For The Record

July 20, 2004



BREWERS: Recalled P Ben Hendrickson and IF Matt Erickson from Triple-A Indianapolis.

CUBS: Activated SS Alex Gonzalez from 60-day DL. Designated SS Rey Ordonez for assignment.

EXPOS: Recalled OF Ron Calloway from Triple-A Edmonton.

METS: Placed P Jose Parra on 15-day DL with strained right hip flexor. Activated former Orioles P Scott Erickson from 60-day DL.

ORIOLES: Traded P Mike DeJean to Mets for former Orioles OF Karim Garcia.

PADRES: Acquired SS Rich Aurilia from Mariners for player to be named or cash.

RANGERS: Activated P R.A. Dickey from 15-day DL. Purchased contract of OF Chad Allen. Designated former Orioles IF Manny Alexander and OF Jason Conti for assignment.

REDS: Placed 3B Brandon Larson on 15-day DL with strained hamstring. Signed P Homer Bailey, first-round draft pick.

ROCKIES: Called up former Orioles P Travis Driskill; added him to 40-man roster.

TWINS: Placed C Joe Mauer on 15-day DL with sore left knee. Recalled C Rob Bowen from Double-A New Britain.


BOBCATS: Announced that rapper Nelly has become part-owner.

HORNETS: Signed free-agent F-C Chris Andersen, who had been with Nuggets.

JAZZ: Re-signed G Gordan Giricek.

MERCURY (WNBA): Acquired F Gwen Jackson from Silver Stars for F Adrian Williams.

ABA: Granted expansion franchise to Miami for 2005-06; team will be known as Sunblazers.


COPPIN STATE: Named Alecia Shields-Gadson assistant director of athletics for student support services and women's cross country/track and field coach.

DETROIT: Announced that baseball program will be discontinued.

DUKE: Promoted Mike Cragg to associate director of athletics.

HOBART: Named T.W. Johnson men's assistant lacrosse coach.

HOOD: Announced commitment of cross country runner April Penn (North County).

JAMES MADISON: Named J.C. Price football assistant coach.

SIENA: Named Brian Brecht men's lacrosse coach.


NFL: Announced that Paul Tagliabue will remain as commissioner through end of 2007 season.

BILLS: Agreed to one-year contract with LB Jason Gildon, who had been with Steelers.

CHIEFS: Signed TE Kris Wilson, second-round draft pick, to four-year contract. Signed WR Jeris McIntyre to three-year contract.

PACKERS: Claimed LB Tyreo Harrison on waivers from Eagles.

PANTHERS: Signed WR Keary Colbert, second-round pick, and TE Michael Gaines, seventh-round pick.

PATRIOTS: Signed NT Vince Wilfork, 21st pick in first round of draft, to six-year contract worth about $18 million. Signed QB Jim Miller.

TITANS: Agreed to terms with DT Jared Clauss and TE Sean McHugh, seventh-round picks.


CANADIENS: Signed F Marc-Andre Thinel to one-year contract.

ISLANDERS: Re-signed free-agent F Justin Papineau.

LIGHTNING: Signed C Craig Darby, who had been with Devils. Named Dirk Graham coach of AHL Springfield.

WILD: Re-signed G Manny Fernandez to one-year contract.


BARRAGE (MLL): Waived A Liam Banks.


FORCE (MISL): Signed MF Robbie Aristodemo to three-year contract.


Coming events Tomorrow, HCS 2M, 10K, Thunder Hill E.S., 7 p.m. Thursday, CMAC 6K, 8K Cross Country, South Carroll H.S., 6 p.m., 410-857-2581. Thursday, Metro Harriers' Track and Field, North County H.S., 6:30 p.m., 410-789-7560. Saturday, BRRC long run, NCR Trail, Paper Mill Road, 7:30 a.m., 410-377-7327. July 28, HCS Meet of Miles, Oakland Mills H.S., 6 p.m. July 29, BRRC Track Series, McDonogh School, 6:30 p.m., 410-377-7327. July 29, Metro Harriers' Track and Field, North County H.S., 6:30 p.m., 410-789-7560. July 29, WRRC Four- and Eight-Mile Runs, F.S. Key H.S., 6:30 p.m., 410-751-1434. July 31, BRRC long run, NCR Trail, Paper Mill Road, 7:30 a.m., 410-377-7327. Aug. 1, Hadassah of Greater Baltimore 5K, 10K, Inner Harbor, 7:30 a.m., 410-377-8882. Aug. 1, Annapolis Striders' Dog Days 8K Cross Country Race, 8 a.m., 410-268-1165. Aug. 1, RASAC Airfield Run 2.7-miler, Forest Hill, 8 a.m. Aug. 4, HCS Wincopin Trail 3M, Wincopin Trail, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 5, CMAC 3K, 5K Cross Country, Westminster, 6 p.m., 410-857-2581. Aug. 7, BRRC long run, NCR Trail, Paper Mill Road, 7:30 a.m., 410-377-7327. Pro basketball

WNBA standings

Eastern Conference

W L Pct. GB

Indiana 12 10 .545 -

Charlotte 10 9 .526 1/2

Connecticut 11 11 .500 1

Detroit 10 11 .476 1 1/2

New York 10 11 .476 1 1/2

Washington 9 11 .450 2

Western Conference

W L Pct. GB

Los Angeles 15 7 .682 -

Seattle 13 7 .650 1

Minnesota 12 9 .571 2 1/2

Sacramento 10 11 .476 4 1/2

Houston 10 12 .455 5

Phoenix 8 12 .400 6

San Antonio 6 15 .286 8 1/2

Yesterday's result

Los Angeles 82, Indiana 51

Today's game

New York at Charlotte, noon


Tour de France

Stage winners

July 3: Prologue, Liege, Belgium to Liege, individual time trial, 3.79 miles (Fabian Cancellara, Switzerland; Cancellara)

July 4: Stage 1, Liege, Belgium to Charleroi, Belgium, 125.5 (Jaan Kirsipuu, Estonia; Cancellara)

July 5: Stage 2, Charleroi, Belgium to Namur, Belgium, 122.42 (Robbie McEwen, Australia; Thor Hushovd, Norway)

July 6: Stage 3, Waterloo, Belgium to Wasquehal, France, 130.49 (Jean-Patrick Nazon, France; McEwen)

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