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February 21, 1996

Baseball

Dodgers: Signed IF Juan Castro.

Mariners: Agreed to terms with C Chris Widger on a one-year contract.

Red Sox: Agreed to terms with SS John Valentin on one-year contract. Signed P Vaughn Eshelman to a one-year contract.

Basketball

NBA: Named New Jersey Nets F Armon Gilliam Player of the Week. Gilliam led the Nets to three victories last week, shooting 50.8 percent and averaging 28.0 points, 9.7 rebounds and 2.3 assists.

Bulls: Activated C Luc Longley. Placed C James Edwards (strained Achilles' tendon) on the injured list.

Lakers: Announced former G Gail Goodrich, recently elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame, will have his No. 25 jersey retired by the club next season.

Boxing

USA Boxing: Announced the contract of Bruce Mathis, executive director, would not be renewed. Named David Lubs executive director.

Colleges

Big South: UMBC C Monica Logan was named Rookie of the Week. Logan aver

aged 14.5 points and 7.5 rebounds in two games.

Centennial Conference: Gettysburg F Phil Tonkins (Mount Hebron) was named to the basketball first team. Tonkins led the Bullets in scoring (17.0) and rebounding (6.6). Western Maryland's Will Marshall (Sparrows Point) and Johns Hopkins' Greg Roehrig were on the second team, and Wes Unseld (Loyola) of Johns Hopkins received honorable mention. Erin Murphey (Francis Scott Key) and Johns Hopkins' Julie Anderson were named to the women's basketball first team.

Patriot League: Navy's Heidi Fearon and Julia Mason were named Co-Female Swimmers of the Year after leading the Midshipmen to their fifth straight Patriot League swimming and diving title.

Centre: Announced Tom Bryant, men's basketball coach, will resign at the end of the season.

Clemson: Named Darrell Moody quarterbacks coach.

Florida State: Suspended men's basketball coach Pat Kennedy one game for his actions in Saturday's game against Clemson.

Pepperdine: Named Lorenzo Romar men's basketball coach.

Pitt: Named Gary Nord wide receivers coach.

Washington College: Announced Lanee Cole will leave as women's basketball and softball coach to take similar positions at Iowa Western Community College.

Football

Baltimore: Announced resignation of Michael Lombardi, player personnel director.

Agreed to terms with LB Bryan Cox on a four-year contract.

Buccaneers: Re-signed DE Chidi Ahanoptu to a three-year contract. Named Lovie Smith assistant coach.

Falcons: Re-signed OL Roman Fortin to a four-year contract and S Brad Edwards to a one-year contract. Re-signed RB Tony Vinson (Towson State).

:Panthers: Signed CB Eric Davis to a multi-year contract, and TE Wesley Walls to a three-year contract.

Patriots: Released DE Aaron Jones.

Raiders: Signed CB Larry Brown.

Hockey

Jets: Recalled D Brent Thompson from AHL Springfield.

Mighty Ducks: Recalled D Jason Marshall from AHL Baltimore. Sent D Oleg Mikulchik to Baltimore.

Rangers: Placed G Mike Richter (groin) on the injured list. Recalled G Jamie Ram from AHL Binghamton.

Stars: Sent G Allan Bester to IHL Orlando. Recalled F Mark Lawrence from Michigan.

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