Major League Baseball

MLB—Suspended Steve Smith, Philadelphia third-base coach, for two games for an argument with umpires during a game on Aug. 29.


National Football League

NFL—QB Daunte Culpepper announced his retirement.

CLEVELAND BROWNS—Placed LB Antwan Peek on injured reserve. Signed LB Shantee Orr.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS—Placed T Richard Collier on the reserve/non-football injury list. Signed OT Charles Spencer.

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS—Signed DT Remi Ayodele and FB Olaniyi Sobomehin to the practice squad.

NEW YORK GIANTS—Signed WR Plaxico Burress to a two-year contract extension.


National Hockey League

ATLANTA THRASHERS—Signed D Zach Bogosian to an entry-level contract.

OTTAWA SENATORS—Signed F Brad Isbister to a one-year contract.

ST. LOUIS BLUES—Signed D Alex Pietrangelo.


UTAH GRIZZLIES—Named Kevin Colley coach and director of hockey operations.


Major League Soccer

SAN JOSE EARTHQUAKES—Signed M Michael Ghebru and F Davide Somma.