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July 17, 2004

Moves

Auto racing

FORMULA ONE: Announced that Max Mosley, president of league's governing body, withdrew his resignation. Announced that Antonio Pizzonia will replace fellow test driver Marc Gene as BMW-Williams driver at German Grand Prix on July 25.

Baseball

BLUE JAYS: Activated OF Vernon Wells from 15-day DL. Optioned former Orioles IF-OF Howie Clark to Triple-A Syracuse.

CUBS: Activated P Todd Wellemeyer from 15-day DL. Optioned IF Brendan Harris to Triple-A Iowa.

ROYALS: Purchased contract of P Gabe DeHoyos from Schaumburg (Independent) and assigned him to Single-A Burlington.

Basketball

HORNETS: Signed F Morris Peterson to offer sheet.

NUGGETS: Re-signed F Marcus Camby to multi-year contract.

PACERS: Re-signed G Anthony Johnson.

WARRIORS: Signed G Derek Fisher, who had been with Lakers, to multi-year contract.

LIBERTY (WNBA): Signed F La'Keshia Frett to replacement contract.

LYNX (WNBA): Placed G Nuria Martinez on suspended list.

STING (WNBA): Announced that assistant coach Fred Williams has resigned for personal reasons.

College

SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE: Named Jack Key assistant commissioner and chief financial officer.

AIR FORCE: Announced that junior RB Matthew Ward and junior LB Overton Spence Jr., both accused of using steroids, will be court-martialed.

ALABAMA-BIRMINGHAM: Announced retirement of offensive line coach Larry VanDerHeyden. Announced resignation of defensive backs coach Kevin Shirley. Named Brandon Herring guards and centers coach and Shawn Raney defensive backs coach.

GEORGIA SOUTHERN: Named Craig Kennedy women's assistant basketball coach.

HAWAII: Named Jim Bolla women's basketball coach.

IOWA: Named Craig Neal associate head basketball coach, effective Aug. 1. Announced retirement of director of basketball operations Sam Alford. Named Rich Walker director of basketball operations.

LIMESTONE: Announced that men's lacrosse coach T.W. Johnson has accepted assistant coaching position at Hobart.

MARYLAND: Named former Navy assistant Carl Salyer water polo head coach and named Michael Garrison assistant track and field coach.

VIRGINIA TECH: Named Stacey Palmore and Rick Hall men's assistant basketball coaches.

Football

NFL PLAYERS ASSOCIATION: Named Andre Collins director of retired players and Jason Belser regional director.

BENGALS: Waived LB Dwayne Levels.

EAGLES: Released LB Tyreo Harrison.

FALCONS: Signed FB Stanley Pritchett.

PATRIOTS: Signed QB Jim Miller.

Hockey

AVALANCHE: Signed G David Aebischer to one-year contract.

CANADIENS: Signed LW Raitis Ivanans to two-year contract. Re-signed assistant coaches Roland Melanson and Rick Green.

KINGS: Agreed with D Mike Weaver, who had been with Thrashers, on one-year contract. Agreed with RW Brad Smyth on two-year contract.

MIGHTY DUCKS: Agreed on one-year contract with RW Michael Holmqvist.

PANTHERS: Signed D Joel Kwiatkowski, who had been with Capitals. Named Guy Charron assistant coach.

Golf

CANON CUP: Announced that Stephanie Connelly (Northeast) will compete in Aug. 2-5 event at Caves Valley Golf Club.

Olympics

USATF: Announced that hurdler Larry Wade withdrew from U.S. Olympic trials because of broken arm.

USA CYCLING: Named Sue Haywood to women's spot on U.S. Olympic mountain biking team for Athens, Greece.

USOC: Named following members of the U.S. Olympic equestrian team: Kim Severson on Winsome Adante; John Williams on Carrick; Amy Tryon on My Beau; Darren Chiacchia on Windfall II; and Julie Richards on Jacob Two Two.

Soccer

MLS: Signed M Danny Szetela.

Tennis

ATP TOUR: Announced that Marcelo Rios, former world No. 1, retired from sport because of recurring back injury.

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