Baseball EXPOS: Agreed to one-year contracts with P...


March 06, 2002


EXPOS: Agreed to one-year contracts with P Troy Mattes, P Tomo Ohka, P Scott Strickland and C Brian Schneider.

INDIANS: Agreed to one-year contracts with P Ryan Drese and OF Alex Escobar. Released former Orioles C Tim Laker and signed him to minor-league contract.

PADRES: Sent P Winston Abreu to Triple-A Portland.

REDS: Released P Arnie Gooch.

RED SOX: Fired manager Joe Kerrigan. Named Mike Cubbage interim manager. Agreed to one-year contracts with P Paxton Crawford, P Jorge De La Rosa, P Josh Hancock, P Sun Woo Kim, P Anastacio Martinez, P Juan Pena, 1B Juan Diaz, former Orioles 1B Calvin Pickering, 3B Shea Hillenbrand, 3B Wilton Veras, IF Lou Merloni, IF Angel Santos and OF Dernell Stenson.

ROCKIES: Signed P Shawn Chacon to one-year contract.

YANKEES: Assigned P Jeremy Blevins, P Ryan Bradley, P Brian Rogers, P Domingo Jean, P Danny Borrell, C David Parrish and C Creighton Gubanich to minor-league camp.


BUCKS: Signed G Greg Anthony for remainder of season. Placed F/C Mark Pope on injured list with back spasms.

CLIPPERS: Signed F Tremaine Fowlkes to second 10-day contract.

HEAT: Activated G Eddie House. Placed G Mike James on injured list.

KNICKS: Signed coach Don Chaney to contract extension.

MAVERICKS: Activated C Shawn Bradley and G Greg Buckner from injured list. Placed F Danny Manning on injured list with lower back strain. Placed F Tariq Abdul-Wahad on injured list with sore left knee/

RAPTORS: Re-assigned scout Walker Russell to assistant coach.


ACC: Duke's Gail Goestenkors was voted women's basketball Coach of the Year by Atlantic Coast Sports Writers Association.

BOWIE STATE: C Tim Washington was named to South Atlantic men's basketball All-Region second team.

BRADLEY: Fired men's basketball coach Jim Molinari. Promoted assistant Al Biancalana to interim coach.

DELAWARE: Named K.C. Keeler football coach.

DEPAUL: Announced resignation of men's basketball coach Pat Kennedy.

KENTUCKY: AD Larry Ivy resigned.

LAMAR: Will not extend contract of women's basketball coach DeAnn Craft.

LIBERTY: Fired men's basketball coach Mel Hankinson.

MARYLAND: Announced retirement of women's basketball coach Chris Weller.

MASSACHUSETTS: Announced that contract of women's basketball coach Joanie O'Brien will not be renewed.

UTAH STATE: Announced that women's basketball will be varsity sport, beginning with 2003-04 season.

VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH: Announced resignation of men's basketball coach Mack McCarthy. Named Jeff Capel III men's basketball coach.

WASHINGTON STATE: Fired women's basketball coach Jenny Przekwas.


BROWNS: Signed free-agent DE Kenard Lang, who had been with Redskins, to five-year contract.

BUCCANEERS: Named Richard Bisaccia special teams coach.

COWBOYS: Free-agent TE/long snapper Jeff Robinson, who had been with Rams, agreed to four-year contract.

DOLPHINS: Signed free-agent DT Larry Chester, who had been with Panthers, to four-year contract with option. Signed free-agent G Jamie Nails to two-year contract.

LIONS: Signed free-agent S Brian Walker, who had been with Dolphins, to multi-year contract.

PACKERS: Signed free-agent WR Windrell Hayes.

PATRIOTS: Released LB Marty Moore.

SEAHWAKS: Signed former Ravens QB Trent Dilfer to four-year contract.


MIGHTY DUCKS: Traded RW Marty McInnis to Bruins for third-round NHL entry draft pick.

THRASHERS: Acquired D Joe DiPenta from Flyers for F Jarrod Skalde.

Pro soccer

MISL standings


Milwaukee 25 7 .781 -

Philadelphia 22 11 .667 3 1/2

Kansas City 18 13 .581 6 1/2

Blast 14 18 .438 11

Cleveland 9 23 .281 16

Harrisburg 8 24 .250 17

Next for Blast

Saturday, at Cleveland, 7:35 p.m.




Division III tournament

Friday's third round Salisbury (24-4) vs. Marymount, Va.

(22-6) Wilmington, Ohio (27-1) vs. Hope, Mich. (27-2)

DePauw, Ind. (23-3) vs. Hardin-Simmons, Texas (26-1)

Springfield, Mass. (25-3) vs. Bowdoin, Maine (25-1)

Ohio Wesleyan (21-7) vs. St. Lawrence, N.Y. (25-3)

Scranton, Pa. (25-4) vs. Kings, Pa. (24-3)

Wis.-Stevens Point (26-3) vs. Webster, Mo. (25-2)

Pacific Lutheran, Wash. (22-3) vs. Chapman, Calif. (23-4)


CCBC-Catonsville 7, Chesapeake 2 Washington Col. 9, St. Mary's 3 High Point 2-8, Mt. St. Mary's 0-9 Maryland 22-23, UMES 1-0 Cecil CC 12, CCBC Dundalk 9 High Point 2, Mt. St. Mary's 0



Blue Chip Girls Basketball Shootout will be held at the University of Maryland in College Park on March 17. All players must register between 8 and 8:30 a.m. and games will begin at 9. Call director Jeff Thatcher at 301-540-7292.

The Maryland Waves AAU girls basketball program will hold tryouts for its 16-and-under team tomorrow from 6 to 7:30 p.m. and on March 12 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Youth In Transition School in Woodlawn: 15-and-under on March 10, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Long Reach High School; 14-and-under on March 10, 4-6 p.m. at Long Reach High School; and 10-and-under on March 7, 6-7 p.m. at Wilde Lake Middle School. Information: or call Andy Gaeta at 443-506-6016.

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