October 14, 2004


Auto racing

JOE GIBBS RACING: Added Jason Leffler as third entry in NASCAR Nextel Cup series.


BLUE JAYS: Sent outright P Sean Douglass, P Bob File, P Mike Nakamura, IF Howie Clark and IF Jorge Sequea to Triple-A Syracuse. Announced C Bobby Estalella opted for free agency.

CUBS: Purchased contracts of P John Koronka and P Will Ohman from Triple-A Iowa. Sent outright OF Nic Jackson to Iowa. Announced C Mike DiFelice and OF Calvin Murray opted for free agency.

DEVIL RAYS: Released OF Midre Cummings.

INDIANS: Purchased contract of P Scott Sauerbeck from Triple-A Buffalo.

MARINERS: Sent OF Hiram Bocachica, OF B.J. Garbe, IF Mickey Lopez and P Jeff Heaverlo outright to Triple-A Tacoma.

METS: Fired hitting coach Don Baylor, 1B coach Gary Pettis, 3B coach Matt Gallante and trainer Scott Lawrenson.

REDS: Added P Todd Coffey and P Brian Shackelford to 40-man roster.


BOWLING GREEN: Agreed to five-year contract extension with women's basketball coach Curt Miller. Named Jennifer Roos women's assistant basketball coach.

EASTERN MENNONITE: Announced resignation of AD Larry Martin.

MINNESOTA: Signed women's basketball coach Pam Borton to seven-year contract extension through 2010-11 season.

MONMOUTH, N.J.: Promoted Michele Baxter to associate head women's basketball coach and Doug Padron to associate AD for sports medicine.

OLD DOMINION: Agreed to terms with men's basketball coach Blaine Taylor on five-year contract extension through 2008-09 season.


BILLS: Released WR Bobby Shaw.

BUCCANEERS: Signed QB Jason Garrett. Claimed WR Adrian Madise off waivers. Released WR Marcus Knight and WR Derrick Lewis. Signed WR Kevin Youngblood to practice squad. Released DT Isaac Hilton from practice squad.

CHIEFS: Signed P Steve Cheek from practice squad to three-year contract. Signed G Matt Miller to practice squad.

COLTS: Signed QB Travis Brown to practice squad. Released QB Joe Hamilton from practice squad.

COWBOYS: Released TE Mikhael Ricks. Signed LB Ryan Fowler from practice squad. Signed TE Landon Trusty to practice squad.

DOLPHINS: Signed K Matt Bryant.

49ERS: Placed LB Julian Peterson and FB Jasen Isom on IR. Activated OT Jerome Davis from reserve-non-football injury list. Signed LB Ray Wells. Waived OT Tim Provost from practice squad. Signed TE Gabe Crecion to practice squad.

GIANTS: Placed WR Tim Carter and LB Wes Mallard on IR. Signed LB T.J. Hollowell from practice squad. Signed RB Derrick Ward. Signed WR Jason Geathers to practice squad.

JETS: Signed G Dave Yovanovits from practice squad. Released C Drew Caylor.

PANTHERS: Signed RB Joey Harris and DT Jordan Carstens from practice squad. Signed DT Tron LaFavor and RB Derrick Knight to practice squad.

REDSKINS: Signed S Pat Dennis. Placed S Matt Bowen on IR.

SEAHAWKS: Waived CB Tod McBride and re-signed OLJerry Wunsch.

VIKINGS: Released CB Rushen Jones. Signed C Billy Conaty and CB Derek Ross. Placed WR Keenan Howry on IR. Signed WR Aaron Hosack and LB Max Yates to practice squad.


BLAST: Traded D Wendell Regis to Cleveland Force for Force's fourth-round draft choice in MISL amateur draft.

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