February 21, 1994
BasketballDetroit Pistons -- Traded C Olden Polynice to the Sacramento Kings for C Pete Chilcutt, a protected first-round pick and a second-round pick.FootballSan Francisco 49ers -- Named Tom Holmoe defensive backs coach.HockeyMighty Ducks of Anaheim -- Traded G Ron Tugnutt to the Montreal Canadiens for C Stephan Lebeau. Recalled G Mikhail Shtalenkov from IHL San Diego.Montreal Canadiens -- Sent G Les Kuntar to AHL Fredericton.SoccerSaudi Arabia -- Fired Dutchman Leo Beenhakker as World Cup team national coach.
January 23, 2001
Baseball Indians: Signed C Chris Snusz to minor-league contract. White Sox: Named Wally Backman and John Orton player development personnel. Named Mark Haley hitting coach of Single-A Winston-Salem. Named Daryl Boston minor-league outfield instructor. Basketball Cavaliers: Placed F-G Matt Harpring (left ankle surgery) on injured list. Activated G Bimbo Coles. Trail Blazers: Placed G Gary Grant (right knee effusion) on injured list. Activated G Erick Barkley. College American: Sophomore F-C Charles Pringle transferred to Westark Community College.
April 11, 2004
Moves Baseball ASTROS: Placed P Andy Pettitte on 15-day DL, retroactive to April 7, with strained left elbow. Called up P Brandon Backe from Triple-A New Orleans. DEVIL RAYS: Signed OF Bubba Trammell to minor league contract; assigned him to Triple-A Durham. RED SOX: Designated IF Brian Daubach for assignment. Purchased contract of P Frank Castillo from Triple-A Pawtucket. TWINS: Recalled OF Lew Ford from Triple-A Rochester. Colleges BOWLING GREEN: Named Vance Joseph defensive backs coach.
January 22, 2000
Baseball Cubs: P Ismael Valdes (9-14, 3.98 ERA with Dodgers) agreed to one-year contract thought to be worth $5,737,500, avoiding salary arbitration. Tigers: Designated P Willis Roberts for assignment. Basketball Nets: Placed C Michael Cage (sprained toe) on injured list. Warriors: Signed G Sam Jacobson to 10-day contract. Colleges Clemson: C Arturas Javtokas left men's basketball team for personal reasons. Football Broncos: Signed DL Willie Cohens. Browns: Running backs coach Dick Portee resigned to take position on offensive staff at North Carolina State.
April 28, 2002
Moves Baseball ORIOLES: Signed IF Alex Arias to minor-league contract. RANGERS: Recalled P Rob Bell from Triple-A Oklahoma. Optioned OF Kevin Mench to Oklahoma. Basketball WOMEN'S BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME: Inducted Tara VanDerveer, Marianne Stanley, Cindy Brogdon, Kamie Etheridge, Margaret Sexton Gleaves, Hortencia Marcari, Sandra Meadows and Lea Plarski. College GEORGIA TECH: QB Andy Hall will transfer to Delaware. OHIO STATE: Named Pete Gaudet, Kelley Meury and Chavone Hammond assistant women's basketball coaches.
February 16, 1995
Auto racingNASCAR Winston Cup -- Fined Jim Murray and Dick Bown, crew chiefs, $500 for installing transmissions without a reverse gear and Bob Labonte and Cliff Greene, crew chiefs, $100, for using air filters that didn't meet NASCAR specifications.BasketballGolden State Warriors -- Released C Manute Bol.Miami Heat -- Named Tony Fiorentino assistant coach.Philadelphia 76ers -- Signed G Kevin Pritchard to a 10-day contract. Placed G B. J. Tyler on the injured list.Los Angeles Lakers -- Activated C Sam Bowie.
January 20, 2001
Baseball Mariners: Signed 2B Carlos Baerga to minor-league contract with invitation to spring training. Mets: Designated IF Desi Relaford for assignment to make room on 40-man roster for P Rick Croushore. Phillies: Agreed to $1.7 million, two-year contract with P Chris Brock after they had exchanged arbitration figures of $845,000 and $610,000 Thursday. Red Sox: Signed IF Craig Grebeck to minor-league contract with invitation to spring training. Basketball Knicks: Activated C Felton Spencer.