- The Washington Times - Monday, December 31, 2007

Basketball

NBA

PHILADELPHIA 76ERS - Traded G-F Kyle Korver to Utah for G Gordan Giricek and a first-round draft pick.

SAN ANTONIO SPURS - Signed G DerMarr Johnson. Waived F Marcus Williams.

Continental Basketball Association

GREAT FALLS EXPLORERS - Signed G Marlyn Bryant.

PITTSBURGH XPLOSION - Signed G Tyrone Anderson. Waived C Cory Underwood.

RIO GRANDE VALLEY SILVERADOS - Signed G Keith Simpson. Placed Mike Dean on bereavement leave. Activated C Johnny Tyson. Waived G Nick Gamble.

Football

NFL

BALTIMORE RAVENS - Placed TE Todd Heap and S Gerome Sapp on injured reserve. Signed OT J’Vonne Parker and TE Jake Nordin from the practice squad.

CAROLINA PANTHERS - Announced the retirement of QB Vinny Testaverde.

NEW YORK JETS - Signed WR David Ball from the practice squad.

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES - Signed LS Jon Dorenbos to a five-year contract extension.

Hockey

NHL

CAROLINA HURRICANES - Recalled D Wade Brookbank from Albany (AHL). Assigned LW Brandon Nolan to Albany.

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS - Recalled RW Jack Skille and D Danny Richmond from Rockford (AHL).

FLORIDA PANTHERS - Assigned F Anthony Stewart to Rochester (AHL).

MONTREAL CANADIENS - Recalled F Corey Locke from Hamilton (AHL). Announced Hamilton recalled D Jon Gleed from Cincinnati (ECHL).

OTTAWA SENATORS - Assigned D Lawrence Nycholat to Binghamton (AHL).

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING - Assigned G Marc Denis and F Stanislav Lascek to Norfolk (AHL).

American Hockey League

BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERS - Released D Joe Rullier.

HARTFORD WOLF PACK - Recalled F Jordan Owens, D Matt Waddell and F Ryan Murphy from Charlotte (ECHL).

HERSHEY BEARS - Recalled D Grant McNeill, F Steve Pinizzotto and F Stephen Werner from South Carolina (ECHL).

MANCHESTER MONARCHS - Recalled D Patrik Hersley from Reading (ECHL).

NORFOLK ADMIRALS - Recalled F Stanislav Lascek from Mississippi (ECHL).

SPRINGFIELD FALCONS - Recalled F Jonas Almtorp and F Stephane Goulet from Stockton (ECHL). Assigned F Fredrik Johansson to Stockton.

ECHL

AUGUSTA LYNX - Signed F Ryan Petz.

CHARLOTTE CHECKERS - Signed F Dallas Steward, F Matt Pierce, F Mike Hartman and D Steve Burgess. Released F Mike Hartman.

PENSACOLA ICE PILOTS - Suspended F Chris Straube.

READING ROYALS - Signed F Larry Courville.

SOUTH CAROLINA STINGRAYS - Signed D Tim Judy and G John Havrilack.

Colleges

FRESNO STATE - Suspended TE Cameron Harris, CB A.J. Jefferson, FB Isaac Kinter, G Chris Piligian, RB Jamal Rashad, DE Jason Roberts and DE Michael Stuart for violating curfew and LB Frank Padilla for a violation of an undisclosed athletic department policy.

UCLA - Named Rick Neuheisel football coach.