For The Record

TRANSACTIONS

September 19, 2002

Moves

Baseball

COMMISSIONER'S OFFICE: Suspended Giants C Benito Santiago two games for bumping umpire Mark Hirschbeck several times during Sunday night's game. Players association has appealed.

DODGERS: Acquired P Jason Frasor from Tigers to complete July 27 trade of IF Hiram Bocachica.

RED SOX: Announced two-year affiliation agreement with Double-A Portland.

ROCKIES: Recalled P Cory Vance from Double-A Carolina.

Basketball

BULLS: Signed free-agent G Rick Brunson, who had been with Trail Blazers, and free-agent G Doug Overton, who had been with Clippers.

LAKERS: Signed F-C Guy Rucker, who played last season in Hungary.

MAGIC: Signed F Jermaine Walker.

College

HILBERT: Named Rob DeGrandpre men's basketball coach.

LOUISIANA-MONROE: Announced resignation of football coach Bobby Keasler, whose team is 0-3 this season and 8-28 in four seasons. Named defensive coordinator Mike Collins interim coach.

NAVY: Aaron Lanzel was named ECAC track and field Performer of the Week. ... Awarded Athletic Director's Cup to lightweight crew team.

NEVADA: Announced that RB Chance Kretschmer, who led the NCAA in rushing last year, is out for the season after tearing anterior cruciate ligament in left knee.

OKLAHOMA: Announced that backup QB Brent Rawls, already sidelined by a thumb injury, could be out for six weeks because of a concussion.

Football

NFL: Named following Players of the Week: AFC offense, Bills QB Drew Bledsoe; AFC special teams, Bills K Mike Hollis; AFC defensive, Steelers LB Joey Porter; NFC offensive, Giants QB Kerry Collins; NFC special teams, Cardinals KR MarTay Jenkins; and NFC defensive, Bears LB Brian Urlacher.

BRONCOS: Waived C Jason Scukanec from practice squad. Signed G Chris Watton to practice squad.

COWBOYS: Signed OL Marques McFadden. Released OL Aaron Gibson.

FALCONS: Signed C Patrick Downey and G Mike Malano to practice squad.

LIONS: Signed RB Richard Huntley.

PACKERS: Placed OT Mark Tauscher on IR. Signed RB Maurice Smith.

RAIDERS: Waived LB Tim Johnson from practice squad. Signed WR Ramondo North.

SAINTS: Released FB Moran Norris. Signed OL Bubba Miller. Released T Mitch White from practice squad. Signed WR Derrick Lewis to practice squad.

TEXANS: Claimed FB Moran Norris off waivers from Saints. Waived WR Sherrod Gideon.

VIKINGS: Signed TE Shawn Draper to practice squad. Waived RB Jeremy Allen off practice squad.

Hockey

CANADIENS: Signed RW Richard Zednik to two-year contract.

PANTHERS: Announced that D Paul Laus had surgery on right wrist and won't be ready to start season.

SABRES: Signed F Jiri Novotny to multiyear contract.

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