- The Washington Times - Sunday, June 8, 2008

Baseball

American League

DETROIT TIGERS - Placed RHP Jeremy Bonderman on the 15-day DL.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS - Activated OF Vernon Wells and INF John McDonald from the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Brian Wolfe from Syracuse (IL). Placed 2B Aaron Hill on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 30. Designated RHP Armando Benitez for assignment. Optioned INF Joe Inglett to Syracuse.

National League

COLORADO ROCKIES - Activated RHP Luis Vizcaino from the 15-day DL. Optioned LHP Glendon Rusch to Colorado Springs (PCL).

HOUSTON ASTROS - Agreed to terms with 1B Phil Disher, 3B David Flores, RHP Ashton Mowdy and LHP Michael Hacker.

American Association

ST. PAUL SAINTS - Announced the retirement of INF Brian Sprout and LHP Brian Whinnery.

Golden Baseball League

RENO SILVER SOX - Released LHP Jason Cline and LHP Danny Hall.

ST. GEORGE ROADRUNNERS - Agreed to terms with RHP Aaron Wilson.

Basketball

NBA

PHOENIX SUNS - Named Terry Porter coach.

Football

NFL

ATLANTA FALCONS - Signed TE Keith Zinger to a four-year contract.

Canadian Football League

EDMONTON ESKIMOS - Released RB Shermar Bracey.

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS - Released P Darryl Wheeler. Signed K Alexis Sterna.

Colleges

MISSISSIPPI STATE - Named John Cohen baseball coach.

WESTERN MICHIGAN - Signed Steve Hawkins, men’s basketball coach, to a five-year contract.

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