Baseball ASTROS: Reached agreement with Enron Corp...

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February 28, 2002

Baseball

ASTROS: Reached agreement with Enron Corp., changing name of ballpark from Enron Field to Astros Field until new naming sponsor is selected.

MARINERS: Agreed to one-year contracts with P Jeff Heaverlo and P Wascar Serrano.

METS: Agreed to one-year contracts with IF Lou Collier, OF Timo Perez and C Jason Phillips.

ORIOLES: Signed OF Jay Gibbons, IF Brian Roberts, C Geronimo Gil, P Sean Douglass and SS Ed Rogers.

PIRATES: Agreed to minor-league contract with P Josias Manzanillo.

RED SOX: Signed IF Rey Sanchez to minor-league contract and invited him to major-league camp.

Basketball

NBA: Named Trail Blazers' Steve Kerr, Heat's Alonzo Mourning, Mavericks' Steve Nash, 76ers' Eric Snow and Raptors' Jerome Williams finalists for 2002 J. Walter Kennedy Award for outstanding community service.

College

GOUCHER: Kate Guggino was named to All-Capital Athletic Conference women's basketball first team.

NORTH CAROLINA: Promoted assistant football coach Dave Huxtable to defensive coordinator.

SOUTH ALABAMA: Suspended freshman G Chris McLavish indefinitely from men's basketball team.

Football

BILLS: Declined to make tender offer to S Keion Carpenter.

BUCCANEERS: Released TE Dave Moore.

CARDINALS: Released WR Rob Moore.

CHARGERS: Released TE Freddie Jones and WR Jeff Graham. Tendered offers to following restricted free agents: Adrian Dingle, Steve Heiden, Jason Perry and Orlando Ruff. Tendered offers to following exclusive-rights free agents: Deon Humphrey and Ronney Jenkins.

COLTS: Restructured contract of DT Ellis Johnson. Tendered offers to DE Brad Scioli, DE Chukie Nwokorie, LB Sam Sword, WR Terrence Wilkins and P Hunter Smith.

COWBOYS: Named Gary Gibbs linebackers coach.

DOLPHINS: Signed WR Darnell McDonald and DT Dario Romero to two-year contracts. Released DT Damian Gregory.

FALCONS: Restructured contract of RB Jamal Anderson.

49ERS: Released TE Greg Clark.

JETS: Named Doug Marrone offensive line coach.

LIONS: Released LB Stephen Boyd, DE Tracy Scroggins and S Kurt Schulz.

PACKERS: Released LB Bernardo Harris, DE John Thierry and DT Santana Dotson.

RAIDERS: Agreed to contract with LB Bill Romanowski.

STEELERS: Released FB Jon Witman, OL Roger Duffy and WR Will Blackwell. Tendered offers to following restricted free agents: LB Joey Porter, K Kris Brown, DE Aaron Smith, RB Amos Zereoue, TE Jerame Tuman, TE Matt Cushing, OL Oliver Ross and long snapper Mike Schneck.

TITANS: Released CB Michael Booker. Restructured WR Derrick Mason's contract. Reached agreements to restructure contracts of DL Kevin Carter and DL Henry Ford.

Hockey

CANADIENS: Suspended F Gino Odjick after he missed team's flight to Chicago. Recalled G Evan Lindsay from ECHL Florida.

MAPLE LEAFS: Placed G Curtis Joseph on IR with broken left hand. Recalled G Sebastien Centomo from AHL St. John's.

PENGUINS: Recalled RW Eric Meloche from AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

PREDATORS: Reassigned G Jan Lasak to AHL Milwaukee.

RANGERS: Re-assigned G Johan Holmqvist to AHL Hartford.

RED WINGS: Recalled C Jason Williams from AHL Cincinnati.

THRASHERS: Recalled F Jeff Cowan from IR.

Soccer

MISL: Named Crunch F Hector Marinaro and Wave G Victor Nogueira offensive and defensive players of the month, respectively.

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