September 09, 2004



BRAVES: Recalled P Roman Colon from Double-A Greenville.

DEVIL RAYS: Released 1B-DH Randall Simon. Recalled OF Midre Cummings from Triple-A Durham.

MARLINS: Signed free-agent P David Weathers. Designated Chip Ambres, P Tommy Phelps and P Michael Tejera for assignment.

METS: Recalled P Aaron Heilman from Triple-A Norfolk.

REDS: Announced that IF Brandon Larson accepted outright assignment to Triple-A Louisville.

ROYALS: Purchased contract of C Paul Phillips from Triple-A Omaha. Transferred IF Tony Graffanino to 60-day DL.

YANKEES: Recalled P Brad Halsey from Triple-A Columbus.


BULLS: Acquired G-F Eric Piatkowski, G-F Adrian Griffin and G Mike Wilks from Rockets for C Dikembe Mutombo.

KNICKS: Signed C Bruno Sundov.

76ERS: Waived G Greg Buckner.

TIMBERWOLVES: Named Chris Wright president of Timberwolves and WNBA's Lynx. Named Rob Moor CEO for Wolves and Lynx.

WIZARDS: Named Tim Connelly assistant director of player personnel.

WNBA: Suspended Sparks G Tamecka Dixon and F DeLisha Milton one game and fined them $500. Suspended Storm F Alicia Thompson one game and fined her $500.

MYSTICS (WNBA): F Chamique Holdsclaw announced that she will not be returning this season.

STORM (WNBA): Activated F Lauren Jackson from injured list. Placed F Trina Frierson on injured list.


BRIGHAM YOUNG: Fired men's AD Val Hale and women's AD Elaine Michaelis.

COPPIN STATE: Named Derrick DePriest pitching coach.

LOUISVILLE: Announced that sophomore G Jenny Pfeiffer has transferred from Kentucky.

OHIO STATE: Announced that junior G Ron Lewis has transferred from Bowling Green.

PENNSYLVANIA: Named Kevin Huckel assistant director of football operations. Named Jennifer Wasson women's basketball assistant coach.

WASHINGTON COLLEGE: Centennial Conference named setter Laura Shand (Liberty) Centennial Conference volleyball Player of the Week.


INTERNATIONAL CYCLING UNION: Awarded Australia's Michael Rogers 2003 time trial world title after British rider David Millar decided not to appeal his drug-related disqualification.

SWISS OLYMPIC COMMITTEE: Announced that retired former road world champion Oscar Camenzind was banned for two years after testing for EPO.


BILLS: Extended contract of DE Aaron Schobel.

CARDINALS: Signed DT John Nix. Announced that DT Eddie Freeman and CB Derek Ross, claimed off waivers Monday, failed physical exams. Signed TE Bobby Blizzard and OT Jim Newton to practice squad.

COWBOYS: Signed TE Sean Ryan to practice squad. Released TE Landon Trusty.

DOLPHINS: Acquired RB Lamar Gordon from Rams for 2005 third-round draft pick.

EAGLES: Signed coach Andy Reid to four-year contract extension, through 2010. Signed OL Steve Sciullo. Placed OL Adrien Clarke on IR.

JETS: Placed CB Jets Ray Mickens on IR. Signed CB Terrell Buckley. Signed TE Tony Donald to practice squad.

LIONS: Signed LB Ivory McCoy to practice squad.

PACKERS: Signed WR Andrae Thurman and FB Vonta Leach to practice squad.

PATRIOTS: Released OL Bob Hallen.

RAMS: Announced that S Jason Sehorn failed physical exam, nullifying free-agent contract he signed Tuesday.

SAINTS: Signed QB Kliff Kingsbury and DT Shaun Smith to practice squad.

VIKINGS: Signed CB Earthwind Moreland to practice squad.


FLYERS: Signed F Nick Deschenes, F Mark Murphy and D David Printz.

ISLANDERS: Signed one-year affiliation agreement with ECHL Atlantic City.

MIGHTY DUCKS: Signed F Tim Brent to three-year contract.

PENGUINS: Signed D Darcy Robinson to one-year contract.

PREDATORS: Agreed to three-year contract with Wisconsin sophomore D Ryan Suter.

SENATORS: Signed F Brandon Bochenski to multi-year contract.


DAVIS CUP: U.S. captain Patrick McEnroe picked Andy Roddick (singles), Mardy Fish (singles), Bob Bryan (doubles) and Mike Bryan (doubles) for semifinals vs. Belarus on Sept. 24-26 in Charleston, S.C.

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