October 25, 2003



ANGELS: Agreed to one-year contract extension with pitching coach Bud Black for 2004 season.

DODGERS: Assigned P Masao Kida and P Rick Roberts outright to Triple-A Las Vegas.


BULLS: Exercised options on F-C Tyson Chandler and C Eddy Curry for 2004-05 season.

HEAT: Announced resignation of coach Pat Riley, but he will remain as president. Named Stan Van Gundy coach.

76ERS: Exercised option on C Samuel Dalembert.

SUNS: Exercised option on F Joe Johnson for 2004-05 season.


NCAA: Placed Tennessee State men's basketball program on three years' probation for rules violations.

NAVY: Collegiate Water Polo Association named sophomore Jordan Gentry Southern Division Player of the Week.

NEW MEXICO: Announced that women's basketball assistant Brian O'Neill resigned.

SAN DIEGO STATE: Named Gary Grant men's assistant basketball coach.

UMBC: Named Jessica Hammond coordinator of student support services.


COWBOYS: Signed two-year contract, with third-year option, to hold training camp in Oxnard, Calif.

VIKINGS: Placed RB John Avery on injured reserve. Activated WR Nick Davis from physically-unable-to-perform list.


U.S. GOLF ASSOCIATION: Awarded the following Maryland non-profit organizations a total of $60,300 in grants to help children learn the sport: Baltimore County Public Schools, Baltimore Municipal Golf Corporation and Rising S.T.A.R.S. Youth Scholarship Foundation in Bethesda.


AVALANCHE: Recalled C Steve Moore from AHL Hershey.

BLACKHAWKS: Fired general manager Mike Smith. Named senior vice president Bob Pulford interim general manager.

FLYERS: Recalled RW Mike Peluso from AHL Philadelphia.

LIGHTNING: Claimed RW Sheldon Keefe off waivers from Rangers. Assigned Keefe to AHL Hershey.

OILERS: Recalled G Stephen Valiquette from AHL Toronto.

RED WINGS: Assigned C Jiri Hudler to AHL Grand Rapids.


GALAXY (MLS): Signed G Kevin Hartman to multi-year contract extension.

UNITED (MLS): Called up G Clint Baumstark.

Winter sports

U.S. BOBSLED AND SKELETON FEDERATION: Announced resignation of executive director Matthew Roy.

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