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April 25, 2002

Moves

Auto racing

A.J. FOYT RACING: Signed Greg Ray.

Baseball

BLUE JAYS: Assigned OF Brian Lesher to Triple-A Syracuse.

BRAVES: Optioned P Jung Bong to Double-A Greenville. Recalled P John Foster from Triple-A Richmond. Activated IF Nick Green; optioned him to Greenville.

GIANTS: Activated P Jason Schmidt. Optioned P Kurt Ainsworth to Triple-A Fresno.

INDIANS: Recalled former Orioles P Chad Paronto from Triple-A Buffalo. Optioned P Jerrod Riggan to Buffalo.

ORIOLES: Placed Double-A P Matt Riley on DL, retroactive to April 22. Assigned P Jacobo Sequea to Bowie from extended spring training.

PIRATES: Placed 2B Pokey Reese on 15-day DL, retroactive to April 20, with strained right hamstring. Purchased contract of IF Mendy Lopez from Triple-A Nashville.

TIGERS: Announced that P Seth Greisinger will be called up from Double-A Erie and start tomorrow's game. Signed P Agustin Marquetti and SS Carlos Castillo.

Basketball

STORM (WNBA): Announced retirement of G Michelle Edwards.

College

UMES: Received national letters of intent from following women's basketball players: C Latoshia Bailey of Southwest Tennessee Community College; G Erica Bennett of Florida Community College; G Rachel Goodwin of Memphis, Tenn.; and G Cklya Grays of Los Angeles.

NORTH CAROLINA-WILMINGTON: Announced resignation of men's basketball coach Jerry Wainwright to take same position at Richmond; promoted men's assistant coach Brad Brownell to basketball coach.

SALISBURY: P Katie Mullinix (North Carroll) was named Capital Athletic Conference softball Player of the Year. C Kim Rementer was named CAC Rookie of the Year. Following players were named to All-CAC team: Mullinix, Rementer, 1B Rosie Aley, 2B Jacki Warrington, 3B Lisa Gentilella, OF Kareem Falcon (Chesapeake-AA) and SS Kate Garland.

Football

BEARS: Released QB Shane Matthews.

BILLS: Released D Raion Hill and K Shayne Graham. Signed QB David Priestly, CB Daryon Brutely, CB Jamarei Bryant, CB Ahmad Brooks, WR Ed Dangerfield, WR Clarence Coleman, RB Joe Burns, DE Grant Irons, LB John Duckett, S Milton Proctor, K Marc Samuel and C Chip Mattingly.

BROWNS: Released RB Ben Gay. Signed OL Shaun O'Hara, DE Derrick Ham and LB Anthony Denman to one-year contracts.

CHARGERS: Agreed to contracts with C Jason Ball, RB Jesse Chatman, WR Brandon Clark, DE Chris Demaree, DT Anthony Fletcher, FB Tyree Foreman, SS Vernon Fox, FS Jason Hebert, T Doug Kaufusi, G Antwan Kirk-Hughes, G Jeff Machado, TE Josh Norman, CB Tony Okanlawon (Maryland), C-G Craig Osika, WR Brian Poli-Dixon, CB Antuan Simmons, RB Lew Thomas, DE Tupo Tuupo, RB Levron Williams.

DOLPHINS: Signed DT James Atkins, OT Greg Jerman, QB Zak Kustok, QB Tim Levcik, P Casey Roussel, LB Justin Seaverns, FB J.R. Suguturaga and LB Shannon Wadley.

EAGLES: Signed free-agent P Steve Cheek.

JETS: Signed CB Donnie Abraham to $18 million, six-year contract.

RAVENS: Signed free-agent QB Jeff Blake, who had been with Saints, to one-year contract.

REDSKINS: Agreed to terms with following undrafted college free agents: RB Robert Gillespie, OL Ron Boldin, OL Tony Grant, OL Melvin Paige, OL Wayne Smith, OL Akil Smith, RB Jimmy Watkins, RB Charlie Landrigan, DT Will Beck, DT Anthony Thomas, LB Shamar Finney, DE Bernard Jackson, S Ricot Joseph, S Ron Israel, WR Emmett Johnson and CB Du'Shon Martin. Agreed to terms with two free agents: TE Leonard Stephens and OL Leon Hires.

SAINTS: Agreed to one-year contract with free-agent CB Ken Irvin, who had been with Bills.

STEELERS: Signed C Mike Schneck. Agreed to terms with WR D.J. Flick.

Hockey

HURRICANES: Signed D Jared Newman to three-year contract. Recalled F Jeff Heerema, D Tomas Malec and G Jean-Marc Pelletier from AHL Lowell.

ISLANDERS: Recalled RW Trent Hunter from AHL Bridgeport.

Colleges

Baseball

Allegany JC 8-8, Anne Arundel CC 0-7 Delaware State 16, UMBC 6 George Washington 14, Towson 8 Johns Hopkins 22, Gettysburg 4 Maryland 4, Coppin State 2 Navy 3, George Mason 2, 10 inn.

Softball

College of Southern Maryland 4-3, Anne Arundel CC 2-2 CCBC-Dundalk 8-10, Cecil CC 0-2 Maryland 2-2, St. Joseph's 1-1 Towson 9, Mount St. Mary's 3 Western Md. 4-16, Frostburg St. 0-1

Tennis

Men

Johns Hopkins 6, Muhlenberg 1 Washington College 7, Gettysburg 0

Golf

Potomac St. 354, A. Arundel CC 375

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