=== 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
Louisville (Int.).

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.


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-
year contract.

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.

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