For The Record


August 14, 2002



ANGELS: Announced two-year contract extension with Single-A Cedar Rapids.

ASTROS: Agreed with OF Orlando Merced on one-year contract extension. Placed IF Julio Lugo on 15-day DL with broken arm. Recalled Adam Everett from Triple-A New Orleans.

CUBS: Placed P Juan Cruz on 15-day DL, retroactive to Saturday, with right arm fatigue. Recalled P Francis Beltran from Double-A West Tenn.

GIANTS: Activated OF Tsuyoshi Shinjo. Placed OF Shawon Dunston on 15-day DL, retroactive to Friday, with right hip pointer and sprained right thumb.

INDIANS: Purchased contract of P Dave Burba from Double-A Akron. Optioned P Jason Beverlin to Triple-A Buffalo.

ROYALS: Activated IF Mike Sweeney. Purchased contracts of IF Luis Ordaz and IF Kip Pellow. Sent IF Mike Caruso outright to Triple-A Omaha and IF-OF Chan Perry outright to Double-A Wichita.

TIGERS: Placed P Julio Santana on 15-day DL with partially torn ulnar muscle in his right elbow. Recalled P Fernando Rodney from Triple-A Toledo.


USA BASKETBALL: Named Marianna Freeman of Syracuse and Gail Goestenkors of Duke as women's assistant coaches for World Championship team.

BULLS: Signed G Roger Mason.

WARRIORS: Named Chris Mullin special assistant.

COMETS (WNBA): Extended contract of coach/general manager Van Chancellor through 2005 season.

FEVER (WNBA): Placed F Olympia Scott-Richardson on DL. Activated F Zuzana Kilmesova.

MONARCHS (WNBA): Activated G Edna Campbell.


AMERICA EAST: Named Julie Raynor director of operations.

HOFSTRA: Named Joe Amplo assistant men's lacrosse coach.

ILLINOIS: Announced that G Brett Melton has left basketball team and will attend San Diego.

MCDANIEL: Named James Townsend men's lacrosse coach.

MISSISSIPPI: Announced that football coach David Cutcliffe signed contract extension through January 2006.

RUTGERS: Named Laura Brand women's lacrosse coach.

TIFFIN: Announced it has been approved for active membership by the NCAA Division II committee.


BENGALS: Agreed with LB Brian Simmons on six-year contract extension through 2008 season. Waived WR Chris Archie and FB Jason Murray.

BILLS: Placed LB Brandon Spoon on IR.

BRONCOS: Waived FB Will Bartholomew with injury settlement.

CHARGERS: Released OL Matt Anderle and LB Brad Rekue.

COLTS: Waived DB Dempsey Dees and DB Frank Staine-Pyne. Placed RB Walter James on waived-injured list.

DOLPHINS: Waived CB Delvin Brown and FB Jerry Westbrooks.

EAGLES: Released T Pita Elisara, K Eric Meng and WR Lawrence Story.

49ERS: Waived WR Mike Jennings, WR Donnie O'Neal and FB Matt Stanley.

PACKERS: Signed WR Andy McCullough. Waived WR Windrell Hayes.

PATRIOTS: Released DE Setema Gali.

SEAHAWKS: Released PK Shayne Graham.


UNITED STATES HOCKEY LEAGUE: Announced resignation of Chicago Steel GM Steve Richmond to accept position with Capitals.

BLACKHAWKS: Signed D Anton Babchuk, first-round pick.

BRUINS: Agreed with free-agent D Bryan Berard, who had been with Rangers, on one-year contract.

HURRICANES: Re-signed F Sami Kapanen to one-year contract.

LIGHTNING: Re-signed center Vaclav Prospal to one-year contract.

RANGERS: Signed G Brandon Snee.

STARS: Signed free-agent RW Ulf Dahlen, who had been with Capitals, to one-year contract.

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