For The Record


May 19, 2006

The quiz

NAME GAME -- Thirteen of the past 14 Preakness winners, from Pine Bluff to Afleet Alex, have had two-word names. Name the only one-word winner during that stretch. Answer below



MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL -- Announced unanimous approval of sale of Nationals to a group led by Theodore N. Lerner.

ATHLETICS -- Activated P Randy Keisler from bereavement list. Optioned P Matt Roney to Triple-A Sacramento.

BRAVES -- Activated P Lance Cormier from 15-day DL. Optioned P Anthony Lerew to Triple-A Richmond.

CUBS -- Activated P Kerry Wood from 15-day DL. Optioned P Jae Kuk Ryu to Triple-A Iowa.

INDIANS -- Sent P Danny Graves outright to Triple-A Buffalo. Traded OF Todd Donovan to Orioles for player to be named.

PIRATES -- Placed OF Chris Duffy on restricted list for failure to report to Triple-A Indianapolis within allotted 72-hour period.

REDS -- Optioned IF Ray Olmedo to Triple-A Louisville. Activated IF Rich Aurilia from 15-day DL.

WHITE SOX -- Agreed to terms with 1B coach Harold Baines, a former Oriole; P coach Don Cooper; 3B coach Joey Cora; bullpen coach Art Kusnyer, and hitting coach Greg Walker on multiyear contract extensions.


MAVERICKS -- G Jason Terry was suspended by NBA for one game for punching Spurs G Michael Finley in Game 5.

MYSTICS (WNBA) -- Waived C Kaayla Chones.


NCAA -- Denied Georgia Tech's appeal to restore lost football scholarships but will allow it to keep 1998 ACC championship.

ARKANSAS-LITTLE ROCK -- Extended contracts of AD Chris Peterson, men's basketball coach Steve Shields and women's basketball coach Joe Foley.

COPPIN STATE -- MEAC named Coppin State OF Ryan Deakyne to baseball all-conference first team.

CCBC-ESSEX -- Baseball coach George Henderson and assistant Joseph "Pete" Hamilton retired.

FORDHAM -- Named Cathy Andruzzi women's basketball coach.

GUILFORD -- A Todd Bochenek (Dulaney) named Old Dominion Athletic Conference men's lacrosse honorable mention.

MISSOURI -- G Thomas Gardner signed with agent, ensuring that he will remain eligible for NBA draft and not return to school for senior season.

OHIO STATE -- Agreed to terms with football coach Jim Tressel on seven-year contract, through Jan. 13, 2013.

UMES -- MEAC named P Dustin Longchamps, C Morgan Schirmer and IF Eric Gaines to baseball all-conference second team.

TEMPLE -- Named Shawn Trice men's assistant basketball coach.

WASHINGTON COLLEGE -- Rower Amy Uebel was named to Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Division III All-America second team.


BENGALS -- Waived WR Mike Warfield.

BRONCOS -- Signed CB Willie Middlebrooks to one-year contract. Signed P Jeff Williams.

CHIEFS -- Released S Jerome Woods.

EAGLES -- Traded WR Billy McMullen to Vikings for WR Hank Baskett.

JAGUARS -- WR Randy Hymes agreed on two-year contract.

RAVENS -- Signed LB Rickey Foley.

VIKINGS -- Acquired WR Billy McMullen from Eagles for WR Hank Baskett.

Quiz answer

Charismatic, in 1999.

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