=== Sports Transactions from The Sports Network ===
=== Thursday, August 4, 2005 ===
=== BASEBALL ===
Arizona Diamondbacks - Named Bob Gebhard interim general manager.
Baltimore Orioles - Fired manager Lee Mazzilli; promoted bench coach Sam
Perlozzo to interim manager for the remainder of the season.
Boston Red Sox - Placed infielder John Olerud on the 15-day disabled list;
purchased the contract of infielder Roberto Petagine from Pawtucket (Int.)
designated pitcher Chris Narveson for assignment.
Cleveland Indians - Activated designated hitter Travis Hafner from the 15-day
disabled list; optioned outfielder Jason Dubois to Buffalo (Int.).
LA Angels of Anaheim - Placed pitcher Jarrod Washburn on the 15-day disabled
San Francisco Giants - Activated catcher Mike Matheny from the bereavement
list; optioned catcher Justin Knoedler to Fresno (PCL).
Seattle Mariners - Recalled pitcher Felix Hernandez from Tacoma (PCL);
optioned pitcher Clint Nageotte to Tacoma.
Texas Rangers - Designated pitcher Ron Mahay for assignment; purchased the
contract of pitcher Steve Karsay from Frisco (Texas).
USA Baseball - Named Bob Watson general manager of professional baseball
=== BASKETBALL ===
Golden State Warriors - Signed forward Chris Taft to a multi-year contract.
Los Angeles Clippers - Renounced the rights to guards Kerry Kittles and Rick
Brunson; re-signed center Zeljko Rebraca to a multi-year contract.
Portland Trail Blazers - Signed guards Juan Dixon and Charles Smith.
=== FOOTBALL ===
Green Bay Packers - Signed running back Derrick Johnese; waived running back
Seattle Seahawks - Traded cornerback Kris Richard to the Miami Dolphins in
exchange for defensive end Ronald Flemons.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Signed full back Steve Kriewald.
=== HOCKEY ===
Boston Bruins - Signed center Alexei Zhamnov to a three-year contract.
Buffalo Sabres - Signed defenseman Teppo Numminen to a one-year contract.
Calgary Flames - Signed defenseman Jordan Leopold and forward Daymond Langkow
to two-year contracts; Traded Chris Clark to the Washington Capitals for a
conditional draft pick.
Carolina Hurricanes - Signed forwards Keith Aucoin and David Gove to one-year
contracts; agreed to terms with D Oleg Tverdovsky on a three-year contract.
Chicago Blackhawks - Signed forward Martin Lapointe to a three-year contract
and defenseman Jaroslav Spacek to a one-year contract.
Colorado Avalanche - Re-signed forward Alex Tanguay and defenseman Kurt Sauer
to one-year contracts.
Columbus Blue Jackets - Signed goaltender Martin Prusek to a one-year
Detroit Red Wings - Re-signed defensemen Mathieu Schneider to a two-year
contract and Chris Chelios to a one-year contract; re-signed forward Johan
Franzen to a one-year entry level contract.
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim - Signed defenseman Scott Niedermayer to a four-year
contract; re-signed center Rob Niedermayer to a four-year contract.
Minnesota Wild - Signed defensemen Scott Ferguson and Kurtis Foster.
Nashville Predators - Signed defensemen Mark Eaton and Sheldon Brookbank.
New Jersey Devils - Re-signed defenseman Brian Rafalski to a two-year
contract; signed defensemen Vladimir Malakhov and Dan McGillis to two-year
Philadelphia Flyers - Traded forward Jeremy Roenick and a 2006 third-round
draft pick to Los Angeles for future considerations.
Pittsburgh Penguins - Signed forward Andre Roy to a three-year contract.
=== SOCCER ===
Colorado Rapids (MLS) - Loaned defender Amir Lowery to the Atlanta
Silverbacks (USL) for the remainder of the season.
=== COLLEGE ===
Albany - Named Mary-Frances Monroe and Juan Carlos Garcia women's soccer
assistant coaches. Named Jeremy Friel director of men's basketball operations.
Appalachian State - Named Jim Cole women's assistant basketball coach.
Clemson - Named Jordan Byrd assistant golf coach.
Coastal Carolina -Named Rohan Naraine women's assistant soccer coach.
Colgate - Named Rick Armstrong assistant strength and conditioning coach.
DePaul - Named Adam Tinkham men's assistant soccer coach
Duquesne - Named Greg Amodio director of athletics.
Elon - Named A.J. Lukjanczuk assistant athletic trainer.
Guilford - Named Nick Black baseball coach.
Muhlenberg - Named Chris Schenk assistant sports information director.
La Salle - Named Brian Bingaman strength and conditioning coach.
Northern Iowa - Named Jeremy Gold defensive line coach and Craig Wederquist
assistant defensive line coach.
Patriot League - Named Rich Wanninger assistant executive director for
Syracuse - Named Denny Kellington and Ann Greer assistant trainers.
Temple - Named Phil Zacharias defensive line coach.