Baseball Brewers: Agreed to minor-league contract with...


January 12, 2001


Brewers: Agreed to minor-league contract with IF-OF Brant Brown.

Indians: Signed IF Jason Hardtke to minor-league contract; invited him to spring training.

Phillies: Designated P Jason Boyd for assignment. Yankees: Named Gary Denbo batting coach, Tom Nieto catching instructor. Announced return of bullpen coach Tony Cloninger, first base coach Lee Mazzilli, third base coach Willie Randolph, pitching coach Mel Stottlemyre and bench coach Don Zimmer.


Florida State: Named Daryl Dickey quarterbacks coach.


NFL: Fined Broncos S Billy Jenkins $7,500 for helmet-to-helmet hit on Ravens QB Trent Dilfer during Dec. 31 playoff game.

Dolphins: Signed WR Brian Alford, WR Albert Johnson, RB Jay Johnson, RB Vaughn Sanders, OT Dan Palmer and DT Lamain Rucker.

Packers: Signed TE Adam Newman.

Redskins: Named Michelle Tessier public relations director.


NHL: Reduced 10-game suspension of Sabres RW Rob Ray to seven games.

Horse racing

NYRA: Suspended trainer Nick Zito 15 days and fined him $1,000 after banned substance was found in one of his horses.

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