For The Record


August 16, 2002



MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Rehired umpires Bruce Dreckman, Sam Holbrook and Paul Nauert.

BLUE JAYS: Placed OF Jose Cruz Jr. on 15-day DL, retroactive to Saturday, with sprained left ankle injury. Placed P Chris Carpenter on 15-day DL with looseness in his right shoulder. Recalled P Mike Smith and OF Pedro Spann from Triple-A Syracuse.

DODGERS: Activated P Kevin Brown. Placed P Giovanni Carrara on 15-day DL, retroactive to Monday, withstrained right forearm.

INDIANS: Placed P Bob Wickman on 15-day DL, retroactive to Sunday, with strained tendon tendon in his right elbow.

PADRES: Placed P Bobby J. Jones on 15-day DL, retroactive to Sunday, with strained lower back. Recalled P Mike Bynum from Triple-A Portland.

REDS: Acquired P Shawn Estes and cash from Mets for P Pedro Feliciano, OF Elvin Andujar and two players to be named. Placed P ScottSullivan on 15-day DL, retroactive to Saturday, with right shoulder tendinitis.

RED SOX: Agreed to terms with P Jon Lester and IF Scott White.

TWINS: Activated P Mike Jackson. Optioned P Kevin Frederick to Triple-A Edmonton. Signed OF Denard Span.


HEAT: Signed F Luke Recker.

JAZZ: Signed free-agent F Matt Harpring to four-year, $18.5 million contract.


ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE: Announced its 50th anniversary women's soccer team, which includes Robin Confer (North Carolina), Michelle Demko (Maryland), Lorrie Fair (North Carolina), Meredith Florance (North Carolina), Mia Hamm (North Carolina), Emmy Harbo (Maryland), April Heinrichs (North Carolina), Shannon Higgins (North Carolina), Charmaine Hooper (N.C. State), Emily Janss (Maryland), Debbie Keller (North Carolina), Kristine Lilly (North Carolina), Cindy Parlow (North Carolina), Jill Rutten (N.C. State), Keri Sarver (Maryland), Thori Staples (N.C. State), Tisha Venturini (North Carolina) and Staci Wilson (North Carolina).

CENTENNIAL CONFERENCE: Announced that in preseason coaches poll, Johns Hopkins field hockey team earned top spot and football team finished third.

MID-SOUTH CONFERENCE: Named Mike Pollio commissioner.

ANNE ARUNDEL COMMUNITY: Named Rick Young (Severn) men's lacrosse coach.

CHARLOTTE: Named Dee Tolliver director of basketball operations.

JAMES MADISON: Signed baseball coach Spanky McFarland to four-year contract extension, through the 2006 season. Promoted assistant baseball coach Chuck Bartlett to associate head baseball coach.

ORAL ROBERTS: Named Steve Upshaw men's basketball director of operations.

TEXAS A&M-CORPUS CHRISTI: Announced the resignation of men's assistant basketball coach Bobby Taylor.

VILLA JULIE: Named Jason Tawney baseball coach.


BEARS: Signed P Daniel Pope to one-year contract.

EAGLES: Announced that former Ravens QB Randall Cunningham will retire as member of team before preseason game next Friday in Philadelphia.

49ERS: Signed S Chad Cota to one-year contract. Placed S Kevin Curtis on IR.

PATRIOTS: Signed CB Jimmy Hitchcock to one-year contract.

TEXANS: Formally opened Reliant Stadium.


BLACKHAWKS: Signed free-agent RW Theo Fleury, who had been with Sharks, to two-year contract worth $8.9 million.

BLUE JACKETS: Signed free-agent C Andrew Cassels, who had been with Canucks.

KINGS: Re-signed LW Jaroslav Bednar to one-year contract.

LIGHTNING: Re-signed RW Ruslan Fedotenko to two-year contract. Signed LW Gordie Dwyer to one-year contract.

PANTHERS: Re-signed D Brad Ference to multi-year contract. Re-signed RW Joey Tetarenko to one-year contract.


U.S. OLYMPIC COMMITTEE: Named Marty Mankamyer president.

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