Baseball CARDINALS: Named Blaise Ilsley pitching coach...


January 24, 2002


CARDINALS: Named Blaise Ilsley pitching coach for Double-A New Haven and Derek Lilliquist pitching coach for Appalachian League Johnson City.

CUBS: Named Stan Zielinski special assignment scout.

PIRATES: Named Al Avila special assistant to GM.

PADRES: Signed free-agent P Steve Reed, who had been with Braves, to minor-league contract with invitation to spring training.

PIRATES: Named Al Avila special assistant to GM.

RANGERS: Agreed to terms with P Jeff Zimmerman on three-year contract.

TWINS: Agreed to terms with P Mike Jackson on minor-league contract.

WHITE SOX: Named Nick Leyva organizational bunting instructor and manager of Appalachian League Bristol.


HORNETS: Placed F Robert Traylor on injured list.

JAZZ: Placed F Donyell Marshall on injured list. Activated G Quincy Lewis from injured list.


NCAA: Placed Nebraska athletic department on two years probation for multiple infractions by former wrestling and swimming coaches.

GEORGIA TECH: Named Curtis Modkins assistant football coach.

MICHIGAN STATE: F Adam Wolfe will miss the rest of season because of a hamstring injury.

NEW MEXICO: Announced that G Marlon Parmer has left team.

PENNSYLVANIA: Announced Matt Eveleth (Chesapeake-AA) and Geoff Miller (McDonogh) are members of wrestling team's early recruiting class.


NFL: Fined Eagles DE Hugh Douglas $35,000 for illegal block on Bears QB Jim Miller in last week's divisional playoff game.

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

REDSKINS: Signed FB Thad Buttone, T Scott Harper, DE LaDairis Jackson, TE Ivan Mercer and CB Chandler Smith.


NHL: Suspended Mighty Ducks LW Kevin Sawyer for two games, without pay, for a major penalty for charging against Kings G Felix Potvin in game Monday. Fined Rangers F Theoren Fleury $1,000 for inappropriate gesture directed at fans at the conclusion of game Jan. 22.

BLUE JACKETS: Recalled LW Mathieu Darche from AHL Syracuse.

PREDATORS: Signed personnel director Paul Fenton to contract extension.

Pro football


Super Bowl MVPs 1967-Bart Starr, QB, Green Bay

1968-Bart Starr, QB, Green Bay

1969-Joe Namath, QB, N.Y. Jets

1970-Len Dawson, QB, Kansas City

1971-Chuck Howley, LB, Dallas

1972-Roger Staubach, QB, Dallas

1973-Jake Scott, S, Miami

1974-Larry Csonka, RB, Miami

1975-Franco Harris, RB, Pittsburgh

1976-Lynn Swann, WR, Pittsburgh

1977-Fred Biletnikoff, WR, Oakland

1978-Randy White, DT and Harvey Martin, DE, Dallas

1979-Terry Bradshaw, QB, Pittsburgh

1980-Terry Bradshaw, QB, Pittsburgh

1981-Jim Plunkett, QB, Oakland

1982-Joe Montana, QB, San Francisco

1983-John Riggins, RB, Washington

1984-Marcus Allen, RB, L.A. Raiders

1985-Joe Montana, QB, San Francisco

1986-Richard Dent, DE, Chicago

1987-Phil Simms, QB, N.Y. Giants

1988-Doug Williams, QB, Washington

1989-Jerry Rice, WR, San Francisco

1990-Joe Montana, QB, San Francisco

1991-Ottis Anderson, RB, N.Y. Giants

1992-Mark Rypien, QB, Washington

1993-Troy Aikman, QB, Dallas

1994-Emmitt Smith, RB, Dallas

1995-Steve Young, QB, San Francisco

1996-Larry Brown, CB, Dallas

1997-Desmond Howard, KR, Green Bay

1998-Terrell Davis, RB, Denver

1999-John Elway, QB, Denver

2000-Kurt Warner, QB, St. Louis

2001-Ray Lewis, LB, Ravens.


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

Tomorrow'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.



Western Maryland 35, York 6



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 dedicated baseball players ages 9 to 18 for this spring. Call 410-477-3764.

The Maryland Orioles 13-year-old baseball team is searching for players for this spring. The team is planning winter workouts. Call Doug Wenzel at work, 410-787-2125, or at home, 410-789-6067.

The Maryland Orioles 12-year-old team is seeking above-average players interested in playing for the 2002 season. Players who are 12 years old for the 2002 season are preferred; winter workouts are to be conducted. Call 410-877-9752 or 410-308-5762.

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.

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