Dallas Mavericks -- Signed G-F Rawle Marshall.

Houston Rockets -- Re-signed F Ryan Bowen.

Memphis Grizzlies -- Signed G Damon Stoudamire to a four-year contract.

Milwaukee Bucks -- Re-signed F Toni Kukoc to a one-year contract.

Philadelphia 76Ers -- Signed F Shavlik Randolph and F Deng Gai.

Seattle Supersonics -- Signed G Rick Brunson.

Washington Wizards -- Re-signed F Michael Ruffin.


NFL -- Named Lisa Baird senior vice president of marketing.

Arizona Cardinals -- Signed DT Keith Wright to a one-year contract.

Minnesota Vikings -- Signed WR Avion Black and WR Daryl Jones. Released WR Skyler Fulton.


Calgary Flames -- Signed D Steve Marr, D Brett Palin, RW Derek Couture and C Warren Peters.

Chicago Blackhawks -- Signed G Nikolai Khabibulin to a four-year contract and C Jim Dowd to a one-year contract.

Colorado Avalanche -- Signed F Brad May to a two-year contract.

Dallas Stars -- Agreed to terms with RW Junior Lessard. Signed D Mario Scalzo.

Edmonton Oilers -- Agreed to terms with G Jussi Markkanen on a two-year contract and D Igor Ulanov on a one-year contract.

Nashville Predators -- Signed LW Paul Kariya to a two-year contract.

Phoenix Coyotes -- Signed D Brad Ference to a one-year contract.

St. Louis Blues -- Named Brent Thompson assistant coach of Peoria of the AHL.

Tampa Bay Lightning -- Re-signed D Nolan Pratt to a two-year contract. Signed F Mitch Fritz and D Timo Helbling to one-year contracts, D Brandon Elliott to a three-year contract and D Brady Grego to a two-year contract.

Toronto Maple Leafs -- Signed F Jason Allison to a one-year contract. Re-signed RW Tie Domi to a two-year contract.

Vancouver Canucks -- Signed C Brendan Morrison to a three-year contract.

Washington Capitals -- Signed LW Alexander Ovechkin to a three-year contract.


New England Revolution -- Signed M-D Daniel Hernandez.


NCAA -- Extended the contract of Myles Brand, president, through 2009.

Abilene Christian -- Named Don D. Hood men's and women's track coach and Derek Hood men's and women's cross country coach.

Auburn -- Named Brian Barnes swimming and diving assistant coach.

Ball State -- Named Lisa Woody-Simonton gymnastics coach.

Belhaven -- Named Guy Gardner men's golf coach and men's assistant basketball coach.

Duquesne -- Named Greg Amodio athletic director.

Eastern Illinois -- Named Jason Hall assistant athletic director for compliance and academic services.

Georgia Tech -- Agreed to terms with Paul Hewitt, men's basketball coach, on a one-year contract extension through the 2010-11 season.

Goucher -- Named Marc Calabretta men's assistant soccer coach, Alan Febres and Rob Hohl women's assistant soccer coaches and Erik Kaminsky assistant sports information director.

Indiana -- Announced the resignation of Thad Fitzpatrick, men's assistant basketball coach.

Indiana (Pa.) -- Named Tyrone Dixon assistant football coach.

Minnesota-Crookston -- Named Sheila Roux women's basketball coach.

Newberry -- Named Jamy Bechler women's cross country coach and assistant women's basketball coach and Kim Parker assistant volleyball coach.

Penn -- Named Alexis Alcantara assistant softball coach.

Towson -- Named Paul Cushion men's assistant soccer coach.

Tulane -- Named Jim Schneiderhahn women's assistant soccer coach.

San Diego -- Promoted Mike Matoso to senior associate athletic director and Shaney Fink to associate athletic director for compliance & student services-senior women's administrator.

Shaw -- Named Robert Brickey men's basketball coach.

Union (N.Y.) -- Named Bill Brahler men's and women's tennis coach.

Washington -- Named Scott Barnes senior associate athletic director for advancement.

Wofford -- Named Katie Laser assistant volleyball coach and Todd Interdonato assistant baseball coach.