For The Record


August 28, 2002


Auto racing

CART: Named Mario Andretti to board of directors.

INDY RACING LEAGUE: Foyt Racing released Greg Ray from contract for final two races.

NASCAR: Driver Hut Stricklin was released by Bill Davis Racing and replaced by Kenny Wallace.


BREWERS: Sent OF Izzy Alcantara outright to Triple-A Indianapolis.

REDS: Placed OF Austin Kearns on 15-day DL with strained left hamstring. Activated P Elmer Dessens. Purchased contract of OF Jose Guillen from Triple-A Louisville. Optioned P Chris Reitsma to Double-A Chattanooga.

TWINS: Extended player development contract with Double-A New Britain through 2004.


76ERS: Signed F Brian Skinner, who had been with Cavaliers, to one-year contract.


NCAA: Announced that, starting this season, bowl games will count toward football players' statistics in the national record books.

BAYLOR: Announced that G Wendell Greenleaf has been dismissed from men's basketball team after being arrested twice on assault charges.

GEORGIA: CB Brandon Williams, acquitted of rape charges last week, was reinstated to team but suspended for three games.

IONA: Basketball G DeShaun Williams transferred from Syracuse and will sit out a season.

NAVY: John Skaggs was named to watch list for 2002 Ray Guy Award, which goes to nation's top punter.

PENN STATE: WR Bryant Johnson (City) was named to watch list for 2002 Biletnikoff Award, which goes to nation's top receiver.

QUINNIPIAC: Changed nickname from Braves to Bobcats.

STONY BROOK: Announced that basketball G D.J. Munir is academically ineligible for fall semester.

TOWSON: Named John Unitas community liaison.

WYOMING: Suspended RB Derek Armah for Saturday's game against Tennessee because of role in bar fight.


BEARS: Placed WR Nate Jacquet on IR, DE Roshaun Matthews on reserve/player unable to perform list and RB Maurice Hicks on reserve/non-football injury list.

BENGALS: Claimed DT Ron Smith off waivers from Seahawks. Waived LB Tito Rodriguez.

BILLS: Announced retirement of G Jerry Ostroski. Released TE Dan O'Leary, RB Curtis Alexander, LB James Cotton,G Robert Hunt, and WR Maurice Jackson. Waived DT Leif Larsen.

BROWNS: Released G Brad Bedell, G Gaylon Hyder, G Richard Mercier, DB Dyshod Carter, DB Emmanuel McDaniel, TE Alvin Morrow, WR Abram Booty, LB Leroy Jones, LB Marquis Smith, DT Marcus Spriggs and K Jay Taylor. Placed OT Qasim Mitchell on IR. Placed DE Michael Josiah on reserve/non-football-injury list.

BUCCANEERS: Released WR Milton Wynn. Reached injury settlement with DE John Stamper and waived him.

CHIEFS: Waived TE Chad Hayes, RB Jarmar Julien and WR Kirk Rogers.

COLTS: Waived OL David Sherrod. Re-signed QB Greg Zolman.

COWBOYS: Waived LB Khary Campbell, DE Byron Frisch, WR DeVeren Johnson. Waived G Dan Collins, FB Scott Zimmerman. Placed FB Jamar Martin and TE-DS Jeff Robinson on IR.

EAGLES: Placed DT Hollis Thomas on IR and RB Correll Buckhalter on physically-unable-to-perform-reserve list. Waived C Dwayne Ledford.

FALCONS: Placed TE Dallas Neil and DT Jerry Togiai on IR. Reached injury settlement with DE Ryan Wingrove and waived him. Waived T Dave Kadela and WR Shawn Mills.

49ERS: Waived LB Shane Elam, DT John Schlecht and G Chad Ward. Reached and injury settlement with S Vinny Sutherland and waived him. Placed S Kevin Curtis on IR and DT Josh Shaw on reserve/non-football injury list.

GIANTS: Claimed DE-C Bob Jones off waivers from Steelers. Waived C Morris Unutoa.

JAGUARS: Placed DL Tim Morabito on IR.

PACKERS: Waived RB Ki-Jana Carter, P Louie Aguiar, DE Aaron Fields, WR Andy McCullough, LB Anthony Sessions, LB Algie Atkinson, LB Kenny Harney, QB Marcus Brady, WR Javon Green, WR Brian Haugabrook, S Gana Joseph, CB Seneca McMillan, DT Ken Kocher, G Chris Watton and TE-FB Bill Seymour.

PANTHERS: Released WR Patrick Jeffers. Waived CB Fred Vinson, WR Terrell Harris and OL T.J. Washington. Placed DE John Milem on IR.

PATRIOTS: Released WR Jimmy Farris, former Stallions LB O.J. Brigance and C Ryan Benjamin. Placed S Rob Kelly on IR.

RAIDERS: Waived DE Jon Harris and WR Matthew Hatchette.

RAMS: Released FB Maurice Douglas and S Robbie Robinson. Placed G Travis Scott on IR. Signed free-agent WR Will Blackwell, who had been with Steelers.

RAVENS: Released LB Andre Arnold and WR Lonny Mitchell.

REDSKINS: Waived C Jeff Grau, LB Donte Curry and DT Sean Powell.

SAINTS: Released WR Hilton Alexander.

SEAHAWKS: Released OT Gary Hobbs. Signed OT Jerry Wunsch, who had been with Buccaneers.

STEELERS: Released C McAllister Collins, DE Rameel Connor, K-P Bruce Dales, WR D.J. Flick, LB Pernell Griffin, DE Bary Holleyman, C-DE Bob Jones, DL Scott Schultz, FB Albert Tulpulotu and DB Ashante Woodyard.

TEXANS: Waived OT Matt Anderle, WR Larry Davis, WR Devin Lewis and QB Ben Sankey. Placed S Leomont Evans on IR list. Claimed DE Shawn Worthen off waivers from Minnesota Vikings.

TITANS: Released RB Dan Alexander. Claimed DT James Atkins off waivers from Dolphins.

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