March 04, 2004



ASTROS: Agreed to terms on one-year contracts with SS Adam Everett, 3B Morgan Ensberg and P Brad Lidge.

GIANTS: Agreed to terms with P Kevin Correia, P Jesse Foppert, P Ryan Jensen, P Noah Lowry, P Merkin Valdez, P Jerome Williams, C Justin Knoedler, C Trey Lunsford, C Yorvit Torrealba, IF Jamie Athas, IF Angel Chavez, IF Lance Niekro, IF Cody Ransom, OF Jason Ellison, OF Todd Linden, OF Dustan Mohr, OF Tony Torcato and OF Carlos Valderrama on one-year contracts.

ORIOLES: Agreed to terms with P Kurt Ainsworth, P Rick Bauer, OF Jack Cust, C Geronimo Gil and P Jorge Julio on one-year contracts. Renewed contract of P Rodrigo Lopez.

RANGERS: Agreed to terms with IF Michael Young on one-year contract. Renewed contract of OF Laynce Nix.

TIGERS: Agreed to terms with P Jeremy Bonderman and 3B Eric Munson on one-year contracts. Renewed contract of 1B Carlos Pena.

WHITE SOX: Agreed to terms on three-year contract with P Damaso Marte. Agreed to terms on one-year contracts with P Jon Adkins, P Neal Cotts, P Felix Diaz, P Matt Ginter, P Jason Grilli, P Gary Majewski, P Corwin Malone, P Ryan Meaux, P Arnie Munoz, P Enemencio Pacheco, P Jon Rauch, P David Sanders, P Ryan Wing, P Dan Wright, C Jamie Burke, C Miguel Olivio, C Michael Rivera, IF Joe Crede, IF Ross Gload, IF Willie Harris, IF Juan Urribe, IF Rudy Yan, OF Joe Borchard and OF Aaron Rowand.


NBA: Fined Pistons coach Larry Brown $7,500 for failing to leave court in timely manner after he was ejected from Feb. 29 game.

CAVALIERS: Released G J.R. Bremer. Signed F Lee Nailon. Placed G-F Kedrick Brown on injured list.

KNICKS: Placed C Dikembe Mutombo on injured list because of abdominal surgical procedure. Activated C Cezary Trybanski.

MAGIC: Activated C Andrew DeClercq.

TRAIL BLAZERS: Activated G Eddie Gill. Placed C Vladamir Stepania on injured list.

WIZARDS: Claimed F Lonny Baxter (Maryland) off waivers from Raptors.


ACC: Named Maryland G Shay Doron to all-league women's basketball team. G Kalika France and F/C Delvona Oliver earned honorable mention. Named Doron and France to all-freshman team.

CAPITAL ATHLETIC CONFERENCE: Named Goucher's Kate Guggino to all-league women's basketball team. Named Goucher's Stephanie Tolbert (Western) to second team. Named Salisbury's Kiera Watkins to second team.

PATRIOT LEAGUE: Named Navy's Courtney Davidson to all-league women's basketball team. Named Navy's Kate Hobbs to all-freshman team.

BOWIE STATE: Named Michael J. Lynn Jr. football coach.

BUTLER: Extended contract of women's basketball coach Beth Couture through 2007-08 season.

FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL: Fired men's basketball coach Donnie Marsh and reassigned him within university.

FORDHAM: Named Ed Foley football coach.

MONTANA: Announced resignation of AD Wayne Hogan.

SAINT MARY'S, CALIF.: Announced it is dropping football program.


BEARS: Agreed to terms on four-year contract with RB Thomas Jones, who had been with Buccaneers. Signed QB Jonathan Quinn, who had been with Chiefs, to two-year contract. Released LB Warrick Holdman. Re-signed FB Stanley Pritchett to one-year contract.

BILLS: Released TE Dave Moore.

BUCCANEERS: Signed QB Jonathan Quinn, who had been with Chiefs, to two-year contract. Released LB Warrick Holdman. Re-signed FB Stanley Pritchett to one-year contract.

CARDINALS: Re-signed TE Lorenzo Diamond to one-year contract.

CHARGERS: Signed LS David Binn to five-year contract.

CHIEFS: Agreed to terms with S Jerome Woods on six-year contract.

DOLPHINS: Acquired QB A.J. Feeley from Eagles for 2005 second-round draft pick.

EAGLES: Signed free-agent DE Jevon Kearse, who had been with Titans, to multi-year contract.

FALCONS: Re-signed C Todd McClure to one-year contract.

JAGUARS: Traded QB Mark Brunell to Redskins for 2004 third-round draft pick. Signed C Joe Zelenka.

JETS: Released LB Marvin Jones.

LIONS: Released S Corey Harris.

PACKERS: Re-signed T Chad Clifton to multi-year contract.

PATRIOTS: Re-signed WR J.J. Stokes.

REDSKINS: Re-signed G-C Lennie Friedman.

SAINTS: Re-signed CB Fakhir Brown to two-year contract. Agreed to terms with LB Derrick Rodgers on three-year contract.

TEXANS: Agreed to terms with DL Gary Walker on six-year contract. Signed OT Todd Wade

High schools

BRYN MAWR: F Andrea Dodrill has orally committed to play basketball next season at Johns Hopkins.


BLACKHAWKS: Recalled D Anton Babchuk from AHL Norfolk.

BRUINS: Acquired D Sergei Gonchar from Capitals for D Shaone Morrisonn and first- and second-round picks in 2004.

CANUCKS: Recalled RW Tyler Bouck from AHL Manitoba.

RANGERS: Traded D Brian Leetch to Maple Leafs for D Maxim Kondratiev, C Jarkko Immonen, first-round 2004 draft pick and second-round 2005 pick. Traded C Petr Nedved and G Jussi Markkanen to Oilers for F Dwight Helminen, G Stephen Valiquette and 2004 second-round draft pick.

SHARKS: Acquired D Jason Marshall from Wild for 2004 fifth-round draft pick and assigned him to AHL Cleveland.


BLAST: Named D Billy Nelson Player of Month.

METROSTARS (MLS): Placed D/M Edgar Bartolomeu on waivers.

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