April 08, 2005



ASTROS: Signed P-OF Brooks Kieschnick to minor league contract.

NATIONALS: Claimed P Travis Hughes off waivers from Rangers. Placed 1B Wil Cordero on 15-day DL.

PIRATES: Placed IF Jose Castillo on 15-day DL with strained left oblique. Recalled OF Chris Duffy from Triple-A Indianapolis.

TIGERS: Released 3B Dean Palmer from minor league contract.


HAWKS: Placed F Al Harrington on injured list with right knee tendinitis. Activated C Michael Stewart from injured list.

LOS ANGELES SPARKS (WNBA): Named Henry Bibby coach.


ARMY: Named Nathan Pine associate AD for external affairs. Promoted Mike Pirolo to associate AD for marketing, sales and broadcasting.

BOWIE STATE: National Strength and Conditioning Association named Rachill Robinson and Devin Smith All-American Strength and Conditioning Athletes of Year.

CALIFORNIA: NCAA denied WR Chase Lyman's appeal for sixth season of eligibility.

GEORGETOWN: F Brandon Bowman said he will enter NBA draft.

KENTUCKY: Announced F Kelenna Azubuike will forgo his senior year and make himself available for NBA draft. Announced LB Chad Anderson has left football team and withdrawn from school.

MARYLAND: F David Neal committed to play basketball.

PROVIDENCE: Named Phil Seymore women's basketball coach.

RUTGERS: Named Fred Hill associate men's basketball coach.

VASSAR: Named Sharon Manning Beverly director of athletics and physical education.


CARDINALS: Signed S Quentin Harris to one-year contract.

CHIEFS: Agreed to terms with FB Robert Holcombe, who had been with Titans, on one-year contract.

COWBOYS: Signed S Clint Finley.

49ERS: Signed former Ravens DE Marques Douglas to three-year contract.

RAIDERS: Re-signed LB DeLawrence Grant.

STEELERS: Signed TE Marco Battaglia to one-year contract.

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