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Baseball

Red Sox: Optioned RHP Juan Pena to Triple-A Pawtucket.

Cubs: Optioned OF Roosevelt Brown and IF Chad Meyers to Double-A West Tennessee.

Basketball

Bulls: Activated G Charles Jones and G Rusty LaRue from injured list. Placed F Corey Benjamin and C Andrew Lang on injured list.

Clippers: Activated G Sherman Douglas from injured list. Waived G James Robinson.

Hornets: Signed G Corey Beck to 10-day contract.

Nets: Named Mike O'Koren assistant coach.

Wizards: Signed C John Coker to 10-day contract. Placed F Randell Jackson on injured list with left patella tendinitis.

USA Basketball: Named Oliver Purnell men's coach for 1999 World University Games.

College

Samford: Announced retirement of Stephen Allgood, athletics director, effective at end of academic year.

Football

Eagles: Signed WR Eric Smith. Reinstated G Wendell Gaines to active roster.

Packers: Signed LB Bernardo Harris to three-year contract extension. Placed S Pat Terrell on waivers.

Redskins: Signed free-agent T Jamie Brown to one-year contract. Signed exclusive rights free-agent G Lamont Burns to one-year tender.

Vikings: Named John Kasper strength and conditioning assistant coach.

Golf

LPGA: Named Pat Bradley captain of 2000 U.S. Solheim Cup team.

Hockey

Avalanche: Recalled RW Christian Matte from AHL Hershey.

Blues: Acquired D Brad Shaw and 1999 eighth-round draft choice from Washington for 1999 sixth-round choice.

Capitals: Reassigned G Sebastien Charpentier to UHL Quad City.

Flyers: Returned RW Mark Greig to AHL Philadelphia.

Mighty Ducks: Recalled D Dan Trebil from AHL Cincinnati.

Penguins: Acquired LW Brent Peterson from Tampa Bay for future considerations.

Stars: Activated RW Brett Hull and D Darryl Sydor from injured reserve. Placed D Shawn Chambers on injured reserve. Assigned D Brad Lukowich and C Kelly Fairchild to IHL Michigan.

Soccer

MLS: Suspended Chicago Fire F Roman Kosecki for three games for abusive behavior toward referee during exhibition game March 13.

Pub Date: 3/19/99

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