BaseballIndians: Retained bullpen coach Luis Isaac...


October 22, 1998


Indians: Retained bullpen coach Luis Isaac, hitting coach Charlie Manuel and third base coach Jeff Newman.

Astros: Named Paul Ricciarini coordinator of professional scouting and Tom Romensko special assignment scout.

Giants: Exercised 1999 options on 3B Charlie Hayes and P Julian Tavarez.

Rangers: Named Brad Arnsberg Triple-A Oklahoma pitching coach and Lee Tunnell Double-A Tulsa pitching coach.

Maryland Fall League: Named Bowie Nationals OF Brady Clark and P Aaron Cames Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively.


George Mason: Extended contract of AD Tom O'Connor, a former Loyola AD, through 2002.

Monmouth: F Richard Weston is leaving men's basketball program.

St. Peter's: Named Rich Zvosec men's assistant basketball coach.


NFL: Fined Buccaneers LB Hardy Nickerson $7,500 for spitting on Panthers FB William Floyd. Named following Players of the Week: AFC offense, Jets QB Vinny Testaverde; AFC defense, Chargers DT Norman Hand; AFC special teams, Oilers PR-KR Mike Archie; NFC offense, 49ers QB Steve Young; NFC defense, Lions S Mark Carrier; NFC special teams, Bears K Jeff Jaeger.

Bears: Waived DT Duane Ashman from practice squad. Signed DE James Baron to practice squad.

Buccaneers: Released WR Chris Jackson from practice squad. Signed TE Lamont Hall to practice squad.

Chargers: Placed CB Dwayne Harper on IR. Activated WR Ryan Thelwell from practice squad. Signed RB Chad Dukes to practice squad.

Colts: Waived DL Steve Martin. Signed LB Jason Chorak.

49ers: Brought John McVay out of retirement to work as special assistant to interim club president Larry Thrailkill.

Jaguars: Signed RB Zack Crockett off waivers from Colts. Released LB Jeff Kopp.

Patriots: Signed WR Sir Mawn Wilson to practice squad.

Raiders: Placed DT Chuck Osborne on IR. Activated QB Pat Barnes from practice squad. Signed DE Duane Ashman to practice squad.

Vikings: Extended contracts of all assistant coaches through 1999.


NHL: Suspended Bruins F Rob DiMaio two games without pay and fined him $1,000 for elbowing Coyotes' Dallas Drake.

Avalanche: Recalled D Ted Crowley from AHL Hershey.

Canadiens: Agreed to two-year deals with F Martin Rucinsky and F Brian Savage.

Lightning: Named Cliff Fletcher senior adviser to GM.

Pub Date: 10/22/98

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