April 19, 2003



INDIANS: Signed P Blake Stein to minor league contract.

METS: Recalled C Jason Phillips from Triple-A Norfolk. Optioned P Jason Middlebrook.

RANGERS: Purchased contracts of P Rosman Garcia and P Brian Shouse from Triple-A Oklahoma. Placed P Jay Powell on 15-day disabled list. Designated P C.J. Nitkowski for assignment.

ROYALS: Activated OF Carlos Beltran from 15-day disabled list. Returned OF Rontrez Johnson to Rangers.

TIGERS: Purchased contract of OF Craig Monroe from Triple-A Toledo. Designated OF Hiram Bocachica for assignment.

TWINS: Promoted 2B Kevin Connacher from Double-A New Britain to Triple-A Rochester.


NETS: Waived F Jamie Feick.


ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE: Announced that Kelly Coppedge was named women's lacrosse Player of the Year and Cindy Timchal was named women's lacrosse Coach of the Year. Announced that Coppedge, Sonia Judd, Julie Shank and Alexis Venechanos were named to All-ACC women's lacrosse team.

AQUINAS: Announced resignation of men's basketball coach Rick Albro to become men's assistant basketball coach at Cleveland State.

COLUMBIA: Named Joseph Jones men's basketball coach.

DAYTON: Named Greg Williams women's assistant basketball coach and Mike Jackson men's assistant basketball coach.

FROSTBURG STATE: Announced Ashley Martin (North Carroll) was named Eastern College Athletic Conference Division III Southern Region softball Player of the Week.

HOFSTRA: Announced Darby Burke (John Carroll, Perry Hall) signed letter of intent to play basketball. Announced freshman F Tifini Rodgers has left women's basketball program with intent of transferring.

KENTUCKY: Signed men's basketball coach Tubby Smith to eight-year contract extension.

MURRAY STATE: Named Chris Goggin men's assistant basketball coach.

NEVADA: Named Kim Gervasoni women's basketball coach.

OREGON: Junior F Luke Ridnour announced his intentions to forego final year of eligibility and enter NBA draft.

SAN DIEGO: Named Ada Greenwood women's soccer coach.

SHEPHERD COLLEGE: Announced that C Keith Fanjoy (Hammond) was named men's basketball team's Most Improved Player and F Mark Jennings (North County) was named team's co-Most Valuable Player.

SOUTH FLORIDA: Named Robert McCullum men's basketball coach and signed him to six-year contract.

UCLA: Named Donny Daniels men's assistant basketball coach. Named Chris Carlos director of operations for men's basketball program.


49ERS: Signed DL D'Marco Farr to one-year contract.

REDSKINS: Signed DT Jermaine Haley to offer sheet.


BRUINS: Named Mike Sullivan coach of AHL ProviDence.

SHARKS: Signed C Grant Stevenson.


MLS: Fined Los Angeles coach Sigi Schmid $500 for entering referee's area following a game on April 5.

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