Baseball Angels: Agreed to minor-league contract with P...


January 27, 2000


Angels: Agreed to minor-league contract with P Eric Weaver (0-1, 10.61 ERA in 8 games with Mariners).

Cardinals: Agreed to $550,000, one-year contract with P Matt Morris, who missed last season with elbow ligament injury.

Indians: Agreed to one-year contracts with P J. D. Brammer, P Jamie Brown, OF-IF Jolbert Cabrera, OF Scott Morgan, OF Danny Peoples, OF Alex Ramirez, P David Riske, OF David Roberts and P Martin Vargas and minor-league contracts with P Alan Newman, P Curtis King and P Steve Falteisk.

Yankees: Agreed to $750,000, one-year contract with P Jason Grimsley (7-2, 3.60 ERA in 55 games) and minor-league contract with OF Roberto Kelly (.300, 8 HRs, 37 RBIs last year in 290 at-bats with Rangers).


Raptors: Placed F Sean Marks (patellar tendinitis in left knee) on injured list.

Rockets: Signed G Anthony Miller for remainder of season.

Trenton (IBL): Traded G Mike Lloyd (Dunbar), F-C Shane Drisdom and 2000 third-round draft choice to San Diego for C Matt Fish.


Frostburg State: Named Chris McKnight assistant athletic director and head baseball coach.

Pittsburgh: Dismissed reserve F Derrick Worrell from basketball team.

Villanova: Named Joe Trainer defensive coordinator.

Western Michigan: Junior G Virgil Singleton decided to leave men's basketball team for personal reasons.


NFL: Named following Players of the Week: Offense, Titans QB Steve McNair; Defense, Rams CB Dre' Bly; Special Teams, Titans KR Derrick Mason.

NFC: Added Cardinals DE Simeon Rice, second in NFL in sacks, to Pro Bowl roster as a "need" player.

Miller Lite: Announced that Rams QB Kurt Warner was voted NFL Player of the Year by 200 writers and broadcasters.

Broncos: Acquired seventh-round pick in 2000 and seventh-round pick in 2001 to complete August trade of CB Tito Paul to Redskins.

Browns: Promoted offensive quality control coach Tony Sparano to offensive line coach.

Jets: Named Ken Whisenhunt tight ends coach; he was Ravens' tight ends coach in 1997 and 1998.


Canucks: Recalled C Darby Hendrickson from AHL Syracuse. Lent D Zenith Komarniski to Syracuse.

Flyers: Acquired C Todd White from Blackhawks for 2001 conditional draft pick; assigned White to AHL Philadelphia.

Kings: Lent RW Brad Chartrand to AHL Lowell.


US Rowing: Named Ashlee Patten and John Pescatore national team assistant coaches.


MLS: Named Alfonso Mondelo director of player development and coach of the U.S. Pro-40 team and Nelson Rodriguez director of player personnel.

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