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August 21, 2002


Auto racing

NASCAR: Announced driver Ricky Rudd signed three-year contract with Wood Brothers.


ASTROS: Activated OF Brian Hunter from 15-day DL. Optioned OF Jason Lane to Triple-A New Orleans. Agreed to terms with P Mitch Talbot.

BRAVES: Named Marco Paddy assistant director of player development. Named Tyrone Brooks player personnel assistant.

BREWERS: Signed P Tom Wilhelmsen.

INDIANS:Optioned P Ryan Drese to Triple-A Buffalo. Recalled P Ricardo Rodriguez from Buffalo.

METS: Acquired P P.J. Bevis from Diamondbacks to complete earlier trade. Assigned Bevis to Double-A Binghamton.

RANGERS: Activated OF Todd Hollandsworth from 15-day DL.

REDS: Traded OF Raul Gonzalez to Mets to complete an earlier trade. Signed OF Jose Guillen to minor-league contract and assigned him to Triple-A Louisville.Recalled P Chris Reitsma and P Luke Hudson from Louisville.

TIGERS: Sent P Eric Sabel outright to Triple-A Toledo.


BUCKS: Named Sam Mitchell assistant coach.

TRAIL BLAZERS: Waived F Shawn Kemp.

WNBA: Named Comets F Sheryl Swoopes league's Most Valuable Player.


FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON: Announced resignation of women's assistant basketball coach Kia Damon, who will become an assistant at Massachusetts.


BILLS: Released CB Daryon Brutely, DE Erik Flowers, DT Demetrious Maxie, DT Devonte Peterson, WR Jeremy McDaniel, QB David Priestley, S Milton Proctor, K Marc Samuel and C Tom Schau.

BRONCOS: Placed RB Terrell Davis and WR Chris Cole on injured reserve.

BUCCANEERS: Acquired OT Cornell Green from Dolphins for 2003 seventh-round draft pick.

FALCONS: Signed S Perry Phenix. Waived K Brian Holmes.

LIONS: Signed G Ray Brown to one-year contract.

PACKERS: Re-signed CB Gana Joseph. Waived S George White.

RAVENS: Re-signed LB Cornell Brown to one-year contract.

VIKINGS: Released CB Robert Tate.


WUSA: Named Washington F Abby Wombach Rookie of the Year.

Track and field

USA TRACK & FIELD: Named James Carter (Mervo) Athlete of the Week after he lowered his personal best in 400 hurdles to 47.57 from 48.04.

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