For The Record


August 30, 2002


Auto racing

NASCAR: Fined Ward Burton $5,000 for throwing heat shields from shoes at Dale Earnhardt Jr. after Sharpie 500 on Aug. 24.


BREWERS: Traded P Jamey Wright and cash to Cardinals for OF Chris Morris and player to be named.

CARDINALS: Optioned P Jason Simontacchi to Triple-A Memphis. Activated P Woody Williams.

METS: Announced that Harold O'Shaughnessy, senior VP and treasurer, has stepped down to become consultant for team.


BALL STATE: Announced that basketball G Dennis Trammell has transferred from New Mexico State.

BARUCH: Announced that nickname will be Bearcats.

FLORIDA STATE: Suspended CB Leroy Smith for tomorrow's football game against Virginia for violating training rules.

U. OF MIAMI: Dismissed G Marcus Barnes from men's basketball team for violation of team rules.

MOUNT ST. MARY'S: Announced that basketball G Antonio Johnson of Virginia Beach, Va., transferred from Northeastern.

NEW JERSEY TECH: Named Marty Moyers men's assistant basketball coach.

SOUTHERN INDIANA: Announced that G Kenitra Johnson has transferred from Purdue and will be eligible to join women's basketball team in 2003-04.

VALPARAISO: Named Matthew Bowen assistant men's basketball coach.


JETS: Signed RB Curtis Martin, to seven-year contact extension.

PACKERS: Waived former Ravens RB Jason Brookins.

TITANS: Claimed S Rich Coady off waivers from Rams. Released DT Ryan Watson.


RED WINGS: Signed LW Matt Ellis and RW Darryl Bootland to three-year contracts.

STARS: Signed LW Steve Gainey to one-year contract.


BREAKERS (WUSA): Named Pia Sundhage coach.

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