For The Record

TRANSACTIONS

September 12, 2002

Moves

Auto racing

INDY RACING LEAGUE: Fined drivers Helio Castroneves and Buddy Rice for unsportsmanlike conduct during Delphi Indy 300 on Sept. 8.

Baseball

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL PLAYERS' ASSOCIATION: Named Man of the Year award after Marvin Miller, union's founding executive director.

ASTROS: Recalled 3B Morgan Ensberg from Triple-A New Orleans.

BLUE JAYS: Fired Rocket Wheeler, manager of Double-A Knoxville.

BREWERS: Moved P Chad Fox from 15- to 60-day DL.

CARDINALS: Activated P Mike Matthews from 15-day DL and sent him to Brewers to complete earlier trade for P Jamey Wright.

CUBS: Acquired minor-league P Travis Anderson and minor-league P Mike Nannini from Astros to complete Aug. 22 trade for P Tom Gordon.

DEVIL RAYS: Signed SS B.J. Upton, second pick overall in amateur draft.

MARLINS: Activated P Josh Beckett. Announced that P Donnie Bridges cleared waivers and was outrighted to Double-A Portland.

ORIOLES: Activated OF Gary Matthews. Signed C Raul Casanova.

Basketball

HAWKS: Re-signed free-agent F Ira Newble.

PACERS: Signed free-agent G Erick Strickland, who had been with Celtics.

WIZARDS: Traded G Richard Hamilton, F Bobby Simmons and G Hubert Davis to Pistons for G-FJerry Stackhouse, F Brian Cardinal and C Ratko Varda.

College

NORTHEAST CONFERENCE: Named UMBC's IzudinMehmedovic (Oakland Mills) and Stephanie Thomas crosscountry Rookies of the Week.

KENT STATE: Named Geno Ford men's assistant basketball coach.

MARYLAND: Extended contract of field hockey coach Missy Meharg two years through 2007.

SHAWNEE STATE: Named Jeff Hamilton men's basketball coach.

WASHINGTON COLLEGE: Announced inductees for Athletic Hall of Fame: Steve Beville ('87), Joe Bremer('41), Larry Gewer ('91), Tracy Peel Coutts ('92), Tim Keehan ('90), John Nostrant ('86) and Robert Lord ('61). Induction ceremony will be Oct. 5.

WESTERN CAROLINA: Signed women's basketball coach Beth Dunkenberger to two-year contract extension through 2005-06 season.

Football

NFL: Suspended following four games each: Falcons CB Ray Buchanan for testing positive for anabolic steroids and Bears S Damon Moore for violating substance-abuse policy. ... Named following Players of the Week: AFC offensive, Patriots QB Tom Brady; AFC defensive, Titans DE Carlos Hall; AFC special teams, Jets KR Chad Morton; NFC offensive, Redskins QB Shane Matthews; NFC defensive, 49ers LB Jamie Winborn; NFC special teams, Saints' Fred McAfee.

BROWNS: Waived James Lewis and TE Alvin Morrow from practice squad. Signed OT Kaulana Noa and QB Shane Stafford to practice squad.

COLTS: Signed TE Mike Roberg.

DOLPHINS: Signed WR Margin Hooks and G Dwayne Pierce to practice squad.

FALCONS: Signed CB Rodney Heath.

RAMS: Released WR Francis St. Paul and RB Mike Malan from practice squad. Signed WR Dane Looker and FB Maurice Douglass to practice squad.

STEELERS: Signed DB Chidi Iwuoma. Released WR Lenzie Jackson. Released RB Antwon McCray from practice squad. Signed WR Francis St. Paul to practice squad.

VIKINGS: Placed LB Raonall Smith on IR with shoulder injury. Signed LB Lemanski Hall.

ARIZONA (ARENA FOOTBALL LEAGUE): Agreed to two-year extension with coach Danny White.

MONTREAL (CFL): Signed RB Derek Homer, who was in training camp with Ravens.

Hockey

FLAMES: Acquired F Ladislav Kohn from Red Wings for future considerations.

FLYERS: Re-signed restricted free-agent LW Simon Gagne to two-year contract.

LIGHTNING: Signed free-agent D Darren Rumble to one-year contract.

PANTHERS: Announced that G Damian Rhodes has agreed to tryout offer.

PENGUINS: Re-signed D Michal Rozsival.

RANGERS: Agreed to one-year contract with C Mark Messier. Named Gordie Clark professional scout.

THRASHERS: Re-signed G Milan Hnlicka.

Olympics

U.S. ANTI-DOPING AGENCY: Suspended shot putter Marcus Clavelle, who finished third at U.S. Open, two years after testing positive for steroids.

Soccer

BLAST (MISL): Signed F Gino DiFlorio.

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