=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Tuesday, August 16, 2005 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Boston Red Sox - Recalled pitcher Jon Papelbon from Pawtucket (Int); activated
first baseman John Olerud of the 15-day disabled list; optioned third baseman
Kevin Youkilis to Pawtucket (Int.).
Cincinnati Reds - Placed infielder/outfielder Ryan Freel on the 15-day
disabled list; selected the contract of infielder Aaron Holbert from
Colorado Rockies - Activated catcher Todd Greene from the 15-day disabled
list; optioned pitcher Ryan Speier to Colorado Springs (PCL).
Pittsburgh Pirates - Activated pitcher Mike Gonzalez from the 15-day disabled
list; optioned pitcher Ian Snell to Indianapolis (Int.).
Texas Rangers - Purchased the contracts of pitcher Justin Thompson from
Oklahoma (PCL) and pitcher Scott Feldman from Frisco (Texas League);
designated pitcher James Baldwin for assignment; optioned pitcher Kevin
Gryboski to Oklahoma.
=== BASKETBALL ===
Dallas Mavericks - Signed guard Darrell Armstrong to a one-year contract.
Orlando Magic - Signed guard Travis Diener.
Washington Wizards - Signed forward Hiram Fuller and guard Donell Taylor.
=== FOOTBALL ===
Edmonton Eskimos (CFL) - Signed defensive lineman Jabari Issa; added kicker
Hayden Epstein to the practice roster.
Green Bay Packers - Signed linebacker Jeremiah Garrison.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Signed guard Phil Bogle; released running back Jacque
Washington Redskins - Signed safety Eric Brown.
=== HOCKEY ===
Atlanta Thrashers - Re-signed forwards J.P. Vigier and Derek MacKenzie.
Carolina Hurricanes - Agreed to terms with defenseman Glen Wesley on a one-
Colorado Avalanche - Agreed to terms with goaltenders David Aebischer, Peter
Budaj, Tom Lawson and Vitaly Kolesnik, along with defenseman Brett Clark and
forward Paul Healey.
Detroit Red Wings - Signed defenseman Andy Delmore to a one-year contract; re-
signed right wing Darryl Bootland to a one-year contract.
Edmonton Oilers - Signed forward Raffi Torres to a two-year contract.
Los Angeles Kings - Agreed to terms on a multi-year entry-level contract with
forward Dany Roussin.
Minnesota Wild - Signed forwards Kyle Wanvig and Joey Tetarenko.
Nashville Predators - Re-signed forward Steve Sullivan to a four-year
contract; re-signed defenseman Dan Hamhuis to a one-year contract.
New Jersey Devils - Signed forward Alexander Mogilny.
New York Islanders - Signed defenseman Radek Martinek to a one-year contract;
signed defenseman Brent Sopel to a two-year contract.
Pittsburgh Penguins - Signed forward Konstantin Koltsov.
Tampa Bay Lightning - Signed center Vincent Lecavalier to a four-year
USA Hockey - Named Peter Laviolette U.S. Olympic men's hockey coach.
=== COLLEGE ===
Duquesne - Announced the resignation of men's assistant basketball coach John
Mahoney; named Rodney Perry men's assistant basketball coach; named Glenn
Gutierrez coordinator of men's basketball operations.
New Orleans - Named Roy Gholson women's assistant basketball coach.
Rhode Island - Promoted pitching coach Jim Foster to head baseball coach.
San Diego State - Signed baseball coach Tony Gwynn to a three-year contract.
Temple - Added men's and women's cross country to varsity sports status,
effective for 2005 season.
Tulsa - Signed head football coach Steve Kragthorpe to six-year contract
William & Mary - Named Frank Leoni head baseball coach.