April 20, 2004



MLB: Named Royals OF Carlos Beltran AL Player of the Week and Giants OF Barry Bonds NL Player of the Week.

RED SOX: Sent P Frank Castillo outright to Triple-A Pawtucket; announced that he accepted assignment. Activated P Lenny Dinardo from 15-day DL.

PHILLIES: Acquired P Ed Yarnall from Red Sox; assigned him to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

USA BASEBALL: Announced formation of women's national team.


NBA: Announced that Pacers F Ron Artest was voted Defensive Player of the Year. Suspended Artest one game for leaving bench during altercation in Saturday game against Celtics. Fined Grizzlies F James Posey $3,000 after upgrading flagrant foul in Saturday game against Spurs.


HUMANITARIAN BOWL: Announced that MPC Computers has become game's title sponsor.

ARKANSAS: Signed men's basketball coach Stan Heath to contract extension through April 30, 2009.

GEORGIA: Announced that starting LB Tony Taylor will miss season after tearing knee ligament in last weekend's spring game.

NAVY: Patriot League named Noah White Scholar-Athlete of the Year for men's swimming and diving and Allison Moon Scholar-Athlete of the Year for women's swimming and diving.

SACRED HEART: NEC named M Maureen Hohn (Towson) women's lacrosse Rookie of the Week.

ST. MARY'S: Named alumnus Chris Harney men's basketball associate head coach; he coached Bel Air High this season.

TEXAS: Named Ken McDonald men's basketball assistant coach.


BENGALS: Traded RB Corey Dillon to Patriots for 2004 second-round draft pick.

BUCCANEERS: Re-signed two restricted free agents: FB Jameel Cook and DT Chartric Darby.

DOLPHINS: Re-signed LB Morlon Anderson to one-year contract.

49ERS: Signed DT Matt Mitrione to one-year contract.

LIONS: Re-signed WR Scotty Anderson and WR Reggie Swinton to one-year contracts.

TEXANS: Signed FB Moran Norris.


COURT OF ARBITRATION FOR SPORT: Rejected appeal by Spain's Gervasio Deferr of positive drug test that cost him silver medal at 2002 world championships.


BLUE JACKETS: Signed C Greg Mauldin to multi-year contract and D Brandon Sugden to one-year deal.

DEVILS: Announced retirement of C Igor Larionov.

PREDATORS: Signed coach Barry Trotz, former Skipjacks coach, to one-year contract extension through 2004-05.


USTA: Named Karlyn Lothery chief diversity officer.



Maryland Red Dogs 15-year-old 2004 Metro baseball team tryouts are currently taking place. The player can not be older than 15 on July 31, 2004. Please e-mail or call Mike at 410-880-6006 to attend a tryout.

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