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September 24, 1997

Baseball

Braves: Recalled P John LeRoy from Double-A Greenville.

Cardinals: Signed Walt Jocketty, 46, general manager, to three-year contract extension.

Yankees: Recalled IF Homer Bush from Triple-A Columbus.

Basketball

Trail Blazers: Signed C Kelvin Cato of Iowa State, the 15th overall pick in NBA draft, to multiyear contract.

Colleges

America East: Towson junior forward Richie Moller was named men's soccer Player of the Week. He leads conference in both goals (9) and points (21).

Brown: Named Jacques Monte men's assistant lacrosse coach.

Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association: tion: Named Bowie State RB Ray Hawkins as Special Teams Player of the Week.

Centennial Conference: Named Johns Hopkins MB Anita Patibandla as Volleyball Player of the Week. Named Johns Hopkins cross country runners Jim Lancaster and Cathy Kral to Honor Roll.

Fiesta Bowl: The foundation behind the Alliance game acquired Tucson's Copper Bowl and the two will share marketing and operations.

Johns Hopkins: Named Ernie Larossa sports information director, Carl Liggio women's fencing coach, Jenny Rolling and Tim Train women's assistant fencing coaches.

Pittsburgh: Named Vince Taylor assistant men's basketball coach.

St. Peter's: Named Tom Besser softball coach.

South Region: Ranked Salisbury State (5-2) as No. 1, Johns Hopkins (3-1) field hockey as No. 2 and College of Notre Dame (7-0) No. 4 in NCAA III South Region Rankings.

Tennessee State: Signed L.C. Cole, football coach, to a three-year contract extension through the 2001 season.

Pro football

Bears: Placed RB Rashaan Salaam (broken leg) on IR; signed WR Eric Smith off the practice squad; signed RB Michael Hicks to practice squad.

Eagles: Signed WR Justin Armour; released RB Derrick Witherspoon.

Jaguars: Placed DT John Jurkovic on injured reserve; waived CB Bucky Brooks and QB Jim Miller; activated G Todd Fordham and DB Ricky Parker from the practice squad.

Packers: Signed FB Jim Kitts to practice squad and waived former Ravens FB Steve Lee.

Vikings: Signed DT Jerry Ball and K Eddie Murray; released K Greg Davis.

Hockey

Capitals: Reassigned LW Dwayne Hay and D Rick Mrozik to AHL Portland.

Soccer

Dallas (CISL): Announced retirement of coach Gordon Jago.

St. Louis (NPSL): Signed M Brandon Ward to a one-year contract.

Pub Date: 9/24/97

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