Auto racingNASCAR: Fined Eddie Pearson and George Jones of...

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September 25, 1997

Auto racing

NASCAR: Fined Eddie Pearson and George Jones of Buckshot Racing Team $500 each for an altercation in the pit area after Saturday's MBNA 200 race.

Baseball

Major League Baseball: Awarded 1999 All-Star Game to the Boston Red Sox.

American League: Reduced suspension of Detroit Tigers coach Rick Adair from three games to two.

Rangers: Named Al Nipper minor-league pitching coordinator.

Basketball

SuperSonics: Signed free-agent F Jerome Kersey, who had been with the Los Angeles Lakers, to a one-year contract.

Colleges

Virginia Tech: Named Jim Weaver athletic director.

Pro football

Bears: Signed OL Casey Wiegman; placed WR Marcus Robinson (sprained left thumb) on injured reserve.

Chiefs: Signed former Redskins DE Dexter Nottage to a two-year contract. Waived DE Kerry Hicks.

Giants: Signed WR John Washington to practice squad.

Jaguars: Re-signed RB Randy Jordan. Signed LB Tyrone Hines and WR Donnell Baker to practice squad.

Jets: Re-signed OT Siupeli Malamala. Waived OL Casey Wiegman. Signed G Shane Hannah to practice squad.

Seahawks: Re-signed DE Antonio Edwards.

Arena Football League: Announced expansion team will be added in Buffalo, N.Y., for the 1999 season.

Hockey

Penguins: Traded D Jason Woolley to Sabres for a 1998 fifth-round draft pick.

Soccer

Colorado (MLS): Signed F Steve Patterson.

St. Louis (NPSL): Re-signed F Scott McDoniel and D Mike LaPosha to one-year contracts.

Cleveland (NPSL): Named Joe Raduka assistant coach.

Pub Date: 9/25/97

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