BaseballAL: Named Indians OF Manny Ramirez Player of the...


July 13, 1999


AL: Named Indians OF Manny Ramirez Player of the Week.

NL: Named Mets C Mike Piazza Player of the Week.

Athletics: Activated C Mike Macfarlane. Optioned C A. J. Hinch to Triple-A Vancouver.

Yankees: OF Shane Spencer was cleared to begin rehab program a week after doctors diagnosed an irregular heartbeat.


Magic: Signed F Corey Maggette, first-round draft pick, to $3.71 million, three-year contract.

WNBA: Named Utah F Natalie Williams Player of Week.

Charlotte (WNBA): Named Dan Hughes interim head coach and Bob Bass GM.


NCAA Championships/Competition Cabinet: net: Named Mountain West commissioner Craig Thompson chairman of Division I men's basketball committee, effective Sept. 1. Thompson will serve for one year and be succeeded as chairman by Big East commissioner Mike Tranghese.

Prairie View A&M: Suspended football coach Greg Johnson while school investigates alleged irregularities. Named Clifton Gilliard interim football coach.


Eagles: Re-signed RB Corey Walker. Released P Barry Cantrell.

49ers: Signed DE Michael Mason.

Packers: Signed RB DeMond Parker, fifth-round draft choice.

Patriots: Signed S Marcus Washington, sixth-round draft choice.


Bruins: Signed G Rob Tallas for one year.

Capitals: Completed sale of team from Abe Pollin to Ted Leonsis, Jon Ledecky and Dick Patrick.

Pub Date: 7/13/99

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