April 16, 2003



BREWERS: Placed former Orioles OF Jeffrey Hammonds on 15-day DL with high left ankle sprain. Activated OF Brady Clark from 15-day DL.

RANGERS: Purchased OF Ryan Christenson from Triple-A Oklahoma. Optioned OF Jermaine Clark to Oklahoma.


NBA: Suspended Warriors F Troy Murphy and Clippers C Sean Rooks one game each for fighting. Suspended SuperSonics F Rashard Lewis for final game of season for throwing objects at game official.

KNICKS: Re-signed coach Don Chaney to multi-year contract.

ROCKETS: Placed F Maurice Taylor on injured list with sore left foot. Activated F Bostjan Nachbar from injured list.

TRAIL BLAZERS: Activated G-F Scottie Pippen from injured list.


BUTLER: Extended contract of men's basketball coach Todd Lickliter through 2009-10.

EAST TENNESSEE STATE: Promoted interim AD Dave Mullins to AD.

FRESNO STATE: Announced that it will discontinue men's soccer, men's indoor track and field, men's cross country and women's swimming and diving. Added women's golf to its athletic program, to begin play in 2004.

LOUISIANA TECH: Agreed with women's basketball coach Kurt Budke on five-year contract.

MOUNT ST. MARY'S: MAAC named G David Lambour and A Matt Warner men's lacrosse Goaltender and Rookie of the Week, respectively.

PITTSBURGH: Promoted Jamie Dixon to men's basketball coach.

ROANOKE: Inducted Mike Rowley (Loch Raven), a three-time All-America midfielder from 1978 to 1980, into Athletic Hall of Fame.

ST. JOHN'S: Announced sophomore basketball F Eric King, sophomore G Tristan Smith and freshman G-F Tim Doyle will transfer from the school.

ST. MARY'S: Announced resignation of men's basketball coach Alfred Johnson.

VIRGINIA: Announced that men's basketball G Jermaine Harper will transfer to another school.

WASHINGTON COLLEGE: Centennial Conference named A Chris Edwards (Boys' Latin) men's lacrosse Player of the Week.

WESTERN KENTUCKY: Named Darrin Horn men's basketball coach.

WISCONSIN-GREEN BAY: Signed women's basketball coach Kevin Borseth to five-year contract extension through 2007-08.


BENGALS: Re-signed K Neil Rackers to one-year contract.

CHARGERS: Re-signed restricted free-agent DT Leonardo Carson and exclusive-rights free-agent G Michael Keathley to one-year contracts.

COLTS: Re-signed CB David Macklin, DT Josh Williams and RB Ricky Williams.

COWBOYS: Re-signed CB Mario Edwards. Signed free-agent K Ola Kimrin.

SAINTS: Moved training camp to team's facilities in Metairie, La.


BLUES: Reassigned D Tom Koivisto to AHL Worcester.

MAPLE LEAFS: Announced that LW Shayne Corson has left team.

PENGUINS: Fired coach Rick Kehoe.

PREDATORS: Fired assistant coach Paul Gardner.


FIFA: Upheld suspension of Brazil's Roberto Carlos for hitting referee; the length will be determined May 9.


TENNIS CHANNEL: Set launch date of May 15.

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