April 29, 2003



BREWERS: Released P Jamey Wright from Triple-A contract.

DIAMONDBACKS: Placed former Orioles P Curt Schilling on 15-day DL, retroactive to April 18, because of appendectomy. Activated C Rod Barajas.

MARLINS: Placed P A.J. Burnett on 15-day DL, retroactive to Saturday, with swollen right elbow. Recalled P Justin Wayne from Triple-A Albuquerque.

RANGERS: Released C Chad Kreuter.

RED SOX: Placed P Chad Fox on 15-day DL with strained left oblique muscle.


NBA: Named Spurs' Gregg Popovich league's Coach of the Year. Fined Trail Blazers F Rasheed Wallace $30,000 for two violations of media interview access policies. Fined Trail Blazers $50,000 for failing to ensure that players comply with media interview rules. Fined Kings G Bobby Jackson $7,500 for criticizing officials.

LAKERS: Announced that F Rick Fox will miss postseason with torn tendon in left foot.

COMETS (WNBA): Re-signed F Sheryl Swoopes.


MARYLAND: Named senior baseball P Steve Schmolland and senior lacrosse D Julie Shank the Student-Athletes of the Year.

ST. MARY'S: Announced that junior G Naomi Campano was named Northeast Conference women's lacrosse Player of the Week.


BEARS: Signed TE Patrick Hughes, LB Jerry Schumacher, WR Billy Wingfield and OT Pete Lougheed.

BENGALS: Waived QB Joe Germaine.

BILLS: Agreed to terms with WR Paris Jackson, WR Jerel Myers OT Gary Byrd, OT Justin Sands, QB Jason Johnson, C Jon Dorenbas, S Jerton Evans, CB Ken Hilliard and TE Ray Thomas.

BRONCOS: Agreed to terms with G Tyler Lenda, P Mat McBriar and RB Cecil Sapp.

BROWNS: Signed DE Israel Idonije.

BUCCANEERS: Released QB Shane Matthews, QB Greg Zolman and WR Ramondo North. Agreed to terms with LB Altroy Bodrick, CB Hirchel Bolden, LB Michael Brown, WR Sam Collins, T Anthony Davis, WR Fabian Davis, RB Earnest Graham, P Andy Groom, TE Will Heller, CB Marvious Hester, WR J.J. McKelvey, DT Bernard Riley and CB Ronyell Whitaker.

CARDINALS: Signed DT Talifaia Atoe, CB Robert Cromartie, CB Rhett Nelson, TE Lorenzo Diamond, FB Phillip Doolin, WR Lawrence Hamilton, WR Reggie Newhouse, WR Antwone Savage, DE Dennis Quinn, OT Watts Sanderson and P Brian Simnjanovski.

CHARGERS: Signed QB Rob Adamson, G Phil Bogle, G Kevin Breedlove, T Dralinn Burks, DE Jacques Cesaire, LB Greg Cole, LB Stephen Cooper, RB Dahrran Diedrick, DT Kris Dielman, TE Antonio Gates, DE Omani Hand, RB Antoineo Harris, CB Cedric Henry, K Mackenzie Hoambrecker, FB Chad Killian, LB Jordan Kramer, DT Tim Love, WR Josh Lyman, RB Nick Maddox, WR Grant Mattos, RB DeMarco McCleskey, LB LaMarcus McDonald, WR Kassim Osgood, WR Brian Sump, G Tony Terrell and T Alex Tuttle.

CHIEFS: Signed S Darrius Johnson to one-year contract.

COLTS: Signed C Rodney Michael.

DOLPHINS: Released QB Ray Lucas. Signed CB Korey Banks, WR Ronald Bellamy, WR Jimmy Fryzel, QB Josh Blankenship, QB Lon Sherrif, DE Otis Grigsby, LB Byron Hardmon, S Terrene Leftwich, TE Dejhown Mandley, OG Billy Yates and OT Morgan Pears.

EAGLES: Signed S Brian Dawkins to seven-year contract. Signed RB Chris Downs (Maryland), T Dante Ellington, C Alonzo Ephraim, P Derrick Frost, WR Byron Gasaway, CB David Hinton, DB Roderick Hood, T Jamaal Jackson, DE Ron Johnson, T Damian LaVergne, LB Darvin Lewis, WR Greg Lewis, WR Sateki Mahe, WR Denero Marriott, T Kareem Marshall, S Quintin Mikell, WR Scooter Monroe (Maryland), DT Sam Rayburn, G Taylor Robertson, LB Merrill Robertson, LB Drew Wahlroos and S Jamal Wallace.

FALCONS: Signed LB Recardo Wimbush, DT Floyd Black, OT Ulish Booker, OT Steven Cain, OT Michael Saffer, WR Jamal Burke, WR John Lewis, DE Raymond House, P John Huber, TE Robert Johnson, LB Ben Mahdavi, S Travaris Robinson and RB Fred Talley.

JAGUARS: Signed CB Chris Brown, CB Chris Brown, K Damon Duval, OT Josh Foster, WR Cortez Hankton, DT Matt Leonard, K Seth Marler, LB Curtis Randall, C Brett Romberg, WR Kevin Simmonds and RB Joe Smith.

PANTHERS: Signed DE Tony Brown, C Zach Butler, OT Trohn Carswell, LB Vinny Ciurciu, LB Lawrence Flugence, DT Eric Manning, DE Shawn Price and P David Sanger.

REDSKINS: Signed QB Brad Banks, LB Chris Clemons, DL Nic Clemons, FB Preston Hartfield, CB Brian Mance, RB Sultan McCullough, OL Justin McElfish, CB Ade Jimoh, WR James Johnson, CB Serge Sejour, LB Clifton Smith and TE Kevin Ware. Released RB Eric McCoo.

SEAHAWKS: Agreed to terms with RB Kerry Carter.

STEELERS: Signed WR Terrence Edwards, WR Jason Armstead, WR Jeremy Conley, WR Brian Robinson, WR Leonard Scott, RB Dante Brown, TE Casey Poppinga, OT Jack Fadule, C Jimond Pugh, G Deon White, DT Roy Attieh, DT David Upchurch, S Rashad Faison, S Russell Stuvaints, CB Nashville Dyer, LB Terrence Robinson, DE Dan Rumishek, P Mike Hayes and PK Jonathan Ruffin.

TITANS: Agreed to terms with QB Jason Gesser, QB Tyler Watts, RB Dwone Hicks, FB R.J. Luke, WR Jerome Riley, WR Aaron Overton, WR Anthony Dingle, WR Bryan Peterson, WR Detronn Harris, TE John Hampton, TE Theo Sanders, G Reggie Poole, G Derrick Roche, C John Garrison, C Jamal Powell, G Marico Portis, G Jake Kuppe, T Mario Branch, DT Jake Sprague, DT Richard Harris, DT Jon Clanton, DT Dustin Barno, DT Cedric Harden, DE Nick Burley, DE Josh Jeffries, DE Anthony Dunn, LB Fred Barr, CB Derrick Tatum, CB Rober Freeman, S Thomas Wright, S Steven Marsh, S Jesse Sowells, LB Lee Jackson, and LS Vince Walker.

VIKINGS: Signed QB Juston Wood.

ESKIMOS (CFL): Signed former Stallions RB Mike Pringle.

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