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November 17, 1998

Baseball

Angels: Released P Jeff Juden and P Rich Robertson.

Baseball Hall of Fame: Announced the resignation of president and CEO Donald Marr Jr., effective at the end of the year.

College

Catholic: LB Justin Flint (Loyola High) was named to the GTE Academic All-America District II football team.

Johns Hopkins: Harrison Bernstein, David Perna and Greg Gorla were named to the All-Centennial Conference football first team; Adam Gentile, Mitch Pearlman, Chris Baugh, Justin Bellochio and Justin Kamm to the second team.

Maryland: Cliff Crosby was named defensive player of the week, John Waerig offensive lineman of the week and Randall Jones rookie of the week by the ACC Sports Writers Association. Field hockey players Jenn Pratt, Keli Smith, Carla Tagliente, Molly Kauffman and Autumn Welsh were named to the Mid-Atlantic Region All-America team. Volleyball player Libby Alberts was named rookie of the week.

Western Maryland: Ron Sermarini was named offensive player of the year in the Centennial Conference.

Football

NFL Europe: Announced that the new franchise in Berlin will be known as the Thunder.

Arena Football League: Awarded an expansion franchise to Los Angeles, to begin play in 2000.

Hockey

Blackhawks: Traded G Jeff Hackett, D Eric Weinrich, D Alain Nasreddine and future considerations to the Canadiens for G Jocelyn Thibault, D Dave Manson and D Brad Brown.

Canadiens: Assigned D Alain Nasreddine to AHL Fredericton.

Islanders: Reassigned D Evgeny Korolev from AHL Lowell to ECHL Roanoke.

Lightning: Recalled D Andrei Skopintsev and LW Brent Peterson from IHL Cleveland Lumberjacks; reassigned RW Paul Ysebaert and D David Wilkie to the Lumberjacks; signed director of player development Don Murdoch to a contract extension through the 2001 season.

Oilers: Reassigned RW Aaron Copeland from AHL Hamilton to ECHL New Orleans.

Panthers: Returned RW David Nemirovsky to IHL Fort Wayne.

Predators: Recalled G Eric Fichaud from IHL Milwaukee; reassigned LW Jeff Daniels and G Thomas Vokoun to Milwaukee.

Rangers: Agreed to terms with D Eric Cairns; reassigned LW Boyd Kane from AHL Hartford to ECHL Charlotte.

Sabres: Recalled G Dwayne Roloson from AHL Rochester.

Stars: Placed RW Jere Lehtinen on IR, retroactive to Nov. 15, with a broken thumb; recalled D Sergei Gusev from IHL Michigan.

Philadelphia Phantoms (AHL): Released G Joe Rivera.

Chesapeake Icebreakers (ECHL): Acquired RW Kaleb Toth from the Baton Rouge Kingfish for future considerations.

Media

Fox Sports News: Named Phil Esposito hockey analyst.

Soccer

New York/New Jersey Metro Stars (MLS): Loaned Eduardo Hurtado to Liga Deportivo de Quito of the Ecuadorian league.

Pub Date: 11/17/98

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