For The Record
BEEN HIBERNATING -- The Bears haven't won a playoff game since defeating the Vikings, 35-18, on Jan. 1, 1995. Who completed 15 of 23 passes for 221 yards and two touchdowns in that victory? Answer below
ANGELS -- Agreed to terms with OF Chone Figgins on three-year, $10.5 million contract. Agreed to terms with OF Juan Rivera on two-year, $3.5 million contract.
DIAMONDBACKS -- Agreed to terms with C Johnny Estrada on one-year, $2 million contract.
DODGERS -- Acquired P Danys Baez and P Lance Carter from Devil Rays for P Edwin Jackson and P Chuck Tiffany.
PIRATES -- Signed 1B-OF Craig Wilson to one-year, $3.5 million contract.
NCAA -- Reinstated Kansas men's basketball G Brandon Rush after an appeal found that he did not improperly receive benefits from an agent after applying for the 2005 NBA draft.
CONNECTICUT -- Announced that RB Cornell Brockington will forgo senior season and enter NFL draft.
FLORIDA STATE -- Announced that QB Wyatt Sexton has left football team.
OHIO STATE -- Announced that S Donte Whitner will forgo senior season and enter NFL draft.
TENNESSEE -- Announced that DT Tony McDaniel will forgo senior season and enter NFL draft.
CANADIENS -- Fired coach Claude Julien and assistant coach Rick Green. Named Bob Gainey interim coach and Guy Carbonneau associate coach.
THRASHERS -- Assigned G Mike Dunham to ECHL Gwinnett for conditioning purposes.