December 04, 2003



BLUE JAYS: Agreed with P Chi-Hung Cheng on minor league contract.

BREWERS: Agreed with P Victor Santos, C Mark Johnson and OF Jon Nunnally on minor league contracts.

CUBS: Agreed with free-agent P LaTroy Hawkins on two-year contract, with club option for third year.

GIANTS: Re-signed OF Jeffrey Hammonds to one-year contract.

METS: Named Bill Livesey special assistant to GM.

PHILLIES: Acquired P Eric Milton (Maryland) from Twins for P Carlos Silva, IF Nick Punto and player to be named. Named Bob Boone special assignment scout.

PIRATES: Agreed with P Salomon Torres on one-year contract.

RED SOX: Reached 15-year agreement with Lee County, Fla., to keep spring training home in Fort Myers.

YANKEES: Re-signed P Felix Heredia to two-year contract with team option for 2006.


TRAIL BLAZERS: Traded G-F Bonzi Wells to Grizzlies for G Wesley Person and conditional 2004 first-round draft pick.


CALIFORNIA: Announced that men's basketball forward F Erik Bond will transfer.

DELAWARE: Named Alex Kahoe (All-American G at Maryland) women's lacrosse assistant coach.

DELAWARE VALLEY: Announced resignation of men's basketball coach Bill Dooley. Named Denny Surovec men's basketball coach.

FRESNO STATE: Announced indefinite suspension of men's basketball player Jonathan Woods.

MARYLAND: Announced that following have signed to play field hockey: G Allie Buote (St. Mary's), D Megan Cassara, A Lauren Cohen, M Kelly Kasper (Century), M Kathryn Princiotto, and Katie Pumphrey (Severna Park).

MERCYHURST: Extended contract of football coach Marty Schaetzle through 2005 season.

MISSOURI: Announced that G Randy Pulley has been cleared to play on basketball team after this semester.

NEVADA: Named Chris Ault football coach.

RHODE ISLAND: Declined to renew contracts of football assistants Bryan Durrington and Rob Sarvis.

VIRGINIA TECH: RB Kevin Jones announced that he will forgo senior season and enter NFL draft.


BILLS: Placed T Jonas Jennings on IR. Re-signed QB Travis Brown. Released QB Randy Fasani from practice squad. Signed T David Porter to practice squad.

BROWNS: Signed OL Craig Osika from practice squad. Waived LB Orantes Grant and LB David Moretti from practice squad. Signed FB Billy Blanchard and DB Ron Israel to practice squad.

BUCCANEERS: Signed RB Earnest Graham to practice squad.

CHARGERS: Signed OT Reggie Coleman to practice squad.

FALCONS: Claimed CB Derek Ross off waivers from Cowboys.

PATRIOTS: Signed P Brooks Barnard (Maryland).

RAIDERS: Signed TE David Newman to practice squad.

RAMS: Released DT Jeremy Staat and DB James Whitley. Signed DL-LB Erik Flowers. Re-signed WR Michael Coleman and DE Nick Burley to practice squad.

REDSKINS: Signed OL Daryl Terrell. Placed OT Kenyatta Jones on IR with right pectoralis tear.

SEAHAWKS: Signed WR Taco Wallace from practice squad. Signed TE Casey Poppinga to practice squad.

VIKINGS: Re-signed CB Horace Willis to practice squad.

High school

DULANEY: Announced that D Daniel Keppler was named to national scholar All-America boys soccer team.

EASTERN TECH: Announced that D Andrew Kordula was named to national scholar All-America boys soccer team.

SEVERNA PARK: Announced that M Zara Nematollahi and F Katherine White were named to national girls scholar All-America girls soccer team.


BLACKHAWKS: Assigned D Johnathan Aitken to AHL Norfolk.

LIGHTNING: Reassigned C Alexander Svitov to AHL Hamilton.

MAPLE LEAFS: Assigned G Mikael Tellqvist to AHL St. John's.

RED WINGS: Placed G Curtis Joseph on waivers. Recalled F Nathan Robinson from AHL Grand Rapids.

SHARKS: Reassigned D Jim Fahey to AHL Cleveland.

STARS: Claimed F Blake Sloan off waivers from Red Wings. Assigned LW Steve Gainey to AHL Utah.

THRASHERS: Reassigned F Tommi Santala to AHL Chicago.


BURN (MLS): Acquired D Steve Jolley from MetroStars for D Tenywa Bonseu and third-round pick in 2004 MLS SuperDraft.

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