Sports Car Club of America
SCCA--Named Doug Gill solo technical manager, effective Jan. 1.
BALTIMORE ORIOLES--Activated OF Gary Matthews, Jr. from the 15-day disabled list.
TAMPA BAY DEVIL RAYS--Signed SS B.J. Upton.
TORONTO BLUE JAYS--Fired Rocket Wheeler, manager of Knoxville of the Southern League.
CHICAGO CUBS--Acquired RHP Travis Anderson and RHP Mike Nannini from Houston to complete an earlier trade.
MILWAUKEE BREWERS--Transferred RHP Chad Fox from the 15- to the 60-day disabled list.
ST. LOUIS CARDINALS--Activated LHP Mike Matthews from the 15-day disabled list and sent him to Milwaukee to complete an earlier trade.
National Basketball Association
DETROIT PISTONS--Traded G Jerry Stackhouse, F Brian Cardinal and C Ratko Varda to the Washington Wizards for G Richard Hamilton, F Bobby Simmons and G Hubert Davis.
INDIANA PACERS--Signed G Erick Strickland.
National Football League
NFL--Suspended Atlanta CB Ray Buchanan for testing positive for anabolic steroids and Chicago S Damon Moore for violating the substance abuse policy for four games each.
ATLANTA FALCONS--Signed CB Rodney Heath.
CLEVELAND BROWNS--Waived James Lewis and TE Alvin Morrow from the practice squad. Signed OT Kaulana Noa and QB Shane Stafford to the practice squad.
DALLAS COWBOYS--Released S Keith Davis from the practice squad. Signed LB Louis Mackey to practice squad.
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS--Placed RB Shyrone Stith on injured reserve. Signed TE Mike Roberg.
MIAMI DOLPHINS--Signed WR Margin Hooks and G Dwayne Pierce to the practice squad.
MINNESOTA VIKINGS--Placed LB Raonall Smith on injured reserve. Re-signed LB Lemanski Hall.
PITTSBURGH STEELERS--Signed DB Chidi Iwuoma. Released WR Lenzie Jackson. Released RB Antwon McCray from the practice squad. Signed WR Francis St. Paul to the practice squad.
ST. LOUIS RAMS--Released WR Francis St. Paul and RB Mike Malan from the practice squad. Signed WR Dane Looker and FB Maurice Douglass to the practice squad.
National Hockey League
ATLANTA THRASHERS--Re-signed G Milan Hnilicka to a two-year contract.
CALGARY FLAMES--Acquired F Ladislav Kohn from Detroit for future considerations.
NEW YORK RANGERS--Named Gordie Clark professional scout. Agreed to terms with C Mark Messier on a one-year contract.
PHILADELPHIA FLYERS--Signed LW Simon Gagne to a two-year contract.
PHOENIX COYOTES--Re-signed LW Ladislav Nagy to a two-year contract.
TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING--Signed D Darren Rumble to a one-year contract.
ARMY--Named Jim Poling men's tennis coach.
BRADLEY--Named Eric Buescher men's basketball administrative assistant.
CLEMSON--Named Rachael Amman men's and women's assistant swimming and diving coach.
NORTHERN IOWA--Promoted Julie Bright to senior associate athletic director for business services and external relations and Eric Tyler to assistant athletic director for marketing.
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