Auto racingCART: Barred driver Paul Tracy from competing...


October 31, 1998

Auto racing

CART: Barred driver Paul Tracy from competing in the season-opening race in March 1999 for unjustifiable risk and unsportsmanlike conduct after Indy race in Australia on Oct. 18.


Astros: Named five-time All-Star C Tony Pena manager of Triple-A New Orleans.

Athletics: Named Ken Macha bench coach and Dave Hudgens hitting coach.

Brewers: Named Tom Gausden VP and general counsel. Agreed to terms with P David Weathers on one-year contract.


SuperSonics: Signed president and general manager Wally Walker to contract extension, through 2001-02 season.


NFL: Granted roster exemption to Saints for DT Julian Pittman. Fined Chargers CB Terrance Shaw $10,000 for "verbally abusing and berating" an official in Sunday's loss to Seattle.

Patriots: Placed DE-DT Brandon Mitchell (broken right foot) on IR.

Saints: Signed T Ricky Siglar to one-year contract.


NHL: Announced that 1999 All-Star Game, Jan. 24 in Tampa, Fla., will again match North Americans against rest of world.

Pub Date: 10/31/98

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