Moves Baseball MLB: Named Red Sox P Derek Lowe AL...

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April 30, 2002

Moves

Baseball

MLB: Named Red Sox P Derek Lowe AL player of the week and Expos OF Vladimir Guerrero NL player of week.

INDIANS: Placed OF-1B Wil Cordero on waivers for purpose of giving him his unconditional release.

RANGERS: Purchased contract of C Hector Ortiz from Triple-A Oklahoma. Designated P Dan Miceli for assignment.

ROCKIES: Named Alan Cockrell hitting coach.

TIGERS: Named Britt Burns pitching coach of Triple-A Toledo, effective May 1.

Basketball

NBA: Pau Gasol, Memphis; Shane Battier, Memphis; Jason Richardson, Golden State; Tony Parker, San Antonio; and Andrei Kirilenko, Utah, were named to NBA All-Rookie first team. Jamaal Tinsley, Indiana; Richard Jefferson, New Jersey; Eddie Griffin, Houston; Zeljko Rebraca, Detroit; Vladimir Radmanovic, Seattle; and Joe Johnson, Phoenix, were named to second team.

LOS ANGELES SPARKS (WNBA): Promoted team manager Karleen Thompson to assistant coach. Signed F-C Erika DeSouza, C Rhonda Smith and G Kim Williams.

WASHINGTON MYSTICS (WNBA): Named Linda Hill-MacDonald and Ledell Eackles assistant coaches.

College

ALABAMA: Announced G Rod Grizzard will enter NBA draft.

DELAWARE: Announced QB Andy Hall will transfer to school from Georgia Tech.

GOUCHER: John Caslin was named Capital Athletic Conference Women's Track & Field Co-Coach of the Year. Named to All-CAC Track & Field Team: Natalie Williams (Mount de Sales), first team; Robin Fernald, first team; Andrey Volkov (Pikesville), second team; Lev Iwashko (Calvert Hall), second team; and Wu Bamiduro, second team.

IOWA STATE: Named Steve Barnes men's basketball associate head coach.

OHIO STATE: Suspended LB Marco Cooper after arrest on drug and weapons charges.

SAN JOSE STATE: Named Phil Johnson men's basketball coach.

TEXAS: RB Cedric Benson was arrested on misdemeanor drug and alcohol possession charges.

UMES: Signed volleyball players Fambaye Diagne (Lanham) from Savannah State, Eriel Jeffery and Alex Turner.

Football

BEARS: Signed FB Charles Kirby, LB Kiah Johnson, WR Jerris Evans and CB Travis Coleman.

BENGALS: Signed free-agent DE Eric Ogbogu (Maryland) to two-year contract. Signed QB Gavin Hoffman and S Robert Grant.

CHIEFS: Signed RB Jarmar Julien, WR Pete Rebstock, T Gary Hobbs, G-C Brandon Ludwig, C Shawn Lynch, LB Harold Robertson and P Adam Wulfeck.

JETS: Signed former Ravens DT Larry Webster (Maryland) to one-year contract.

RAMS: Signed free-agent RB Chris Hetherington.

REDSKINS: Agreed to terms with QB Shane Matthews.

SEAHAWKS: Signed OL T.J. Watkins, FB J.R. Niklos and WR Jon Pendergrass.

TEXANS: Signed TE Rashod Kent.

VIKINGS: Released RB Travis Prentice. Signed K Doug Brien.

Hockey

NHL: Suspended Maple Leafs LW Shayne Corson one game for kicking.

BLACKHAWKS: Re-signed LW Ryan VandenBussche to multi-year contract.

MAPLE LEAFS: Named Barry Trapp director of amateur scouting.

MIGHTY DUCKS: Agreed to terms with AHL Cincinnati on multi-year extension of affiliation agreement.

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