October 12, 2004



ATHLETICS: Fired bench coach Chris Speier.

CUBS: Fired 3B coach Wendell Kim. Promoted Gene Clines to hitting coach. Demoted Gary Matthews from hitting coach to 1B coach.

DIAMONDBACKS: Announced resignation of senior vice president of sales and marketing Scott Brubaker.

DODGERS: 3B Robin Ventura announced his retirement.

RANGERS: Activated P Mickey Callaway from 60-day DL and sent him outright to Triple-A Oklahoma.

REDS: Extended manager Dave Miley's contract through 2006 with option for 2007. Signed OF Jason Romano to minor league contract for 2005.


MARYLAND NIGHTHAWKS (ABA): Named Jason Rocco account executive.


JOHNS HOPKINS: T.J. Lyons named Centennial Conference offensive player of week and Ben Scott Centennial Conference special teams player of week.

HARTFORD: Named William Warder lacrosse coach.

NORTH CAROLINA: Suspended WR Adarius Bowman, LB Fred Sparkman and DT Isaiah Thomas indefinitely after they were cited for possession of marijuana by campus police.

SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI: QB Dustin Almond will miss Alabama game Saturday with pulled hamstring in left leg.

TEMPLE: Suspended F Michael Blackshear indefinitely for violating team rules.


BRONCOS; Waived WR Adrian Madise and CB Jermaine Chatman.

COLTS: Waived K Matt Bryant. Re-signed DL Keith Wright. Added DT Jason Stewart to practice squad.

High schools

McDONOGH: G Alex Horwath committed to Connecticut for men's soccer.


MAPLE LEAFS: Assigned F Chris St. Jacques, D David Turon and G Todd Ford to ECHL Pensacola.

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