May 20, 2004


Auto racing

TALLADEGA SUPERSPEEDWAY: Named Kristi R. King director of public relations.

DARLINGTON RACEWAY: Named Chris Browning president and Andrew Gurtis senior director for operational planning.


CUBS: Placed OF Sammy Sosa on 15-day DL. Called up OF Jason Dubois from Triple-A Iowa.

DEVIL RAYS: Assigned 1B Fred McGriff to Triple-A Durham. Activated P Jason Standridge from 15-day DL. Recalled P Rob Bell from Durham. Optioned P Chad Gaudin and P Jeremi Gonzalez to Durham. Sent P Dicky Gonzalez and OF Midre Cummings outright to Durham.

INDIANS: Acquired minor league P Andrew Brown from Dodgers to complete April 4 trade. Claimed P Joe Dawley off waivers from Royals and optioned him to Triple-A Buffalo. Transferred P Jason Stanford from 15-day to 60-day DL.

MARLINS: Placed utilityman Wil Cordero on 15-day DL. Called up Larry Sutton from Triple-A Albuquerque. Designated IF Kevin Hooper for assignment.

PIRATES: Terminated contract of OF Raul Mondesi. Purchased contract of OF Ruben Mateo from Triple-A Nashville. Placed OF J.J. Davis on 15-day DL with right pinky injury.

REDS: Activated OF Austin Kearns from 15-day DL. Sent OF Jason Romano outright to Triple-A Louisville.


BULLS: Named Jim Boylan assistant coach.


CCNY: Announced resignation of men's and women's track and field coach Leroy Solomon.

FLORIDA STATE: Extended contract of basketball coach Leonard Hamilton through 2009-10.

ILLINOIS-CHICAGO: Signed baseball coach Mike Dee to four-year contract extension.

MT. ST. MARY'S: David Hinton named first-team All-Northeast Conference track and field. Devin Barry named second-team All-NEC.

NEWBERRY: Named Shaun Golden men's basketball coach.

NORTH DAKOTA: Promoted men's assistant basketball coach Randall Herbst to men's associate head basketball coach.

SETON HALL: Announced signing of Marcus Cousin (Randallstown High) to national letter of intent to play basketball.

SOUTH FLORIDA: Announced G-F Melvin Buckley transferred to men's basketball team from Purdue.


NHL: Announced that NBC TV will broadcast some games under revenue-sharing plan for two years beginning next season, replacing ABC. Announced one-year agreement with ESPN.

BLACKHAWKS: Signed coach Brian Sutter to contract extension. Promoted Bruce Cassidy from scout to assistant coach. Fired assistant coach Al MacAdam. Retained assistant coach Denis Savard.


CHARGERS: Signed WR Eric Parker to one-year contract.

JAGUARS-Signed QB Bryson Spinner.

JETS: Signed DE Kevin Fales and WR Chris Duncan.

RAIDERS: Signed DE Bobby Hamilton.

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