The day's state, national and world sports news

November 24, 2005


The quiz

RISING TERPS -- The Maryland women's basketball team this week moved into the Associated Press top 10 for the first time since Feb. 9, 1993. Who led that season's team in scoring with 17.6 points a game? Answer below



BREWERS -- Named Rick Spenner strength and conditioning coach and Jesse Levis, Kevin Clouser, Tim McIlvaine and Charlie Sullivan scouts. Agreed to one-year, $700,000 contract with C Chad Moeller.

CUBS -- Agreed to three-year, $12 million contract with P Bobby Howry.

DIAMONDBACKS -- Named Peter Woodfork assistant GM.


WIZARDS -- Activated F Andray Blatche. Placed F Awvee Storey on inactive list.


AMERICAN -- Named Bob Clark women's interim assistant basketball coach.

BAYLOR -- Announced resignation of offensive coordinator Brent Pease.

GEORGE WASHINGTON -- Suspended F Pops Mensah-Bonsu for three games for NCAA violations related to his early declaration for the NBA draft.

LOUISIANA COLLEGE -- Fired football coach David Armstrong.


NFL -- Announced that arbitrator has upheld Eagles' four-game suspension of WR Terrell Owens for conduct detrimental to team.

BEARS -- Released QB Kurt Kittner and WR Carl Ford. Activated WR Airese Currie from non-football injury list.

CARDINALS -- Signed T Dante Ellington and TE Ben Hall to practice squad.

CHARGERS -- Placed TE Ryan Krause on IR with foot injury. Signed TE Landon Trusty. Signed TE Brock Edwards to practice squad.

CHIEFS -- Placed LS Kendall Gammon on IR. Signed LS Ed Perry.

COWBOYS -- Signed TE Sean Ryan from practice squad and G Shannon Snell to practice squad.

DOLPHINS -- Announced that they have been awarded LB T.J. Hollowell off waivers from Jets. Released DT Josh Shaw.

EAGLES -- Claimed WR Carl Ford off waivers from Chicago.

GIANTS -- Agreed to terms with GM Ernie Accorsi on one-year contract extension.

PACKERS -- Placed CB Jason Horton on IR. Signed CB Jerrom Wishom from practice squad. Re-signed FB Greg Hanoian to practice squad.

REDSKINS -- Signed R-WR Antonio Brown. Released G Lennie Friedman. Signed WR Carl Kearney to practice squad.

STEELERS -- Signed DE Shaun Nua. Released TE Matt Kranchick.

TEXANS -- Signed LB Quinn Dorsey to practice squad.


NHL -- Suspended Mighty Ducks F Todd Fedoruk for three games for being assessed match penalty during Tuesday game against Coyotes.

Quiz answer

Jessie Hicks.

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