NEWARK BEARS — Signed 1B Randall Simon to a one-year contract.
TRENTON THUNDER — Called up INF Carlos Mendoza from Staten Island (NYP).
TOLEDO MUD HENS — Released INF Henry Mateo.
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.
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.
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.