian Smith, TE Isaac Smolko and WR Craphonso Thorpe.
National Hockey League
FLORIDA PANTHERSNamed Peter DeBoer coach.
NASHVILLE PREDATORSSigned D Ryan Suter to a four-year contract.
TORONTO MAPLE LEAFSNamed Al Coates director of player personnel.
PHOENIX ROADRUNNERSTraded D Taylor Christie to Victoria to complete a Dec. 6, 2007 trade for D Bryan Nathe.
KENTUCKY HORSE RACING AUTHORITYFined Churchill Downs Inc. $15,000 for a rules violation at the starting gate of this year's Kentucky Derby.
Major League Soccer
FC DALLASNamed Schellas Hyndman coach.
METRO ATLANTIC ATHLETIC CONFERENCEPromoted Ken Taylor to associate commissioner/men's basketball and baseball operations, and Marshall Foley to associate commissioner/championships.
ARKANSAS STATESuspended RB Preston Brown and DB Marlon Douglas for the 2008 season for violating team rules.
CABRININamed Joe Giunta director of athletics and recreation.
CLEMSONNamed Josh Postorino men's assistant basketball coach.
C.W. POSTNamed Deirdre Moore women's basketball coach.
GENEVAAnnounced Ron Galbreath, women's basketball coach, is taking a year off for medical reasons. Named Amy Russin interim women's basketball coach.
CENTRAL MICHIGANNamed Mahogany Green women's assistant basketball coach.
GONZAGAAnnounced G Jeremy Pargo is withdrawing from the NBA draft.
LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITYNamed Gail Striegler women's basketball coach.
MEMPHISNamed Tony Martin director of women's basketball operations.
NEW JERSEY CITYAnnounced the resignation of Kelly Wengerter, women's volleyball coach, to take a similar position at American International.
SKIDMORENamed Ryan Mee men's assistant basketball coach.