MLB - Suspended RHP Guillermo Mota 50 games for violating Major League Baseball's Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
NEW YORK YANKEES - Named Don Mattingly bench coach and Kevin Long hitting coach. Announced the contract of Lee Mazzilli, bench coach, will not be renewed.
CINCINNATI REDS - Named John Walker physical therapist.
COLORADO ROCKIES - Declined their 2007 contract options on RHP Jose Mesa, RHP Mike DeJean and LHP Ray King.
PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES - Announced the team and OF Aaron Rowand both declined their options for the 2007 season, making him eligible for salary arbitration.
PITTSBURGH PIRATES - Declined their 2007 contract option on OF Jeromy Burnitz. Named Roy Smith special assistant to the general manager and Tony Beasley minor league roving infield instructor.
SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS - Declined to exercise club options for 2007 on OF Steve Finley and RHP Jamey Wright.
WASHINGTON NATIONALS - Named hitting coach Mitchell Page minor league hitting instructor, and Randy Knorr manager for Potomac of the Carolina League. Announced 3B coach Tony Beasley is leaving the organization.
COASTAL BEND AVIATORS - Traded RHP BJ Litchfield to Schaumburg of the Northern League for INF Nelson Gord.
ST. JOE BLACKSNAKES - Acquired C Ryan Walker from Schaumburg of the Northern League for future considerations.
ST. PAUL SAINTS - Sold the contract of C Jeremy Frost to the Chicago White Sox.
EDMONTON CRACKER-CATS - Released OF Chad Boudon, RHP Nate Cabrera, LHP Aaron Gangi, INF Greg Morrison, INF Tony Schifano and LHP Geoff White.
JOLIET JACKHAMMERS - Released OF Rob Stratton.
KANSAS CITY T-BONES - Assigned the contract of INF Daryl Lawhorn and the rights to RHP Byron Embry and OF Mike Spidale to Schaumburg for the contract of INF Rob Watson and the rights to INF Geoff McCallum and RHP Kenny Durost.
SCHAUMBURG FLYERS - Signed INF Demetrius Heath. Assigned the contract of RHP Dan Jackson to Kansas City for the contract of RHP James Morrison.
WINNIPEG GOLDEYES - Sold the contract of RHP Ken Chenard to the Texas Rangers.
CLEVELAND CAVALIERS - Named Chris Jent director of player development/assistant coach.
ALBANY PATROONS - Signed G Wayne Nelson, Jr., F Shawn Hampton and G Richard Jeter.
BUTTE DAREDEVILS - Signed C Nick Vander Laan, G Jovan Harris and G DeShawn Freeman.
GREAT FALLS EXPLORERS - Signed G Keith Salscheider and G Matt Vaughn.
MINOT SKYROCKETS - Signed F DayShawn Wright, G Dale Miller, C Lewis Fadipe, G Pele Paelay, C Kenyon Gamble, G Lenny Cooke and C Steve Castleberry.
CAROLINA PANTHERS - Signed CB Eric Hill to the practice squad. Waived TE Robert Johnson from the practice squad.
CINCINNATI BENGALS - Placed TE Ronnie Ghent on an injury list. Signed TE Gregg Guenther and TE Tim Day to their practice squad.
CLEVELAND BROWNS - Placed OL Andrew Hoffman on injured reserve. Signed DB Antonio Perkins to the practice squad.
DETROIT LIONS - Signed WR Kevin Kasper.
HOUSTON TEXANS - Claimed CB Dexter Wynn off waivers from the Philadelphia Eagles. Waived CB Derrick Johnson.
NEW YORK JETS - Placed RB Curtis Martin on the reserve/physically-unable-to-perform list.
PITTSBURGH STEELERS - Claimed LB Marquis Cooper off waivers from the Minnesota Vikings. Signed RB John Kuhn from their practice squad.
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS - Signed CB B.J. Tucker to the practice squad.
TENNESSEE TITANS - Suspended CB Adam Jones for one game and fined him an undisclosed amount for various off-field incidents.
BUFFALO SABRES - Placed C Tim Connolly on injured reserve.
DETROIT RED WINGS - Recalled D Kyle Quincey from Grand Rapids of the AHL. Assigned LW Valtteri Filppula to Grand Rapids.
PHILADELPHIA FLYERS - Named Ken Hitchcock pro scout.
GRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINS - Announced the Detroit Red Wings recalled D Kyle Quincey and assigned C Valtteri Filppula to the team.
CHARLOTTE CHECKERS - Announced F Jakub Petruzalek has been recalled by Hartford of the AHL.
VICTORIA SALMON KINGS - Announced D Shaun Heshka has been assigned to the team from Manitoba of the AHL.
AMARILLO GORILLAS - Signed LW Brett Draney.
NEW MEXICO SCORPIONS - Signed RW Konrad Reeder and LW Kevin Harvey. Waived C Terry Marchant and LW Colby Gilbert.
CHICAGO SHAMROX - Signed F Bryan Kazarian and F Jon Harasym to one-year contracts.
COLORADO MAMMOTH - Agreed to terms with T Gavin Prout.
EDMONTON RUSH - Re-signed F Jamey Bowen, T Teddy Jenner and D Buck Stobart to one-year contracts and T Darren Hillier to a two-year contract.
NASCAR - Docked Robby Gordon 50 driver points and 50 car-owner points and fined him $15,000 for intentionally causing a caution at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Oct. 29.
DETROIT IGNITION - Agreed to tems with F Worteh Sampson and M Doug Rice.
NCAA - Announced former Oklahoma football sophomore Rhett Bomar and sophomore J.D. Quinn must sit out a season while losing a season of eligibility as part of having their eligibility reinstated. Bomar must pay $7,406.88 and Quinn must pay $8,137.17 to charities of their choice for receiving wages for work not performed.
APPALACHIAN STATE - Named Britt King women's assistant basketball coach.
BUCKNELL - Signed Tim Landis, football coach, to a multiyear contract extension.
MASSACHUSETTS - Announced the contract of Patty Shea, field hockey coach, will not be renewed.
MICHIGAN STATE - Announced John L. Smith, football coach, will not return next season.
UC RIVERSIDE - Named Janet Lucas executive associate athletic director.