December 03, 2003



ATHLETICS: Named Curt Young pitching coach.

DIAMONDBACKS: Named Ed Vosberg pitching coach for short-season Single-A Yakima.

GIANTS: Agreed to one-year, $800,000 contract with P Dustin Hermanson.

MARLINS: Agreed to four-year, $32 million contract with 3B Mike Lowell.

PADRES: Agreed to one-year, $450,000 contract with P Kevin Walker.

PIRATES: Agreed to one-year contract with P Brian Meadows, avoiding arbitration.

WHITE SOX: Acquired IF Juan Uribe from Rockies for IF Aaron Miles. Named Allen Thomas director of conditioning.

YANKEES: Agreed to one-year contract with IF Enrique Wilson, avoiding arbitration.


CLIPPERS: Placed F Glen Rice on injured list. Activated C Olden Polynice from injured list.


ACC: Named Georgia Tech QB Reggie Ball football Rookie of the Year.

SILICON VALLEY FOOTBALL CLASSIC: Announced that Fresno State and UCLA will play Dec. 30 in San Jose, Calif.

ARKANSAS-PINE BLUFF: Announced resignation of football coach Lee Hardman.

BOISE STATE: Accepted conditional bid to play Texas Christian in Fort Worth Bowl on Dec. 23.

CLEMSON: Agreed to three-year contract extension through 2010 with football coach Tommy Bowden.

EAST CAROLINA: QB Paul Troth will leave school and transfer to Division I-AA program for senior season.

GETTYSBURG: Basketball F Jen Bengel (Roland Park Country) was named to Team of the Week.

HOWARD CC: F Brandon Hawkes (Oakland Mills) was named to NSCAA Junior College Men's Division III All-America soccer first team. G Matt Chartos was named to second team.

IOWA STATE: Fired football assistant coaches Steve Brickey and Marty Fine.

KENT STATE: Signed football coach Dean Pees to one-year contract extension through 2006.

MARYLAND: G Shay Doron was named ACC women's basketball Rookie of the Week.

MYERS: Named Chuck Cangelosi AD.

OREGON: Announced that it will play in Sun Bowl on Dec. 31 against team from Big Ten.

PRINCE GEORGE'S CC: D Leroy Oligie was named to NSCAA JC Men's Division III All-America soccer second team.

COLLEGE OF SOUTHERN MARYLAND: M Branden Catena was named to NSCAA JC Men's Division I All-America soccer second team.

TEXAS SOUTHERN: Announced resignation of football coach Bill Thomas.

TULSA: Accepted conditional bid to play Georgia Tech in Humanitarian Bowl on Jan. 3.

WEST VIRGINIA: Reinstated women's basketball F Latitia Williams.


NFL: Extended suspension of Browns RB William Green indefinitely. Suspended Cardinals LB Raynoch Thompson for final four games of season for violating league's substance abuse policy. Fined referee Tom White $2,600 for mistakenly giving Ravens extra time during game against Seahawks Nov. 23.

BUCCANEERS: Placed WR Joe Jurevicius (torn knee ligament) and CB Tim Wansley (pulled hamstring) on IR. Released FB Vinny Ciurciu. Signed S Scott Frost, WR Marvin Minnis and CB Ronyell Whitaker.

COLTS: Placed RB James Mungro and RB Detron Smith on IR. Signed QB Cory Sauter. Signed FB Tom Lopienski from practice squad.

COWBOYS: Released KR-DB Derek Ross. Signed RB Erik Bickerstaff from practice squad. Signed RB ReShard Lee to practice squad.

GIANTS: Placed OL Wayne Lucier on IR. Signed TE Tony McGee.

LIONS: Placed WR Charles Rogers on IR. Signed WR James Williams.

PATRIOTS: Released P Ken Walter.

STEELERS: Placed CB Chad Scott (Maryland) on IR with torn tendon in hand. Activated S Russell Stuvaints from practice squad. Coach Bill Cowher apologized for criticizing replay official Dale Hamer after loss to Bengals on Sunday.

TEXANS: Signed LB Kevin Deronde and RB Travis Stephens to practice squad.

VIKINGS: Released WR Nick Davis.

High school

CENTENNIAL: M Hayley Siegel was named to NSCAA Girls High School All-America team.

DULANEY: M Meagan Holmes was named to NSCAA Girls High School All-America team.

NOTRE DAME PREP: M Zoe Bouchelle was named to NSCAA Girls High School All-America team.


BLUE JACKETS: Recalled D Aaron Johnson from AHL Syracuse.

CAPITALS: C Robert Lang was named NHL Offensive Player of the Month.

FLAMES: Recalled C Jason Morgan from AHL Lowell.

KINGS: Assigned C Steve Kelly to AHL Manchester.

MIGHTY DUCKS: Recalled C Tony Martensson from AHL Cincinnati.

STARS: Placed C Pierre Turgeon on injured list, retroactive to Nov. 28, with hip strain. Recalled F Gavin Morgan from AHL Hershey. Assigned LW Brad Larsen to Hershey.

THRASHERS: Acquired D Tomas Kloucek and F Ben Simon from Predators for F Simon Gamache and D Kirill Safronov. Placed D Yannick Tremblay on IR.

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