May 04, 2004



DODGERS: Named Martin Greenspun chief operating officer.

ORIOLES: Acquired P Bruce Chen from Blue Jays for player to be named.

ROYALS: Recalled P Jamie Cerda from Triple-A Omaha. Optioned P Eduardo Villacis to Double-A Wichita.


NBA: Fined Mavericks $25,000 for showing pre-game video that ridiculed members of Kings before Game 3 of playoff series April 24. Announced that following high school players said they will enter draft, though none will hire an agent: J.R. Smith of St. Benedict's in Newark, N.J., Al Jefferson of Prentiss (Miss.) High and Shaun Livingston of Peoria (Ill.) Central High.

BULLS: Named Jay Hillock director of pro personnel.


GOUCHER: CAC named G Reeves Craig and D Chris Webber III to men's lacrosse all-conference first team and A Pat Tracy (St. Paul's) to second team.

IONA: Received national letter of intent from football S Jared Baum (Archbishop Curley).

JOHNS HOPKINS: Centennial Conference named 3B Mike Spiciarich baseball Player of the Week.

LOYOLA: Signed following golf recruits: Matt Bassler (Mount St. Joseph's), Nick Brassill and Chris Derby.

MARYLAND: Athlon Sports named OL C.J. Brooks to football preseason All-America second team and Brooks, P Adam Podlesh and PR Steve Suter to ACC first team. ... Announced that women's soccer G Nikki Resnick is transferring from Colorado and that following recruits will join team: M-F Kelly Dormandy, M Shelley McDuff (River Hill) and M-D Jacquie Shields.

MCDANIEL: Centennial Conference named M Kristin Ramey to women's lacrosse all-conference first team and D Heather Nichols, D Katie Kirley (Glenelg) and G Lindsey O'Steen to second team.

NEVADA-LAS VEGAS: Announced that F Odartey Blankson will forgo senior season to enter NBA draft.

RICHMOND: Atlantic 10 named A Polly Purcell women's lacrosse Player of the Week.

RPI: Upstate (N.Y.) Collegiate Athletic Association named A Mary Beth Cooley to women's lacrosse all-conference second team.

ST. MARY'S: CAC named A Dave Mueller (North County) and M Pat Schmidt to men's lacrosse all-conference first team and DM Jeff Luoma, D Gavin Zorbach (C. Milton Wright) and G Rich Barr to second team.

SALISBURY: CAC named A Andy Arnold, A Corey O'Neil, M Andy Murray (Centennial), DM Sean White (Calvert Hall), D Jeff Bigas and D Eric Martin to men's lacrosse all-conference first team and A Scott Simmons, M Brian Oakley (Chesapeake-AA), M Justin Smith (Pallotti) and D Tom Cowles to second team.

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA: Promoted Bob Cantu to men's assistant basketball coach.

TOWSON: Named volleyball setter Mary Clare Coghlan and swimmer Aaron Krause (Gow School) female and male Athletes of the Year, respectively.

WASHINGTON COLLEGE: Centennial Conference named M Janet Studdiford and A Lindsey Eichner to women's lacrosse all-conference first team and M Minta Sayres and A Casey Sawma to second team.

YORK: CAC named M Josh Papsan (North County) to men's lacrosse all-conference first team.


BEARS: Signed C Brian Pare.

49ERS: Signed LB Gregory Carothers, DE Josh Cooper, CB Randee Drew, WR Philip Fleck, LB Pasha Jackson, WR Tony Johnson, DE Ronald Jones and WR Fred Stamps.

PACKERS: Signed LB Jermaine Taylor. Released LB Dave Moretti.

SEAHAWKS: Waived DT Nate Dwyer. Signed RB Tellis Redmon and RB Clarence Farmer.


CANUCKS: Announced that Brian Burke will not return as GM.

STARS: Signed D Matt Nickerson to three-year contract.

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