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July 24, 1999


U.S. Luge Association: Banned Christian Niccum for two years for testing positive for a banned substance, retroactive to Feb. 21.


Angels: Released IF Tim Unroe. Activated P Jack McDowell and C Charlie O'Brien from 15-day DL. Recalled P Mike Holtz from Triple-A Edmonton. Optioned C Bret Hemphill, P Scott Schoenweis and P Jarrod Washburn to Edmonton.

Braves: Put P Odalis Perez on 15-day DL (sprained left elbow). Recalled Micah Bowie from Triple-A Richmond.

Dodgers: Sent P Blake Mayo to Diamondbacks to complete May 25 trade. Assigned P Dean Mitchell to Double-A San Antonio.

Expos: Activated OF Manny Martinez from 15-day DL. Sent OF Terry Jones to Triple-A Ottawa.

Indians: Sent IF John McDonald to Triple-A Buffalo.

Mariners: Acquired P Todd Williams from Reds for OF Kerry Robinson.

White Sox: Recalled P John Snyder from Triple-A Charlotte. Optioned P Joe Davenport to Charlotte.


Cleveland (WNBA): Signed G Tricia Bader to a seven-day contract.


Bears: Agreed to a two-year contract extension to keep holding training camp at University of Wisconsin-Platteville.

Bengals: Waived RB Phillip Moore.

Broncos: Signed K Jesus Angoy.

Lions: Signed LB Clint Kriewaldt and DE Mike Pringley.

Packers: Signed CB Fred Vinson and WR Dee Miller. Traded LB Mike Morton to St. Louis for a future draft choice.

Rams: Acquired LB Mike Morton from Packers for future consideration.

Redskins: Re-signed LB Ken Harvey to one-year contract.


NHL: Named Senators assistant Mike Murphy VP of hockey operations.

Maple Leafs: Signed D Justin Hocking and RW Bobby House.

Pub Date: 7/24/99

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