BaseballAL: Named Blue Jays 2B Homer Bush...



AL: Named Blue Jays 2B Homer Bush Player of the Week.

NL: Named Expos OF Vladimir Guerrero Player of the Week.

Blue Jays: Retained coach third base coach Terry Bevington.

Brewers: Named Greg Riddoch director of player development.

Cubs: Fired pitching coach Marty DeMerritt, third base coach Tom Gamboa, first base coach Dan Radison and bullpen coach Dave Bialas. Retained hitting coach Jeff Pentland.

Rockies: Named Josh Byrnes assistant GM.


Bulls: Signed F Maceo Baston and F-C Doug Swenson.

Cavaliers: Signed F A. J. Bramlett, second-round draft pick, G Earl Boykins, C Matt Fish, G Tony Smith and F Jamel Thomas.

Grizzlies: Signed F Antwain Smith, second-round draft pick, G Milt Palacio, F Joe Stephens, F Stephen Jackson and C Rich King.

Lakers: Signed G-F Devean George to three-year contract. Signed F-C Gerald Jordan and G Garry Garrett.

Magic: Waived G-F Rodrick Rhodes.

Rockets: Waived G Brian Shaw, G Ed Gray and F Eddie Johnson.

Suns: Named Bryan Colangelo president. Promoted Jim Pitman to executive VP of finance and administration.

Warriors: Signed G Tim Legler.


ACC: Named Maryland junior F Keli Smith field hockey Player of the Week.

Centennial Conference: Named Western Maryland WR Teron Powell Offensive Player of the Week.

Central Florida: Extended contract of men's basketball coach Kirk Speraw through 2002-03.

Jacksonville State: Football coach Mike Williams (9-17) resigned.


NFL: Fined Lions coach Bobby Ross $10,000 for violating policy on public criticism of officiating.

Browns: Claimed S Ty Talton off waivers from Lions.

Cardinals: Waived K Joe Nedney. Added OT L. J. Shelton to active roster.

Lions: Signed S Corwin Brown.


Blues: Assigned RW Jim Campbell to IHL Manitoba.

Canadiens: Recalled RW Trent McLeary from AHL Quebec.

Capitals: Signed D Steve Shirreffs to two-year contract.

Hurricanes: Signed D David Tanabe to multi-year contract and D Mike Rucinski to one-year contract. Assigned D Dave Karpa to IHL Cincinnati.

Rangers: Assigned RW Alexandre Daigle and D Drew Bannister to AHL Hartford.

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