BaseballNL: Umpires Harry Wendelstedt (Kenwood, U. of...


September 24, 1998


NL: Umpires Harry Wendelstedt (Kenwood, U. of Maryland) and Jim Quick will retire, effective at end of season.

Blue Jays: Signed C Guillermo Quiroz. Sent P Joe Young to Double-A Knoxville.

Devil Rays: Announced that team's Double-A Southern League franchise will relocate from Orlando to Tallahassee, beginning with 2000 season. Claimed C Julio Mosquera off waivers from Blue Jays.

Dodgers: Announced retirement of VP of minor-league operations Charlie Blaney. Assistant to GM Bill Geivett will also become VP of minor-league operations.

Reds: Named Sammy Ellis minor-league pitching coordinator.


La Crosse (CBA): Drafted F Rodney Elliott (Dunbar, Maryland) in seventh round.

Winnipeg (IBA): Named Darryl Dawkins coach.


Patriot League: Named Navy's Shannon Filbin (women's soccer) Offensive Player of the Week.

Atlantic Central Football Conference: Named Salisbury State DB Juan Wilson (Poly) football Rookie of the Week.

La Salle: Will change name of basketball facility Hayman Hall to Tom Gola Arena.

Maryland: Named Katrina Scott assistant director for sports marketing.


NFL: Named following Players of the Week: AFC offense, Jaguars RB Fred Taylor; AFC defense, Broncos CB Ray Crockett; AFC special teams, Chiefs K Pete Stoyanovich; NFC offense, Rams RB Greg Hill; NFC defense, Cardinals DE Simeon Rice; NFC special teams, Vikings K Gary Anderson; NFC special category, Cowboys WR-CB-PR Deion Sanders.

Bengals: Claimed DT Angel Rubio off waivers from 49ers.

Broncos: Signed DB Tori Noel and LB Hillary Butler to practice squad.

Dolphins: Signed QB Dan Gonzalez to practice squad. Released OT Matt Reem from practice squad.

Falcons: Signed LB Malcolm Hamilton to practice squad. Reached injury settlement with LB Brandon Tolbert.

Giants: Signed LB Chike Egbuniwe to practice squad. Waived S Rashee Johnson from practice squad.

Jaguars: Placed RB James Stewart (partial tear of ACL in left knee) on IR. Signed RB Chris Howard and RB George Jones. Re-signed DL Lamanzer Williams to practice squad.

Jets: Signed G Lamont Burns to practice squad. Waived K Brett Conway from practice squad.

Redskins: Placed LB Twan Russell (turf toe) on IR. Signed QB Casey Weldon and S Greg Evans.


Canadiens: Re-signed restricted free-agent C Saku Koivu to two-year contract with club option for 2000-01.

Canucks: Re-signed Group II free agent LW Brad May to two-year contract.

Capitals: Returned D Nick Boynton to OHL Ottawa.

Devils: Signed G Jean-Francois Damphousse, first-round pick in the 1997 draft, to multi-year contract.

Pub Date: 9/24/98

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