For The Record

August 13, 2004


Auto racing

RICHARD CHILDRESS RACING: Signed Jeff Burton to multi-year agreement.


INDIANS: Released OF Alex Escobar.

MARLINS: Activated former Orioles P Armando Benitez from 15-day DL. Optioned P Ben Howard to Triple-A Albuquerque.

METS: Optioned P Matt Ginter and P Pedro Feliciano to Triple-A Norfolk. Placed P Jose Parra on 60-day DL. Recalled P Dan Wheeler from Norfolk. Purchased contract of IF Wilson Delgado from Norfolk.

RANGERS: Recalled P Erasmo Ramirez from Triple-A Oklahoma. Optioned P Nick Regilio to Oklahoma.

REDS: Placed OF Ken Griffey on 60-day DL with torn right hamstring. Purchased contract of OF Darren Bragg from Triple-A Louisville.

ROCKIES: Sent former Orioles P Travis Driskill outright to Triple-A Colorado Springs.


MAGIC: Re-signed restricted free-agent G DeShawn Stevenson. Named Ron Ekker, Chris Jent, Clifford Ray and Morlon Wiley assistant coaches.

NETS: Signed G Ron Mercer to two-year, $3 million contract.

SILVER STARS (WNBA): Named Dale Osbourne assistant coach. Signed C Nevriye Yilmaz and G Jocelyn Penn for rest of season.

MYSTICS (WNBA): Signed G Shaunzinski Gortman for rest of season.

ONTARIO (ABA): Announced that team nickname will be Warriors. Named Eric Cooper coach.


CONNECTICUT: Announced that RB Terry Caulley will miss season as medical redshirt with knee injury.

UMBC: Named Tracy Stalker women's soccer assistant coach.

NAVY: Named John Morrison women's swimming coach.

NORTH CAROLINA: Named Alex Marconi assistant baseball coach.

RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE: Named Mary McConnell women's assistant basketball coach.

SAINT JOSEPH'S: Named Pat Cullinan men's lacrosse coach.


BRONCOS: Signed CB Jermaine Chatman.

SAINTS: Waived WR Germane Crowell. Signed CB Fred Booker.

VIKINGS: Signed free-agent G-T Brandon Newman.


COYOTES: Re-signed C Mike Comrie to two-year contract.

FLYERS: Re-signed D Mattias Timander to two-year contract.

ISLANDERS: Re-signed D Janne Niinimaa to three-year contract. Signed D Keith Aldridge.

LIGHTNING: Signed one-year affiliation agreement with ECHL Johnstown.

WILD: Re-signed LW Andrew Brunette and D Willie Mitchell to one-year contracts.

Pro lacrosse

MLL standings

National Division

W L Pct. PF PA

Bayhawks 6 5 .545 196 183

Rochester 6 5 .545 192 170

N.J. 1 10 .090 169 205

American Division

W L Pct. PF PA

Boston 8 3 .727 214 221

L.I. 6 5 .545 177 180

Phila. 6 5 .545 194 183

Tomorrow's games

N.J. at Bayhawks, 7 p.m. Boston at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. L.I. at Rochester, 7:30 p.m.

MLL semifinals

Aug. 20

MLL championship

Aug. 22, 1 p.m. Pro soccer

MLS standings

Eastern Conference


N.Y./N.J. 9 6 5 32 36 34

Columbus 6 5 7 25 20 20

D.C. United 6 8 6 24 27 31

N. Eng 5 8 7 22 27 30

Chicago 5 8 7 22 21 25

Western Conference

L.A. 9 6 6 33 35 31

K.C. 9 5 5 32 28 18

Dallas 7 8 5 26 24 28

Colorado 6 7 8 26 17 21

San Jose 6 7 6 24 31 28

Note: Three points for victory, one point for tie.

Tomorrow's games

San Jose at Kansas City, 4 p.m. N. Eng. at D.C. U., 7:30 p.m. Colorado at Chicago, 8:30 p.m. Columbus at L.A., 10 p.m.

Wednesday's results

D.C. United 3, Colorado 1 New England 3, Dallas 0 Chicago 2, San Jose 1



The Baltimore Buzz 11-and-under baseball team is holding tryouts at 2 p.m. on Aug. 15 at Campus Hills Field, Providence Road in Towson. Players' birthdays must be after July 31, 1993. Call 410-456-2742.

The Panthers Baseball Association will hold fall workouts. The organization also seeks to start teams in the 9- and 10- year-old age group. Coaching spots are available for next season. Call Pete Karsos at 410-299-7417 or visit

The U-12 Maryland Red Dogs will hold tryouts for the 2004-2005 seasons Aug. 28-29 from noon to 3 p.m. at Chapel Valley Park. Players must be born on or after Aug. 1, 1992. Call 410-531-1183 or e-mail

The 2005 11&U Baltimore BlueClaws will hold clinics/tryouts Aug. 15, 22 and 29 from noon to 3 p.m. Call Randy Kail at 410-893-1607, Lesly Dimanche at 410-937-3187 or Jim Maguire at 410-365-8364.


Coach Bob Flynn's basketball camp at Cardinal Gibbons School has openings for the week of Aug. 16-20 (boys and girls). Call 410-644-1770, Ext. 126, or register online at


The Mid-Atlantic Unlimited Youth Football Association is registering players age 10-14, going into the fifth through eighth grade, for the 2004 season. This is a no-weight-limit program. Call 410-529-2080.

Bulldog Flag Football will hold registration and a meeting for the 2004 season Sept. 5 at 1 p.m. Registration fee is $250. The season runs Sept. 12-Dec. 12. Contact commissioner Dave Mitchell, by e-mail at or by phone at 410-750-9283. Web site:

High schools

Bryn Mawr needs a JV soccer assistant coach, a volleyball assistant coach and a cross country coach. Call athletic director Terry Detorie at 410-323-8800, Ext. 1340.

Hereford needs a girls JV soccer coach, varsity assistant girls soccer coach and a JV cheerleading coach. Call athletic director Mike Kalisz at 410-887-1910 or e-mail

Archbishop Curley needs a baseball coach. Send a resume by fax to athletic director Sean Murphy at 410-483-2545, or by mail to 3701 Sinclair Lane, Baltimore, MD 21213.

Reservoir needs a JV girls soccer coach. Call Ken Klock, athletic director, at 410-888-8853.

IAABO Board 290 will hold rules interpretation and training classes for those interested in officiating boys and girls high school basketball games Sept. 8 through Nov. 29 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Baltimore City Community College's room 117. Call George Pinchback at 443-799-9959.

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