+SPORTS TRANSACTIONS FOR TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28+
(ADDING WCHL MOVES)
NASCAR -- Announced resignation of president Bill France Jr.;
named Mike Helton president and George Pyne senior vice
Chicago White Sox -- Named Dennis Gilbert special assistant to
chairman Jerry Reinsdorf, Rick Hahn director of major league
administration, Dan Fabian director of baseball operations and
Andrew Pinter assistant director of baseball operations.
Florida Marlins -- Named Mike Tosar Florida scouting supervisor.
Milwaukee Brewers -- Signed reliever Curtis Leskanic to a
Pittsburgh Pirates -- Named Russ Nixon major league catching
instructor; named Jeff Livesey hitting coach, Darold Knowles
pitching coach and Carl Randolph trainer at Nashville of the
Pacific Coast League (AAA).
Midwest League -- Announced resignation of administrator Cory
Christian to become ticket operations manager of the San Jose
Giants of the California League (A).
Atlanta Hawks -- Activated guard Dion Glover from the injured
Boston Celtics -- Activated guard Randy Brown from the injured
list and placed center Mark Blount on the injured list with a
sprained right ankle.
Cleveland Cavaliers -- Activated guard Wesley Person from the
injured list; placed forward J.R. Reid on the injured list with
patellar tendinitis in both knees.
Dallas Mavericks -- Waived forward Bill Curley; signed forward
Indiana Pacers -- Named J. William Kingston director of the
Pacers foundation for Pacers Sports and Information.
Los Angeles Clippers -- Acquired forward-center Cherokee Parks
and forward Obinna Ekezie from the Washington Wizards for guard
Tyrone Nesby; placed guard Earl Boykins on the injured list with
a bruised right knee.
Continental Basketball Association -- Renewed its developmental
agreement with the NBA for the 2000-01 season.
Connecticut Pride (CBA) -- Signed guards Rick Mickens and B.J.
McKie, guard-forward Jarod Stevenson, forward Muntrelle Dobbins
and forward-center Luther Clay.
Rockford Lightning (CBA) -- Signed guard Anthony Blakes to a
Sioux Falls Skyforce (CBA) -- Named Kelvin Upshaw assistant
Magic City Snowbears (IBA) -- Signed center Troy Jackson.
Saskatchewan Hawks (IBA) -- Signed forward Damon Arnette.
Baltimore Ravens -- Signed fullback Charles Evans; placed
fullback Obafemi Ayanbadejo on injured reserve.
Denver Broncos -- Signed running back Keith Brown to their
Miami Dolphins -- Placed safety Greg Jeffries on injured
reserve; signed safety Kevin Williams; signed wide receiver
Sherrod Gideon to the practice squad; released wide receiver
Damon Savage from the practice squad.
New England Patriots -- Signed linebacker Antico Dalton to the
practice squad; waived fullback Chris Floyd; claimed tight end
Jermaine Wiggins off waivers from the New York Jets.
New York Jets -- Re-signed running back Leon Johnson; waived
tight end Jermaine Wiggins.
Seattle Seahawks -- Released cornerback Chris Canty.
Montreal Alouettes (CFL) -- Re-signed defensive back Mark
Washington, wide receiver Kevin Alexander, fullback Harvey
Stables, linebacker John Grace and tackle Josh Cochran to
one-year contract; re-signed tackle Jason Richards to a two-year
New York-New Jersey Hitmen (XFL) -- Named Joseph Lombardi
running backs coach, Bill Urbanik defensive line coach and
defensive run game coordinator, Tony Mottola linebackers coach,
Mike Dietzel secondary coach and defensive passing game
coordinator and Paul Butcher special teams coach.
Chicago Blackhawks -- Assigned goaltender Erasmo Saltarelli to
Augusta of the East Coast Hockey League.
Columbus Blue Jackets -- Assigned defenseman Radim Bicanek to
Syracuse of the American Hockey League.
Dallas Stars -- Recalled defenseman Jeff McKercher from Augusta
of the East Coast Hockey League.
Detroit Red Wings -- Recalled goaltender Jason Elliott from the
Houston Aeros of the International Hockey League, center Yuri
Butsayev from Cincinnati of the American Hockey League; loaned
goaltender Aren Miller to Toledo of the Eas Coast Hockey League
and center Jason Williams to Cincinnati.
Florida Panthers -- Assigned right wing Denis Shvidki to
Louisville of the American Hockey League.
Los Angeles Kings -- Recalled center Eric Belanger from Lowell
of the American Hockey League and assigned right wing Brad
Chartrand to Lowell.
Phoenix Coyotes -- Recalled defenseman Joel Bouchard from Grand
Rapids of the International Hockey League and goaltender Patrick
DesRochers from Springfield of the American Hockey League.
Philadelphia Flyers -- Recalled defenseman Brad Tiley from
Philadelphia of the American Hockey League.
American Hockey League -- Suspended Portland Pirates left wing
Jason Shmyr six games and defenseman Remi Royer one game;
suspended Springfield Falcons defenseman Francois Leroux one
Norfolk Admirals (AHL) -- Recalled defenseman J.P. Tessier from
Jackson of the East Coast Hockey League.
Portland Pirates (AHL) -- Recalled defenseman Nate Forster from
Richmond of the East Coast Hockey League.
Chicago Wolves (IHL) -- Signed center Todd Robinson.
Detroit Vipers (IHL) -- Recalled forwards Mike Kiesman and Eric
Schneider and defensemen Mikko Kuparinen and Mark Thompson from
Johnstown of the East Coast Hockey League.
Grand Rapids Griffins (IHL) -- Signed defenseman Jeff DaCosta to
a 25-game tryout.
Houston Aeros (IHL) -- Recalled forward Troy Stonier and
goaltender Bryan McMullen from Austin of the Western
Professional Hockey League.
Augusta Lynx (ECHL) -- Waived forward Bob Thornton.
Baton Rouge Kingfish (ECHL) -- Added forward Matt Erredge.
Greensboro Generals (ECHL) -- placed defenseman Juraj Slovak on
the seven-day injured-reserve list; added left wing Chris
Thompson and goaltender J.R. Prestifilippo; waived left wing
Greenville Grrrowl (ECHL) -- Placed forward Colin Pepperall on
the seven-day injured-reserve list.
Pee Dee Pride (ECHL) -- Acquired left wing Martin Galik from the
Greensboro Generals for future considerations.
Richmond Renegades (ECHL) -- Placed forward Richard Pitirri on
the seven-day injured-reserve list.
Roanoke Express (ECHL) -- Activated Nate Handrahan from the
injured-reserve list; placed right wing Tim Wolfe on the
seven-day injured-reserve list.
Trenton Titans (ECHL) -- Activated left wing Sandy Cohen from
the injured-reserve list.
Border City Bandits (CHL) -- Waived right wing Keli Corpse.
Columbus Cottonmouths (CHL) -- Acquired left wing Kris Schultz
from the Wichita Thunder for defenseman Kamil Kuriplach.
Oklahoma City Blazers (CHL) -- Signed left wing Don Sauter and
right wing Frank DeFrenza; waived center Luke Murphy.
San Antonio Iguanas (CHL) -- Signed defenseman to a three-game
West Coast Hockey League -- Reduced the suspension of Long
Beach's J.F. Picard from four games to three; voided the
November 23 trade between Anchorage's Barry Potomski and Idaho's
Anchorage Aces (WCHL) -- Waived left wing Rob Douglas; claimed
center Glen Gulutzan off waivers from the Fresno Falcons.
Idaho Steelheads (WCHL) -- Waived forward Barry Potomski.
San Diego Gulls (WCHL) -- Waived defenseman Darren Perkins.
Monroe Moccasins (WPHL) -- Activated forward Carlin Nordstrom
from the injured-reserve list; placed forward Ryden Marko on the
14-day injured-reserve list, retroactive to November 25.
New Mexico Scorpions (WPHL) -- Released defenseman Daniel
Archambault from the suspended list.
Tupelo T-Rex (WPHL) -- Claimed defenseman John Wynne off
Clemson -- Named Brad Scott offensive coordinator.
Hartford -- Named Ewa Bergsten head women's soccer coach.
Hartwick -- Named Keith Thompson assistant men's basketball
coach and Deborah Liddle assistant women's basketball coach.
Montclair State -- Named Roman J. Uschak assistant sports