ATHLETICS: Agreed to one-year, $965,000 contract with P Chad Bradford, who had requested $1.125 million in arbitration; the team had offered $850,000.
DIAMONDBACKS: Agreed to one-year, $2.6 million contract with 3B Shea Hillenbrand, who had requested $2.9 million in arbitration; the team had offered $2.4 million.
DODGERS: Named Frank McCourt chairman and Jamie McCourt vice chairman.
PHILLIES: Agreed to one-year, $3.95 million contract with 2B Placido Polanco, wo had requested $4.5 million in arbitration; the team had offered $3.4 million.
REDS: Agreed with P Sean Bergman on minor league contract.
TWINS: Won arbitration case with P Johan Santana, who will get $1.6 million instead of the $2.45 million he requested.
CELTICS: Waived F Vin Baker.
KNICKS: Signed G Dermarr Johnson for remainder of season.
AUBURN: Named Al Borges offensive coordinator.
ILLINOIS: Named Dan Roushar offensive coordinator.
MISSISSIPPI: Named Jay Hopson defensive assistant coach and recruiting coordinator.
NEBRASKA: Named Jay Norvell offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach.
PURDUE: Named Lou Anarumo defensive backs coach.
RUTGERS: Suspended sophomore G Calvin Wooten from men's basketball team for violation of team policy.
ST. JOHN'S: Reinstated men's basketball F Tyler Jones after two-game suspension.
TEXAS: Named Bobby Kennedy receivers coach. Promoted Mac McWhorter to assistant head coach, Michael Haywood to recruiting coordinator and Bruce Chambers to assistant recruiting coordinator.
BUCCANEERS: Signed T Chris Ziemann.
DOLPHINS: Signed C William Delahoussaye.
CAPITALS: Activated D Sergei Gonchar and RW Brian Willsie from injured reserve.
COYOTES: Signed RW Shane Doan to three-year contract extension.
HURRICANES: Placed RW Justin Williams on injured reserve with broken left wrist.
SENATORS: Signed F Rob Ray.
Clemson at Florida State, noon Georgia Tech at Virginia, 2 p.m.
Maryland at UNC, 3:30 p.m. Cincinnati at Wake, 1:30 p.m. Duke at N.C. State, 6:30 p.m. Soccer
Blast at San Diego, 10 p.m. Monterrey at K.C., 8:35 p.m. Dallas at Milwaukee, 7 p.m.
Dallas at Cleveland, 3:05 p.m.
Daytona 500 winners
2003 - Michael Waltrip
2002 - Ward Burton
2001 - Michael Waltrip
2000 - Dale Jarrett
1999 - Jeff Gordon
1998 - Dale Earnhardt
1997 - Jeff Gordon
1996 - Dale Jarrett
1995 - Sterling Marlin
1994 - Sterling Marlin
1993 - Dale Jarrett
1992 - Davey Allison
1991 - Ernie Irvan
1990 - Derrike Cope
1989 - Darrell Waltrip
1988 - Bobby Allison
1987 - Bill Elliott
1986 - Geoff Bodine
1985 - Bill Elliott
1984 - Cale Yarborough
1983 - Cale Yarborough
1982 - Bobby Allison
1981 - Richard Petty
1980 - Buddy Baker
1979 - Richard Petty
1978 - Bobby Allison
1977 - Cale Yarborough
1976 - David Pearson
1975 - Benny Parsons
1974 - Richard Petty
1973 - Richard Petty
1972 - A.J. Foyt
1971 - Richard Petty
1970 - Pete Hamilton
1969 - LeeRoy Yarborough
1968 - Cale Yarborough