March 07, 2004



BLUE JAYS: Agreed to one-year contracts with P Jason Arnold, C Kevin Cash, P Vinnie Chulk, former Orioles IF Howie Clark, P Bob File, P Talley Haines, P D.J. Hanson, P Jesse Harper, IF Orlando Hudson, OF John-Ford Griffin, OF Gabe Gross, P Aquilino Lopez, P Justin Miller, IF Josh Phelps, IF Simon Pond, IF Jorge Sequea, P Dustin McGowan, former Orioles P Josh Towers, C Guillermo Quiroz, OF Alexis Rios, P Francisco Rosario and former Orioles OF Jayson Werth.

INDIANS: Signed IF John McDonald and P Jack Cressend to one-year contracts and P Roy Smith to minor league contract.

YANKEES: Reached preliminary agreement with P Orlando Hernandez on one-year contract that guarantees him $500,000.


NBA: Fined Heat coach Stan Van Gundy $7,500 for verbally abusing game officials and failing to leave court in timely manner in a game Tuesday. Fined Heat assistant Bob McAdoo $5,000 for verbally abusing referees at end of same game.


ACC: North Carolina F Camille Little was named AP ACC women's basketball Player of the Year.

MEAC: Named Morgan State's Butch Beard and Coppin State's Fang Mitchell men's basketball Coaches of the Year.


BEARS: Signed free-agent T John Tait, transition player with Chiefs, to offer sheet.

BROWNS: Restructured contract of DT Gerard Warren.

CARDINALS: Agreed to three-year contracts with free-agent DE Bert Berry, who had been with Broncos; QB Shaun King, who had been with Buccaneers; and former Ravens FB Obafemi Ayanbadejo, who had been with Dolphins.

FALCONS: Agreed to six-year, $28.5 million deal with DT Rod Coleman, who had been with Raiders.

GIANTS: Signed LB Carlos Emmons, who had been with Eagles, and DT Fred Robbins, who had been with Vikings.

JETS: Signed LB Eric Barton (Maryland), who had been with Raiders. Signed CB David Barrett, who had been with Cardinals, to six-year, $21 million deal. Re-signed K Doug Brien.

PATRIOTS: Signed Steelers DE Rodney Bailey to one-year, $1.3 million offer sheet.

REDSKINS: Signed Rams CB Jerametrius Butler to six-year, $15 million offer sheet.

STEELERS: Re-signed LB Clark Haggans to four-year, $10.2 million deal. Signed P Chris Gardocki, who had been with Browns, to five-year, $6.5 million contract. Released former Stallions P Josh Miller.

VIKINGS: Agreed to terms with DT Steve Martin, who had been with Texans.


COYOTES: Recalled C Erik Westrum from AHL Springfield.

FLAMES: Acquired LW Chris Simon from Rangers for G Jamie McLennan, C Blair Betts and minor league RW Greg Moore.

FLYERS: Recalled RW Kirby Law, D Freddy Meyer and D Randy Jones from AHL Philadelphia.

KINGS: Activated RW Dustin Brown from IR.

MAPLE LEAFS: Assigned F Matt Stajan to AHL St. John's.

RANGERS: Claimed F Josh Green off waivers from Flames.

RED WINGS: Assigned G Marc Lamothe and D Anders Myrvold to AHL Grand Rapids.

SHARKS: Placed F Marco Sturm and D Kyle McLaren on injured list. Recalled F Brad Boyes and F Miroslav Zalesak from AHL Cleveland.

WILD: Recalled C Rickard Wallin from AHL Houston.

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