For The Record

July 28, 2004



ANGELS: Placed P Jarrod Washburn on 15-day DL with inflamed rib on left side. Recalled OF Curtis Pride (Silver Spring) from Triple-A Salt Lake.

ATHLETICS: Activated P Chris Hammond from 15-day DL. Designated 1B-DH Eric Karros for assignment.

BREWERS: Agreed to two-year, $6 million extension with P Doug Davis.

INDIANS: Activated P Brian Tallet from 60-day DL; optioned him to Double-A Akron. Designated P Jeriome Robertson for assignment.

MARINERS: Placed P Joel Pineiro on 15-day DL, retroactive to Monday, with strained right elbow. Recalled IF Ramon Santiago from Triple-A Tacoma.

MARLINS: Purchased contract of P Aaron Small from Triple-A Albuquerque. Optioned C Josh Willingham to Double-A Carolina.

PHILLIES: Placed P Ryan Madson on 15-day DL with sprained right pinkie. Recalled P Josh Hancock from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

TWINS: Placed IF Nick Punto on 15-day DL with broken right clavicle. Recalled SS Jason Bartlett from Triple-A Rochester.

LINCOLN (INDEPENDENT): Signed former Orioles minor league IF Pete Rose Jr.


BULLS: Signed G Ben Gordon and F Luol Deng, third and seventh overall picks in NBA draft.

HEAT: Signed F Dorell Wright, 18th pick in draft, to three-year contract.

JAZZ: Announced that Pistons did not match offer sheet to F Mehmet Okur.

PACERS: Agreed to two-year contract with G Eddie Gill.


BIG 12: Extended contract through 2011 with Fox Sports Networks.

DREXEL: Signed men's basketball coach Bruiser Flint to multi-year contract extension.

GEORGETOWN: Named Erin Wellner women's lacrosse assistant coach.

LOYOLA: Promoted Rick Woods (Bel Air) to director of cross country and track. Named Julie Culley women's track coach.

SAINT LOUIS: Basketball G Antwan Alexander was released from national letter of intent.

TEXAS A&M: Dismissed WR Nick Rhodes from football team.

TOWSON: Named Shawn Nadelen men's lacrosse defensive coordinator and Andrew "Buggs" Combs (St. Paul's) offensive coordinator. Named Rob Norris men's basketball assistant coach.


NFL: Suspended Vikings DE Kenny Mixon two games for violating league's substance-abuse policy.

BEARS: Agreed to four-year contract with QB Craig Krenzel, fifth-round draft pick.

BRONCOS: Signed WR Darius Watts, CB Jeremy LeSueur, CB Jeff Shoate, C Josh Sewell, QB Matt Mauck, RB Brandon Miree and QB Bradlee Van Pelt. Waived S Jarious Jackson, WR MarTay Jenkins and CB Reggie Stephens. Released LB John Mobley.

CARDINALS: Signed DE Antonio Smith and C Alex Stepanovich.

COLTS: Agreed to contract with CB Jason David, fourth-round pick.

COWBOYS: Signed WR Patrick Crayton and CB Jacques Reeves. Waived QB Chad Hutchinson.

EAGLES: Signed OL Shawn Andrews to a six-year contract. Signed CB Matt Ware, S J.S. Reed, G Trey Darilek and FB Thomas Tapeh to four-year contracts.

FALCONS: Reached multiyear agreement with WR Michael Jenkins, 29th pick in draft. Agreed to terms with following draft picks: QB Matt Schaub, DT Chad Lavalais and RB Quincy Wilson.

49ERS: Waived CB Antuan Simmons and LB Pasha Jackson.

JETS: Signed LB Jonathan Vilma, 12th pick in draft, to multiyear contract.

LIONS: Signed T Kelly Butler, sixth-round pick, to three-year contract and unrestricted free agent G Solomon Page to one-year deal.

PATRIOTS: Placed LB Rosevelt Colvin on physically-unable-to-perform list. Signed TE Zeron Flemister.

RAIDERS: Released former Ravens S Rod Woodson after he failed physical.

RAMS: Signed QB Jeff Smoker, sixth-round pick, and DE Jeff Hargrove, third-round pick, to three-year contracts.

RAVENS: Signed WR Derek Abney, seventh-round pick, to three-year contract. Reached injury settlement with undrafted rookie CB Zach Norton (hand) and waived him. Signed second-year TE Daniel Wilcox, who was waived by Buccaneers last year.

REDSKINS: Agreed to seven-year, $18 million contract with S Sean Taylor, fifth overall pick.

SAINTS: Agreed to terms with LB Colby Bockwoldt. Signed DB Monty Montgomery to one-year contract.

SEAHAWKS: Signed S Michael Boulware to a multiyear contract.

TEXANS: Signed DE Charlie Anderson and TE John Frieser. Waived RB Derrick Knight.

TITANS: Agreed to terms with FB Troy Fleming. Released DT Grant Bowman, S Steve Smith, LB Maurice Sonnier, LB Drew Wahlroos, WR Chad Lucas and WR Kevin Wolcott.

VIKINGS: Signed DT Brock Lesnar and G Tam Hopkins. Released S Ben Nauman and DT Jeff Womble.


BLACKHAWKS: Re-signed D Jim Vandermeer to multiyear contract.

CANUCKS: Re-signed G Dan Cloutier to one-year, $3 million contract and C Brendan Morrison to one-year contract.

COYOTES: Re-signed D Derek Morris to one-year, $3.5 million qualifying offer.

FLYERS: Signed LW Josh Gratton to two-year contract.

RANGERS: Re-signed D Dale Purinton.

Horse racing

NATIONAL THOROUGHBRED RACING ASSOCIATION: Announced resignation of Tim Smith, commissioner and CEO, effective Sept. 1. Named D.G. Van Clief Jr. acting commissioner and chief operating officer. Named Gregory C. Avioli president and chief operating officer, effective Sept. 1.


MLS: United M Dema Kovalenko was added to Eastern Conference team for All-Star Game on Saturday at RFK Stadium in Washington.

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