Baseball CARDINALS: Agreed to terms with Tony La Russa...


January 23, 2002


CARDINALS: Agreed to terms with Tony La Russa, manager, on three-year contract.

PIRATES: Named Bill Singer and Jax Robertson special assistants to general manager

RED SOX: Agreed to terms with 1B Brian Daubach on one-year contract.

TIGERS: Agreed to terms with P Jeff Weaver on four-year contract.

WHITE SOX: Signed C Mark Dalesandro, IF Justin Baughman and P Mike Porzio to minor-league contracts and invited them to spring training.


NBA: Named 76ers G Allen Iverson Eastern Conference Player of the Week. Named Lakers G Kobe Bryant Western Conference Player of the Week.

HAWKS: Signed F Ira Newble to 10-day contract.

MAGIC: Activated G Jeryl Sasser from injured list.


BOWIE STATE: C Tim Washington was named Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association men's basketball Player of the Week.

NAVY: Team captain Mark Conley was selected to compete in 2002 National Wrestling Coaches Association All-Star Classic on Monday at Hofstra.

TEXAS A&M: Reinstated freshman basketball G Daryl Mason from suspension.


BRONCOS: Signed LB Kenny Jackson, DT Garrett Johnson and CB Sam Young.

BUCCANEERS: Signed K Martin Gramatica to seven-year contract.

CARDINALS: Re-signed S Justin Lucas to one-year contract. Signed WR Daniel Guy, C Jason Padget and RB Anthony White.

DOLPHINS: Signed K Vitaly Pisetsky.

SAINTS: Fired Frank Cignetti, quarterbacks coach.


BLACKHAWKS: Assigned D Vladimir Chebaturkin to AHL Norfolk.

BLUE JACKETS: Assigned RW Robert Kron to AHL Syracuse.

CANUCKS: Assigned F Mike Brown to AHL Manitoba. Recalled G Alex Auld from Manitoba.

DEVILS: Recalled RW Brian Gionta from AHL Albany. Assigned RW Bruce Gardiner to Albany.

ISLANDERS: Recalled G Rick DiPietro from AHL Bridgeport.

THRASHERS: Traded F Hnat Domenichelli to Wild for D Andy Sutton.


CAROLINA (WUSA): Signed F Birgit Prinz.

DALLAS (MLS): Traded D Eric Dade to Kansas City for fifth-round draft pick in 2002 draft.



The Aberdeen Amateur Baseball League, an 18-and-under competitive league, has room for additional teams for the 2002 season. Call J. Guida at 410-272-8353 or see the league's Web site at

The Maryland Orioles are searching for players ages 9 to 18 for the spring of 2002. Call 410-477-3764.

The Maryland Mustangs 15-year-old Baltimore/Howard County-based Metro baseball League team is holding winter tryouts. Call David Schwartz at 410-252-9787 or 443-463-3555.


St. Paul's is seeking a varsity football coach. Call Paul Bernstorff at 410-821-3039, or mail resumes to 11152 Falls Road, Brooklandville, Md. 21022.

John Carroll High School is looking for a qualified candidate to coach girls junior varsity lacrosse this spring. Call Jerry O'Brien, athletic director, at 410-879-2480 ext. 715. Resumes should be sent to Jerry O'Brien, Athletic Director, John Carroll High School, 703 Churchville Road, Bel Air, Md. 21014.

Garrison Forest School is looking for girls lacrosse coaches on several levels: assistant varsity coach, third team, middle school "B" team, sixth grade and fourth/fifth grade. The latter position requires only two or three days a week. Call Kim Chorosiewski, athletic director, at 410-559-3446. Soccer

MISL standings

W L Pct. GB

Milwaukee 16 5 .762 -

Philadelphia 13 7 .650 2 1/2

Kansas City 11 10 .524 5

Blast 10 10 .500 5 1/2

Harrisburg 6 14 .300 9 1/2

Cleveland 5 15 .250 10 1/2

Friday's games Cleveland at Blast, 7:35 p.m. K.C. at Milwaukee, 7:05 p.m. Phila. at Harrisburg, 7:35 p.m.

Saturday's games Kansas City at Blast, 7:35 p.m. Milwaukee at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m. Cleveland at Harrisburg, 7:35 p.m.



Division III women's poll

No. School W-L Pts.

1. Washington U. 16-0 622

2. Hope 17-0 603

3. King's 15-0 568

4. Bowdoin 12-0 527

5. Hardin-Simmons 15-0 509

6. Southern Maine 16-1 402

7. East. Conn. 14-1 393

8. Wilmington 15-1 379

9. Emmanuel 13-1 366

10. New York U 14-2 354

11. Muhlenberg 13-1 317

12. St. Thomas 14-2 310

13. UW-Stevens Pt. 16-2 298

14. Messiah 14-2 292

15. DePauw 14-2 290

16. Johns Hopkins 15-1 271

17. UW-Eau Claire 15-2 216

18. St. Lawrence 13-2 204

19. St. Benedict 14-2 182

20. UW-Stout 13-4 155

21. Scranton 13-3 146

22. George Fox 15-2 145

23. Salisbury 13-2 120

24. Case Western 12-3 110

25. Pacific Lutheran 12-2 71


Lacrosse Magazine

Div. III women's preseason poll

No. School Pts.

1. Middlebury 374

2. Amherst 359

3. New Jersey 341

4. Williams 296

5. Salisbury 290

6. Mary Washington 266

7. William Smith 246

8. Cortland 230

9. Ursinus 184

10. Hamilton 166

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