BREWERS: Signed P Pasqual Coco to minor-league contract. Placed P Jayson Durocher on 15-day disabled list after he underwent arthroscopic elbow surgery earlier in month. Assigned CF David Krynzel and C Joe Lawrence to minor league camp.
DODGERS: Assigned P Troy Brohawn to minor-league camp.
EXPOS: Optioned OF Peter Bergeron and 3B Scott Hodges to Triple-A Edmonton. Assigned IF Tony Medrano to minor-league camp.
INDIANS: Optioned OF Coco Crisp to Triple-A Buffalo. Sent P Jerrod Riggan outright to Buffalo. Assigned IF Greg LaRocca, P Jason Boyd, P Dave Elder, P Jason Phillips, OF Wendell Magee and OF Chris Magruder to minor-league camp. Released P Mike Thurman.
MARLINS: Assigned P Mike Judd, P Doug Bochtler, C Paul Hoover and OF Chris Wakeland to minor-league camp.
METS: C Mike Piazza had Major League Baseball Players Association appeal his five-game suspension for charging mound, making it likely he would be available for season opener.
ORIOLES: Hired Buck Martinez as an analyst for broadcasts on Comcast SportsNet and Orioles Television Network.
PADRES: Agreed to minor-league contract with OF Mark Quinn. Added IF Alex Pelaez to spring roster from minor-league camp.
PIRATES: Released P Rolando Arrojo. Optioned C Humberto Cota and P Duaner Sanchez to Triple-A Nashville. Assigned P Nelson Figueroa to minor-league camp.
RANGERS: Assigned P Ron Mahay to minor-league camp.
REDS: Released P Luis Pineda. Returned Rule 5 P Blake Williams to Cardinals for cash.
RED SOX: Added P Robert Person to 40-man roster. Assigned IF Earl Snyder, 1B Julio Zuleta and OF Lou Collier to minor-league camp.
YANKEES: Optioned former Orioles OF Ryan McGuire to Triple-A Columbus.
CELTICS: Activated F Mark Bryant from injured list. Placed C Bruno Sundov on injured list with strained right hamstring.
NETS: Signed F Donny Marshall to second 10-day contract.
NUGGETS: Placed G Vincent Yarbrough on injured list with sprained right ankle.
SPURS: Activated C David Robinson (Navy) from injured list. Placed C Mengke Bateer on injured list with left patella tendinitis.
BOWLING GREEN: Announced that basketball F-G Raheem Moss will transfer at end of semester.
DAYTON: Announced resignation of women's basketball coach Jaci Clark after 14-14 season.
DETROIT: Announced resignation of women's basketball coach Anne Rexford.
HOOD: Announced that women's swimming coach Don Feinberg will add new men's swimming team to his coaching duties.
JOHNS HOPKINS: National Association of Basketball Coaches named F Steve Adams to All-Middle Atlantic Region second team.
MARYLAND: Named Tim Banks inside linebackers coach and James Franklin recruiting coordinator. Moved Bill O'Brien to running backs coach.
SAINT JOSEPH'S: Atlantic 10 reprimanded men's basketball coach Phil Martelli for violating its code of conduct during conference tournament.
SOUTHWEST MISSOURI STATE: Gave men's basketball coach Barry Hinson two-year contract extension, through 2005-06, after 17-12 season.
TOWSON: Signed following to national letters of intent for field hockey: Michelle DiIonno (Madison, N.J.), Erika Harris (Shrub Oak, N.Y.), Kim McEwen (Elverson, Pa.) and Allison Reynolds (Elkton).
BILLS: Signed free-agent S Izell Reese, who had been with Broncos.
JAGUARS: Waived CB Robert Bean, OL Aaron Koch and OL Derrick Chambers.
JETS: Signed free-agent K Doug Brien, who had been with Vikings.
SAINTS: Traded T Kyle Turley to Rams for second-round pick in 2004 draft.
TEXANS: Re-signed S Matt Stevens, CB Brandon Jennings, CB Jason Simmons, T Tarlos Thomas, T Barry Hall, S Kyries Hebert, TE Jabari Holloway, LB Jason Lamar and DT Shawn Worthen.
Connecticut 6, Navy 4 Frostburg St. 25, Waynesburg 3 Georgia Tech 13, Maryland 7 Oneonta 8, McDaniel 4
NCAA Division II
Elite Eight At Lakeland, Fla. Wednesday's national quarterfinals Mass.-Lowell (28-4) vs. Bowie State (29-4), noon Cal Poly-Ponoma (23-7) vs. Kentucky Wesleyan (29-3), 2:30 p.m. Queens (N.C.) (28-3) vs. Eckerd (25-6), 6 p.m. Northeastern St. (29-3) vs. Nebraska-Kearney (30-2), 8:30 p.m. Thursday's national semifinals Mass.-Lowell-Bowie State winner vs. Ponoma-Ky. Wes. winner, 6 p.m. Queens-Eckerd winner vs. NE St.-Neb.-Kearney winner, 8:30 p.m. Next Saturday's national final Semifinal winners, 1 p.m.
Wednesday's preliminary round W. Michigan 63, Illinois-Chicago 62 Coll. of Charleston 71, Kent St. 66 Providence 67, Richmond 49 Iowa St. 76, Wichita St. 65
Wednesday's first round Georgia Tech 72, Ohio State 58 Virginia 89, Brown 73 Rhode Island 61, Seton Hall 60 St. John's 62, Boston U. 57 UAB 82, La.-Lafayette 80 Minnesota 62, Saint Louis 52 Texas Tech 66, Nevada 54 San Diego State 67, UC Santa Barbara 62, OT Hawaii 85, UNLV 68
Thursday's first round Wyoming 78, E. Washington 71
Yesterday's first round Temple 75, Boston College 62 Iowa 54, Iowa State 53
Yesterday's second round San Diego State at Texas Tech
Today's first round
C. of Charleston vs. Providence, 7:30 p.m.