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January 13, 2000

Baseball

Braves: Agreed to $1.65 million, one-year contract with P Rudy Seanez (6-1, 3.35 ERA, 3 saves). Sold contract of IF Howard Battle (.353 in 15 games) to Japan Central League's Hanshin.

Brewers: Re-signed SS Mark Loretta (.290, 5 HRs, 67 RBIs) to $11 million, three-year extension.

Dodgers: Agreed to $1.45 million, one-year contract with OF Todd Hollandsworth (.284, 9 HRs, 32 RBIs), avoiding arbitration.

Rangers: Designated OF Scarborough Green for reassignment.

Royals: Signed free-agent C Jorge Fabregas (.206 in 82 games with Marlins) to minor-league contract; invited him to spring training.

Basketball

Grizzlies: Placed F Obinna Ekezie (Maryland) on injured list with left ankle sprain. Activated G Doug West.

Magic: Placed G-F Monty Williams (bruised lower back) on injured list. Activated G Anthony Parker.

College

American Football Coaches Association: Named Virginia Tech's Frank Beamer Division I-A Coach of the Year.

Capital Athletic Conference: Named Salisbury State G Doug King Athlete of the Week for his 32 points in two wins.

East Atlantic Gymnastics League: Named Maryland's Laura Moon Gymnast of the Week.

Auburn: RB Demontray Carter, who left school in June after being declared academically ineligible, transferred to Troy State.

Nevada-Las Vegas: Declared men's basketball F Lou Kelly eligible for intercollegiate competition.

North Carolina-Asheville: Basketball C Jason Horton transferred to Tusculum.

Pennsylvania: Junior basketball G Lamar Plummer took leave of absence from school for spring semester for personal reasons.

Salisbury State: Named Randy Halfpap men's and women's tennis coach.

Western Michigan: Reinstated men's basketball G Tony Barksdale and G Robert Watson.

Football

NFL: Announced following Players of the Week: offense, Vikings RB Robert Smith; defense, Dolphins DE Trace Armstrong; special teams, Titans WR Kevin Dyson and TE Frank Wycheck (Maryland).

Bills: Fired running backs coach Bishop Harris.

Broncos: Signed S Chris Jones.

Eagles: Re-signed T Robert Barr, DB Lemar Marshall and FB Jamie Reader from practice squad and DB Eric Edwards to two-year contracts.

Packers: Signed CB Steve Johnson, S Gana Joseph and LB Jermaine Smith.

Seahawks: Named Steve Sidwell defensive coordinator; he had same position for Patriots from 1997 to 1999. Defensive coach Bob Zeman retired.

Hockey

Capitals: Recalled D Jamie Huscroft from AHL Portland.

Stars: Activated C Joe Nieuwendyk from IR.

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