Baseball MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Fined Rangers for...


March 05, 2002


MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Fined Rangers for hiring Grady Fuson from Athletics as assistant GM; Oakland had filed complaint that Texas interviewed Fuson for GM job rather than assistant GM.

MARLINS: Signed P Brad Penny, P Vladimir Nunez, P Benito Baez and P Armando Almanza to one-year contracts.

RED SOX: Retained services of Doug Melvin as consultant.


NBA: Suspended Nets F Kenyon Martin one game after he was called for sixth flagrant foul of season. ... Named 76ers G Allen Iverson Player of the Week. ... Reinstated Trail Blazers F Shawn Kemp after he served five-game suspension for violating anti-drug agreement.

CLIPPERS: Placed G Keyon Dooling on injured list with sore left ankle. Signed G Doug Overton to 10-day contract.

GRIZZLIES: Signed G Eddie Gill.

TRAIL BLAZERS: Activated F Shawn Kemp. Placed G Erick Barkley on injured list.

FEVER (WNBA): Acquired first-round draft pick and G Bridget Pettis from Mercury in exchange for G Gordana Grubin. The Sol acquired F-C Pollyanna Johns-Kimbrough from Rockers and sent F Tracy Reid to Mercury.


ACC: Named Maryland G Juan Dixon men's basketball Player of the Week.

ALBANY (N.Y.): Announced that it will not renew contract of women's basketball coach Mari Warner for 2002-03 season.

AKRON: Fired women's basketball coach Roxanne Allen.

ARMY: Will not extend contract of men's basketball coach Pat Harris, whose current deal expires in June.

BUTLER: Women's basketball coach Wendy Gatlin resigned.

LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE: Women's basketball coach Gay Nix resigned.

OHIO STATE: Fired women's basketball coach Beth Burns.

WESTERN MARYLAND: Cross country runner Jill Krebs (South Carroll) and football player Jason Wingeart (Hereford) were awarded postgraduate scholarships by NCAA.


BROWNS: Claimed DT Dameon Gregory off waivers from Dolphins.

BUCCANEERS: Named Mississippi assistant head football coach Richard Bisaccia special teams coach.

CHARGERS: Re-signed long snapper David Binn to one-year deal.

CHIEFS: Agreed to seven-year contract with CB Eric Warfield.

49ERS: Signed S Zack Bronson to four-year contract extension.

JETS: Agreed to terms with S Sam Garnes on three-year contract.

REDSKINS: Acquired QB Danny Wuerffel from Texans for DT Jerry DeLoach.


NHL: Suspended Maple Leafs D Jyrki Lumme for two games for cross-checking incident in game against Sabres on Saturday. ... Named Stars G Marty Turco Player of the Week.

BLUES: Recalled C Justin Papineau from AHL Worcester.

DEVILS: Acquired D Mike Rucinski from Hurricanes for C Ted Drury.


USTA: Selected Houston to be the host site for quarterfinal Davis Cup tie against Spain on April 5-7.

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