For The Record


August 23, 2002



MLB: Suspended Athletics P Jim Mecir three games and fined him undisclosed amount for intentionally throwing at and hitting White Sox IF Royce Clayton after warning had been issued during game on Aug. 17.

ANGELS: Recalled P Mark Lukasiewicz from Triple-A Salt Lake. Placed OF Tim Salmon on 15-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 14.

ATHLETICS: Sent P Jeremy Bonderman to Detroit to complete an earlier trade.

CUBS: Traded P Tom Gordon to Astros for minor-league P Russ Rohlicek and two players to be named.

RED SOX: Renewed their player development contract with Augusta GreenJackets of Single-A South Atlantic League through 2004 season.


NCAA: Granted Denver Division I certification. Approved Indiana University-Purdue University full Division I status, effective Sept. 1.

ATLANTIC 10: Announced that Towson University has been accepted as a member for football, beginning in 2004 season.

LOUISIANA TECH: Announced retirement of women's basketball coach Leon Barmore.

PENN STATE: S Yaacov Yisrael will miss season after tearing ligament in left knee.


DOLPHINS: Acquired QB Sage Rosenfels from Redskins in exchange for undisclosed draft pick.

FALCONS: Signed S Henry Jones. Waived P Matt Allen.

RAIDERS: Waived QB Bobby Hoying.

RAVENS: Signed CB Robert Tate.


MIGHTY DUCKS: Signed C Brian Gornick to two-year contract. Signed free-agent D Josh DeWolf, who had been with Red Wings, to one-year contract. Signed free-agent C Nick Smith, who had been with Panthers, to one-year contract. Signed free-agent LW Francis Belanger, who had been with Canadiens, to one-year contract. Signed LW Cam Severson to one-year contract.

PANTHERS: Waived G Trevor Kidd.

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