For The Record

March 04, 2003



INDIANS: Signed OF Milton Bradley, OF Ryan Church, OF Alex Escobar, OF Jody Gerut, 1B Ben Broussard, IF Brandon Phillips, IF Jhonny Peralta, C Josh Bard, C Victor Martinez, P Jason Davis, P Fernando Cabrera, P Ricardo Rodriguez, P Francisco Cruceta, P Jerrod Riggan, P Aaron Myette, P Brian Tallet, P Carl Sadler and P Alex Herrera to one-year contracts.

MARLINS: Agreed to terms with IF-OF Brian Banks. Renewed contracts of P Tim Spooneybarger and P Oswaldo Mairena.

PADRES: Signed P Adam Eaton, P Luther Hackman, P Michael Nicolas, P Jake Peavy, P Dennis Tankersley, P Oliver Perez, IF Sean Burroughs, IF Donaldo Parrish, IF Ramon Vazquez, C Michael Peca and OF Brian Buchanan.

PHILLIES: Renewed contract of SS Jimmy Rollins for one year.

PIRATES: Reassigned P Bryan Bullington, P Melqui Torres, C Travis Chapman, C Brad King, C Yohanny Valera and P Shawn Camp to minor-league camp. Renewed contracts of P Mike Lincoln and C Humberto Cota.

RANGERS: Signed P Colby Lewis to one-year contract.

REDS: Agreed to one-year contracts with IF Felipe Lopez, OF Reggie Taylor and OF Austin Kearns.

TIGERS: Agreed to terms with P Adam Bernero and IF Omar Infante. Renewed contract of 1B Carlos Pena.

WHITE SOX: Agreed to terms with P Jon Adkins, P Edwin Almonte, P Felix Diaz, P Jon Garland, P Matt Ginter, P Gary Glover, P Corwin Malone, P Damaso Marte, P Arnaldo Munoz, P Mike Porzio, P Jon Rauch, P David Sanders, P Josh Stewart, P Brian West, P Danny Wright, c C Miguel Olivo, C Josh Paul, IF Joe Crede, former Orioles IF Willie Harris, IF Tim Hummel, IF D'Angelo Jimenez, OF Joe Borchard and OF Aaron Rowand.

ESPN: Named former Mets manager Bobby Valentine studio analyst.


NBA: Named Hornets F Jamal Mashburn Eastern Conference Player of the Month, Timberwolves F Kevin Garnett Western Conference Player of the Month, Wizards F-G Michael Jordan Eastern Conference Player of the Week and SuperSonics G Ray Allen Western Conference Player of the Week.

CAVALIERS: Signed G Tierre Brown to 10-day contract.

CELTICS: Activated C Bruno Sundov from injured list.

CLIPPERS: Fired coach Alvin Gentry. Named Dennis Johnson interim coach.

76ERS: Signed free-agent F Tyrone Hill. Waived G Kenny Satterfield.


COPPIN STATE: MEAC named G Deke Thompson to men's basketball all-rookie team.

GOUCHER: CAC named C Thabo Letsebe (Towson Catholic) to men's basketball all-conference first team.

IOWA STATE: Assistant men's basketball coach Randall Brown resigned after he was charged with possession of child pornography and obstruction of justice.

MARYLAND: ACC named A-M Sonia Judd women's lacrosse Player of the Week.

UMES: MEAC named G Aaron Wellington to men's basketball all-rookie team.

MORGAN STATE: MEAC named C Jennyffer Vargas to women's basketball all-rookie team.

NAVY: Patriot League named G Courtney Davidson women's basketball Player of the Week. ECAC named G Seth DiNola men's lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week.

TOWSON: ECAC named Aaron Krause Most Outstanding Performer at swimming and diving championship meet.

UCLA: Announced that basketball G Cedric Bozeman will miss rest of season with strained right shoulder.


BRONCOS: Signed free-agent OT Mark Baniewicz to one-year deal.

CHARGERS: Re-signed long snapper David Binn to one-year contract.

CHIEFS: Signed free-agent LB Shawn Barber, who had been with Eagles, to seven-year, $30 million contract.

COWBOYS: Re-signed P Toby Gowin to five year-contract worth nearly $4 million, including $500,000 signing bonus.

EAGLES: Named Marty Mornhinweg senior assistant coach.

FALCONS: Signed free-agent S Cory Hall, who had been with Bengals, to five-year contract.

49ERS: Signed TE Mark Anelli.

GIANTS: Signed free-agent KR Brian Mitchell, who had been with Eagles, to four-year, $3.55 million contract, including $500,000 signing bonus.

JAGUARS: Re-signed OL Daryl Terrell.

JETS: Re-signed FB Jerald Sowell. Signed WR Phil McGeoghan.

PACKERS: Re-signed WR Karsten Bailey to multi-year contract.

REDSKINS: Released G Brenden Stai. Acquired fifth-round pick from Patriots for seventh-round pick and fourth-round pick in 2004. Signed G Lennie Friedman and G Tre Johnson.

SAINTS: Signed free-agent CB Ashley Ambrose, who had been with Falcons, to four-year contract. Signed free-agent LB Orlando Ruff, who had been with Chargers, to three-year contract.

TITANS: Re-signed G Zach Piller to seven-year, $21.2 million deal, including $4 million signing bonus.


NHL: Named Avalanche C Peter Forsberg Player of the Month and Lightning G Nikolai Khabibulin Player of the Week.

BLUE JACKETS: Placed D Darren Van Impe on IR with broken foot.

PREDATORS: Acquired F Oleg Petrov from Canadiens for fourth-round pick in 2003 draft.

STARS: Activated LW Brenden Morrow from IR. Placed RW Bill Guerin (bruised thigh) and LW Rob DiMaio (bruised chest) on injured list.


USOC: Announced that Jim Scherr, the former executive director of USA Wrestling, will run day-to-day operations while it seeks interim CEO.


ABC SPORTS: Announced that Howard Katz resigned as president and will be replaced by George Bodenheimer, who adds that job to duties as head of ESPN.


Coming events

Saturday, MCRRC Carderock Tow Path Run 15K, Carderock, 8 a.m., 301-353-0200. Saturday, City of Aberdeen/Harford Health and Fitness 5K, Aberdeen 8:30 a.m., 410-272-1110. Sunday, BRRC Grand Prix Series 15K, White Hall, 9 a.m., 410-377-7327.

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