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February 28, 2004

Moves

Baseball

ANGELS: Agreed to one-year contracts with IF Alfredo Amezaga, IF Tim Bittner, P Tom Gregorio, C Chone Figgins, IF-OF Bobby Jenks, P Greg Jones, P Dallas McPherson and IF Jose Molina.

ASTROS: Agreed to one-year contracts with IF Eric Bruntlett, P Brandon Duckworth, P Tim Redding and P Ricky Stone.

CUBS: Agreed to three-year, $32.5 million contract with P Kerry Wood.

DEVIL RAYS: Agreed to one-year contracts with P Travis Harper and P Bobby Seay.

EXPOS: Agreed to one-year contracts with P Sun-woo Kim, P Randy Choate and OF Brandon Watson.

MARINERS: Agreed to one-year contracts with P Julio Mateo, P Clint Nageotte, P J.J. Putz, P Aaron Taylor, IF Justin Leone and OF Chris Snelling.

METS: Agreed to one-year contracts with IF Ty Wigginton, IF Craig Brazell, IF Aarom Baldiris and P Orber Moreno.

ORIOLES: Agreed to one-year contracts with P Eric DuBose, P Matt Riley, IF Jose Bautista, P Erik Bedard, P Daniel Cabrera, P Dave Crouthers, P Brian Forystek, P Ryan Hannaman, OF Darnell McDonald, OF Tim Raines and 1B Walter Young.

REDS: Agreed to one-year contracts with P Aaron Harang and OF Wily Mo Pena.

ROYALS: Named Frank White manager of Double-A Wichita.

Basketball

NBA: Suspended referee Michael Henderson three games for incorrectly calling a shot-clock violation against the Nuggets in game against Lakers on Wednesday night. Fined Rockets G Cuttino Mobley $5,000 for publicly criticizing the officials after game against Spurs on Feb. 24.

HAWKS: Signed C Hiram Fuller to 10-day contract.

NETS: Waived F Eddie Griffin.

SPURS: Released G Ron Mercer. Activated G Jason Hart from injured list.

MOTOWN (ABA): Named George Gervin team president.

FEVER (WNBA): Signed G-F Kate Starbird.

Colleges

PACIFIC-10: Suspended USC G Errick Craven and G Derrick Craven one game for involvement in separate incidents in Feb. 21 game against California.

AKRON: Suspended G Johnny Hollingsworth from men's basketball team for remainder of season.

ARIZONA: Lifted suspension of men's basketball G Salim Stoudamire.

KANSAS: Announced retirement of women's basketball coach Marian Washington, effective immediately.

OKLAHOMA: Big 12 and university officials reprimanded men's basketball coach Kelvin Sampson for criticizing officials after loss Wednesday at Colorado.

PURDUE: Will sit C Ivan Kartelo for part of tomorrow's game against Wisconsin as punishment for his arrest in bar fight.

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA: Suspended G Errick Craven and G Derrick Craven one game each for actions during Feb. 21 game.

SOUTHERN METHODIST: Fired men's basketball coach Mike Dement. Named Robert Lineburg interim coach.

TOWSON: Promoted defensive secondary coach Orlando Mitjans to defensive coordinator.

Football

BRONCOS: Signed LB Al Wilson to seven-year, $42 million contract.

CARDINALS: Signed S Quentin Harris and FB Joshua Rue to one-year contracts.

COLTS: Released DE Chad Bratzke, CB Walt Harris, QB, Brock Huard, OT Adam Meadows and RB Detron Smith.

JETS: Signed QB Ricky Ray. Released CB Aaron Beasley. Announced retirement of G Dave Szott.

PACKERS: Re-signed S Curtis Fuller to one-year contract. Waived DT John Hilliard. Named Vince Tobin as special assistant and James Campen assistant offensive line coach-quality control. Promoted Joe Philbin to tight ends coach-assistant offensive line.

SAINTS: Signed WR Germane Crowell.

SEAHAWKS: Waived DT Chad Eaton.

STEELERS: Released CB Dewayne Washington and TE Mark Breuner. Re-signed K Jeff Reed to one-year contract.

Hockey

NHL: Suspended Senators F Martin Havlat for two games for high-sticking incident involving Flyers LW Mark Recchi in Feb. 26 game.

CAPITALS: Acquired LW Tomas Fleischmann, 2004 first-round draft pick and 2006 fourth-round draft pick from Red Wings for C Robert Lang.

SHARKS: Placed D Mike Ricci on IR with strained right shoulder.

THRASHERS: Benched LW Ilya Kovalchuk last night for missing team meeting.

Soccer

UNITED (MLS): Waived D-M Milton Reyes.

MISL: Announced that expansion franchise has been awarded to Stockton, Calif., to begin play in 2005-06 season.

Colleges

Baseball

CCBC-Catonsville 12-2, St. John's River (Fla.) CC 1-6 Lehigh 11-5, UMES 4-1 Mary Washington 12, St. Mary's 5 Memphis 5, Navy 2 Vanderbilt 8, Maryland 0

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