For The Record


March 07, 2003



EXPOS: Agreed to terms with P Tomo Ohka on one-year contract.

ROYALS: Acquired OF Alan Moye and IF Damaso Espino from Reds for P Jeff Austin and P Brian Shackelford. Assigned Espino and Moye to Single-A Burlington.


BULLS: Placed F Eddie Robinson on injured list with strained right hamstring. Activated C Dalibor Bagaric.


BOWL CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES: Named one university president or chancellor from each of six BCS conferences to be on committee that will discuss changes to bowl system. They are Marye Anne Fox of North Carolina State (Atlantic Coast Conference); Donna Shalala of Miami (Big East); Graham Spanier of Penn State (Big Ten); Harvey Perlman of Nebraska (Big 12); Robert Khayat of Mississippi (Southeastern Conference); and David Frohnmayer of Oregon (Pacific-10).

MID-EASTERN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE: Named Bethune-Cookman's Sandra Booker women's Coach of the Year.

ARIZONA STATE: Named Kevin Ramsey, who had been defensive backs coach with NFL's Cardinals, cornerbacks coach.

BUCKNELL: Named WR Richard Simpson (Havre de Grace) to football recruiting class.

GOUCHER: Junior F Kate Guggino was named to Capital Athletic Conference women's basketball first team.

ST. MARY'S: Junior G Megan Baskins was named to Capital Athletic Conference women's basketball first team. Freshman F Cat Blakely was named Rookie of the Year.

TOWSON: Freshman F Lawrence Hamm was named to Colonial Athletic Association All-Rookie men's basketball team.

STANFORD: Named A.J. Christoff co-defensive coordinator-secondary coach, Bill Cubit quarterbacks coach, David Kelly offensive coordinator, Dave Tipton assistant head football coach, Tom Quinn recruiting coordinator, and Matt Doyle and Keith Buckley, associate directors of football operations.

WESTERN CAROLINA: Announced the resignation of Cary Godette, assistant head football coach, to become defensive line coach for NFL's Cardinals. Promoted special teams coordinator and linebackers coach Matt Rhule to assistant head football coach, tight ends coach Myron Jackson to defensive line coach and running backs coach Todd Varn to offensive coordinator.


INTERNATIONAL CYCLYING UNION: Suspended Team Coast. It hasn't been able to pay its employees.


COLTS: Signed S Rich Coady.

DOLPHINS: Signed DE David Bowens to three-year contract.

EAGLES: Released S Blaine Bishop.

GIANTS: Signed WR Ike Hilliard to five-year contract. Signed long-snapper Ryan Kuehl.

LIONS: Named Johnny Holland assistant coach.

PATRIOTS: Re-signed unrestricted free-agent TE Fred Baxter. Traded their third-round and fifth-round picks in 2003 draft to Redskins for a third-round pick in 2003 draft and a fourth-round pick in 2004 draft.

RAVENS: Signed unrestricted free-agent FB Harold Morrow, who had been with Vikings, to three-year contract.

REDSKINS: Signed Jets RB-KR Chad Morton to an offer sheet.

TEXANS: Traded a 2003 fifth-round draft pick to Patriots for OT Greg Randall.


CAPITALS: Recalled G Maxime Ouellet from AHL Portland.

PANTHERS: Fired assistant coaches Paul Baxter and George Kingston. Named Duane Sutter and John Torchetti assistant coaches. Recalled RW Pierre Dagenais from AHL San Antonio.

Horse racing

MAGNA ENTERTAINMENT CORP.: Announced that Hall of Fame jockey Chris McCarron was named vice president and general manager of Santa Anita Park.


NEW ZEALAND GOVERNMENT: Announced that it gave Team New Zealand $2.4 million to begin re-signing key members for a possible America's Cup challenge in 2007.


FIFA: Announced that World Youth Championship for March 25-April 15 in the United Arab Emirates has been postponed because of threat of war in Iraq. No makeup date has been scheduled. Announced that clubs must release players to national teams five days before this year's Confederations Cup instead of 14.


Men's basketball

ACC standings

Conf. Overall

W L Pct. W L Pct.

Wake 12 3 .800 22 4 .846

Maryland 11 4 .733 19 7 .731

Duke 11 4 .733 21 5 .808

N.C. State 9 6 .600 16 10 .615

Ga. Tech 6 9 .400 13 13 .500

Clemson 5 10 .333 15 11 .577

N. Carolina 5 10 .333 15 14 .517

Virginia 5 10 .333 14 14 .500

Fla. State 4 12 .250 13 14 .481

Yesterday's result

Duke 72, Florida State 56

Tomorrow's games

Wake at N.C. State, 1:30 p.m. Clemson at Ga. Tech, 3:30 p.m.

Sunday's games

Maryland at Virginia, 8 p.m. Duke at North Carolina, 4 p.m. (End of regular season)

Wednesday's results

N.C. State 63, Clemson 60 Georgia Tech 90, Virginia 73 Wake Forest 75, N. Carolina 60


Centennial Conference

Preseason coaches poll(First-place votes in parentheses, followed by total points) 1. Johns Hopkins (8) 79 2. Franklin & Marshall (1) 69 3. Ursinus (1) 66 4. Muhlenberg 55 5t. Gettysburg 40 5t. McDaniel 40 7t. Washington Col. 33 7t. Haverford 33 9. Dickinson 24 10. Swarthmore 11


MISL standings

Eastern Conference

W L Pct. GB

Philadelphia 22 10 .688 -

Cleveland 16 16 .500 6

Blast 15 17 .469 7

Harrisburg 13 20 .394 9 1/2

Western Conference

W L Pct. GB

Milwaukee 25 7 .781 -

Kansas City 17 15 .531 8

San Diego 14 19 .424 11 1/2

Dallas 7 25 .219 18

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