The Day's State, National And World Sport News

October 07, 2005|By FROM STAFF REPORTS


The quiz

SOX SUCCESS -- Jon Garland (18), Mark Buehrle (16) and Jose Contreras (15) each won at least 15 games, marking the first time since 1993 that the White Sox have had three starters with 15 victories. Who did it that year? Answer below.


Auto racing

NASCAR -- Suspended Glenn Darrow, crew chief for Nextel Cup series No. 37 Dodge Charger, indefinitely for violating its substance abuse policy.


BLUE JAYS -- Named Sal Butera special assistant to the general manager.

DEVIL RAYS -- Named Stuart Sternberg principal owner, Vince Naimoli chairman and Matthew Silverman team president. Fired GM Chuck LaMar, assistant GM Scott Proefrock, and player personnel director Cam Bonifay.

INDIANS -- Announced resignation of Marty Brown, manager of Triple-A Buffalo, to become manager of Hiroshima Toyo Carp of Japan's Central League.


KNICKS -- Signed F Matt Barnes, who had been with 76ers.

LAKERS -- Waived C Vlade Divac. Signed C Adam Parada.

PISTONS -- Named Bill Pope assistant coach and advance scout. Named Paul Rivers assistant coach and video coordinator.

SUPERSONICS -- Exercised options on G Luke Ridnour and F Nick Collison for 2006-07 season.


ARMY -- Named Maggie Dixon women's basketball coach.

RHODE ISLAND -- Signed football coach Tim Stowers to multiyear contract extension through 2008 season. Suspended basketball G Dawan Robinson indefinitely.

RUTGERS -- Named Kevin MacConnell deputy director of athletics.


CARDINALS -- Placed LB Gerald Hayes on IR. Signed DE Antonio Smith to active roster. Re-signed TE Andy Stokes to practice squad.

CHIEFS -- Signed C Johnathan Ingram to practice squad.

PACKERS -- Signed RB ReShard Lee. Placed WR Terrence Murphy on IR.


THRASHERS -- Placed G Kari Lehtonen on IR with injured groin.


MAJOR INDOOR SOCCER LEAGUE -- Named Blast owner Ed Hale vice chairman of league's management committee.

Quiz answer

Jack McDowell, 22; Alex Fernandez, 18; Wilson Alvarez, 15.

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