April 15, 2003



PHILLIES: Activated P Turk Wendell and OF Jason Michaels from DL. Placed OF Marlon Byrd on 15-day DL. Sent P Eric Junge to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

RANGERS: Sent OF Kevin Mench to Double-A Frisco. Transferred OF Rusty Greer from 15- to 60-day DL.

REDS: Placed SS Barry Larkin on 15-day DL. Called up OF Juan Castro from Triple-A Louisville.


BULLS: Named John Paxson GM and executive VP.

HAWKS: Signed F Mikki Moore for rest of season.

SUPERSONICS: Activated G Ronald Murray. Placed C Elden Campbell on injured list.

WNBA: Announced that draft scheduled for April 16 will not be held.

SEATTLE STORM (WNBA): G Michelle Marciniak retired to pursue assistant coaching job with South Carolina women's team.


ACC: Announced that Maryland M Kelly Coppedge was named women's lacrosse Player of the Week.

NORTHEAST CONFERENCE: Announced that Mount St. Mary's G Naomi Campano was named women's lacrosse Player of the Week.

DAYTON: Named Billy Schmidt and Morgan Cassara men's assistant basketball coaches.

NEW JERSEY TECH: Named Kim Bowen Lusk women's basketball coach.

NEW MEXICO: Announced that G Jason Fontenet and G James Fontenet have left men's basketball team.

NORTH CAROLINA: Named Roy Williams coach.

PENN STATE: Named Hilliary Scott men's assistant basketball coach.

UCLA: Named Ernie Ziegler assistant basketball coach.

UTAH: G Marc Jackson announced that he is leaving men's basketball team.

WILLIAM & MARY: Rick Boyages resigned as men's basketball coach to return to former job as Ohio State associate coach.


CARDINALS: Announced retirement of VP Larry Wilson, effective May 30.

JAGUARS: Sign TE Johnnie Mitchell.

JETS: Signed S Tyrone Carter, who had been with Vikings. Signed WR Albert Johnson.

PATRIOTS: Traded S Tebucky Jones to Saints for 2003 third-round draft pick, 2003 seventh-round draft pick and 2004 fourth-round draft pick.

SAINTS: Agreed to five-year contract with TE Ernie Conwell.


ESPN: Reached four-year agreement with All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club to televise Wimbledon.


USA BASKETBALL: Named Jazz F Karl Malone and Kings G Mike Bibby as fifth and sixth members of men's national team that will compete in qualifying tournament.

USA FIELD HOCKEY: Announced resignation of women's national team coach Tracey Belbin.

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