April 16, 2004



ANGELS: Announced four-year contract extension through 2008 with Single-A Rancho Cucamonga.

ATHLETICS: Recalled P Rich Harden from Triple-A Sacramento. Designated P Chad Harville for assignment.

EXPOS: Placed OF Carl Everett on 15-day DL with labrum tear to right shoulder. Recalled OF Matt Cepicky from Triple-A Edmonton.

METS: Named John Ricco assistant GM.

RED SOX: Recalled P Phil Seibel from Triple-A Pawtucket.


CELTICS: Added G Dana Barros to playoff roster.

HORNETS: Left F Jamal Mashburn off playoff roster.

KINGS: Activated F Gerald Wallace. Left F Tony Massenburg (Maryland) off playoff roster.

KNICKS: Left G Moochie Norris off playoff roster to make room for G Allan Houston.

LYNX (WNBA): Acquired 2004 first-round draft pick and F Amanda Lassiter from Storm for F Sheri Sam and C Janell Burse.


ARMY: Named Elizabeth O'Brien women's basketball assistant coach.

HAMLINE: Named Melissa Young-Kruse women's basketball coach.

HOFSTRA: Announced resignation of women's assistant basketball coach Elizabeth O'Brien to take same position at Army.

KANSAS: Announced that men's basketball C David Padgett will transfer.

UMBC: Named Kevin Baggett men's basketball assistant coach.

MOUNT ST. MARY'S: Changed name of Metro Championships to Eric Kloiber Metro Championships to honor the late Sports Information Director Eric Kloiber.

NAVY: Women's swimming coach Dick Purdy will retire, effective at end of school year.

NORTHERN ILLINOIS: Signed football coach Joe Novak to three-year contract extension, through 2007.

ST. MARY'S: Named baseball player 2B Tracy Vallandingham Athlete of the Month.

SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI: Named Steve Barnes amd Austin Norris men's basketball assistant coaches.

TOWSON: Announced that women's basketball F Tierra Jackson is transferring from Syracuse.

WASHINGTON & JEFFERSON: Named Erik Franklin football assistant coach.


BRONCOS: Signed free-agent TE O.J. Santiago, who had been with Raiders. Re-signed TE Patrick Hape.

BUCCANEERS: Re-signed S John Howell. Signed TE Doug Zeigler.

COWBOYS: Signed S Lynn Scott.

PACKERS: Re-signed DB James Whitley.

RAIDERS: Signed free-agent CB Denard Walker, who had been with Vikings.

RAVENS: Named Jeff Goering senior director of finance, Kenny Abrams director of community relations and Melaine LeGrande community relations assistant.

STEELERS: Re-signed T Barrett Brooks. Withdrew $628,000 qualifying offer to T Mathias Nkwenti.


STARS: Signed F Junior Lessard, who won Hobey Baker Award as best Division I player, to one-year contract.

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