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November 27, 2001

Auto racing

NASCAR: Named Kevin Harvick Rookie of the Year.


RANGERS: Agreed to $7.5 million, three-year contract with free-agent P Todd Van Poppel, who was with Cubs.

ROYALS: Named Bucky Dent manager and Kevin Long hitting coach of Triple-A Omaha.

TIGERS: Signed P Steve Sparks to two-year contract with club option for 2004.


NBA: Named Hawks F Shareef Abdur-Rahim Eastern Conference Player of the Week, and Spurs F Tim Duncan Western Conference Player of the Week. ... Fined Lakers G Kobe Bryant $7,500 for verbally abusing game official and failing to leave the court promptly after ejection Friday.

NETS: Waived F Reggie Slater.

KNICKS: Activated C Marcus Camby. Placed G-F Larry Robinson on injured list with right patella tendinitis.

NETS: Waived F Reggie Slater.

WIZARDS: Activated C Brendan Haywood. Placed F Bobby Simmons on injured list with left knee tendinitis.


ACC: Named Duke F Mike Dunleavy men's basketball Player of the Week and North Carolina State F Josh Powell Rookie of the Week.

CIAA: Named Bowie State C Mona-Gail Baker women's basketball Player of the Week and F Rachill Robinson Rookie of the Week. DAYTON: Announced that freshman F Jason Osborne will leave men's basketball team.

LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE: Fired football coach Jerry Baldwin (6-27 overall; 3-8 this season).

SAMFORD: Promoted interim football coach Bill Gray to football coach.


BILLS: Released K Jake Arians.

BRONCOS: Placed RB Olandis Gary on IR with broken left fibula. Signed RB KaRon Coleman.

RAMS: Released S Nick Sorensen. Signed S Willie Gary from practice squad.


NHL: Named Lightning G Nikolai Khabibulin Player of the Week.

BLACKHAWKS: Placed D Jaroslav Spacek on IR with broken finger on right hand.

BRUINS: Assigned RW Tony Tuzzolino and D Pavel Kolarik to AHL Providence.

COYOTES: Recalled D Martin Grenier from AHL Springfield.

FLAMES: Reassigned D Steve Montador to AHL Saint John.

LIGHTNING: Recalled D Cory Sarich from AHL Springfield.

PANTHERS: Assigned LW Matt Herr to AHL Hershey.

SHARKS: Recalled G Miikka Kiprusoff from AHL Cleveland. Reassigned G Vesa Toskala to Cleveland.

THRASHERS: Reassigned LW Patrik Stefan to AHL Chicago. Activated D Peter Buzek.


MLL: Named Richard D. Ryan chief sponsorship and marketing officer.


BURN (MLS): World Cup veteran D Lubos Kubik retired.

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