For The Record

September 14, 2005


Auto racing

NASCAR: Fined Martin Truex $10,000 and deducted 25 points from his Busch Series total for making obscene gesture during last week's race.


BRANCH RICKEY AWARD: Denver Rotary Club gave honor for community service to Diamondbacks OF Luis Gonzalez for devoting more than 1,000 hours and generating more than $1 million in contributions for Arizona charities.

CUBS: Recalled OF Ben Grieve from Triple-A Iowa.

INDIANS: Announced P Arthur Rhodes has left team for remainder of season for personal reasons.

MARINERS: Purchased contract of OF Jaime Bubela from Double-A San Antonio. Placed OF Jamal Strong on 60-day DL with fractured third metacarpal on left hand.

MARLINS: Signed IF Mike Mordecai. Transferred P John Riedling to 60-day DL.

METS: Recalled P Dae-Sung Koo from Triple-A Norfolk.

ORIOLES: Signed IF Chris Gomez to one-year, $850,000 contract extension.

PADRES: Activated P Pedro Astacio from 15-day DL.

PIRATES: Recalled IF J.J. Furmaniak from Triple-A Indianapolis.


CAVALIERS: Named Michael Malone and Melvin Hunt assistant coaches.

NUGGETS: Re-signed G DerMarr Johnson. Named Mark Warkentien director of player personnel.


EAST CAROLINA: Named Brooke Johnson director of women's basketball operations.

FORDHAM: Announced that junior basketball G Marlon Smith has transferred to Penn State.

JOHNS HOPKINS: Centennial Conference named DL Brian Nickel football Defensive Player of the Week, M-F Nicholas Guana men's soccer Player of the Week and D Sarah Lombardi women's soccer co-Player of the Week.

JUNIATA: Commonwealth Conference named Stephanie Kines (Towson) women's volleyball Player of the Week.

MOUNT ST. MARY'S: Named Erin LaMotte women's lacrosse assistant coach. ... NEC named Molly Gorman Golfer of the Week.

NAVY: Patriot League named Joshua Sink Male Runner of the Week and Justine Whipple Female Runner of the Week. ... Patriot League named Iris Boivin women's soccer Rookie of the Week.

ST. MARY'S: CAC named F David Reumont men's soccer Player of the Week.

YORK: Named women's soccer F Emily Sullivan (Archbishop Spalding) co-Athlete of the Week.


BEARS: Agreed to terms with T John St. Clair. Waived T Marc Colombo.

BENGALS: Signed FB Nick Luchey to one-year contract. Signed G Jonathan Clinkscale to practice squad. Released LB Derek Curry from practice squad.

CARDINALS: Signed TE Teyo Johnson and re-signed LB Lester Towns. Placed FB James Hodgins on IR. Released C Shawn Lynch.

COLTS: Activated S Mike Doss from reserve-suspended list. Waived OL Matt Ulrich. Waived OL Trevor Hutton and Clint Stickdom off practice squad.

GIANTS: Signed DE Bret Eddins and DB Adrian Ward to practice squad. Released RB Mike Jemison and DB Kevin Timothee.

JETS: Signed S Jeremy LeSeuer to practice squad.

PACKERS: Signed WR Jamal Jones and CB Jerron Wishom to practice squad.

REDSKINS: Signed K Nick Novak (Maryland). Waived KR Antonio Brown.

SEAHAWKS: Signed DE Rodney Bailey. Released WR Jerheme Urban.

STEELERS: Re-signed QB Charlie Batch. Released WR Nate Washington.

TITANS: Waived OT Todd Williams.


BLUES: Signed RW Scott Young, who had been with Stars, to one-year contract.

CANUCKS: Assigned RW Chanse Fitzpatrick and LW Colt King to AHL Manitoba. Assigned D David Schulz to junior team.

CAPITALS: Announced that D Ivan Majesky failed physical.

PENGUINS: Re-signed D Brooks Orpik.


GALAXY (MLS): Signed M Marcelo Saragosa. Traded M-F Jovan Kirovski to Rapids for 2007 first-round SuperDraft choice.

RAPIDS (MLS): Signed F Diego Serna to multiyear contract.


WTA TOUR: Named Stacey Allaster president. Promoted David Shoemaker to chief operating officer and general counsel, effective Jan. 1.

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