BaseballAL: Named Blue Jays 3B Tony Fernandez and Red Sox...

June 22, 1999

Baseball

AL: Named Blue Jays 3B Tony Fernandez and Red Sox P Pedro Martinez Players of the Week.

NL: Named Rockies 1B Todd Helton Player of the Week.

Astros: Placed OF Alex Diaz (right shoulder strain) on 15-day DL. Transferred C Mitch Meluskey to 60-day DL.

Blue Jays: Released DH-3B Dave Hollins.

Cubs: Recalled OF Robin Jennings from injury rehabilitation assignment. Optioned P Doug Creek to Triple-A Iowa.

Indians: P Dave Stevens declined outright assignment to Triple-A Buffalo and became free agent. Sent P Paul Wagner outright to Buffalo.

Marlins: Activated former Orioles P Archie Corbin from 15-day DL.

Orioles: Triple-A Rochester placed OF Jose Herrera on DL and called up IF Howie Clark from Double-A Bowie.

Basketball

WNBA: Named Comets' Cynthia Cooper Player of the Week.

College

Butler: Named Towson's Woody Sherwood as head women's soccer coach.

Coast Guard: Named Chuck Mills athletic director.

UMBC: Announced retirement of Jim Pfrogner as men's track coach, to be replaced by women's track coach David Bobb. Pfrogner will step down as cross country coach at end of 2000 season.

Morningside: Named Craig Stevens women's basketball coach.

Pro football

Browns: Released DB Hurley Tarver.

Chargers: Named Michael S. McNeely VP and CEO.

Cowboys: Agreed to one-year, $400,000 contract with deep snapper Dale Hellestrae. Signed QB Brian Kuklick. Released CB Omar Turner and OL Brad Winn.

Panthers: Signed CB Tyrone Legette. Waived S Lamar Lyons and FB Matt Snider.

Steelers: Named Doug Whaley pro personnel coordinator.

Hockey

Flames: Signed F Ed Ward.

Maple Leafs: Signed D Yannick Tremblay.

Penguins: Signed D Hans Jonsson.

Sharks: Signed G Miikka Kiprusoff, G Vesa Toskala, G Johan Hedberg and D Robert Jindrich.

Thrashers: Acquired LW Andrew Burnette from Predators for conditional pick in 2000 draft.

Pub Date: 6/22/99

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