BASEBALL

Major League Baseball

MLB—Suspended Chicago White Sox RHP Bartolo Colon five games and manager Jerry Manuel one game, and fined them undisclosed amounts; and, fined RHP Jorge Julio an undisclosed amount for their actions in a May 15 game.

American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES—Placed 2B Jerry Hairston on the 15-day disabled list. Recalled 2B Brian Roberts from Ottawa of the PCL.

Atlantic League

SOMERSET PATRIOTS—Announced the retirement of OF Greg Blosser.

Frontier League

FLORENCE FREEDOM—Announced the resignation of Chris Sabo, manager.

BASKETBALL

National Basketball Association

BOSTON CELTICS—Agreed on a two-year contract extension with Jim O'Brien, coach, through the 2005-06 season.

Women's National Basketball Association

INDIANA FEVER—Released F Monica Maxwell and F Alicia Thompson.

United States Basketball League

ADIRONDACK WILDCATS—Signed G Jaime Blyth.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

ATLANTA FALCONS—Signed TE James Hugo.

Canadian Football League

OTTAWA RENEGADES—Signed DT Clinton Wayne to a two-year contract extension and WR Trevor Insley to a one-year contract.

HOCKEY

National Hockey League

PHILADELPHIA FLYERS—Signed F Nick Deschenes and D Freddy Meyer to entry level contracts.

East Coast Hockey League

BAKERSFIELD CONDORS—Named Chris Freshour general manager, Steve Lake director of ticket sales, Ronnie Roughton director of merchandise, Shannon Armstrong ticket representative, Jessica Cable office manager, Corrine Coats executive assistant, marketing/creative services and Justin Fahsbender operations assistant.

COLLEGE

ALABAMA—Reassigned Kasey Dunn, assistant head football coach, within the athletic department.

CINCINNATI—Named Amy Simonson women's assistant soccer coach.

NORTH DAKOTA STATE—Named John Ross women's assistant soccer coach.

POTSDAM—Named Devonna Williams women's basketball coach.