Auto racing NASCAR: Fined Winston Cup series driver Joe...


May 25, 2000

Auto racing

NASCAR: Fined Winston Cup series driver Joe Nemechek $15,0000 and penalized him for rough driving during Winston at Lowe's Motor Speedway.


Athletics: Recalled IF Frank Menechino from Triple-A Sacramento. Outrighted IF Jorge Velandia to Sacramento.

Braves: Placed P Kevin McGlinchy on 15-day DL. Recalled P Kerry Ligtenberg from Triple-A Richmond.

Dodgers: Announced five-year contract extension with broadcaster Jaime Jarrin.

Giants: Activated OF Ellis Burks from 15-day DL. Optioned P Ben Weber to Triple-A Fresno.

Indians: Purchased contract of P Tim Drew from Double-A. Placed P Paul Shuey on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Sunday, with right hip strain.

Mets: Signed IF Jed Hansen to minor-league contract.

Phillies: Agreed to terms with OF Lawrence Alexander, 40th-round draft pick in 1999.

Twins: Named Jerry Bell chief operating officer in addition to his duties as club president and Chris Clouser chief executive officer.


USA Basketball: Named Bob Burchard, John Douglas, Bob McKillup and Mike Hopkins coaches for USA Basketball men's national team trials.


Atlantic 10 Conference: University of Richmond accepted invitation to join conference in all sports, effective July 1, 2001.

Conference USA: Awarded men's basketball tournament to Louisville in 2001 and 2003 and Cincinnati in 2002 and 2004.

Florida International: Named Joe Barantovich, Hurlie Brown, James Colzie, Carmen Grosso, Bruce Hardy and Curt Wiles assistant football coaches.

Franklin: Named Lori Wilkerson assistant director of athletics and volleyball coach.

Georgia State: Named Charlie Taylor assistant athletic director for communications.

Greensboro: Announced resignation of men's basketball and cross country coach Bill Chambers.

Lehman: Named Steven Schulman men's basketball coach.

Montana State: Announced resignations of tennis director and women's tennis coach Heidi Tate and men's tennis coach Dean Owen.

Oregon: Signed athletic director Bill Moos to four-year contract extension.


Bears: Named Scott Campbell director of pro personnel.

Cardinals: Signed OT Jerry Drake to one-year contract.

Falcons: Waived TE Brian Saxton.

Jets: Re-signed NT Jason Ferguson and WR Windrell Hayes, fifth-round pick.


MLS: Named Rob Ross and Tim Wasemiller directors of corporate partnerships.


NBC: Announced that Jimmy Roberts (Maryland, 1979), winner of 13 Sports Emmys with ESPN, is joining network

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