BaseballPhillies: Extended the contract of manager Terry...

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August 13, 1998

Baseball

Phillies: Extended the contract of manager Terry Francona through the 2000 season. Extended the contracts of bench coach Chuck Cottier, pitching coach Galen Cisco, hitting coach Hal McRae, first base coach Brad Mills and third base coach John Vukovich through the 1999 season. Assigned 2B Marlon Anderson, P Randy Wolf, P Anthony Shumaker, OF Reggie Taylor, R Ryan Brannan and P Evan Thomas to the Arizona Fall League.

Rockies: Agreed to terms with P Dave Veres on a three-year contract extension through the 2001 season.

College

Northeast Conference: Named Keith Grant assistant commissioner for compliance and championships.

Miami, Fla.: Men's basketball coach Leonard Hamilton signed a five-year contract extension, through 2003.

Morgan State: Named Stanley Mitchell part-time linebacker coach.

Football

Bears: Signed unrestricted free-agent WR Randal Hill, who had been with the New Orleans Saints, to a one-year contract.

Giants: Signed TE Grant Baynham. Released RB Lamont Randle.

Packers: Acquired TE Aaron Laing from the St. Louis Rams for a future conditional draft choice.

Hockey

Coyotes: Signed LW Barry Nieckar.

Lightning: Re-signed G Corey Schwab to a one-year contract.

Mighty Ducks: Named Newell Brown assistant coach.

Sabres: Signed LW Paul Kruse to a multiyear contract.

Senators: Re-signed LW Shawn McEachern to a two-year contract.

Pub Date: 8/13/98

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