For The Record

August 24, 2005


Auto racing

NASCAR: Docked Ken Schrader 25 Nextel Cup series driver points and Beth Ann Morgenthau 25 owner points and fined crew chief David Hyder $25,000 and placed him on probation until Dec. 31 as result of roof on No. 49 Dodge Charger being too low in Sunday's GFS Marketplace 400 at Michigan International Speedway. Docked Jeremy Mayfield 25 Busch Series driver points and Rusty Wallace 25 owner points and fined crew chief Blake Bainbridge $10,000 for rule infractions on No. 64 Dodge on Friday inspection at Michigan. Fined Todd Gordon, crew chief of No. 10 Busch Series Ford Taurus driven by Brent Sherman, $5,000 and Gene Allnutt, crew chief for No. 26 Chevrolet Monte Carlo driven by Kim Crosby, $2,500 for infractions at Michigan.


ANGELS: Activated IF Robb Quinlan from 15-day DL.

BRAVES: Placed P Mike Hampton on the 15-day DL with back injury.

DODGERS: Recalled P Franquelis Osoria from Triple-A Las Vegas.

INDIANS: Recalled P Brian Tallet from Triple-A Buffalo. Optioned P Andrew Brown to Buffalo.

IRONBIRDS: Announced that 2006 New York-Penn league All-Star Game will be played at Ripken Stadium.

METS: Activated P Steve Trachsel from 60-day DL. Designated P Danny Graves for assignment.

NATIONALS: Placed P Ryan Drese on 15-day DL with injured shoulder. Recalled P Travis Hughes from Triple-A New Orleans.

ORIOLES: Placed P Daniel Cabrera on 15-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 17, with lower back strain. Recalled P Chris Ray from Double-A Bowie.

PIRATES: Placed IF Jose Castillo on 15-day DL with bruised left MCL. Recalled IF Ty Wigginton from Triple-A Indianapolis.

RED SOX: Activated OF Trot Nixon from 15-day DL. Optioned P Lenny DiNardo to Triple-A Pawtucket.


BUCKS: Signed F Ersan Ilyasova to two-year contract.

PISTONS: Signed C Dale Davis to two-year contract.

ROCKETS: Signed G Derek Anderson to multi-year contract.

SUPERSONICS: Re-signed C Vitaly Potapenko.


TOWSON: Announced senior OG and co-captain Antoine Colvin left football team for personal reasons. Announced start of women's varsity golf for 2006. Named Brian Yaniger head women's golf coach and LPGA Hall of Famer Carol Mann assistant golf coach.

TEXAS: Announced that F P.J. Tucker has regained his academic eligibility for 2005-06 season.


BEARS: Claimed CB Marvin Ward off waivers from Bills. Waived S Bobby Gray.

BRONCOS: Claimed S Marques Anderson off waivers from Raiders.

CHARGERS: Agreed with TE Antonio Gates on six-year contract.

CHIEFS: Released LB Mike Maslowski. Signed QB Jonathan Quinn to one-year contract.

EAGLES: Signed P Sean Landeta (Towson State). Released P Mark Mariscal.

JAGUARS: Signed CB Rashean Mathis to contract extension.

PACKERS: Signed executive vice president-coach Mike Sherman to two-year contract extension.

REDSKINS: Released S Tony Dixon and LB Joe Tuipala.

SEAHAWKS: Released RB Jessie Lumsden and DT Cedric Woodard. Claimed RB Josh Scobey off waivers from Cardinals.

STEELERS: Signed NT Casey Hampton to four-year contract extension.


BRUINS: Signed RW Eric Nickulas and RW Garret Stroshein, who had been with Capitals, to one-year contracts and D Jay Leach to two-year contract.

CANUCKS: Signed LW Josh Green.

CAPITALS: Signed C Petr Sykora to one-year contract.

KINGS: Agreed with RW Lauri Tukonen on multi-year contract.

LIGHTNING: Signed C John Toffey and RW Marek Kvapil.

MIGHTY DUCKS: Traded LW Mike LeClerc to Coyotes for conditional 2007 NHL entry draft pick.

PREDATORS: Signed G Pekka Rinne.

SENATORS: Acquired RW Dany Heatley from Thrashers for RW Marian Hossa and D Greg de Vries. Signed Heatley to three-year contract.


UNITED: Announced that Freddy Adu was nominated for FIFPro Young Player of the Year award.

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