Baseball ASTROS: Re-signed OF Lance Berkman to...


January 30, 2002


ASTROS: Re-signed OF Lance Berkman to three-year, $10.5 million contract.

ANGELS: Agreed with IF Scott Spiezio on one-year, $2,275,000 contract, avoiding arbitration.

BREWERS: Agreed with P Takahito Nomura on one-year contract. Designated P Allen Levrault for assignment.

DEVIL RAYS: Agreed with OF Randy Winn on one-year, $960,000 contract, avoiding arbitration. Agreed to minor-league contract with OF Troy O'Leary.

METS: Agreed with P Mark Corey and OF Esix Snead on one-year contracts.

ORIOLES: Acquired OF Chris Singleton from White Sox for 2B-OF Willie Harris.

PHILLIES: Agreed with OF Ricky Ledee on one-year, $750,000 contract. Sent IF-OF Felipe Crespo outright to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

RANGERS: Signed P Dan Miceli to minor-league contract.

REDS: Agreed to one-year contracts with P Lance Davis and OF Austin Kearns.

TWINS: Agreed with P Travis Miller on one-year, $545,000 contract, avoiding arbitration.

YANKEES: Agreed with P Mike Thurman on minor-league contract.


GRIZZLIES: Announced retirement of C Bryant Reeves.

HAWKS: Signed F Mark Strickland for rest of season.

MAVERICKS: Activated F Michael Finley from injured list. Placed G Charlie Bell on injured list.

NETS: Signed G Anthony Johnson and F Donny Marshall for rest of season.


DEPAUL: F Jon Oden left men's basketball team for personal reasons.

GEORGIA: Signed Mark Richt, football coach, to one-year contract extension, through 2006.

NAVY: OF John Cocca, SS Jake Miller, P Matt Cooney and P Matt Foster were named to Baseball America's Preseason All-Patriot League Team.

LAFAYETTE: Announced retirement of Bill Lawson, men's lacrosse coach, effective at end of 2002 season.

UMES: G Octavia Thompson was named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Women's Basketball Rookie of the Week.

SALISBURY: Freshman Doug Vedeloff (Catonsville High) was named Capital Athletic Conference Men's Swimmer of the Week.


CHARGERS: Named Marty Schottenheimer coach. Announced resignation of Norv Turner, offensive coordinator.

EAGLES: Placed TE Jeff Thomason, CB Darrel Crutchfield, CB William Hampton, LB Ryan Schau and WR Gari Scott on expansion list. Signed T Pita Elisara, WR David Foye, S Clinton Hart, C Dwayne Ledford, WR-KR Brian McDonald, FS Jackie Mitchell, G Josh Moore and LB Josh Parry.

FALCONS: Signed LB Antico Dalton, OL Marques McFadden and CB Adrian Sadler.

JAGUARS: Promoted defensive line coach John Pease to defensive coordinator.

JETS: Announced the retirement of Frank Ramos, vice president of public relations, effective March 1.

LIONS: Named Kurt Schottenheimer defensive coordinator.

STEELERS: Placed WR Troy Edwards, FB Jon Witman, LS Mike Schneck, OL Roger Duffy and WR Will Blackwell on expansion draft list. Announced RB Jerome Bettis will skip Pro Bowl because of groin injury.

TEXANS: Hired Jon Hoke as defensive backs coach.


AVALANCHE: Recalled F Jeff Daw from AHL Hershey.

BLACKHAWKS: Activated D Chris McAlpine from injured reserve.

BRUINS: Signed D Gord Murphy for rest of season. Reassigned D Jonathan Girard to AHL Providence.

COYOTES: Assigned F Jean-Guy Trudel to AHL Springfield.

PENGUINS: Recalled F Shane Endicott from AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. Sent D John Jakopin to Wilkes-Barre/ Scran


STARS: Assigned D John Erskin to AHL Utah.

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