April 19, 2005



MLB: Named Orioles 2B Brian Roberts AL Player of the Week.

ANGELS: Placed C Bengie Molina on 15-day DL with right quadriceps injury. Recalled IF Dallas McPherson from Triple-A Salt Lake.

NATIONALS: Placed P Antonio Osuna on 15-day DL with strained right shoulder. Called up P Gary Majewski from Triple-A New Orleans.

PADRES: Placed SS Khalil Greene on 15-day DL, retroactive to March 17. Activated OF Dave Roberts from 15-day DL.

REDS: Recalled P Todd Coffey from Triple-A Louisville.

ROCKIES: Placed P Bobby Seay on 15-day DL, retroactive to April 17, with strained left pectoral muscle. Recalled P Jose Acevedo from Triple-A Colorado Springs.

TIGERS: Claimed P Adam Peterson off waivers from Diamondbacks. Optioned him to Double-A Erie.

YANKEES: Placed P Tanyon Sturtze on 15-day DL, retroactive to April 17, with strained left oblique. Called up former Orioles P Buddy Groom from Triple-A Columbus.


NBA: Suspended Pacers G Anthony Johnson one game without pay for throwing punch at Heat C Alonzo Mourning on Sunday. Suspended Lakers C Vlade Divac two games without pay for striking Mavericks C Shawn Bradley in head with elbow Sunday.

BUCKS: Placed F Joe Smith (Maryland) on injured list with cut left pinkie. Activated C Daniel Santiago.

BULLS: Signed F Lawrence Funderburke. Placed C Eddy Curry on injured list with irregular heartbeat.

NUGGETS: Activated G Voshon Lenard. Placed C Marcus Camby on injured list with strained right hamstring.

TIMBERWOLVES: Activated F Ndudi Ebi. Placed G Troy Hudson on injured list with sore right groin.

RAPTORS: Named Wayne Embry senior basketball adviser to president.

SPARKS (WNBA): Offered tryout to G Allyson Hardy (Bowie State).


ARKANSAS: Named Bill Herrion men's basketball assistant coach.

CLEMSON: Named Cristy McKinney women's basketball coach; she had been coach at Rice.

FLORIDA ATLANTIC: Named Matt Doherty men's basketball coach.

GEORGE WASHINGTON: Atlantic 10 named M Laura Hostetler (River Hill) women's lacrosse Player of the Week and G Caitlin Garman (Friends) Rookie of the Week.

GEORGIA TECH: Named Seth Kushkin women's basketball assistant coach.

HOFSTRA: CAA named D Bridget Eder (Mount de Sales) women's lacrosse Player of the Week

UMBC: Announced that basketball G Stacy Hunt (South River) signed letter of intent. ... America East named OF-C Kali Shirk softball Rookie of the Week.

MISERICORDIA: Named Tom Griffith women's basketball coach.

MOUNT ST. MARY'S: NEC named Maria Lutz softball Pitcher of the Week.

NAVY: Patriot League named M Steve Looney men's lacrosse Player of the Week.

NEBRASKA: Granted QB Joe Dailey permission to transfer.

NOTRE DAME: Announced that basketball F Dennis Latimore will not return to school for final year of eligibility.

SAINT LOUIS: Named Yeshimbra "Shimmy" Gray women's basketball coach.

SETON HILL: Announced signing of C-1B Stephanie Gerber (Westminster).

WASHINGTON COLLEGE: Centennial Conference named G Kevin Thibadeau men's lacrosse Player ofthe Week.


AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION-NORTH AMERICAN COURT OF ARBITRATION FOR SPORT: Suspended Tyler Hamilton from competitive cycling for two years for blood-doping violation at race in September.


BEARS: Signed OL Terrence Metcalf. Waived G Rex Tucker.

CHIEFS: Re-signed S Shaunard Harts to one-year contract.

COWBOYS: Signed DT Marlon Tickles.

DOLPHINS: Re-signed C Seth McKinney to one-year contract.

PACKERS: Re-signed QB Craig Nall.

PATRIOTS: Signed LB Wesly Mallard, who had been with Giants.

SAINTS: Agreed to one-year contract with CB Jimmy Williams, who had been with 49ers.


FOX SPORTS NET: Hired Rodney Peete to join cast of Best Damn Sports Show Period.


RUSSIA: Named Yuri Syomin coach of men's national team.

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