For The Record


July 07, 2004



MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Denied protest filed by Yankees that Jorge Posada should not have been called out for interference in eighth inning of 6-5 loss to Mets on Sunday. ... Announced that Phillies' Jim Thome, Reds' Ken Griffey and Cubs' Sammy Sosa will represent NL in All-Star Home Run Derby and that Orioles' Rafael Palmeiro and Yankees' Jason Giambi will represent AL; other players will be added later.

BLUE JAYS: Activated 1B Carlos Delgado from 15-day DL. Optioned P Adam Peterson to Triple-A Syracuse.

EXPOS: Placed P Zach Day on 15-day DL with right shoulder tendinitis. Recalled P Chad Bentz from Triple-A Edmonton.

GIANTS: Activated P Jason Christiansen from 15-day DL. Optioned P David Aardsma to Triple-A Fresno.

INDIANS: Activated P Bob Wickman from 60-day DL. Designated P Jose Jimenez for assignment.

MARLINS: Called up C Josh Willingham from Double-A Carolina. Placed P Josh Beckett on 15-day DL with skin tear on right middle finger.

ORIOLES: Claimed C Ken Huckaby off waivers from Rangers. Transferred P Eric DuBose from 15- to 60-day DL.

RANGERS: Placed IF Herbert Perry on 15-day DL with sprained right calf. Purchased contract of former Orioles IF Manny Alexander from Triple-A Oklahoma.

WHITE SOX: Agreed to three-year, $27 million contract extension with P Freddy Garcia.


HAWKS: Named Mike Woodson coach and agreed with him on four-year contract.

HORNETS: Signed G J.R. Smith, 18th pick in first round, to three-year contract.

LAKERS: Signed G Sasha Vujacic.

NETS: Waived G Eddie Gill.

NUGGETS: Named Michael Cooper, who had been head coach of WNBA's Sparks, assistant coach.


AUBURN: Junior basketball G Lewis Monroe said he would transfer to Indiana.

CLEMSON: Suspended DL Chris McDuffie from football team after he was arrested on drug charges.

DUKE: Named Shannon Perry women's basketball assistant coach.

GUILFORD: Named Matthew Grosso women's lacrosse coach; he was an assistant at Goucher from 1999-2004.

HOFSTRA: Announced that G Shalamar Oakley has left women's basketball team.

MARQUETTE: Named Jason Rabedeaux men's basketball assistant coach.

SYRACUSE: Named Robert Murphy men's basketball assistant coach.

VILLA JULIE: Named Ricky Sanchez men's soccer coach and SID.

VIRGINIA TECH: Suspended QB Marcus Vick indefinitely after it was revealed he was charged with reckless driving and possession of marijuana.


BUCCANEERS: Signed CB Will Hunter.

49ERS: Signed S Keith Lewis to three-year contract.

High schools

BROADNECK: Baseball player Jerry Jubb committed to Shepherd College.

NORTHEAST (ANNE ARUNDEL): Track and field athlete Klayton Lipman committed to Florida.


Radoslav Suchy from Coyotes for 2005 fourth-round draft pick.

CAPITALS: Signed C Jakub Klepis to three-year contract.

COYOTES: Signed D Sean O'Donnell to three-year deal.

KINGS: Agreed to four-year, $12.6 million deal with free-agent C Craig Conroy, who had been with Flames.

RANGERS: Named Tom Renney coach; announced that he will retain title as VP of player development.

SENATORS: Signed free-agent G Dominik Hasek, who had been with Red Wings, to multiyear deal.


BAYHAWKS (MLL): Placed A Michael Powell, first overall draft pick, on did-not-report list. Placed D Blaise Fletcher, fifth-round pick, on non-lacrosse inactive list. Released D Zack Burke (UMBC). Added A Matt Alrich, fourth-round draft pick, to roster. Activated M Kip Fulks (Maryland) from 15-day IR.


BLAST (MISL): Announced retirement of G Scott Hileman.

Tour de France

Third stage

(130.49 miles from Waterloo, Belgium to Wasquehal) 1. Jean-Patrick Nazon, France, AG2R Prevoyance, 4 hours, 36 minutes, 45 seconds.

2. Erik Zabel, Germany, T-Mobile Team, 0 seconds behind.

3. Robbie McEwen, Australia, Lotto-Domo, 0 seconds behind.

4. Tom Boonen, Belgium, Quick Step-Davitamon, 0 seconds behind.

5. Kim Kirchen, Luxemburg, Fassa Bortolo, 0 seconds behind.

6. Danilo Hondo, Germany, Gerolsteiner, 0 seconds behind.

7. Jaan Kirsipuu, Estonia, AG2R Prevoyance, 0 seconds behind.

8. Alessandro Bertolini, Italy, Alessio-Bianchi, 0 seconds behind.

9. Fabio Baldato, Italy, Alessio-Bianchi, 0 seconds behind.

10. Jose Enrique Gutierrez, Spain, Phonak Hearing Systems, 0 seconds behind.

Others 54. Lance Armstrong, United States, U.S. Postal Service, 5 seconds behind.

Overall standings

(After three stages) 1. Robbie McEwen, Australia, Lotto-Domo, 13 hours, 42 minutes, 34 seconds.

2. Fabian Cancellara, Switzerland, Fassa Bortolo, 1 second behind.

3. Jens Voigt, Germany, Team CSC, 9 seconds behind.

4. Jean-Patrick Nazon, France, AG2R Prevoyance, 12 seconds behind.

5. Lance Armstrong, United States, U.S. Postal Service, 16 seconds behind.

6. Danilo Hondo, Germany, Gerolsteiner, 22 seconds behind.

7. Erik Zabel, Germany, T-Mobile Team, 23 seconds behind.

8. Jose Enrique Gutierrez, Spain, Phonak Hearing Systems, 23 seconds behind.

9. Levi Leipheimer, United States, Rabobank, 24 seconds behind.

10. Oscar Pereiro Sio, Spain, Phonak Hearing Systems, 25 seconds behind.

11. Bobby Julich, United States, Team CSC, 26 seconds behind.

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