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EXPOS: Agreed to terms on contracts with P Shawn Hill, P Chad Cordero, P Chad Bentz, IF Jamey Carroll, IF Josh Labandeira, OF Ryan Church and OF Terrmel Sledge.

ROYALS: Signed P Greg Swindell to minor league contract and invited him to spring training.


NBA: Fined Wizards coach Eddie Jordan $7,500 for failing to leave court in timely manner at end of Washington's 96-87 loss to Pacers on Friday. Fined Magic G Tracy McGrady $10,000 for kicking basketball into stands twice at end of first half of Orlando's 102-98 victory over Denver on Friday.


COYOTES: Recalled C Krystofer Kolanos from AHL Springfield.

PENGUINS: Recalled LW Matt Murley from AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. Assigned RW Eric Meloche to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.



The Western Howard County Travel baseball team, which competes in the Baltimore Metro 15-year-old Travel Baseball League, is looking for players. The team plays four to five games a week from May 22 to July. Players must not reach there 16th birthday before Aug. 1, 2004 to be eligible. Call Richard Dinnis at 410-489-0087.


The Maryland Waves AAU Basketball Organization will conduct tryouts for boys and girls ages 8 to 17 in February and March in Baltimore City, Baltimore County and Howard County. Call Rick Anger at 443-506-6680 for boys, and Sam Walker at 443-677-1703 or Andy Gaeta at 443-506-6016. Visit for tryout information and e-mail contacts for each coach.

Basketball day camps for players 7 to 17 will be held at Cardinal Gibbons for co-ed (June 14-18) and boys (July 19-23 and July 26-30). Call Bob Flynn at 410-644-1220, ext. 126, or go to


Baltimore Elite Lacrosse League, sponsored by the Pikesville Recreation Council, is accepting individual and team applications for the summer 2004 season in varsity and JV high school divisions, with games beginning May 23; and the college division with games beginning June 6. Applications are due by April 24. Information and application forms are available at the league's Web site, http://www.baltimoreelite For more information, call Mike Snitzer at 410-363-8610 or e-mail


Tour of the Algarve

At Malhao, Portugal

Final stage

1. Floyd Landis, United States, U.S. Postal Service, 4 hours, 40 minutes, 18 seconds.

2. Peter Farazijn, Belgium, Cofidis, 5 seconds behind.

3. Candido Barbosa, Portugal, LA Pecol, same time.

4. Victor Hugo Pena, Colombia, USPS, same time.

5. Ezequiel Mosquera, Spain, Carvalhelhos, 9 seconds behind.

6. David Bernabeu, Spain, Milaneza, 14 seconds behind.

7. Bruno Castanheira, Portugal, Milaneza, 21 seconds behind.

8. Thomas Dekker, Netherlands, Rabobank, 24 seconds behind.

9. Martin Garrido, Argentina, Barbot, same time.

10. Juan Olmo, Spain, Barbot, 25 seconds behind. Also 34. Lance Armstrong, United States, USPS, 1 minute, 2 seconds behind.

Final standings

1. Floyd Landis, United States, U.S. Postal Service, 18 hours, 3 minutes, 4 seconds.

2. Victor Hugo Pena, Colombia, USPS, 26 seconds behind.

3. Candido Barbosa, Portugal, LA Pecol, :45 behind.

4. Thomas Dekker, Netherlands, Rabobank, :52.

5. Lance Armstrong, United States, USPS, 1:11.

6. Pedro Lopes, Portugal, LA Pecol, 1:32.

7. Joost Posthuma, Netherlands, Rabobank, 1:34.

8. Jimmy Engoulvent, France, Cofidis, 1:35.

9. David Bernabeu, Spain, Milaneza, 1:41.

10. Martin Garrido, Argentina, Barbot, 1:43.

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