Baseball ORIOLES: Agreed to terms with P Calvin Maduro...


March 07, 2002


ORIOLES: Agreed to terms with P Calvin Maduro on a one-year contract.

BRAVES: Announced retirement of trainer Dave Pursley, effective at the end of the season.

EXPOS: Named Jim Beattie special assistant to GM and vice president. Agreed to terms with P Tony Armas Jr., P Britt Reames and IF Geoff Blum.

GIANTS: Reassigned P Luke Anderson, P Nelson Lara, P Rafael Rigueiro, P Erick Threets, C Ryan Luther to minor-league camp. Added P Luis Estrella as non-roster invitee.

PIRATES: Reassigned P Wilson Guzman, P Brian O'Connor, P Chris Spurling, P Justin Reid and C Mandy Romero.

WHITE SOX: Reassigned P Gary Majewski and C Humberto Quintero to minor-league camp. Agreed to terms with P Edwin Almonte, P Lorenzo Barcerlo, P Rocky Biddle, P Jon Garland, P Matt Ginter, P Gary Glover, P Matt Guerrier, P Thomas Jacquez, P Kyle Kane, former Orioles P Ryan Kohlmeier, P Onan Masaoka, P Jon Rauch, P Dan Wright, P Kelly Wunsch, P Mitch Wylie, C Mark Johnson, C Miguel Olivo, C Josh Paul, IF Joe Crede, IF Jason Dellaero, IF Willie Harris, IF Jeff Liefer, OF Aaron Rowland and OF Brian Simmons on one-year contracts. Optioned Dellaero to Triple-A Charlotte. Renewed contract of P Mark Buehrle.


NBA: Fined Magic coach Doc Rivers $7,500 for failing to quickly leave the court following an ejection and criticizing game officials in a game Tuesday.

HAWKS: Signed F Leon Smith.

SUNS: Activated C Jake Voskuhl and placed G Joe Crispin on injured list.


BOWIE STATE: Signed DB Quenton Alexander (Northwestern), DL Kerry Blake (Old Mill), OL Chris Burns (Wilde Lake), DL Pat Burns (Wilde Lake), OL Josh Edwards (City College), SS Keelyn Roberts (Old Mill).

ILLINOIS: Named Lloyd Richards director of football operations.

IONA: Announced that contract of women's basketball coach Michele Brusseau will not be renewed.

KENTUCKY: Dismissed RB Martez Johnson and LB John Clay from football for violation of team rules.

LAMAR: Announced that contract of women's basketball coach DeAnn Craft will not be extended.

LIBERTY: Named Randy Dunton basketball coach.

NAVY: Named Shaine Miles assistant defensive line coach.

RICHMOND: Women's basketball coach Bob Foley resigned.


BEARS: Signed RB Rabih Abdullah to three-year contract and TE Luther Broughton to one-year deal.

BENGALS: Re-signed T John Jackson to one-year contract.

BROWNS: Signed free-agent S Robert Griffith, who had been with Vikings, to four-year contract.

BUCCANEERS: Signed free-agent G Kerry Jenkins, who had been with Jets, to five-year contract.

DOLPHINS: Signed free-agent RB Robert Edwards to one-year contract.

EAGLES: Re-signed TE Mike Bartrum.

FALCONS: Signed free-agent T Todd Weiner, who had been with Seahawks and S Keion Carpenter, who had been with Bills.

JETS: Agreed to terms with LB Sam Cowart on six-year contract. Re-signed LB Marvin Jones.

LIONS: Released S Ron Rice.

RAIDERS: Agreed to $24 million, six-year contract with T John Parrella.

TEXANS: Signed free-agent G Steve McKinney to five-year contract.


BLUES: Claimed F Ted Donato off waivers from Kings.

BRUINS: Assigned C Andy Hilbert to AHL Providence.

KINGS: Coach Andy Murray will join team today.

LIGHTNING: Recalled G Evgeny Konstantinov from ECHL Pensacola.

MAPLE LEAFS: Fired director of amateur scouting Mark Hillier.

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