For The Record


August 07, 2002


Auto racing

NASCAR: Fined driver Tony Stewart $10,000 and put him on probation for the rest of the year for punching a photographer after the Brickyard 400.


ASTROS: Recalled OF Jason Lane from Triple-A New Orleans. Optioned OF Barry Wesson to New Orleans.

DEVIL RAYS: Announced that IF Jason Smith cleared waivers and was sent outright to Triple-A Durham.

INDIANS: Acquired OF Covelli Crisp from Cardinals to complete July 19 trade for P Chuck Finley; assigned Crisp to Double-A Akron. Purchased to contract of former Orioles OF Karim Garcia from Buffalo of the IL. Recalled P Jason Phillips from Buffalo. Optioned OF Chris Magruder and P Jaret Wright to Buffalo.

MARLINS: Placed former Orioles C Charles Johnson on 15-day DL, retroactive to July 28, with lower back strain. Recalled P Blaine Neal from Triple-A Calgary. Acquired P Donald Levinski from Expos to complete July 11 trade.

RANGERS: Placed OF Todd Hollandsworth on 15-day DL with strained left quadriceps. Recalled OF Travis Hafner from Triple-A Oklahoma.

REDS: Activated P Joey Hamilton. Placed P Elmer Dessens on 15-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 2, with strained right groin. Claimed P Brian Reith off waivers from Phillies; optioned him to Triple-A Louisville. Placed P Carlos Almanzar on 60-day DL.

WHITE SOX: Placed P Todd Ritchie on 15-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 4, with inflamed right shoulder. Recalled P Jim Parque from Triple-A Charlotte.


GRIZZLIES: Signed G Earl Watson after SuperSonics declined to match offer sheet.

HEAT: Re-signed C Vladimir Stepania.

NETS: Traded F Keith Van Horn and C Todd MacCulloch to 76ers for C Dikembe Mutombo.

NUGGETS: Gave interim head coach Mike Evans permission to interview for assistant coaching job with Hawks.

WARRIORS: Named Hank Egan assistant coach.


NCAA: Granted Indiana State F Brian Giesen an extra year of basketball eligibility because of injury.

ACC: Named 1,731 athletes to academic honor roll, including 198 from University of Maryland.

MEAC: Named Dennis Thomas commissioner.

ESPN: Announced that former Notre Dame coach Bob Davie will become lead analyst on Saturday noon college football telecasts.

SAN FRANCISCO BOWL: Signed seven-year deal with ESPN.

GEORGIA: Announced that OT George Foster will be out 12 weeks after breaking right wrist in car accident.

GEORGIA TECH: Announced that T John Bennett, an ACC all-freshman selection in 2000, won't be able to play again because of chronic knee injury and that RB Eddie Lee Ivery Jr. is out for season after tearing anterior cruciate ligament in right knee during off-season workouts.

GRAMBLING STATE: Announced that QB Craig Boudy has left football team.

TEXAS CHRISTIAN: Announced that LB Josh Goolsby won't play this season after tearing pectoral muscle while weightlifting.


CBS: Announced following TV pairings for NFL games: Greg Gumbel/Phil Simms/Armen Keteyian; Dick Enberg/Dan Dierdorf/Bonnie Bernstein; Kevin Harlan/Randy Cross/Beasley Reece; Gus Johnson/Brent Jones; Ian Eagle/Solomon Wilcots; Don Criqui/Steve Tasker; Bill Macatee or Craig Bolerjack/Craig James; Tim Brando/Spencer Tillman.

BEARS: Signed free-agent WR Nate Jacquet, who had been with Vikings, to one-year contract.

BRONCOS: Released WR Rob Moore and G Michael Lies. Signed C David Diaz-Infante.

DOLPHINS: Waived G Jim Bundren with knee injury.

EAGLES: Signed DT Russell Newman to one-year contract. Released DT Marcus Roberson.

VIKINGS: Signed former Ravens OL Orlando Bobo and CB Anthony Midget. Released RB Carlos Daniels.


BRUINS: Signed C Chris Paradise to two-year contract.

COYOTES: Signed C Daniel Briere to two-year contract, avoiding arbitration.

ISLANDERS: Agreed to two-year contract with RW Mark Parrish, avoiding arbitration. Agreed to one-year deal with C Jeff Hamilton.

LIGHTNING: Agreed to one-year contract with D Dan Boyle.

MIGHTY DUCKS: Re-signed D Ruslan Salei to two-year contract.

PENGUINS: Claimed D Dick Tarnstrom was off waivers from Islanders.

RED WINGS: Signed LW Bryan Adams, G Marc Lamothe, C Mark Mowers, D Patrick Boileau and Ed Campbell.


HEAT (NPSL): Announced that contract of coach Richard Chinapoo, former Blast player, will not be renewed. Named Erich Geyer coach; agreed to terms with him on two-year contract.

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