For The Record


January 25, 2003



BREWERS: Agreed with C Eddie Perez on minor-league contract.

DIAMONDBACKS: Agreed with P Manny Aybar on minor-league contract.

MARINERS: Signed free-agent P Jamey Wright to minor-league contract and invited him to spring training.

METS: Agreed with P Graeme Lloyd on minor-league contract.

PIRATES: Signed P Dennys Reyes and P Mike Holtz to minor-league contracts and invited them to spring training.

ROCKIES: Agreed with IF Jose Hernandez and P Steve Reed on one-year contracts.

TIGERS: Signed P Julio Santana to one-year contract. Sent outright the contract of OF Craig Monroe to Triple-A Toledo.

YANKEES: Signed free-agent P Jon Lieber to two-year contract with club option for 2005.


CLIPPERS: Activated G Eric Piatkowski from injured list. Placed F Chris Wilcox (Maryland) on injured list.

HAWKS: Placed G Ira Newble on injured list with inflammation of left knee. Activated F Chris Crawford from injured list.

KINGS: Activated C Scot Pollard from injured list. Placed F Lawrence Funderburke on injured list.


FLORIDA STATE: Named Kevin Steele linebackers coach.

LOUISVILLE: Named Reggie Johnson defensive line coach.

NORTH CAROLINA STATE: Announced junior basketball F Adeola Olanrewaju has decided to leave the school.

OHIO STATE: Named Brian Johnson men's assistant soccer coach.

TENNESSEE: Signed football coach Phillip Fulmer to one-year contract extension.

TOWSON: MF Valerie Bish (C. Milton Wright), MF Lindsay Lusignea, MF Shannon Witzel and GK Jaclyn McAllister signed national letters of intent for women's lacrosse.

WAKE FOREST: Signed football coach Jim Grobe to 10-year contract extension.


BILLS: Signed RB Ken Simonton, FB Jarrett Ferguson, S Milton Proctor, OL Ronald Boldin, LB Merceda Perry and K Jason Witczak.

BRONCOS: Announced resignation of assistant coach Anthony Lynn to become running backs coach for Jaguars.

PACKERS: Signed S Bobby Jackson.

STEELERS: Signed QB Tim Levcik.


NHL: Extended through Feb. 3 the period of exclusive negotiating rights for the prospective purchase of the Buffalo Sabres to Mark Hamister and Todd Berman.


Australian Open

Women's champions

(Since 1980) 2003: Serena Williams 2002: Jennifer Capriati 2001: Jennifer Capriati 2000: Lindsay Davenport 1999: Martina Hingis 1998: Martina Hingis 1997: Martina Hingis 1996: Monica Seles 1995: Mary Pierce 1994: Steffi Graf 1993: Monica Seles 1992: Monica Seles 1991: Monica Seles 1990: Steffi Graf 1989: Steffi Graf 1988: Steffi Graf 1987: Hana Mandlikova 1986: Ppd. to Jan. 1987 1985: Martina Navratilova 1984: Chris Evert Lloyd 1983: Martina Navratilova 1982: Chris Evert Lloyd 1981: Martina Navratilova 1980: Hana Mandlikova



Reisterstown Baseball is holding registration for the coming season. In-house and travel programs are being offered for ages 7 to 16. Flyers have been mailed to past participants. Walk-in registration is today and Feb. 1 at the Hannah Moore School from 9 a.m. to noon and Feb. 5 at Glyndon Elementary from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Call 410-833-0243.

Reisterstown Baseball is seeking players for its 8-and-under travel team. Call Andy Paladino at 410-902-6416.

Maryland Red Dogs 14-year-old spring 2003 metro team tryouts are taking place. Players cannot be older than 15 on July 31, 2003. E-mail or call Mike at 410-880-6006 to attend a tryout.

The Putty Hill Panthers are holding baseball tryouts. Numbers to call: Under-10 MMTA team, Coach Gus, 443 255 1669. Under-11 METRO team, Coach Pete, 410-299-7417. Under-12 METRO team, Coach Jim, 443-829-3591. Under-13 METRO team, Coach Russ, 410-666-7301. Under-16 METRO team, Coach Mike, 410-252-1841. Under-20 Eddie Brooks Wood Bat League, Coach Mike Krach, 410-666-0706.

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