COMMISSIONER'S OFFICE — Suspended Oakland RHP Bartolo Colon 50 games for a violation of the Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
OAKLAND ATHLETICS — Agreed to terms with C Jason Jaramillo on a minor league contract.
TORONTO BLUE JAYS — Placed SS Yunel Escobar on the paternity list. Recalled RHP Chad Beck from Las Vegas (PCL).
MIAMI MARLINS — Assigned SS Gil Velazquez outright to New Orleans (PCL).
MILWAUKEE BREWERS — Released LHP Randy Wolf. Recalled INF Jeff Bianchi from Nashville (PCL).
NEW YORK METS — Placed LHP Johan Santana on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 18.
SAN DIEGO PADRES — Selected the contract of LHP Andrew Werner from Tucson (PCL). Optioned RHP Brad Boxberger to Tucson. Designated OF Jeremy Heredia for assignment.
DALLAS MAVERICKS — Announced the retirement of F Eduardo Najera, who was named coach of Texas (NBADL).
BUFFALO BILLS — Placed CB Cris Hill and S Josh Nesbitt on the waived-injured list.
TENNESSEE TITANS — Waived DT Shaun Smith.
EDMONTON OILERS — Agreed to terms with F Taylor Hall on a seven-year contract extension.
SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE — Signed F David Pacan.
NASCAR — Fined Paul Menard's crew chief, Slugger Labbe, $100,000 and suspended him, car chief Craig Smokstad and crew member Grant Hutchens until Oct. 3 for illegal modifications found on the Chevrolet last weekend at Michigan. Docked Menard and car owner Richard Childress 25 points.
BRIDGEWATER (VA.) — Named John Rogers women's golf coach.
CLEMSON—Named Tim Hall associate head track and field coach. Named Brad Herbster associate head cross country coach. Named Shawn Cobey operations manager for track and field and cross country programs.
DREW — Named Charlotte Labate softball coach.
DUKE — Named Will Rowe assistant wrestling coach.
LEES-MCRAE — Named Marcus Wilmoth men's assistant basketball coach and Danny Ives men's assistant lacrosse coach.
MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE — Named Ashley Robinson athletic director.
NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL — Named Donald Thomas men's assistant basketball coach.
PRESBYTERIAN — Named Corey Mullins women's assistant basketball coach.
RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE — Named Kara Williamson women's basketball coach.
SPRING HILL — Named Kristin Hoskinson cheerleading and dance coach.
UMASS — Promoted assistant softball coach Mollica Goldstein to head coach.
UNC GREENSBORO — Named Alejandra Guerra women's graduate assistant tennis coach.
WAKE FOREST — Named Timothy Sullivan and Lauren Reimer assistant track and field coaches.
WASHINGTON (MD.) — Named Dorian Long men's assistant basketball coach.