For The Record


October 02, 2002



CUBS: Placed P Jesus Sanchez on waivers for purpose of giving him his unconditional release.

EXPOS: Activated P Troy Mattes from 60-day DL and designated him for assignment.

ORIOLES: Released P Chris Brock, P Yorkis Perez, IF Luis Lopez and C Raul Casanova.

METS: Fired manager Bobby Valentine.

PADRES: Named Bob Vizas vice chairman. Announced president Charles Black will become executive vice president of JMI Realty.

PHILLIES: Named Gene Schall, Chip Lawrence, Paul Murphy and Bob Szymkowski scouts.

PIRATES: Announced resignation of Dick Freeman, executive vice president and chief operating officer, to become president of Padres.

RANGERS: Fired manager Jerry Narron and trainer Danny Wheat.

REDS: Promoted Mark Mann to trainer and Lonnie Soloff to assistant trainer.

ALLENTOWN (INDEPENDENT): Traded IF Joe Kerrigan Jr., the son of former Orioles pitcher Joe Kerrigan Sr., to Gary for P Mike Riley.


CLIPPERS: Signed restricted free-agent C Wang Zhizhi to three-year offer sheet.

HORNETS: Signed C Thomas Hamilton and G Terrell McIntyre.

KNICKS: Signed F Jemil Rich.

MAVERICKS: Signed G Raja Bell, G Adam Harrington, F Derek Hood and C Kip Christianson.

PISTONS: Acquired F Don Reid, C Mengke Bateer and future first-round draft pick from Nuggets for F Rodney White.

TIMBERWOLVES: Agreed to terms with C Loren Woods on one-year contract. Signed PG Marcus Taylor, G Randy Livingston and F Reggie Slater.

WIZARDS: Signed F Bobby Simmons.


DELAWARE: Announced that Mary Beth Creed (McDonogh) was named Colonial Athletic Association women's soccer Rookie of the Week.

GEORGIA: Announced that NCAA appeals committee overturned one-game suspensions G Ezra Williams and F Damien Wilkins received for playing in unsanctioned basketball summer league.

IOWA: Suspended G Pierre Pierce indefinitely from basketball team after being arrested on sexual assault charge.

JOHNS HOPKINS: Announced that Matt Campbell was named Centennial Conference football Defensive Player of the Week.

LOYOLA: Announced that Becky Bieneman was named Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference women's soccer Player of the Week.

MISSISSIPPI STATE: Named Mark White coordinator of men's basketball operations.

NEBRASKA: Announced that NCAA committee restored eligibility of RB Thunder Collins.

YALE: Named Michael Baglio men's assistant lacrosse coach.


BEARS: Placed LB Warrick Holdman on injured reserve. Signed DT Ernest Grant to two-year contract. Released WR Edell Shepherd from practice squad. Signed LB Kia Johnson to practice squad.

BENGALS: Placed OT Richmond Webb on injured reserve. Signed OT Reggie Coleman from Redskins practice squad.

DOLPHINS: Placed WR Albert Johnson on injured reserve. Signed WR Robert Baker. Released LB Joshua Symonette from practice squad. Signed LB Antwan Kirk-Hughes to practice squad.

LIONS: Signed LB Richard Jordan. Signed WR Pierre Brown to practice squad. Released LB Josh Thornhill.

PACKERS: Re-signed OT Barrett Brooks. Waived WR Chris Jackson.

RAMS: Signed QB Scott Covington. Released RB J.R. Niklos.


FORD: Signed a four-year deal to be title sponsor of the annual PGA tournament at the Doral Resort & Spa in Miami.


AVALANCHE: Traded C Chris Drury and C Stephane Yelle to Flames for D Derek Morris, F Dean McAmmond and F Jeff Shantz. Announced retirement of D Lance Pitlick.

PANTHERS: Acquired G Jani Hurme from Senators for G Bill Thompson and C Greg Watson.

RANGERS: Signed F Dixon Ward.


CYBERRAYS (WUSA): Acquired F Mandy Clemens from Charge for 2003 first-round pick.




(All times p.m.; line in parentheses) South No. 11 Fla. St. 9 (-14 1/2 ) vs. Clemson, 7:45 Midwest Illinois at Minnesota (-3 1/2 ), 8


State Gettysburg at Johns Hopkins, 7 West No. 23 Colo. St. (-6) at Fresno St., 8 BYU (-17) at Utah St., 9


State Maryland at West Virginia (-3), noon Virginia Union at Bowie State, 1 Frostburg State at Oberlin, 1 Muhlenberg at McDaniel, 1 Salisbury at Gallaudet, 1 Towson at Cornell, 1 Navy at Air Force (-23), 3 Bethune-Cookman at Morgan St., 7 Top 25 No. 1 Miami (-44) vs. UConn, 7 No. 2 Texas (-24 1/2 ) vs. Okla. St., 12:30 No. 3 Oklahoma (-13 1/2 ) vs. Missouri, 7 No. 5 Ohio St. (-24 1/2 ) at N'western, 7 No. 6 Florida (-13) at Ole Miss, 2 No. 7 Georgia at No. 22 Alabama (-3 1/2 ), 3:30 No. 8 Oregon (-7 1/2 ) at Arizona, 10 No. 9 Notre Dame (off) vs. Stanford, 2:30 No. 10 Tenn. (-11) vs. Arkansas, 7:45 No. 12 Washington (-12) vs. Cal 3:30 No. 13 Kansas St. (-3 1/2 ) at Colo., 3:30 No. 17 Wash. St. vs. No. 18 USC (-3), 7 No. 19 Wisconsin (-2) vs. No. 20 Penn St., 3:30 No. 21 LSU (-28) vs. Louisiana-Laf., 8 No. 23 Tex. A&M (-6) vs. Tex. Tech, 2 No. 24 Iowa (-8 1/2 ) vs. Purdue, 12:10

Men's soccer

Delaware 2, Navy 1

Women's soccer

Wash. Col. 3, Ursinus 2, OT

Field hockey

Rowan 4, St. Mary's 0


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