Monday's Sports Transactions

Tuesday, March 20th 2001, 12:00 am
By: News On 6


RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY_Named Keith Green director of public relations.


American League

CHICAGO WHITE SOX_Acquired RHP Mike Rupp from the Boston Red Sox to complete an earlier trade.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS_Assigned RHP John Snyder, RHP Kyle Peterson, RHP Mike Buddie and RHP Mike Penney to Indianapolis of the International League. Reassigned RHP Nicke Neuebauer, OF Marcos Scutaro, OF Brant Brown and OF Micah Franklin to their minor league camp.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS_Optioned LHP Todd Belitz, RHP Justin Miller, INF Jason Hart and OF Mario Encarnacion to Sacramento of the PCL. Reassigned RHP Jon Ratliff, RHP Steve Schrenk and OF Andy Abad to their minor league camp.

National League

ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS_Optioned OF Rob Ryan and RHP Bret Prinz to Tucson of the PCL. Reassigned RHP Anthony Chavez and C Brad Cresse to their minor league camp.

ATLANTA BRAVES_Optioned INF Marcus Giles, LHP Damian Moss and LHP Trey Moore to Richmond of the International League, and OF Corey Aldridge to Greenville of the Southern League.

CINCINNATI REDS_Optioned 1B D.T. Cromer to Louisville of the International League, and SS Gookie Dawkins to Chattanooga of the Southern League.

COLORADO ROCKIES_Optioned RHP Craig House and INF Elvis Pena to Colorado Springs of the PCL. Assigned C Darron Cox, OF Kevin Sefcik and RHP Andy Larkin to their minor league camp.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS_Optioned RHP Mike Buddie, RHP John Snyder, RHP Mike Penney and RHP Kyle Peterson to Indianapolis of the International League. Assigned RHP Nick Neugebauer, INF Marcos Scutaro, OF Brant Brown and OF Micah Franklin to their minor league camp.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES_Placed LHP Dan Serafini on waivers. Reassigned RHP Steve Sparks, RHP Randy Galvez and C-1B Craig Wilson to their minor league camp.

SAN DIEDO PADRES_Agreed to terms with OF Rickey Henderson on a one-year contract.

New York-Penn League

STATEN ISLAND YANKEES_Named Joseph Pentangelo director of media relations, Kris Johnson director of ticket sales, Scott Duffey director of group sales and John Davison technical director.

Frontier League

DUBOIS COUNTY DRAGONS_Signed OF Randy Morey, INF John Anderson, RHP Derek Lopez, 1B-OF Matt Lucas and INF Chris Miller.

RIVER CITY RASCALS_Signed OF Brett Haake, INF Kevin Lucas and RHP Jared Wood.

Northern League



National Basketball Association

ATLANTA HAWKS_Activated C-F Lorenzen Wright from the injured list.

International Basketball League

ST. LOUIS STORM_Released F Chancellor Nichols.


National Football League

BUFFALO BILLS_Re-signed QB Alex Van Pelt.

CAROLINA PANTHERS_Waived QB Steve Beuerlein.

DENVER BRONCOS_Agreed to terms with CB Denard Walker on a six-year contract.

MIAMI DOLPHINS_Released QB Damon Huard.

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS_Signed CB Kato Serwanga and FB Marc Edwards.

NEW YORK JETS_Signed WR Matthew Hatchette.

ST. LOUIS RAMS_Acquired LB Jeff Gooch from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for a 2001 fifth-round draft pick.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ers_Waived RB Travis Jervey.


LAS VEGAS OUTLAWS_Claimed WR Eric Guliford and G Aaron Graham off waivers. Waived OT Eric Bateman.


National Hockey League

MONTREAL CANADIENS_Reassigned C Xavier Delisle to Quebec of the AHL.

NEW YORK RANGERS_Recalled G Johan Holmqvist from Hartford of the AHL.

SAN JOSE SHARKS_Reassigned RW Matt Bradley to Kentucky of the AHL.

American Hockey League

PHILADELPHIA PHANTOMS_Recalled LW Chris Heron from Trenton of the ECHL.

PORTLAND PIRATES_Assigned F Kyle Clark to Richmond of the ECHL.

SYRACUSE CRUNCH_Recalled D Robert Ek from Dayton of the ECHL.

Central Hockey League

MACON WHOOPEE_Signed F Joe Pavone.

TULSA OILERS_Signed D Trevor Shoaf.

East Coast Hockey League

BIRMINGHAM BULLS_Waived LW Evert Caldwell. Placed D Tyler Johnson on 60-day injured reserve, D Pete Constantine on 7-day injured reserve, and G Leeor Shtrom on 14-day injured reserve. Activated F Mark Biesenthal from injured reserve.

DAYTON BOMBERS_Added G Andrew Allan to roster. Waived G Chad Ford. Released G Cory Batten.

LOUISIANA ICEGATORS_Waived F Mathieu Ouellette.

TRENTON TITANS_Transferred D Ian Forbes from 30- to 60-day injured reserve.

WHEELING NAILERS_Announced F Jamie O'Leary has been returned on loan from Cleveland of the IHL.

United Hockey League

KNOXVILLE SPEED_Signed D Ernie Thorp.

MISSOURI RIVER OTTERS_Announced C Colin Chaulk has been assigned to the team by Kansas City of the IHL.

West Coast Hockey League

SAN DIEGO GULLS_Signed F Tim Lovell.

TACOMA SABERCATS_Activated F Steve Lowe from the 14-day injured list. Placed F Dampy Brar on the 14-day injured list.

Western Professional Hockey League

AMARILLO RATTLERS_Signed G Jason Wright. Waived G Bob Lahue and Brad Benton. Placed F Sean Hughes on 14-day injured reserve.

CORPUS CHRISTI ICERAYS_Activated F Geoff Bumstead from 14-day injured reserve. Placed F Alex Kholomeyev on 14-day injured reserve.

EL PASO BUZZARDS_Activated D Chris Zaleski from the suspension list.

LUBBOCK COTTON KINGS_Activated D Trevor Burgess from 14-day injured reserve. Placed D Mike Hiebert on 14-day injured reserve. Transferred F Chris Rowland to 21-day injured reserve.

ODESSA JACKALOPES_Waived F Mike Stalk and F Ryan Foster.

SAN ANGELO OUTLAWS_Signed G Al Rooney. Activated D Imre Matyas from 14-day injured reserve. Waived G Sergei Tkachenko.

NEW MEXICO SCORPIONS_Activated F Artem Rybin and Darren Hutchins from 14-day injured reserve and F Peter Ambroziak from 21-day injured reserve. Placed F Darcy Pengelly on season-ending injured reserve and F K.J. Voorhees on 14-day injured reserve.

TUPELO T-REX_Activated D Tom Stewart and F Luc Beausoleil from 14-day injured reserve.


National Lacrosse League

WASHINGTON POWER_Released F J.D. Jones. Activated D Brian Reese from injured reserve.


Major League Soccer

COLUMBUS CREW_Waived D Matt Chulis and F Phil Karn.

NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION_Acquired F Matthew Okoh, D Alan Woods and a 2002 second-round draft pick from Colorado for MF Imad Baba and MF Carlos Parra.

Women's United Soccer Association

SAN DIEGO SPIRIT_Waived D Holly Broome, D Kara Brown, MF Michelle Maitland, D Melissa Ribaudo, F Sara Streufert and F Erica Strey.


AKRON_Announced the resignation of Joe Palmisano, defensive coordinator. Promoted Bob Morris, pass defense coordinator, to defensive coordinator.

BALL STATE_Announced G Cedric Moodie will forego his fourth season of eligibility.

CARSON-NEWMAN_Named Dean Walsh women's basketball coach.

CASE RESERVE_Named Joe Perella football coach.

CINCINNATI_Named A.J. Christoff defensive coordinator, Andy Hendel linebackers coach, O'Neill Gilbert defensive line coach and Charles McMillian secondary coach.

CLEMSON_Announced men's basketball G Pasha Bains, G Dustin Braddick and F Chucky Gilmore will transfer to other schools next year.

FLORIDA A&M_Fired Mickey Clayton, men's basketball coach, and Claudette Farmer, women's basketball coach.

LSU_Named Scott Bowers women's assistant soccer coach.

MIAMI_Named Dan Werner quarterbacks coach.

MIAMI, OHIO_Named Shane Montgomery offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach.

NIAGARA_Extended the contract of Joe Mihalich, men's basketball coach, through the 2006-07 season.

NICHOLLS STATE_Named Jeff Richards offensive coordinator.

NORTHWESTERN, MINN._Named Kirk Talley football coach.

TEXAS SOUTHERN_Fired Robert Moreland, men's basketball coach.

VALDOSTA STATE_Promoted Kirby Smart to defensive coordinator. Named Levorn Harbin defensive line coach and Danny O'Rourke secondary coach.

WISCONSIN_Fired Brad Soderberg, men's basketball coach.