BaseballBraves: Agreed to one-year contracts with P Kerry...

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February 25, 1999

Baseball

Braves: Agreed to one-year contracts with P Kerry Ligtenberg, P Bruce Chen, P Odalis Perez, P Damian Moss and OF eorge Lombard.

Brewers: Signed former Orioles P Joe Borowski, P Horacio Estrada, OF Chad Green, OF Anthony Iapoce and OF Scott Krause to one-year contracts.

Rockies: Signed P Lariel Gonzalez and P Mike Kusiewicz to one-year contracts. P John Hessler retired.

Royals: Agreed to minor-league contract with OF Curtis Pride (Silver Spring), who is recovering from arthroscopic surgery on his right wrist.

Yankees: Signed manager Joe Torre to two-year contract extension worth about $2 million a year through 2001.

Basketball

Kings: Signed free-agent C Scot Pollard.

76ers: Waived C Benoit Benjamin. Signed F Rick Mahorn.

USA Basketball: Named Mo McHone coach and Dan Panaggio and Keith Smart assistant coaches for the men's Pan American Games team.

College

MEAC: Named Coppin State's Jennie Hall women's basketball Coach of the Year. Named following all-league: first team, Coppin State G-F Kiesha Brooks and UMES F Kristi Sheldon; second team, UMES G Nicole Council and Morgan State F Monique Liddell. Named following all-rookie: second team, Morgan State G-F Sherie Cornish and Coppin State C Jackie Johnson-Stewart.

Ball State: Women's basketball coach Robyn Markey resigned, effective March 31.

Florida Atlantic: Fired men's basketball coach Kevin Billerman.

Football

Buccaneers: Signed P Eddie Howard.

Falcons: Named Rocky Colburn assistant strength and conditioning coach.

49ers: Signed DT Curtis Eason, CB Kelly Malveaux and WR Karl Lerum.

Packers: Signed DE Pat Ivey. Waived OT Matt Willig.

Raiders: Signed K Michael Husted.

Hockey

Canucks: Signed G Kevin Weekes.

Soccer

Mania (A-League): Signed D Chris Brown.

Pub Date: 2/25/99

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