Baseball ASTROS: Reached agreement with Enron Corp...


February 28, 2002


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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

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