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The day's state, national and world sports news

March 23, 2006

For the record

The quiz

LUCKY 13 -- Bradley is the first 13th seed to reach the Sweet 16 of the NCAA men's basketball tournament since 1999. What Big 12 team did it that year before falling to Michigan State in the round of 16? Answer below

Moves

Auto racing

NASCAR -- Fined Matt Kenseth's crew chief, Chad Norris, $5,000 for rules violations discovered during a post-race inspection following the Busch Series race March 18.

Baseball

BREWERS -- Optioned OF Dave Krynzel, P Ben Hendrickson and P Dennis Sarfate to Triple-A Nashville.

CARDINALS -- Optioned P Anthony Reyes to Triple-A Memphis. Reassigned P Tyler Johnson, P Carmen Cali and C Michael Hernandez to minor league camp.

INDIANS -- Optioned P Andrew Brown and P Fausto Carmona to Triple-A Buffalo.

METS -- Assigned P Mike Pelfrey, P Bartolome Fortunato and P Jeremi Gonzalez to minor league camp.

ORIOLES -- Assigned OF Val Majewski, SS Brandon Fahey and P Hayden Penn to Triple-A Ottawa. Assigned P Winston Abreu, P Scott Rice, IF Alejandro Freire and IF Andy Tracy to minor league camp. Released P Ricky Bottalico and IF Luis Lopez.

RED SOX -- Agreed to two-year player development contract with Single-A Greenville.

WHITE SOX -- Assigned OF Darren Blakely, 3B Josh Fields and P Agustin Montero to minor league camp.

Basketball

BULLS -- Signed G Randy Livingston to 10-day contract.

LAKERS -- Recalled G Von Wafer from D-League Fort Worth.

MAGIC -- Re-signed F-C Tony Battie.

SUPERSONICS -- Signed F Noel Felix to contract for remainder of season.

Colleges

DAYTON -- Announced F Chris Alvarez and C James Cripe will leave men's basketball team and transfer.

IDAHO STATE -- Named Joe O'Brien men's basketball coach.

INDIANA-PURDUE FORT WAYNE -- Named Chris Paul women's basketball coach.

FRANKLIN & MARSHALL -- Named John Troxell football coach.

MISSOURI -- Announced that G Thomas Gardner will forgo senior year and enter NBA draft.

MOUNT ST. MARY'S -- Katie Letsch was named Northeast Conference Women's Golfer of Week .

NORTH ALABAMA -- Named Terry Fowler women's basketball coach.

NORTHERN IOWA -- Named Ben Jacobson men's basketball coach.

Football

BEARS -- Matched Bills' offer sheet for DL Israel Idonije.

BRONCOS -- Claimed DL Amon Gordon off waivers from Browns. Waived WR Bill Flowers.

FALCONS -- Acquired 29th pick of 2006 draft, 2006 third-round pick and 2007 fourth-round pick from Broncos for 15th pick of the 2006 draft. Acquired DE John Abraham from Jets for 29th pick of 2006 draft.

GIANTS -- Signed WR David Tyree to five-year contract.

JETS -- Signed WR-PR Tim Dwight.

LIONS -- Re-signed DE Jared DeVries to a five-year contract, LB LeVar Woods to one-year contract and LB Paris Lenon to three-year contract.

PACKERS -- Signed QB Tom Arth. Retained DT Colin Cole.

RAIDERS -- Signed QB Aaron Brooks to two-year contract.

RAVENS -- Agreed to terms on three-year contracts with CB Corey Ivy and LB/DE Gary Stills.

TITANS -- Signed S Chris Hope to six-year contract.

Hockey

KINGS -- Named John Torchetti interim coach.

Quiz answer

Oklahoma.

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