Pro Football

Cornerback Terrell Buckley, a 12-year veteran, signed with New England. . . .

Wide receiver Jonathan Smith (Georgia Tech), the second of Buffalo's two seventh-round draft picks, signed with the Bills. . . .

Linebacker Keith Newman signed with Minnesota. . . .

St. Louis has re-signed tight end Cam Cleeland. The 6-foot-5, 270-pound Cleeland had 10 catches for 145 yards last year.

Baseball

Los Angeles activated right-hander Hideo Nomo from the 15-day disabled list and optioned right-hander Brian Falkenborg to Class AAA Las Vegas. . . .

Cincinnati put Austin Kearns on the 15-day DL with a sore thumb.. . .

Philadelphia placed starter Randy Wolf on the 15-day DL with tendinitis in his left elbow and activated closer Billy Wagner. . . .

Toronto put slugger Carlos Delgado on the 15-day DL because of a strained right rib cage, making the move retroactive to May 30.

The Blue Jays also placed left-hander Valerio De Los Santos on the 15-day DL with a sore shoulder, and activated shortstop Chris Woodward, outfielder Frank Catalanotto and right-hander Justin Speier from the 15-day DL. . . .

Right-hander Joe Dawley was put on the 15-day DL with a strained right elbow and Cleveland recalled right-hander Kazuhito Tadano from Class AAA Buffalo.

Colleges

George Washington hired Roland Houston as an assistant men's basketball coach and Tajama Abraham as an assistant women's basketball coach. . . .

The basketball program at Division II Kentucky Wesleyan was put on one-year probation by the Great Lakes Conference because of eligibility violations.

Hockey

Former University of Minnesota defenseman Keith Ballard, 21, signed a three-year contract with Phoenix.