December 02, 2003



CARDINALS: Agreed with P Chris Carpenter on one-year contract.

DIAMONDBACKS: Acquired 1B Richie Sexson, P Shane Nance and a player to be named from Brewers for IF Craig Counsell, 2B Junior Spivey, 1B Lyle Overbay, C Chad Moeller, P Jorge De La Rosa and P Chris Capuano.

MARLINS: Agreed with 2B Luis Castillo on three-year contract.

PIRATES: Agreed with IF Abraham Nunez on one-year contract.

YANKEES: Agreed with 3B Aaron Boone on one-year contract. Agreed with P Tom Gordon on two-year contract.


NBA: Suspended Spurs C Tim Duncan for one game without pay for making contact with an official in Nov. 29 game against Warriors.

BULLS: Traded G-F Jalen Rose, F Donyell Marshall and F Lonny Baxter (Maryland) to Raptors for F-C Antonio Davis, F Jerome Williams and F Chris Jefferies. Placed F-C Tyson Chandler on injured list. Activated F Linton Johnson III from injured list.

CLIPPERS: Placed F Glen Rice on injured list with bruised right knee. Activated C Olden Polynice from injured list.

HEAT: Signed C Wang Zhizhi to multiyear contract. Waived F Tyrone Hill.

KNICKS: Activated F Antonio McDyess from the injured list. Placed F Michael Sweetney on injured list with left patellar tendinitis.


CINCINNATI: Fired football coach Rick Minter.

DAYTON: Announced that C Nick Stafford has signed letter of intent to join men's basketball team and will be eligible to practice and play Dec. 18.

DUKE: Announced men's basketball C Michael Thompson will transfer to another school following the fall semester.

EASTERN MICHIGAN: Named Jeff Genyk football coach.

MARYLAND: TB Bruce Perry was named ACC co-Offensive Back of the Week. Madieu Williams was named ACC Defensive Back of the Week.

MISSISSIPPI STATE: Named Sylvester Croom football coach.

SALISBURY: Dan Meehan and John Muto were named to CoSIDA's National Academic All-America men's soccer team.

TEXAS-EL PASO: Fired football coach Gary Nord.

TOWSON: G Trevan Jackson was named Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week.


DOLPHINS: Placed CB Jamar Fletcher on injured reserve. Signed CB Jimmy Wyrick to one-year contract.

TEXANS: Placed QB Tony Banks and S Ramon Walker on injured reserve. Signed LB Travis Carroll, DL Jason Davis, and QB Mike Quinn from practice squad. Signed S Curry Burns. Signed CB Rober' Freeman to the practice squad.


BLUE JACKETS: Placed D Rostislav Klesla and D Jaroslav Spacek on injured reserve.

RED WINGS: Signed RW Blake Sloan to one-year contract.

STARS: Placed defenseman Philippe Boucher on injured reserve, retroactive to Nov. 28, with fractured left orbial bone.


BLAST: D Danny Kelly was named MISL Defensive Player of the Week .

D.C. UNITED: Fired coach Ray Hudson.



The Mason-Dixon Baseball Umpires Association is seeking people 18 or older who are interested in umpiring high school games. Call Mike Connors at 410-653-7307 or e-mail him at


Edgewood High School is forming a men's lacrosse alumni association. Anyone interested in being involved in this group should call Jim Lamb at 410-612-1500 between 7:30 and 8:30 a.m. on weekdays.


The Falcons Nest wrestling clinic for for children ages 4-13 will be held starting Dec. 13 at the Severna Park High School minigym. Fee is $40. There will be mat games, mat drills, basic technical instruction and a round-robin tournament. Call Paul Joyce at 410-544--0900 or 410-987--0939, or e-mail

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