ASTROS: Named Tim Bogar manager, Jack Billingham pitching coach and Pete Rancont coach for Rookie-level Greeneville.

CARDINALS: Signed OF Emil Brown and OF Mark Quinn to one-year minor league contracts with invitations to major league camp. Signed OF Chris Prieto and 1B Luis Ortiz to minor league contracts; assigned them to Triple-A Memphis. Signed free-agent P Julian Tavarez, who had been with Pirates, to two-year, $4.2 million contract. Signed 2B Marlon Anderson, who had been with Devil Rays, to one-year, $600,000 contract. Signed OF Ray Lankford to minor league contract with invitation to spring training.


DEVIL RAYS: Named Don Zimmer adviser. Designated P Matt White for assignment.

DODGERS: Agreed to one-year, $975,000 contract with OF Dave Roberts. Named former Orioles C Terry Kennedy manager of Triple-A Las Vegas.

GIANTS: Agreed to one-year, $1.5 million contract with free-agent P Brett Tomko, who had been with Cardinals.

MARINERS: Designated P Ryan Anderson for assignment.

REDS: Agreed to minor league contracts with P Rigo Beltran, P Seth Etherton, P Brian Mallette, P Aaron Myette, P Corey Thurman, P Luke Prokopec, C Dane Sardinha, C Mike Stefanski, C Javier Valentin, IF Jacob Cruz, IF Aaron Holbert, OF McKay Christensen and OF Jermaine Clark.

RED SOX: Named Brad Mills bench coach, Lynn Jones first base coach, U.L. Washington minor league infield coordinator, Victor Rodriguez Latin American field coordinator, Todd Claus manager of Single-A Sarasota, Chad Epperson manager of Single-A Augusta and Luis Alicea of Rookie-level Lowell.

ROCKIES: Agreed to minor league contract with free-agent IF Denny Hocking, who had been with Twins.



NBA: Fined Celtics F Paul Pierce $7,500 for throwing and kicking basketball into stands during game Wednesday.

NETS: Signed G Robert Pack to 10-day contract. Placed F Eddie Griffin on injured list with sore back. Activated G Zoran Planinic from injured list.

76ERS: Signed F Zendon Hamilton to 10-day contract.

SPURS: Signed G Charlie Ward. Placed G Alex Garcia on injured list with bruised right knee.

SUNS: Activated F Amare Stoudemire and F Zarko Cabarkapa. Placed F Maciej Lampe on injured list with back spasms.



HERMANN TROPHY: Honor that goes to college soccer's best player went to St. John's D Chris Wingert.

ARIZONA STATE: Announced that QB Andrew Walter will stay in school for senior season instead of entering NFL draft. Named Mark Carrier secondary coach.

CLEMSON: Announced that junior WR Derrick Hamilton and junior DT Donnell Washington will forgo senior seasons and make themselves available for NFL draft.

DUKE: Named David Kelly football associate head coach.

FLORIDA STATE: Announced that WR P.K. Sam will forgo senior year and make himself available for NFL draft.

MIAMI, FLA.: Announced that CB Antrel Rolle will return for senior season instead of entering NFL draft.


NEBRASKA: Named Bill Callahan football coach.

OKLAHOMA: Announced that All-America DT Tommie Harris will forgo senior season to enter NFL draft.

OREGON: Announced that DL Igor Olshansky will forgo senior season and enter NFL draft.

UCLA: Announced that TB Tyler Ebell has decided to transfer.

WASHINGTON: Announced retirement of AD Barbara Hedges, effective Jan. 16. Named Dick Thompson interim AD.

WEST VIRGINIA: Suspended F Drew Schifino indefinitely from men's basketball team for violation of team rules.



BROWNS: Promoted wide receivers coach Terry Robiskie to offensive coordinator.

BUCCANEERS: Named Bruce Allen GM.

FALCONS: Named Jim Mora Jr. coach and Greg Knapp offensive coordinator.

49ERS: Promoted Ted Tollner to offensive coordinator and Gregg Smith to offensive line coach. Named Rich Olson quarterbacks coach and Dan Cozzetto tight ends coach.

GIANTS: Named Tim Lewis defensive coordinator.


JETS: Named Denny Marcin defensive line coach.

LIONS: Named Pat Morris offensive line coach.


NHL: Announced that Maple Leafs' Pat Quinn will coach Eastern Conference team and Red Wings' Dave Lewis will coach Western Conference in All-Star Game.

BRUINS: Recalled LW Martin Samuelsson from AHL Providence. Assigned RW Colton Orr to Providence.

CAPITALS: Claimed D Todd Rohloff off waivers from Blue Jackets. Assigned C Brian Sutherby to AHL Portland.


FLAMES: Acquired LW Lynn Loyns from Sharks for future considerations.

ISLANDERS: Signed free-agent C Cliff Ronning.

SHARKS: Traded F Lynn Loyns to Flames for future considerations.

STARS: Placed C Mike Modano on IR, retroactive to Jan. 2, with groin injury.


FIFA: Suspended Guatemala's soccer federation because of actions of its government.


SOCKERS (MISL): Traded D Gaston Pernia to Fury for D Brad Flanagan.


Remaining free agents

American League

Anaheim (1): Eric Owens of.

Orioles (3): Albert Belle, of; Hector Carrasco, rhp; Scott Erickson, rhp.


Boston (3): John Burkett, rhp; Todd Jones, rhp; Robert Person, rhp.

Cleveland (2): Ellis Burks, dh; Terry Mulholland, lhp.

Detroit (2): Shane Halter, 3b; Matt Walbeck, c.

Kansas City (4): Jose Lima, rhp; Graeme Lloyd, lhp; Tom Prince, c; Jamey Wright, rhp.

Minnesota (2): Rick Reed, rhp; Kenny Rogers, lhp.

New York (3): Roger Clemens, rhp; Jeff Nelson, rhp; Antonio Osuna, rhp.


Seattle (2): John Mabry, of; Mark McLemore, ss.

Tampa Bay (4): Travis Lee, 1b; Al Martin, dh; Rey Ordonez, ss; Terry Shumpert, dh.

Texas (1): Rafael Palmeiro, dh.

Toronto (1): Mike Bordick, ss.

National League

Arizona (4): Mark Grace, 1b; Felix Jose, of; Raul Mondesi, of; Mike Myers, lhp.


Atlanta (4): Darren Bragg, of; Matt Franco, 1b; Darren Holmes; Greg Maddux, rhp.

Chicago (7): Shawn Estes, lhp; Doug Glanville, of; Mark Guthrie, lhp; Eric Karros, 1b; Troy O'Leary, of; Dave Veres, rhp; Tony Womack, ss.

Colorado (3): Greg Norton, 3b; Darren Oliver, lhp; Gregg Zaun, c.

Florida (3): Rick Helling, rhp; Ivan Rodriguez, c; Ugueth Urbina, rhp.

Houston (4): Orlando Merced, of; Brian Moehler, rhp; Ron Villone, lhp; Rick White, rhp.

Los Angeles (4): Andy Ashby, rhp; Ron Coomer, 1b; Rickey Henderson, of; Fred McGriff, 1b.


Milwaukee (4): Keith Osik, c; Todd Ritchie, rhp; Glendon Rusch, lhp; John Vander Wal, of.

Montreal (5): Wil Cordero, 1b; Vladimir Guerrero, of; Jose Mercedes, rhp; Fernando Tatis, 3b; Todd Zeile, 3b.

New York (3): Pedro Astacio, rhp; Jay Bell, 2b; Tony Clark, 1b.

Philadelphia (4): Jose Mesa, rhp; Dan Plesac, lhp; Turk Wendell, rhp; Mike Williams, rhp.

Pittsburgh (2): Pat Meares, 2b; Jeff Reboulet, 2b.

St. Louis (6): Jeff Fassero, lhp; Joe Girardi, c; Lance Painter, rhp; Orlando Palmeiro, of; Russ Springer, rhp; Garrett Stephenson, rhp.


San Francisco (3): Marvin Benard, of; Andres Galarraga, 1b; Sidney Ponson, rhp.



Mercedes Championships

At Maui, Hawaii

Second round, par 73


Vijay Singh 68-64-132 Stuart Appleby 66-67-133 Darren Clarke 67-69-136 Kirk Triplett 68-69-137 Scott Hoch 68-71-139 Davis Love 69-71-140 Retief Goosen 70-70-140 Tiger Woods 71-70-141 Mike Weir 71-70-141 Peter Jacobsen 70-71-141 Jim Furyk 70-71-141 J.L. Lewis 70-71-141 Shaun Micheel 70-71-141 Fred Couples 69-72-141 Shigeki Maruyama 69-72-141 John Huston 69-72-141 Justin Leonard 68-73-141 Ernie Els 73-70-143 Adam Scott 69-74-143 Jonathan Kaye 74-70-144 Kenny Perry 73-71-144 Tommy Armour 73-71-144 Steve Flesch 73-72-145 Ben Crane 71-74-145 Rory Sabbatini 73-74-147 Chad Campbell 71-76-147 Frank Lickliter 73-76-149 Bob Tway 76-74-150 Craig Stadler 73-78-151 Ben Curtis 73-80-153