For The Record


October 10, 2002



BLUE JAYS: Announced that P Brandon Lyon has been claimed off waivers by Red Sox. Assigned P Luke Prokopec, P Chad Ricketts, P Chris Baker and OF Reed Johnson outright to Triple-A Syracuse. Announced that P Chris Carpenter and P Mike Sirotka refused outright assignments to Triple-A Syracuse and chose free agency.

BREWERS: Reinstated P Chad Fox, P Shane Nance, P Paul Rigdon and OF Alex Sanchez from 60-day DL. Sent P Nelson Figueroa, P Andrew Lorraine, OF Ryan Christenson and OF Ryan Thompson (Chestertown) outright to Triple-A Indianapolis.

GIANTS: Added P Chad Zerbe to NLCS roster. Dropped P Manny Aybar from roster.

MARINERS: Announced that executive VP and GM Pat Gillick, a former Orioles GM, will return next year.

METS: Agreed to one-year contract with P Pedro Feliciano.

REDS: Reinstated P Carlos Almanzar from 60-day DL and sent him outright to Triple-A Louisville. Sent P Luis Pineda outright to Louisville.

RED SOX: Designated P Paxton Crawford for assignment.

TIGERS: Named Alan Trammell manager.


LAKERS: Waived C Nick Sheppard.

ROCKETS: Agreed to terms with C Yao Ming.

SUPERSONICS: Released C Eric Chenowith, G Sean Colson, C Jonathan Kerner, C Ron Rollerson and F-C Jameel Watkins.

TRAIL BLAZERS: Released F Billy Owens.


IOWA WESLEYAN: QB D. Bryant, a transfer from Duke, was declared ineligible by NAIA.

TOWSON: Ruled F Keon Blanks academically ineligible for first semester of men's basketball season.

TULSA: Announced that C J.T. Ivie quit men's basketball team.

VILLA JULIE COLLEGE: Named Whit Morrill men's lacrosse coach.


NFL: Named following Players of the Week: NFC offensive, Packers QB Brett Favre; NFC defensive, Buccaneers LB Derrick Brooks; NFC special teams, Cardinals K Bill Gramatica; AFC offensive, Chiefs RB Priest Holmes; AFC defensive, Raiders CB Phillip Buchanon; AFC special teams, Jaguars PR Bobby Shaw.

BEARS: Placed G Rex Tucker on IR with dislocated left ankle and fractured fibula. Signed T Steve Edwards to two-year contract.

BROWNS: Waived DB Kalvin Pearon and signed him to practice squad. Signed S Michael Jameson from practice squad to active roster.

BUCCANEERS: Signed S Dwayne Stukes to practice squad. Released T Dan Goodspeed from practice squad.

JETS: Claimed WR Jonathan Carter off waivers from Giants. Signed G Faaesea Mailo to practice squad. Released OL Mitch White from practice squad.

PACKERS: Signed free-agent DB Bryant Westbrook, who had been with Cowboys. Placed DE Joe Johnson on IR with torn left triceps. Released WR Corey Parchman, DE John Gilmore and OL Al Jackson from practice squad. Re-signed DB Todd Franz to practice squad. Signed DB Brandon Jennings and OL Mitch White to practice squad.

RAIDERS: Re-signed LB Mike Jones. Waived WR Derek Combs.


USGA: Announced that U.S. Open will return to Bethpage Black in 2009.


BLACKHAWKS: Signed free-agent RW Garry Valk, who had been with Maple Leafs.

CANUCKS: Waived D Mike Brown.

CAPITALS: Named LW Steve Konowalchuk captain and RW Peter Bondra, RW Jaromir Jagr, D Calle Johansson and D Brendan Witt alternate captains.

FLAMES: Placed D Jordan Leopold on IR with concussion.

HURRICANES: Signed D Sean Curry to three-year contract.


MLS: Suspended Fire F Ante Razov three games and fined him $2,750 for demonstrating disregard for safety of opponent during playoff games against Revolution on Oct. 2.

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