May 03, 2004



DEVIL RAYS: Announced retirement of consultant Syd Thrift, former Orioles VP.

WHITE SOX: Recalled C-IF Jamie Burke from Triple-A Charlotte.

YANKEES: Activated OF Kenny Lofton from 15-day DL. Optioned OF Bubba Crosby to Triple-A Columbus.

NEWARK (INDEPENDENT): Signed OF Rickey Henderson.


McDANIEL: Centennial Conference named Kristy Costa outstanding field performer at its championship meet.


BEARS: Signed free-agent QB Ryan Dinwiddie. Released QB Zak Kustok.

PATRIOTS: Signed free-agent WR Ricky Bryant and TE Andy Mignery.



The Maryland Athletic Hall of Fame will hold its awards ceremony May 19 at Michael's Eighth Avenue in Glen Burnie. The inductees are Chuck Thompson (radio/TV), Earl Brannan (baseball), Mike Bielecki (baseball), Hotsy Alperstein (boxing); Marty Lyons (football) and Ed Thompson (speedboat racing). Tickets are available for $50 by calling Mary Overholser at 410-519-8122.


The Yankee Rebels will be conducting their 37th annual baseball camp for boys ages 6 to 19. There are one- or two-week sessions available from June 21 through the fall. The camp will be held in the Baltimore area. Call Joseph Palmer at 410-665-1308, Jim Scardina at 410-761-6900 or Mark Schler at 410-879-8629.


The Maryland women's basketball program will hold six camps and one clinic June 12-27 for players 7 to 18. The parent/daughter clinic ($75) is June 12. The individual day camp ($185) runs June 12-15. Shooting camp ($60) runs June 12-13. Position camp (starting at $170) runs June 16-18. Individual camp (starting at $205) runs June 18-21. Elite individual camp (from $215) runs June 22-25. Team camp runs June 25-27. Call 301-314-1747.

Basketball day camps for players 8 to 15 will be held at Boys' Latin, June 7-11 and June 14-18. Call Doug Nicholas at 410-377-5192, Ext. 143, or go to and click on athletic schedules.

Perry Hall Recreation and Perry Hall varsity girls basketball coach Linda Caccavalla will hold the FUNdamental Basketball Camp for girls and boys grades 2 through 9 at Perry Hall Middle School. There are two weekly sessions, beginning June 28 and beginning July 5. Cost is $70. Call 410-887-5187 or 410-256-0065, e-mail or pick up a brochure at the Perry Hall Recreation office or the Perry Hall Middle School gym.



George Mason 13, Towson 11 Johns Hopkins 17, Franklin & Marshall 9 Mount St. Mary's 7, Fairleigh Dickinson 5, 10 inn. Northeastern 6, UMBC 1 York 9, Villa Julie 7


Centennial Conference final McDaniel 4, Ursinus 1 Georgia Tech 10-1, Maryland 2-9 Towson 3, Delaware 2

Pro tennis


Open Seat Godo

At Barcelona, Spain Championship Tommy Robredo (8), Spain, def. Gaston Gaudio (13), Argentina, 6-3, 4-6, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3.


J&S Cup

At Warsaw, Poland Championship Venus Williams (2), United States, def. Svetlana Kuznetsova (4), Russia, 6-1, 6-4.

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