For The Record

TRANSACTIONS

January 04, 2003

Moves

Baseball

MLB: Announced that umpire Dave Phillips, who had a 32-year career, has retired because of knee injury.

CUBS: Signed free-agent P Dave Veres, who had been with Cardinals, to one-year contract.

INDIANS: Named Chuck Tanner special assignment scout and DeJon Watson director of professional scouting/major-league scout. Promoted Mike Hazen to assistant director of professional scouting.

MARINERS: Agreed to two-year contract with IF Greg Colbrunn.

METS: Named Bobby Ojeda pitching coach and Eduardo Alfonzo hitting coach of Double-A Binghamton.

PADRES: Named Richard Andersen executive vice president and managing director/ballpark operations.

RANGERS: Signed free-agent P John Thomson, who had been with Mets, to one-year contract.

YANKEES: Agreed to minor-league contracts with P Adrian Hernandez, P Matt Beech, P Corey Lee, P Charlie Manning, C Omar Fuentes, C Dioner Navarro, C David Parrish and IF David Post.

Basketball

HAWKS: Activated G Dan Dickau from injured list. Waived G Matt Maloney.

HEAT: Placed G Travis Best on injured list. Activated G Eddie House.

NETS: Activated G Kerry Kittles from injured list. Placed C Dikembe Mutombo on injured list with torn ligaments in right wrist.

College

CAMPBELLSVILLE: Named Mark Peach football coach.

FLORIDA: DT Ian Scott will make himself eligible for NFL draft.

GEORGIA STATE: Announced retirement of men's basketball coach Lefty Driesell, former Maryland coach. Named Michael Perry interim coach.

LOUISVILLE: Announced that DE Dewayne White will forgo senior year and make himself eligible for NFL draft.

SOUTH CAROLINA: Basketball C Marius Petravicius will be out least two weeks after injuring his left knee.

WASHINGTON & JEFFERSON: Named Mike Sirianni assistant football coach.

Hockey

NHL: Suspended Thrashers RW Slava Kozlov for three games for hitting an official during a game against the Ottawa Senators.

BLUES: Recalled D Matt Walker from AHL Worcester.

CANADIENS: Recalled RW Marcel Hossa from AHL Hamilton.

CAPITALS: Recalled RW Andreas Salomonsson from AHL Portland.

COYOTES: Recalled G Jean-Marc Pelletier, who was acquired from Hurricanes on Dec. 31.

FLAMES: Named Jim Playfair assistant coach.

College football

National champions

2002-Ohio State

2001-Miami

2000-Oklahoma

1999-Florida State

1998-Tennessee

1997-Michigan

1996-Florida

1995-Nebraska

1994-Nebraska

1993-Florida State

1992-Alabama

1991-Miami

1990-Colorado

1989-Miami

1988-Notre Dame

1987-Miami

1986-Penn State

1985-Oklahoma

1984-Brigham Young

1983-Miami

1982-Penn State

1981-Clemson

1980-Georgia

1979-Alabama

1978-Alabama

1977-Notre Dame

1976-Pittsburgh

1975-Oklahoma

1974-Oklahoma

1973-Notre Dame

1972-Southern Cal

1971-Nebraska

1970-Nebraska

1969-Texas

1968-Ohio State

1967-Southern Cal

1966-Notre Dame

1965-Alabama

1964-Alabama

1963-Texas

1962-Southern Cal

1961-Alabama

1960-Minnesota

1959-Syracuse

1958-Louisiana State

1957-Auburn

1956-Oklahoma

1955-Oklahoma

1954-Ohio State

1953-Maryland

1952-Michigan State

1951-Tennessee

1950-Oklahoma

1949-Notre Dame

1948-Michigan

1947-Notre Dame

1946-Notre Dame

1945-Army

1944-Army

1943-Notre Dame

1942-Ohio State

1941-Minnesota

1940-Minnesota

1939-Texas A&M

1938-Texas Christian

1937-Pittsburgh

1936-Minnesota

Horse racing

Triple Crown misses

(The 16 horses who won the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness only to lose their chance at thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown in the Belmont Stakes (listed by year and Belmont finish; Belmont winner in parentheses):

2002 - War Emblem, eighth, 19 1/2 lengths behind (Sarava).

1999 - Charismatic, third, 1 1/2 lengths behind (Lemon Drop Kid).

1998 - Real Quiet, second, nose behind (Victory Gallop).

1997 - Silver Charm, second, 3/4 length behind (Touch Gold).

1989 - Sunday Silence, second, 8 lengths behind (Easy Goer)

1987 - Alysheba, fourth (Bet Twice)

1981 - Pleasant Colony, third (Summing)

1979 - Spectacular Bid, third (Coastal)

1971 - Canonero II, fourth (Pass Catcher)

1969 - Majestic Prince, second, 5 1/2 lengths behind (Arts and Letters)

1968 - x-Forward Pass, second, 1 1/4 lengths behind (Stage Door Johnny)

1966 - Kauai King, fourth (Amberoid)

1964 - Northern Dancer, third (Quadrangle)

1961 - Carry Back, seventh (Sherluck)

1958 - Tim Tam, second, six lengths behind (Cavan)

1944 - Pensive, second, one-half length behind (Bounding Home)

1936 - Bold Venture, did not run (Granville)

1932 - Burgoo King, did not run (Faireno)

x-won Derby on disqualification of Dancer's Image for testing positive for illegal medication.

Soccer

MISL standings

Eastern Conference

W L Pct. GB

Philadelphia 14 3 .824 -

Cleveland 9 7 .563 4 1/2

Harrisburg 9 10 .474 6

Blast 5 12 .294 9

Western Conference

W L Pct. GB

Milwaukee 12 5 .706 -

Kansas City 8 8 .500 3 1/2

San Diego 8 12 .400 5 1/2

Dallas 6 14 .300 7 1/2

Yesterday's result

Cleveland 16, Dallas 8

Today's games

Cleveland at Blast, 7:35 p.m. Dallas at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m. K.C. at Harrisburg, 7:35 p.m.

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