Auto racingIndy Racing League: Fined Kelley Racing $5,000...


March 28, 1998

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Indy Racing League: Fined Kelley Racing $5,000 for unsportsmanlike conduct and driver Scott Sharp $15,000 and seven points for violations during Dura-Lube 200 in Phoenix on March 22.


Diamondbacks: Released IF Darnell Coles. Assigned P Bob Wolcott to Triple-A Tucson.

Expos: Agreed to terms with P Ugueth Urbina on three-year contract and OF Mike Mordecai on one-year contract.

Indians: Reassigned P John Cummings to minor-league camp. Optioned 1B Sean Casey to Triple-A Buffalo.

Mariners: Purchased the contracts of C John Marzano and OF Glenallen Hill from Triple-A Tacoma. Placed IF Giomar Guevara on 60-day DL. Claimed OF Ryan Radmanovich off waivers from Minnesota Twins and optioned him to Tacoma. Claimed P Jose Panigua off waivers from Tampa Bay Devil Rays and designated him for assignment.

Marlins: Signed P Chris Hammond to minor-league contract and assigned him to Triple-A Charlotte.

L Mets: Named Kevin Morgan assistant to director of personnel.

Pirates: Assigned OF Manny Martinez to minor-league camp. Placed P Ricardo Rincon on 15-day DL, retroactive to March 22.

Royals: Placed P Kevin Appier on 60-day DL. Claimed P Danny Rios off waivers from New York Yankees.


NBA: Suspended Raptors F Gary Trent and F Marcus Camby for one game without pay and fined them $5,000 and $2,500, respectively, for leaving bench during altercation in game Thursday night. Fined 76ers coach Larry Brown and F Derrick Coleman $6,000 each and 76ers G Allen Iverson $3,000 for publicly criticizing referees after loss Wednesday night.

Grizzlies: Placed G Sam Mack on injured list. Signed G Larry Robinson to 10-day contract.

Heat: Placed F P. J. Brown on injured list. Activated F Antonio Lang from injured list.

SuperSonics: Activated G/F David Wingate off injured list. Released C George Zidek.


Awards: North Carolina F Antawn Jamison and Tennessee F Chamique Holdsclaw were named men's and women's Naismith basketball Players of the Year. North Carolina's Bill Guthridge and Tennessee's Pat Summit were named men's and women's Coaches of the Year.

Mississippi State: Named Robert Kirby men's assistant basketball coach.


Kings: Recalled LW Roman Vopat from AHL Fredericton.

Blues: Recalled F Michel Picard from IHL Grand Rapids. Returned G Rich Parent to IHL Detroit.

Devils: Recalled F Jay Pandolfo from AHL Albany.

Rangers: Returned RW Vladimir Vorobiev to AHL Hartford.

Pub Date: 3/28/98

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