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Roundup

The day's state, national and world sports news

March 03, 2006

FOR THE RECORD

The quiz

PLENTY OF POINTS -- Duke's J.J. Redick on Saturday passed Wake Forest's Dickie Hemric to become the leading scorer in the history of the ACC. Redick has 2,620 points. Who is Maryland's all-time leading scorer with 2,269? Answer below

Moves

Auto racing

NASCAR -- Fined Craftsman Truck Series No. 06 Chevrolet crew chief Bryan Berry $5,000, penalized Chad McCumbee 25 driver championship points and David Malcolmson 25 owner championship points for using unapproved carburetor at Racetickets.com 200 on Feb. 24.

Baseball

MARLINS -- Agreed to terms with IF-OF Miguel Cabrera and P Sergio Mitre on one-year contracts. Renewed contract of P Jason Vargas.

METS -- Renewed contract of 3B David Wright. Signed former Orioles P John Maine to one-year contract.

NATIONALS -- Agreed to terms with P Chad Cordero on one-year contract.

PHILLIES -- Renewed contract of 2B Chase Utley.

Basketball

CAVALIERS -- Assigned F-C Martynas Andriuskevicius to D-League Arkansas.

HAWKS -- Signed C James Lang to 10-day contract.

PISTONS -- Assigned G Alex Acker to D-League Fayetteville.

ROCKETS -- Claimed G Rick Brunson off waivers from SuperSonics.

SUPERSONICS -- Signed F Noel Felix to 10-day contract.

Colleges

NAVY -- Chet Gladchuk was named by Division IA Athletic Directors Association as Bobby Dodd Athletic Director of Year.

PURDUE -- Announced that women's basketball assistant coach Katrina Merriweather and junior G Cherelle George have been indefinitely suspended from team.

TEXAS STATE -- Announced resignation of men's basketball coach Dennis Nutt.

VIRGINIA TECH -- Suspended QB Ike Whitaker indefinitely for violation of team rules.

Football

BEARS -- Signed PK Matt Fordyce to two-year contract.

BILLS -- Tendered contract offers to RT Jason Peters, LB Mario Haggan, WR Sam Aiken, LB Josh Stamer, CB Jabari Greer, WR Jonathan Smith and RB Shaud Williams.

BRONCOS -- Signed T Matt Lepsis to four-year contract.

CHIEFS -- Released LB Shawn Barber, LB Gary Stills, CB Eric Warfield and CB Dexter McCleon.

COLTS -- Offered LB Cato June and DE Robert Mathis one-year tender offers.

EAGLES -- Tendered one-year contracts to CB Roderick Hood, P Dirk Johnson, RB Reno Mahe and S Quintin Mikell.

49ERS -- Tendered one-year contracts to QB Ken Dorsey, WR Brandon Lloyd, RB Maurice Hicks and S Mike Adams.

JAGUARS -- Tendered one-year contracts to G Vince Manuwai, TE George Wrighster, WR Cortez Hankton and RB LaBrandon Toefield.

PACKERS -- Released LB Na'il Diggs and P Ryan Dutton.

PANTHERS -- Released LB Brandon Short.

RAIDERS -- Cut DL Ted Washington, OL Ron Stone and DB Denard Walker. Named Michigan State assistant Jim McElwain QB coach.

SEAHAWKS -- Cut CB Andre Dyson and former Ravens LB Jamie Sharper.

TITANS -- Paid QB Steve McNair $1 million fee that will keep him with team this season but allow him to become free agent after 2006. Released LT Brad Hopkins. Signed RG Benji Olsen to four-year contract.

Hockey

CANADIENS -- Signed D James Sanford to two-year contract.

Quiz answer

Juan Dixon.

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