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May 12, 1998

Baseball

AL: Named Mariners OF Ken Griffey Player of the Week.

NL: Named Cubs P Kerry Wood Player of the Week.

Devil Rays: Recalled OF Randy Winn from Triple-A Durham.

Phillies: Placed Double-A Reading 2B Jason Knupfer on DL.

Pirates: Activated P Marc Wilkins from 15-day DL. Optioned P Elmer Dessens to Triple-A Nashville.

Reds: Sent P Marc Kroon to Triple-A Indianapolis for rehabilitation assignment.

Twins: Recalled IF Jon Shave from Triple-A Salt Lake. Sent OF Torii Hunter to Double-A Double-A New Britain. Plan to activate LF Marty Cordova today.

Basketball

SuperSonics: Will exercise option to acquire Clippers' second-round draft pick, No. 33 overall.

Washington (USBL): Placed C Craig Hodges and C William Peters on inactive list. Signed F Jermall Morgan, F Derett Boyd and F James Johns. Released C Mylo Brooks.

College

NCAA: Certified Coppin State and 14 other colleges. Named Barbara Jacobs secretary-rules editor for the women's basketball rules committee.

Barton: Named senior James Lewis (Catonsville High/Catonsville CC) men's basketball MVP; he led Bulldogs in scoring (20.6) and rebounding (7.7).

Bryant: Signed City football C Chris Ekwueme.

Illinois-Chicago: Senior G Mark Miller chose to forgo final year of eligibility and enter NBA draft.

Long Island U.: Men's basketball coach Ray Haskins, who led Blackbirds to two postseason appearances in three seasons, resigned.

Montana: Named Larry Krystkowiak men's assistant basketball coach.

St. John's: Sophomore basketball G Shannon Crooks will

transfer to Massachusetts and be eligible in 1999-2000.

Shepard: Signed Hereford All-Metro RB Jason Murphy and Hereford second-team All-Metro LB Rob Collins.

Towson: Signed Hereford All-Metro lineman Jason Shupert (lineman) and Hereford second-team All-Metro lineman Brian Bandurchin.

Virginia Military Institute: Signed Randallstown's Jeff McKelvin, two-time indoor state champion in high jump and an indoor 55-meter hurdles champ.

Wingate: Signed City FB-lineman Mustafah Karneh.

Wisconsin-Green Bay: Named Kevin Borseth women's basketball coach.

Football

Falcons: Signed C Dave Widell, who played previous three seasons of 10-year career with Jaguars.

Hockey

Blues: Recalled D Ricard Persson from AHL Worcester.

Panthers: Signed D Curtis Doell to three-year contract.

Senators: Re-signed D Igor Kravchuk to four-year contract.

Olympics

Romanian Olympic Committee: Named former tennis player and coach Ion Tiriac chairman.

USOC: Named figure skater Michelle Kwan and swimmer Tom Dolan Athletes of the Month for April.

Soccer

Premier Soccer Alliance: Announced formation of pro indoor league; named Dallas, Portland and Arizona as charter members.

Pub Date: 5/12/98

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