October 29, 2003



BLUE JAYS: Agreed to terms with OF Frank Catalanotto on one-year, $2.3 million contract.

MARLINS: Agreed to terms with manager Jack McKeon on one-year contract.

METS: Named Jim Duquette general manager.

ROCKIES: Announced IF Chris Stynes and club declined mutual contract option, making him a free agent.

TIGERS: Named Rick Sweet manager of Double-A Erie. Named former Oriole Pete Incaviglia coach and Mike Caldwell pitching coach.

TWINS: Declined 2004 option on IF Chris Gomez.


CAVALIERS: Exercised 2004-05 option on C DeSagana Diop.

LAKERS: Fined G Kobe Bryant undisclosed sum for critical comments about C Shaquille O'Neal.

PISTONS: Placed G Lindsey Hunter (hamstring) on injured list. Signed F Tremaine Fowlkes.

ROCKETS: Signed F Scott Padgett.


KENTUCKY: Suspended LB Brad Booker game for violating team rules, Announced S Randy Driver left the football team.

PENN STATE: Extended WR Tony Johnson's suspension to include this week's game. Dismissed OL Tom McHugh from the team.

VILLA JULIE: Announced baseball program reprimanded Bryan Hall and suspended Zach Moye and Michael Souder for rest of the fall season because of NCAA and departmental violations. In addition, Darrick Muchla was suspended from baseball program for rest of the year because of departmental and NCAA violations.


NFL EUROPE: Folded Barcelona Dragons. Named Jack Bicknell coach of Scottish Claymores.

EAGLES: Placed DT Hollis Thomas (biceps) on IR. Signed DT Jim Flanigan to one-year contract.

49ERS: Signed K Todd Peterson. Waived K Owen Pochman. Signed DB John Keith from practice squad. Waived FB Jasen Isom from practice squad.

JAGUARS: Released LB T.J. Slaughter.

REDSKINS: Signed OL Brad Bedell and CB Calvin Carlyle. Released OL Mitch White and LB Orantes Grant.

SAINTS: Suspended DT Grady Jackson one game for conduct detrimental to team.

VIKINGS: Waived K Jose Cortez.


USA HOCKEY: Announced resignation of Moe Mantha as coach of national development team.

BLUES: Extended contract of GM Larry Pleau through 2005-06 season.

HURRICANES: Placed D Aaron Ward and LW Jeff Daniels on injured list. Activated D Bob Boughner from injured list.

MAPLE LEAFS: Re-signed D Karel Pilar and assigned him to AHL St. John's. Signed free-agent C Clarke Wilm, who had been with Predators, to one-year contract and assigned him to St. John's.

WILD: Placed F Brent Burns on injured list.

Pro football

NFL summary

Monday's night's game

Dolphins 26, Chargers 10

Miami 10 14 0 2 - 26

San Diego 3 0 0 7 - 10

First quarter Mia-Chambers 6 pass from Griese (Mare kick), 12:58. Mia-FG Mare 44, 8:34. SD-FG Christie 51, 3:17. Second quarter Mia-McKnight 2 pass from Griese (Mare kick), 13:28. Mia-McMichael 7 pass from Griese (Mare kick), 1:55. Fourth quarter SD-Tomlinson 1 run (Christie kick), 12:27. Mia-Safety, Taylor tackled McIntosh in end zone, 8:06. A-73,014.

...................... Mia SD

First downs 14 18

Total net yards 264 250

Rushes-yards 27-81 31-104

Passing 183 146

Punt returns 1-12 2-4

Kickoff returns 4-97 4-98

Interceptions-Ret. 3-51 0-0

Comp-Att-Int 20-29-0 19-30-3

Sacked-Yards lost 1-9 6-44

Punts 4-34.5 3-43.3

Fumbles-Lost 1-1 1-0

Penalties-Yards 8-47 6-35

Time of possession 28:12 31:48

Rushing-Miami, R.Williams 23-69, Chambers 1-7, Turk 1-7, Griese 2-(minus 2). San Diego, Tomlinson 24-62, Brees 2-23, Dwight 2-14, Neal 3-5. Passing-Miami, Griese 20-29-0-192. San Diego, Brees 19-30-3-190. Receiving-Miami, McKnight 6-43, R.Williams 5-26, Chambers 4-79, McMichael 3-24, Thompson 2-20. San Diego, Tomlinson 11-80, Boston 5-82, Parker 2-26, Neal 1-2.


MLS playoffs


(Two-leg aggregate score series)

Eastern Conference

D.C. United vs. Chicago Saturday: at D.C. United, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9: at Chicago, 1 p.m.

MetroStars vs. New England Saturday: at MetroStars, 5 p.m. Nov. 9: at New England, 4 p.m.

Western Conference

Los Angeles vs. San Jose Saturday: at Los Angeles, 10 p.m. Nov. 9: at San Jose, 9 p.m.

Colorado vs. Kansas City Nov. 4: at Colorado, 9:30 p.m. Nov. 8: at Kansas City, 8 p.m.

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