May 06, 2004



BREWERS: Signed CF Scott Podsednik to two-year contract extension.

DEVIL RAYS: Optioned IF Damian Rolls to Triple-A Durham. Purchased contract of OF Midre Cummings from Durham.

PHILLIES: Placed P Roberto Hernandez on 15-day DL with a strained right calf. Called up P Jim Crowell from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes Barre.

TIGERS: Placed P Nate Cornejo on 15-day DL with right shoulder inflammation. Purchased contract of P Craig Dingman from Triple-A Toledo.

YANKEES: Optioned P Jose Contreras to Single-A Tampa. Recalled P Bret Prinz from Triple-A Columbus.


HORNETS: Announced retirement of GM Bob Bass, effective June 30.

PACERS: F Jermaine O'Neal won Magic Johnson Award for cooperation with media.

76ERS: Named Dick Harter assistant coach.


GOUCHER: Kate Howell named women's lacrosse Player of Week and Natalie Williams named women's track and field Athlete of Week in Capital Athletic Conference.

KENTUCKY: Announced sophomore men's basketball F Bernard Cote has been released from his scholarship.

McDANIEL: Ryan Shotzberger and Chris Seibert named All-Centennial Conference baseball.

MIAMI: Released basketball recruit C.J. Giles from national letter of intent.

MORGAN STATE: DB Cliff Johnson (Baltimore, Loch Raven HS) and DB Sam Massey have signed free-agent contracts with Detroit Lions and Ravens, respectively.

PENN STATE: Named Susan Robinson-Fruchtl women's assistant basketball coach.

ROBERT MORRIS: Named Scott Fairson assistant football coach. Announced F A.J. Jackson has transferred from East Tennessee State.

STILLMAN: Named Leon Douglas men's basketball coach.

TENNESSEE TECH: Named Mark Wilson athletic director.

TOWSON: Named Robin Truiett-Theodorson assistant AD for compliance services.

WASHINGTON COLLEGE: OF Jay McEvoy (Laurel) has been named All-Centennial Conference honorable mention.

WISCONSIN: Announced junior G Devin Harris will enter NBA draft.


BUCCANEERS: Signed DT DeVone Claybrooks.

49ERS: Signed LB Melvin Simmons and S Lawrence Turner.

VIKINGS: Announced retirement of LB Greg Biekert.

High schools

LONG REACH: Scott Peddicord (UMBC), Jereme Scott (St. Joseph's, Pa.) and Robbie O'Brien (Catholic) signed baseball letters of intent.

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