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American League -- Suspended Seattle Mariners OF Eric Anthony four games for charging the mound during a game against the Boston Red Sox on May 3.

Chicago Cubs -- Placed former Orioles P Mike Morgan on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 9. Activated P Frank Castillo from the 15-day DL.

New York Mets -- Claimed OF Shawn Hare off waivers from the Detroit Tigers and optioned him to Triple-A Norfolk.

Philadelphia Phillies -- Placed 1B John Kruk on the 15-day DL. Recalled P Bob Wells from Double-A Reading.

Pittsburgh Pirates -- Placed P Mark Dewey on the 15-day DL. Purchased the contract of P Jon Lieber from Triple-A Buffalo.

St. Louis Cardinals -- Activated P Rheal Cormier from the 15-day DL. Optioned P Frank Cimorelli to Triple-A Louisville.

San Diego Padres -- Claimed P Jeff Tabaka off waivers from the Pirates. Agreed to terms with P Lee Guetterman and P Jeff Innis on minor-league contracts. Assigned Innis to Triple-A Las Vegas.

San Francisco Giants -- Placed IF Robby Thompson on the 15-day DL. Purchased the contract of IF Erik Johnson from Triple-A Phoenix.

Seattle Mariners -- Claimed P Jeff Williams on waivers from the Los Angeles Dodgers and optioned him to Triple-A Calgary. Designated P Reggie Harris for assignment.


San Antonio Spurs -- Announced the resignation of Bob Coleman, president and chief executive officer.

Miami Tropics (USBL) -- Signed G Curtis Smith, G Anderson Hunt, G Clarence Thomas, G Keith Johnson, F Andre Tucker, F Shawn Griggs, F Ricky Calloway, F Johnny Tyspon, C Chris Washburn and C Fred Ashley.


Alabama -- Promoted men's assistant basketball coach Gregg Polinsky to assistant head coach.

American International -- Announced the resignation of football coach Bob LeCours.

Central Connecticut State -- Announced that men's assistant basketball coach Scott Carson resigned to accept the same position at Montana State.

Loyola -- Named Ronny Thompson assistant men's basketball coach. Named swimmer Conan Hultgren recipient of the college's John R. Molhler Award, given to the school's top male senior student-athlete. Named lacrosse and soccer player Lynda Lohsen recipient of the Ernest Lagna Award, given to the school's top female senior student-athlete.

Northern Arizona -- Named Steve Holton athletic director, effective July 1.

Patriot League -- Named Navy's Dan Gordon the league's scholar-athlete in tennis.

Pittsburgh -- Named recruiting coordinator Curt Cignetti assistant tight ends coach.

Syracuse -- Named Angelo Panzetta assistant soccer coach.

Towson State -- Named RB Tony Vinson, who rushed for 2,016 yards last season, Male Athlete of the Year. Named Danielle Barry, the school's all-time leader in scoring (1,555), rebounds (981) and field-goal percentage (.531), Female Athlete of the Year. Named DB Aaron Bates, a biology major who made 225 tackles and 13 interceptions in his career, Outstanding Student-Athlete.

UMBC -- Named senior Nikki Tinsley Outstanding Female Athlete. Tinsley scored more than 1,000 points in her basketball career and became the school's all-time home run leader in softball. Named sophomore David Miller (Centennial High), who holds six school records, Outstanding Male Athlete.


Atlanta Falcons -- Re-signed CB Lemuel Stinson and WR David Mims to one-year contracts. Signed LB Darryl Ford and QB Bret Johnson.

Los Angeles Rams -- Signed LB Joe Kelly.

New England Patriots -- Announced the retirement of LB Andre Tippett.

Pittsburgh Steelers -- Signed QB Jim Miller.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- Announced that president Gay Culverhouse has resigned effective June 1 to resume her career in education and community service.

British Columbia Lions (CFL) -- Signed DL Kefa Chatham.

Sacramento Gold Miners (CFL) -- Signed LB Tommie Smith and OL Bob Stevenson.

Shreveport Pirates (CFL) -- Signed CB Harold Nash. CB Antonie Wortiman, DB Shawn Wilbourn, DB J. J. Eldridge and DB Russell Cooper.


Washington Capitals -- Assigned C Jason Allison to AHL Portland.

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