Sports Digest


April 22, 2005



MLB: Suspended Red Sox hitting coach Ron Jackson one game and fined him undisclosed amount for excessive arguing during an April 14 game against Orioles.

CUBS: Placed SS Nomar Garciaparra on 15-day DL with left groin injury. Recalled IF Ronny Cedeno from Triple-A Iowa.

TWINS: Activated 1B Justin Morneau and P Carlos Silva from 15-day DL. Optioned 3B Terry Tiffee and P Dave Gassner to Triple-A Rochester.

YANKEES: Placed DH Ruben Sierra on 15-day DL.


CAVALIERS: Fired president and GM of basketball operations Jim Paxson.

PISTONS: Left G Carlos Delfino off playoff roster.

WASHINGTON MYSTICS (WNBA): Named Richie Adubato coach.


NCAA: Placed Stony Brook on probation for three years for lack of institutional control over athletics program and other violations regarding improper certification of 53 athletes.

ANNE ARUNDEL CC: Danielle Martinez named NJCAA Division III Fast Pitch Softball Player of Week.

GOUCHER: Brandon Harris named CAC men's tennis Player of Year. Rob Hubbard named CAC men's Co-Coach of Year. Sarah Ballou named CAC women's tennis Rookie of Year.

HOUSTON: Signed men's basketball coach Tom Penders to new five-year contract.

SALISBURY: Brendan Kincaid named CAC Rookie of Year.

KANSAS STATE: Announced G Fred Peete has left basketball team and will transfer.

LOUISIANA TECH: Named Scott Stoehr director of basketball operations and Brooke Stoehr women's assistant basketball coach.

LOUISVILLE: Added women's lacrosse as club varsity sport effective this spring and full intercollegiate sport in 2008.

MICHIGAN STATE: Agreed to terms with women's basketball coach Joanne P. McCallie on five-year contract.

MOUNT ST. MARY'S: Signed Meghan Haspert (Glenelg) to national letter of intent to play women's soccer.

ST. JOHN'S, N.Y.: Announced F Melvin Tyler-Jones will transfer.


CHIEFS: Signed RB Dee Brown to one-year contract.

JAGUARS: Signed QB David Garrard and LB Akin Ayodele.

JETS: Acquired TE Doug Jolley, 2005 second-round pick and two 2005 sixth-round picks from Raiders for 2005 first- and seventh-round picks.

SEAHAWKS: Signed former Ravens LB Jamie Sharper to five-year, $17.5 million contract. Signed WR Jerome Pathon.

High schools

CARDINAL GIBBONS: C Donatas Visockis signed letter of intent to play basketball for Southern Mississippi.

LOYOLA: Rob Utz has committed to play football at MIT.

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