Marketplace 400 lineup
At Brooklyn, Mich.
Lap length: 2 miles
Failed to qualify
49. (35) Mike Wallace, Chevy, 50. (79) Stan Boyd, Chevy, 51. (37) Stanton Barrett, Dodge,
MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: Suspended Rockies P Joe Kennedy five games for making inappropriate comments, fighting and aggressive actions in game Sunday and Pirates C Jason Kendall four games for charging mound, fighting and aggressive actions in same game.
BREWERS: Sent P Matt Ford outright to Double-A Huntsville.
CARDINALS: Announced two-year extension of player development contract with short-season Single-A New Jersey. Optioned P Danny Haren to Triple-A Memphis. Recalled former Orioles P Al Reyes from Memphis.
DEVIL RAYS: Added 1B Randall Simon to active roster. Optioned OF Joey Gathright to Triple-A Durham.
DIAMONDBACKS: Activated 1B Alan Zinter from 60-day DL. Recalled P Brian Bruney from Triple-A Tucson. Optioned IF Tim Olson to Tucson. Transferred OF Luis Gonzalez to 60-day DL.
MARINERS: Purchased contract of P Bill Simas from Independent Long Island.
METS: Placed IF Joe McEwing on 60-day DL with broken left leg. Purchased contract of IF Jeff Keppinger from Triple-A Norfolk.
PIRATES: Purchased contract of P Nelson Figueroa from Triple-A Nashville. Optioned P Ian Snell to Double-A Altoona.
RED SOX: Activated IF Mark Bellhorn from 15-day DL. Optioned IF Earl Snyder to Triple-A Pawtuckut.
KEYS (SINGLE-A): Announced that GM Joe Pinto and assistant GM Gina Stepoulous will be leaving team.
BULLS: Waived F Paul Shirley.
SUNS: Signed free-agent C Steven Hunter, who had been with Magic.
CONFERENCE USA: Athletic directors voted unanimously to recommend holding league's inaugural football championship game in 2005.
COLGATE: Named Angie Zeuch women's basketball assistant coach.
CONNECTICUT: Placed men's basketball assistant coach Clyde Vaughan on immediate paid administrative leave; he was arrested earlier in week in prostitution sting.
DAYTON: Named Dave Wojcik (Loyola College) men's basketball assistant coach; he has been an assistant at Loyola and Navy.
MARYLAND: Reached agreement with football coach Ralph Friedgen on 20 percent raise through life of contract, which runs through 2012.
WASHINGTON STATE: Named Tony Bennett men's basketball associate coach.
WESTERN KENTUCKY: Named Cypheus Bunton men's assistant basketball coach.
WESTMINSTER: Named Scot Billey women's basketball coach.
NFL: Suspended Saints LB Sedrick Hodge for four games for violating substance-abuse policy.
CARDINALS: Claimed LB Marcus Wilkins on waivers from Packers. Waived T Quinn Christensen.
SAINTS: Revoked waiver claim for CB Derek Ross.
LIGHTNING: Re-signed RW Shane Willis to one-year contract.