BaseballBlue Jays: Released P Shannon Withem. Purchased...


November 19, 1998


Blue Jays: Released P Shannon Withem. Purchased contracts of P Leoncio Estrella from Single-A Hagerstown; P Isabel Giron from Double-A Knoxville; and P John Bale, IF Joe Lawrence, IF Casey Blake and OF Peter Tucci from Single-A Dunedin.

Mets: Re-signed OF Andy Tomberlin and C Pedro Grifol to minor-league contracts. Named Tim Teufel, Larry Doughty and Erwin Bryant scouts.


National Field Hockey Coaches Association: tion: Named Maryland's Kasey Heiser, Ellen Wolf, Emily Ward (Centennial) and Carla Tagliente to national academic team for maintaining ,, cumulative GPA of at least 3.3.

Mid-Continent Conference: Suspended Southern Utah F Chad Bey two games for fighting in game Nov. 14.

WAC: Suspended San Diego State DE Antwone Young for Saturday's game against Texas-El Paso.

John Carroll: Announced retirement of football coach Tony DeCarlo, winningest coach in school history at 90-27-4.

Missouri-Rolla: Will not renew contract of football coach Jim Anderson.

Morgan State: TE Arthur Peace was named Division I-AA College Football Scholar Athlete of the Week by Burger King.

St. Thomas (Minn.): Women's basketball coach Ted Riverso will resign at end of season.

South Carolina: Extended contract of AD Mike McGee through April 30, 2002.


NFL: Announced following Players of the Week: AFC offense, Colts QB Peyton Manning; AFC defense, Dolphins LB Robert Jones; AFC special teams, Jets KR Aaron Glenn; NFC offense, Lions QB Charlie Batch; NFC defense, Falcons CB Ray Buchanan; NFC special teams, Vikings P Mitch Berger. Fined Broncos TE Shannon Sharpe $10,000 and former Chiefs LB Wayne Simmons $7,500 for actions near end of game Monday night.

Giants: Signed TE Scott Dragos to practice squad.

Raiders: Waived LB John Henry Mills from IR. Placed DB Eric Allen on IR. Signed DB Bucky Brooks. Signed RB Reynard Rutherford to practice squad.

Rams: Placed S Gerald McBurrows and G Tom Nutten on IR. Signed S Ron Carpenter and G Mike Verstegen.


NHL: Suspended Panthers LW Peter Worrell three games, without pay, and fined him $1,000 as result of elbowing penalty against Penguins on Saturday.

Blues: Assigned C Marty Reasoner to AHL Worcester.

Lightning: Suspended D Michal Sykora indefinitely without pay for refusing to report to IHL Cleveland.

Penguins: Recalled C Sean Pronger from IHL Houston.

Senators: Called up D Sami Salo from IHL Detroit.

Sharks: Recalled D Alexandre Boikov from AHL Kentucky.


MLS: Announced Kraft Sports Group has acquired operating control of San Jose Clash, effective immediately.

Pub Date: 11/19/98

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