BaseballAstros: Declined to pick up option on OF Thomas...


October 29, 1997


Astros: Declined to pick up option on OF Thomas Howard.

Blue Jays: Exercised $800,000 option on P Dan Plesac.

Mets: Named John Gibbons manager of Double-A Binghamton with Rick Waits pitching coach and Ken Berry coach.

Red Sox: Declined options P Bret Saberhagen ($600,000) and P Jim Corsi ($500,000). Signed P Brian Shouse, who had been in Orioles organization.


NBA: Suspended Kings F Lawrence Funderburke one game and fined him $2,500 for leaving bench area during altercation Friday.

Bulls: Waived C Eric Gingold, F Kornel David and G Dante Calabria.

Clippers: Waived G Kiwane Garris, C Nate Huffman, C Rich Manning and F Rodney McCray.

Grizzlies: Waived G Litterial Green, F David Booth and C Alan Ogg.

Hawks: Waived F Matt Stigenga.

Hornets: Waived G Darnell Mee.

Jazz: Waived G Nate Erdmann and C Greg Dreiling.

Mavericks: Waived G Jerome Allen, C Ike Nwankwo, F Carlos Strong and F Kevin Whitted.

76ers: Waived G Derrick Phelps.

Trail Blazers: Waived F Terrell Bell and G-F Jamal Robinson.

Wizards: Waived F Amal McCaskill and F Chuck Kornegay.


America East: Named Towson senior Christie Landi women's soccer Player of the Week. Named Towson freshman Tina Steck women's soccer Rookie of the Week.

East Tennessee State: Named Randy Eaton interim AD, effective Nov. 7.


Bears: Waived DB Terry Cousin. Signed FB Mike Dulaney and G-C Greg Huntington.

Rams: Activated OL Ryan Tucker from physically unable to perform list. Released RB Ron Moore. Placed S Gerald McBurrows on IR.


Canucks: Sent D Mark Wotton and G Corey Hirsch to AHL Syracuse. Recalled LW Larry Courville from Syracuse.

Devils: Sent D Sheldon Souray to AHL Albany.

Flames: Recalled D Kevin Dahl from IHL Chicago and C Jim Dowd and G Tyler Moss from AHL Saint John. Sent D Denis Gauthier and G Dwayne Roloson to Saint John.


U.S. Soccer: Named Kasey Keller and Mia Hamm male and female Athletes of the Year.

Pub Date: 10/29/97

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