Recent Transactions

Atlantic League

NEWARK BEARS -- Signed 1B Randall Simon to a one-year contract.
Eastern League

TRENTON THUNDER -- Called up INF Carlos Mendoza from Staten Island (NYP).

International League

TOLEDO MUD HENS -- Released INF Henry Mateo.

Midwest League

QUAD CITIES RIVER BANDITS -- Announced C Dave Carpenter and RHP Francisco Samuel have been transferred to Palm Beach (FSL). Announced C Paul Vasquez and RHP Eduardo Sanchez have been transferred to the team from extended spring training.

Northern League

FARGO-MOORHEAD REDHAWKS -- Sold the contract of RHP Mark Michael to Kansas City (Northern).

JOLIET JACKHAMMERS -- Agreed to terms with RHP Lance Odom and RHP Sean O'Leary.

SCHAUMBURG FLYERS -- Assigned INF James Lofton to the inactive list.

WINNIPEG GOLDEYES -- Announced OF Brian Aragon has cleared waivers and is a free agent.

United League

LAREDO BRONCOS -- Signed C-1B Jose Salas.


National Basketball Association

DETROIT PISTONS -- Named Scott Perry assistant to the president of basketball operations.

MILWAUKEE BUCKS -- Named Scott Skiles coach.


National Football League

CINCINNATI BENGALS -- Announced LB Odell Thurman has been reinstated by the NFL after being suspended for the last two seasons because of violations of the league's substance abuse policy.

INDIANAPOLIS COLTS -- Re-signed DT Darrell Reid, OG Dylan Gandy and TE Bryan Fletcher.

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS -- Signed OL Wade Smith to a two-year contract.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS -- Signed OT Max Starks to a one-year tender offer.

Arena Football League

GEORGIA FORCE -- Signed WR-DB Cornelius Bonner to practice squad.

SAN JOSE SABERCATS -- Traded LB Phil Glover to Tampa Bay for OL Jonathan Dunn.

TAMPA BAY STORM -- Waived DB Khalid Naziruddin and DB Bryant Tisdale.


National Hockey League

MINNESOTA WILD -- Reassigned C-LW Benoit Pouliot and D Erik Reitz to Houston (AHL).

American Hockey League

HARTFORD WOLF PACK -- Signed D Brad Brown.

MILWAUKEE ADMIRALS -- Named Aaron Sims ticket sales account executive.

SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE -- Assigned C Curtis Fraser to Las Vegas (ECHL).


LAS VEGAS WRANGLERS -- Signed G Joey Perricone. Released G Tyler Sims.


Major League Lacrosse

ROCHESTER RATTLERS -- Acquired MF Justin Porter from the MLL Player Pool.


Major League Soccer

CHICAGO FIRE -- Signed G Tyler Kettering.

HOUSTON DYNAMO -- Named Rocky Harris vice president.


ARKANSAS -- Announced the retirement of John McDonnell, track and field coach, at the end of this season.

DRAKE -- Named Mark Phelps men's basketball coach.

ELON -- Named Brian Tracy assistant athletic director for external affairs.

HANOVER -- Named Jim Watts women's soccer coach.

JACKSONVILLE STATE -- Named James Green men's basketball coach.

NORTHEASTERN -- Announced the resignation of Laura Schuler, women's ice hockey coach, effective May 28.

ST. JOHN'S -- Announced men's basketball sophomore G Larry Wright and freshman G Mike Cavataio have decided to transfer.

SOUTH FLORIDA -- Named Frank Wintrich associate director of strength and conditioning and Ray Weisenbarger strength and conditioning assistant.

SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA -- Named Ferrell Trimm assistant football coach.

TIFFIN -- Named David Walkosky football coach.