For The Record

August 08, 2007


Auto racing

NASCAR -- Fined Robby Gordon $35,000 and placed him on probation through end of year for misconduct during Busch Series race Saturday.


BLUE JAYS -- Granted SS Royce Clayton unconditional release.

BRAVES -- Recalled IF Martin Prado from Triple-A Richmond. Optioned P Joey Devine to Richmond.

CUBS -- Recalled P Sean Gallagher from Triple-A Iowa. Optioned P Will Ohman to Iowa.

DIAMONDBACKS -- Agreed with former Orioles OF Eric Byrnes on three-year contract extension through 2010.

INDIANS -- Agreed with IF Russell Branyan on minor league contract and assigned him to Triple-A Buffalo. Purchased contract of IF Asdrubal Cabrera from Buffalo. Designated IF Mike Rouse for assignment.

ORIOLES -- Signed P Collin Allen of Lamar (Colo.) Community College, their 22nd-round pick in amateur draft.

PADRES -- Optioned P Mike Thompson to Triple-A Portland. Recalled OF Terrmel Sledge from Portland.

REDS -- Optioned P Jon Coutlangus to Triple-A Louisville. Placed IF-OF Ryan Freel on 15-day DL, retroactive to Friday. Recalled P Gary Majewski from Louisville. Activated P Eddie Guardado from 60-day DL.

RED SOX -- Agreed with OF Bobby Kielty on minor league contract and assigned him to Triple-A Pawtucket.

ROCKIES -- Optioned P Ramon Ramirez to Triple-A Colorado Springs. Recalled P Ryan Speier from Colorado Springs.

YANKEES -- Activated 1B Jason Giambi from 15-day DL. Recalled P Joba Chamberlain from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Optioned P Brian Bruney to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Designated IF Miguel Cairo for assignment.


BUCKS -- Signed F Awvee Storey to multiyear contract.

WARRIORS -- Promoted Pete D'Alessandro to assistant GM.

LYNX (WNBA) -- Signed G Megan Duffy.

STORM (WNBA) -- Signed F Astou Ndiaye-Diatta to seven-day contract.


FLORIDA STATE -- Named Terrell Buckley student assistant football coach. Dismissed OT Matt Hardrick from football team for violation of team rules.

GEORGE WASHINGTON -- Signed women's basketball coach Joe McKeown to contract extension through June 2014.

JOHNS HOPKINS -- Named Ashley Recker assistant field hockey coach and Allie Foster assistant men's and women's swimming coach.

TENNESSEE -- Suspended sophomore RB LaMarcus Coker indefinitely.


BEARS -- Claimed FB Quadtrine Hill off waivers from Patriots.

BROWNS -- Agreed with QB Brady Quinn on five-year contract.

PANTHERS -- Announced retirement of S Mike Minter. Signed TE Dan Murray.

VIKINGS -- Placed OL Dan Mozes on IR. Signed WR Paris Hamilton.


LIGHTNING -- Announced that Absolute Hockey Enterprises executed purchase and sale agreement for team.


U.S. WOMEN'S ELITE TEAM -- Named Mary Key (St. Mary's, Johns Hopkins), Quinn Carney (Maryland) and Acacia Walker (Maryland) to team. Named Lauren Schwarzmann (Century, Johns Hopkins), Becky Clipp (Catonsville, Maryland), Katie Doolittle (Maryland) and Caitlyn McFadden (Notre Dame Prep, Maryland) to developmental team.

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