BaseballBrewers: Retained free-agent P Doug Jones (6-6...


November 19, 1997


Brewers: Retained free-agent P Doug Jones (6-6, 2.02 ERA, 36 saves), who agreed to $3 million, one-year contract.

Devil Rays: Named Frank Howard bench coach, Greg Riddoch third base coach, Billy Hatcher first base coach, Rick Williams pitching coach and Steve Henderson hitting coach.

Mariners: Retained free-agent All-Star 2B Joey Cora, who agreed to $1.65 million, one-year contract.

Red Sox: Retained free-agent P Bret Saberhagen, a two-time Cy Young Award winner who agreed to $1.6 million, one-year contract.

Rockies: Retained free-agent C Jeff Reed (.297, 17 HRs in 256 at-bats), who agreed to $2.6 million, two-year contract. Signed free-agent IF Jeff Huson, who had been with Brewers, to minor-league contract.

Tigers: Agreed to terms with 1B Tony Clark (32 HRs, 117 RBIs) on four-year contract reportedly worth $12 million.

Bridgeport (Independent): Named Willie Upshaw manager.

Bent (Independent): Named Wally Backman manager.


Bucks: Activated C Andrew Lang from injured list. Waived F Tim Breaux.

Warriors: Activated F David Vaughn from injured list. Placed F Duane Ferrell (Calvert Hall) on injured list with strained left groin muscle.


Dayton: Extended contract of men's basketball coach Oliver Purnell (former Maryland assistant) for two years through 2001-02.

Northeast Louisiana: Agreed to terms with football coach Ed Zaunbrecher on multi-year contract.

Stanford: Signed Mercersburg Academy basketball G Kyle Logan to letter of intent.


NFL: Named Colts QB Paul Justin Player of the Week.

Bears: Signed CB Tony Stargell. Signed DE Mark Lee to practice squad. Waived RB Michael Hicks.

Broncos: Signed WR David Gamble from practice squad. Released WR Flipper Anderson.

Dolphins: Released FB Dewayne Dotson.

Oilers: Released KR Mel Gray and RB Ronnie Harmon.

49ers: Waived DE Carlos Thornton. Waived Brandon Noble and CB Mario Bradley from practice squad.

Packers: Waived WR-KR Roell Preston.


Capitals: Lent G Stephane Beauregard to IHL Chicago.

Hurricanes: Acquired D Sean Hill from Senators for RW Chris Murray.

Islanders: Recalled D Jason Holland, D Zdeno Chara and RW Steve Webb from AHL Kentucky.


NLL: Granted Boston Blazers one-year suspension from league for 1998 season.

Philadelphia: Named Gary Martin and John Nostrant assistant coaches.


USTA: Named Pete Sampras, Michael Chang, Todd Martin and Alex O'Brien to compete in Davis Cup final Nov. 28-30. Sweden named Jonas Bjorkman, Magnus Larsson, Thomas Enqvist and Nicklas Kulti.

Pub Date: 11/19/97

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