April 11, 2003



BRAVES: Signed P Shane Reynolds to one-year contract, with mutual option for 2004.

DEVIL RAYS: Signed P John Rocker to minor league contract.

GIANTS: Placed P Ryan Jensen on 15-day DL with lower back strain. Recalled P Jesse Foppert from Triple-A Fresno.

PADRES: Optioned P Dennis Tankersley to Triple-A Portland.

ROCKIES: Signed OF Greg Vaughn to minor league contract and assigned him to Triple-A Colorado Springs.


TOP RANK: Announced that rematch between Oscar De La Hoya and Shane Mosley will be held Sept. 13 at MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas.


ALABAMA: Named Tom Asbury men's assistant basketball coach.

ARKANSAS-LITTLE ROCK: Named Steve Shields men's basketball coach.

BALL STATE: Announced the resignation of women's assistant basketball coach Nicki Collen, who will become an assistant at Louisville.

BOWIE STATE: Announced that women's basketball G Allyson Hardy was named 2003 Division II Bulletin All-American honorable mention.

CLEMSON: Announced that it will pay former men's basketball coach Larry Shyatt a $70,000 consulting fee under terms of his resignation agreement.

ILLINOIS STATE: Named Porter Moser men's basketball coach.

JOHNS HOPKINS: Named Scott Pennewill women's volleyball coach.

SOUTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA: Named Scott Reed men's basketball coach.

TEXAS A&M: Named Kelly Bond women's assistant basketball coach.

TEXAS-EL PASO: Named Sergio Rouco men's assistant basketball coach.

UCLA: Announced that sophomore men's basketball F Andre Patterson was dismissed from school for academic reasons.

WASHINGTON: Announced G-F Doug Wrenn will forgo his senior season and enter NBA draft.

WESTERN KENTUCKY: Announced resignation of men's basketball coach Dennis Felton to take same position at Georgia.


BILLS: Agreed to terms with CB Dainon Sidney. Signed LB Dashon Polk.

FALCONS: Re-signed S Keion Carpenter (Woodlawn). Signed C Kevin Dogins and K John Markham. Traded OT Michael Thompson to Seahawks for undisclosed 2004 draft pick.

GIANTS: Signed K Mike Hollis, who had been with Bills.

JAGUARS: Signed K James Tuthill.


USA HOCKEY: Named Bryan Trottier and Jay Leach assistant coaches for men's national team at 2003 World Championships.

NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE: Suspended Islanders RW Eric Godard one game for high-sticking incident in Wednesday's playoff game against Senators.

COYOTES: Signed LW Mike Stutzel to one-year contract.

DEVILS: Recalled RW Mike Rupp, D Ray Giroux, and G Ari Ahonen from AHL Albany.

FLAMES: Assistant coach Brian Skrudland has resigned for family reasons.

Horse Racing

MEADOWLANDS RACETRACK: Extended its contract with the Hambletonian Society through 2009 and increased value of the Hambletonian to $1.7 million, beginning in 2005.


FIFA: Announced that World Youth Championship for under-20 players has been postponed to Nov. 27-Dec. 19.

UNITED (MLS): Released G Michael Behonick and M Hayden Woodworth.

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