BaseballAstros: Agreed to terms with OF Carl Everett on a...

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February 02, 1999

Baseball

Astros: Agreed to terms with OF Carl Everett on a one-year contract. Named Gregg Langbehn pitching coach at Auburn of the New York-Penn League and John Massarelli coach with Double-A Michigan.

Padres: Signed OF Chris Jones to a minor-league contract.

Red Sox: Acquired P Chris Cumberland from the Twins for cash considerations and assigned him to Triple-A Pawtucket.

Tigers: Named Hiroshi Yoshimura baseball operations administrator.

Basketball

Bulls: Waived F Roy Rogers and F Rob Werdann.

Hawks: Signed F Grant Long.

Hornets: Waived G Melvin Watson.

Nets: Waived F Sherell Ford, C Steve Goodrich and C Kevin Salvadori.

Knicks: Signed G-F David Wingate (Dunbar).

Colleges

Atlantic Coast Conference: Virginia's DeMya Walker was named women's basketball Player of the Week; Georgia Tech's Niesha Butler claimed her seventh Rookie of the Week honor.

Hartwick: Named Bill Bjorness men's interim lacrosse coach.

Houston: Named Les Koennig Jr. offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach.

Nevada-Reno: Announced Pat Foster will step down at the end of season as men's basketball coach.

South Carolina: Suspended F LeRon Williams for the rest of the season.

Tennessee-Martin: Announced the retirement of Cal Luther, men's basketball coach, effective at the end of the season.

Football

NFL: Announced Denver Broncos G Mark Schlereth and Tennessee Oilers TE Frank Wycheck (Maryland) were selected as replacement players for the AFC Pro Bowl squad. Oilers G Bruce Matthews and Broncos TE Shannon Sharpe will miss the game with injuries.

Albany Firebirds (AFL): Signed WR-DB Geroy Simon (Maryland).

Hockey

NHL: Named Colorado Avalanche G Patrick Roy January's Player of the Month after he posted a 7-0-0 record, 1.71 goals-against average and .939 save percentage.

Hurricanes: Agreed to a multi-year contract extension with RW Sami Kapanen.

Pub Date: 2/02/99

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