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May 16, 2002


Auto racing

HENDRICK MOTORSPORTS: Named Joe Nemechek driver of No. 25 Chevrolet for rest of Winston Cup season.

MBV MOTORSPORTS: Named Jerry Nadeau driver of No. 10 Pontiac until Johnny Benson recovers from injuries.


ASTROS: Promoted bullpen coach John Tamargo to bench coach. Named Mark Bailey bullpen coach. Optioned OF Jason Lane to Triple-A New Orleans.

BLUE JAYS: Traded P Pedro Borbon to Astros for player to be named. Sent P Bob File to Single-A Dunedin on rehabilitation assignment.

BREWERS: Placed P Nick Neugebauer on 15-day DL, retroactive to May 9, with strained right rotator cuff. Recalled P Brian Mallette from Triple-A Indianapolis.

CARDINALS: Activated P Woody Williams. Optioned P Bud Smith to Triple-A Memphis.

DEVIL RAYS: Optioned P Jesus Colome to Triple-A Durham. Recalled P Jason Standridge from Durham.

DIAMONDBACKS: Announced that Single-A Lancaster (Calif.) manager Steve Scarsone, a former Oriole, has taken leave of absence for personal reasons for rest of season.

METS: Placed IF John Valentin on 15-day DL with partially torn right rotator cuff. Purchased contract of IF Ty Wigginton from Triple-A Norfolk.

PADRES: Activated C Wiki Gonzalez and P Tom Davey. Optioned C Javier Cardona to Triple-A Portland. Placed P Bobby Jones on 15-day DL, retroactive to May 13, with left oblique strain.

ROYALS: Named Tony Pena manager. Named John Mizerock bullpen coach.


CAVALIERS: Announced that team will not exercise option on G Jeff Trepagnier for 2002-03 season.

GRIZZLIES: Announced resignation of assistant coaches Bob Staak and Michael Adams.

HAWKS: Named Billy Knight director of basketball operations.


AMHERST: M Liz Martin (Bryn Mawr) was named Division III New England Regional first-team All-American in women's lacrosse.

KENTUCKY WESLEYAN: Announced that G LaTroy Farrow will transfer to school from Barat.

LIBERTY: Named Bob Davis, Chuck Martin and Casey Coleman men's assistant basketball coaches.

LONG ISLAND UNIVERSITY: Named Andy Johnson and Pat Quinn men's assistant basketball coaches.

MARIST: Named Brian Giorgis women's basketball coach.

MINNESOTA: Named Vic Couch men's assistant basketball coach.

MISSOURI: Dismissed G Duane John from the men's basketball team.

MORGAN STATE: Named Angelyne Brown women's basketball coach; she had been coach at Clark-Atlanta.

NORTH CAROLINA: Dismissed WR Bosley Allen from football team for unspecified violation of team rules.

OREGON STATE: Named Ken Carillo director of men's basketball operations.

SACRED HEART: Announced that sophomore basketball F Chris Hatfield will transfer.

ST. MARY'S: Men's soccer coach Eric Wagner will resign, effective June 15, to accept same position at Swarthmore.

STETSON: Signed men's basketball coach Derek Waugh to three-year contract extension.

VIRGINIA: Announced that junior F J.C. Mathis received permission from coach Pete Gillen to leave men's basketball team.


CHIEFS: Agreed to two-year contract with OT Aaron Crittendon.

SAINTS: Signed free-agent C-G Bubba Miller, who had been with Eagles, to one-year contract. Signed exclusive-rights free-agent TE Eddie Williams to one-year contract.

VIKINGS: Agreed to terms with free-agent S Ronnie Bradford, who had been with Falcons.


WORLD GOLF HALL OF FAME: Announced that teacher and author Harvey Penick will be inducted posthumously Nov. 15.


PENGUINS: Traded LW Steve Parsons to Predators for future considerations.


BAYHAWKS (MLL): Acquired A John Blatchley and No. 6 pick in draft from Lizards for M Greg McCavera.


NBC: Signed broadcaster Bob Costas to multi-year contract.

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