Auto racingNASCAR: Fined Busch Series driver Joe Bessey...


September 09, 1997

Auto racing

NASCAR: Fined Busch Series driver Joe Bessey $2,000 for throwing his helmet at a competitor's car after Friday night's race.


Athletics: Activated P Dave Telgheder from the 60-day DL.

Indians: Signed OF Justin Crisafulli.

Mariners: Agreed to terms with P Ryan Anderson, first-round pick in June amateur draft.

Padres: Recalled P Todd Erdos from Double-A Mobile.

Rangers: Activated P Eric Gunderson from 15-day DL.

Reds: Recalled P Jim Crowell, P Scott Winchester, IF Aaron Boone, IF Damian Jackson and OF Pat Watkins from Triple-A Indianapolis.

Rockies: Acquired IF Brian Raabe from Mariners in exchange for P Donnie Schmidt.

Tigers: Extended contract of GM Randy Smith through 2001.


Bulls: Re-signed C Bill Wennington to one-year contract.

Celtics: Signed G Chauncey Billups and F Ron Mercer, 1997 first-round picks.

Hornets: Promoted Bob Bass to executive vice president and signed him to contract extension.

Magic: Signed free-agent C Tim Kempton.

Pacers: Signed free-agent F-C Mark West and F Mark Pope.

Rockets: Re-signed free-agent F Matt Bullard.


ACC: Named Wake Forest QB Brian Kuklick Offensive Player of Week

Michigan: Named Tom A. Goss director of athletics.


Cardinals: Waived DE Brent Burnstein from practice squad. Signed DT Rashod Swinger to practice squad.

49ers: Waived QB Mike McCoy.

Saints: Signed TE John Farquhar. Waived G Donald Willis.


Hurricanes: Signed F Gary Roberts.

Islanders: Agreed to terms with G Tommy Salo on one-year contract extension.

Kings: Agreed to terms with C Josef Stumpel. Re-signed C Ian Laperriere and D Philippe Boucher.

Rangers: Agreed to terms with D Alexander Karpovtsev and F Vladimir Vorobiev.

Red Wings: Signed D Vyacheslav Fetisov.

Pub Date: 9/09/97

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