BASEBALL HALL OF FAME—Promoted director of communications Brad Horn to senior director, communications and education. Named Craig Muder director of communications.

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL—Named Jacqueline Parkes chief marketing officer.

American League

BOSTON RED SOX—Sent RHP Justin Masterson to Pawtucket (IL). Recalled 1B Jeff Bailey from Pawtucket.

CLEVELAND INDIANS—Traded LHP C.C. Sabathia to Milwaukee for OF Matt LaPorta, RHP Rob Bryson, LHP Zach Johnson and a player to be named.

DETROIT TIGERS—Optioned INF Michael Hollimon to Toledo (IL).

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES—Recalled OF Jeff Francoeur from Mississippi (SL). Placed RHP Manny Acosta and RHP Jeff Bennett and INF Omar Infante on the 15-day DL.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS—Placed RHP Jeff Suppan on the 15-day DL.


National Basketball Association

CHARLOTTE BOBCATS—Named Herb Brown assistant coach.

Women's National Basketball Association

LOS ANGELES SPARKS—Signed G Amber Jacobs. Waived F Kamela Gissendanner.


National Football League

CINCINNATI BENGALS—Waived DT Titus Adams, CB Jerrid Gaines and DT Michael Marquardt.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS—Named Brian Adams assistant director of college scouting.

NEW YORK JETS—Waived WR-KR Ashlan Davis, DB Kenny Patton and RB Justin Valentine.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS—Agreed to terms with OT Tony Hills.


National Hockey League

ANAHEIM DUCKS—Signed G David LeNeveu to a one-year contract.

CALGARY FLAMES—Signed F Todd Bertuzzi.

CAROLINA HURRICANES—Agreed to terms with D Dennis Seidenberg on a one-year contract.

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS—Signed D Matt Walker to a one-year contract.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS—Signed C R.J. Umberger to a four-year contract.

MINNESOTA WILD—Signed D Tomas Mojzis to a multiyear contract.

NEW YORK RANGERS—Agreed to terms with D Dmitri Kalinin.

OTTAWA SENATORS—Signed F Greg Mauldin to a one-year contract.

PHILADELPHIA FLYERS—Agreed to terms with Paul Holmgren, general manager, on a three-year contract extension through the 2011-12 season. Signed F Arron Asham to a multiyear contract.

PITTSBURGH PENGUINS—Signed F Janne Pesonen and D Ben Lovejoy to one-year contracts.


National Lacrosse League

PORTLAND LUMBERJAX—Re-acquired D Brad MacDonald from Chicago for F Matt Holman and a 2009 second-round entry draft selection.


ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE—Named Nora Lynn Finch associate commissioner for women's basketball operations.

EASTERN COLLEGE ATHLETIC CONFERENCE—Named Chad Dwyer and Michael Letzeisen directors of sport administration.