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Published: Saturday, 12/20/2003

Scoreboard

PRO FOOTBALL

NFL

TODAY

Atlanta at Tampa Bay, 1:30

Kansas City at Minnesota, 5

New England at N.Y. Jets, 8:30

TOMORROW

Detroit at Carolina, 1

Baltimore at Cleveland, 1

Miami at Buffalo, 1

N.Y. Giants at Dallas, 1

Washington at Chicago, 1

Tennessee at Houston, 1

Cincinnati at St. Louis, 1

New Orleans at Jacksonville, 1

San Diego at Pittsburgh, 4:05

Arizona at Seattle, 4:15

San Francisco at Philadelphia, 4:15

Denver at Indianapolis, 8:30

MONDAY

Green Bay at Oakland, 9

Injury Report

Today

ATLANTA FALCONS (3-11) AT TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS (7-7) – Atlanta Falcons: DOUBTFUL: DT Edward Jasper (knee/ankle); DE Brady Smith (elbow). QUESTIONABLE: CB Juran Bolden (back); LB Twan Russell (calf). PROBABLE: T Kevin Shaffer (foot); T Todd Weiner (ankle). Tampa Bay Buccaneers: OUT: RB Darian Barnes (ankle); DT Ellis Wyms (knee). PROBABLE: TE Ken Dilger (hip); DT Warren Sapp (foot); T Kenyatta Walker (elbow).

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (12-2) AT MINNESOTA VIKINGS (8-6) – Kansas City Chiefs: OUT: LB Monty Beisel (groin). DOUBTFUL: WR Marc Boerigter (ankle). QUESTIONABLE: DT Eric Downing (hamstring); S Clint Finley (back); LB Scott Fujita (knee); LB Mike Maslowski (knee); S Greg Wesley (thigh). PROBABLE: LB Quinton Caver (back); RB Priest Holmes (foot); LB Fred Jones (knee); CB Dexter McCleon (thigh); T Marcus Spears (foot); G Brian Waters (shoulder). Minnesota Vikings: QUESTIONABLE: LB Chris Claiborne (ankle). PROBABLE: RB Michael Bennett (ankle); T Mike Rosenthal (concussion); RB Onterrio Smith (hamstring); RB Moe Williams (knee).

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (12-2) AT NEW YORK JETS (6-8) – New England Patriots: OUT: TE Sean McDermott (shoulder-IR). QUESTIONABLE: S Chris Akins (leg); C Damien Woody (flu). PROBABLE: WR Deion Branch (finger); LB Ted Johnson (neck). New York Jets: PROBABLE: LB Sam Cowart (thigh).

Tomorrow

ARIZONA CARDINALS (3-11) AT SEATTLE SEAHAWKS (8-6) – Arizona Cardinals: OUT: S Justin Lucas (ankle). DOUBTFUL: C Pete Kendall (shoulder). PROBABLE: DT Wendell Bryant (illness). Seattle Seahawks: DOUBTFUL: G Jerry Wunsch (ankle). QUESTIONABLE: LB Orlando Huff (ankle); LB Anthony Simmons (neck); S Reggie Tongue (hamstring); CB Willie Williams (foot). PROBABLE: CB Shawn Springs (foot).

BALTIMORE RAVENS (8-6) AT CLEVELAND BROWNS (4-10) – Baltimore Ravens: OUT: LB Adalius Thomas (elbow). QUESTIONABLE: LB Ray Lewis (shoulder); G Edwin Mulitalo (groin); RB Alan Ricard (ankle); RB Chester Taylor (leg). Cleveland Browns: OUT: CB Anthony Henry (knee). QUESTIONABLE: CB Daylon McCutcheon (ankle). PROBABLE: DE Kenard Lang (knee).

CINCINNATI BENGALS (8-6) AT ST. LOUIS RAMS (11-3) – Cincinnati Bengals: OUT: WR Peter Warrick (knee). QUESTIONABLE: CB Artrell Hawkins (thigh); G Eric Steinbach (thigh). PROBABLE: T Levi Jones (knee). St. Louis Rams: OUT: LB Robert Thomas (groin). QUESTIONABLE: WR Isaac Bruce (ankle). PROBABLE: CB Jerametrius Butler (knee); CB Travis Fisher (knee).

DETROIT LIONS (4-10) AT CAROLINA PANTHERS (9-5) – Detroit Lions: QUESTIONABLE: WR Eddie Drummond (knee); DT Luther Elliss (concussion). PROBABLE: CB Dre Bly (leg); LB James Davis (shoulder); CB Otis Smith (leg). Carolina Panthers: QUESTIONABLE: DT Brentson Buckner (knee); CB Terry Cousin (leg); RB Stephen Davis (ankle); C Jeff Mitchell (groin); DE Mike Rucker (knee). PROBABLE: S Deon Grant (shoulder); CB Reggie Howard (ankle); LB Dan Morgan (concussion).

MIAMI DOLPHINS (8-6) AT BUFFALO BILLS (6-8) – Miami Dolphins: OUT: RB Rob Konrad (concussion). QUESTIONABLE: DT Tim Bowens (calf); WR James McKnight (oblique/knee). PROBABLE: WR Chris Chambers (ribs); QB Jay Fiedler (knee); S Brock Marion (eye); LB Junior Seau (shoulder); DE Jason Taylor (ankle); RB Ricky Williams (shoulder). Buffalo Bills: OUT: S Izell Reese (leg). QUESTIONABLE: TE Dave Moore (leg); T Mike Williams (knee).

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS (7-7) AT JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS (4-10) – New Orleans Saints: OUT: G LeCharles Bentley (knee); T Spencer Folau (knee). QUESTIONABLE: LB Cie Grant (calf); TE Zach Hilton (knee); DE Darren Howard (knee); G Kendyl Jacox (knee); RB Fred McAfee (ankle); RB Terrelle Smith (jaw); DE Willie Whitehead (knee). PROBABLE: TE Walter Rasby (finger); WR Donte Stallworth (ankle). Jacksonville Jaguars: OUT: CB Jason Craft (knee-IR); LB Deon Humphrey (knee). QUESTIONABLE: RB Chris Fuamatu-Ma afala (knee). PROBABLE: CB Fernando Bryant (hamstring); TE George Wrighster (hamstring).

NEW YORK GIANTS (4-10) AT DALLAS COWBOYS (9-5) – New York Giants: DOUBTFUL: QB Kerry Collins (ankle); WR Ike Hilliard (knee); T Luke Petitgout (back); TE Marcellus Rivers (knee); TE Jeremy Shockey (knee). QUESTIONABLE: CB Kato Serwanga (knee/hip). Dallas Cowboys: OUT: DT Leonardo Carson (tricep). PROBABLE: WR Terry Glenn (leg).

SAN DIEGO CHARGERS (3-11) AT PITTSBURGH STEELERS (5-9) – San Diego Chargers: OUT: T Courtney VanBuren (knee). QUESTIONABLE: TE Stephen Alexander (groin); C Jason Ball (ankle); T Solomon Page (ankle). PROBABLE: WR David Boston (neck); G Kris Dielman (hamstring); T Damion McIntosh (ankle); TE Justin Peelle (concussion). Pittsburgh Steelers: OUT: T Marvel Smith (neck). PROBABLE: LB Kendrell Bell (groin); RB Jerome Bettis (knee); LB James Farrior (knee); C Chukky Okobi (back); WR Hines Ward (knee).

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (6-8) AT PHILADELPHIA EAGLES (11-3) – San Francisco 49ers: DOUBTFUL: S Zack Bronson (neck); RB Garrison Hearst (knee); CB Jason Webster (chest). QUESTIONABLE: DT Devone Claybrooks (foot); CB Ahmed Plummer (back). PROBABLE: C Jeremy Newberry (ankle/groin); WR Terrell Owens (groin); WR Tai Streets (quadricep). Philadelphia Eagles: DOUBTFUL: TE L.J. Smith (groin/back); CB Troy Vincent (hip). QUESTIONABLE: T Jon Runyan (illness). PROBABLE: S Brian Dawkins (foot); LB Carlos Emmons (hand); S Michael Lewis (neck); DE Jerome McDougle (shoulder); LB Ike Reese (quadricep); T Tra Thomas (back); LB Nate Wayne (ankle); G John Welbourn (quadricep).

TENNESSEE TITANS (10-4) AT HOUSTON TEXANS (5-9) – Tennessee Titans: OUT: LB Rocky Calmus (leg); QB Billy Volek (spleen); CB Andre Woolfolk (ankle). QUESTIONABLE: WR Eddie Berlin (concussion); LB Rocky Boiman (knee); WR Tyrone Calico (knee); WR Darrell Hill (knee); LB Jordan Kramer (ankle); QB Steve McNair (ankle/calf); TE Shad Meier (knee); WR Jake Schifino (toe/leg); S Lance Schulters (hip). Houston Texans: PROBABLE: QB David Carr (shoulder); G Zach Wiegert (elbow).

WASHINGTON REDSKINS (5-9) AT CHICAGO BEARS (6-8) – Washington Redskins: DOUBTFUL: RB Ladell Betts (arm); S David Terrell (knee). QUESTIONABLE: RB Trung Canidate (ankle); WR Taylor Jacobs (foot); T Chris Samuels (knee); T Brandon Winey (knee). PROBABLE: LB LaVar Arrington (knee); S Matt Bowen (knee); WR Laveranues Coles (toe); TE Zeron Flemister (neck); WR Rod Gardner (knee); S Andre Lott (ankle); RB Chad Morton (ankle); DE Bruce Smith (knee); LB Jeremiah Trotter (knee). Chicago Bears: DOUBTFUL: T Mike Gandy (shoulder); S Mike Green (groin). QUESTIONABLE: QB Chris Chandler (shoulder); TE Desmond Clark (toe); TE John Gilmore (back); DT Keith Traylor (knee); S Cameron Worrell (knee). PROBABLE: G Chris Villarrial (side).

DENVER BRONCOS (9-5) AT INDIANAPOLIS COLTS (11-3) – Denver Broncos: QUESTIONABLE: G Dan Neil (ankle); RB Clinton Portis (ankle/knee). PROBABLE: RB Reuben Droughns (ankle); TE Patrick Hape (leg); DE Reggie Hayward (shoulder); T Ephraim Salaam (knee); CB Scott Turner (knee). Indianapolis Colts: OUT: TE Dallas Clark (ankle); T Adam Meadows (knee/shoulder). DOUBTFUL: LB Jim Nelson (collarbone). QUESTIONABLE: S Idrees Bashir (shoulder); S Cory Bird (shoulder); CB Nicholas Harper (low back). PROBABLE: CB Walt Harris (knee); RB Dominic Rhodes (knee/shoulder/thigh); WR Troy Walters (nose); WR Reggie Wayne (foot).

Monday

GREEN BAY PACKERS (8-6) AT OAKLAND RAIDERS (4-10) – Green Bay Packers: QUESTIONABLE: T-G Marcus Spriggs (hamstring). PROBABLE: DT Gilbert Brown (knee); QB Brett Favre (thumb); CB Mike McKenzie (toe); WR Javon Walker (knee). Oakland Raiders: OUT: C Barret Robbins (knee). DOUBTFUL: DT Sean Gilbert (groin). PROBABLE: LB Larry Atkins (illness); DT Roderick Coleman (illness); LB Napoleon Harris (illness); QB Rick Mirer (neck); CB Carey Scott (illness); CB Terrance Shaw (toe).

PREP BASKETBALL

Girls

CITY LEAGUE

TONIGHT

Bowsher at Northview

Whitmer at St. Ursula

Northwood at Waite

Maumee at Woodward

NORTHERN LAKES LEAGUE

TONIGHT

Anthony Wayne at Findlay

Napoleon at Perrysburg

TAAC

TONIGHT

Emmanuel Baptist at Stritch

Toledo Christian at Danbury

Ottawa Hills at Maumee Valley

NW OHIO ATHLETIC LEAGUE

TONIGHT

Holgate at Patrick Henry

OTHER NW OHIO

LAST NIGHT

Fremont Ross 47, Lima Sr. 32

Findlay 66, Sandusky 32

TONIGHT

Napoleon at Marion Harding

Sandusky123611–32

Findlay12192213–66

SANDUSKY: Blaking 2-1-5, Jones 1-0-2, Randleman 1-0-2, Walker 5-3-13, Wilke 1-4-6, Gant 1-2-4. Totals: 11-10-32.

FINDLAY: Roethlisberger 2-1-5, Tisci 4-1-9, Schloemp 1-0-2, Niekamp 6-1-13, Werling 4-0-8, A. Roberts 2-2-0-10, K. Roberts 3-1-2-11, Jacobs 2-0-4, Benavides 2-0-4. Totals: 26-3-5-66.

JV: Findlay, 47-24.

Lima Sr.7898–32

Ross1561214–47

LIMA SR.: Upshaw 0-1-1, Williamson 1-0-2, Moore 1-0-2, Miles 1-0-2, L. Upshaw 6-0-12, Odom 5-1-0-13. Totals: 14-1-1-32.

FREMONT ROSS: Werling 1-3-5, Marroquin 2-3-7, Sims 4-0-8, Johnson 2-0-4, Willoughby 2-0-4, Kingsborough 1-0-2, Hammer 4-2-10, McKinstry 2-3-7. Totals: 18-11-47.

JV: Fremont Ross, 63-30.

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

Men

Mid-American Conf.

LAST NIGHT

Northern Illinois vs. San Jose at Laie, Hawaii, late

THURSDAY

Bowling Green 56, Detroit 52

TODAY

Miami at SMU, 1

Toledo at DePaul, 2

Central Michigan at Michigan, 2

Kent State at Boston College, 2

Western Michigan at Loyola, Chi., 2

Marshall at Massachusetts, 4

Akron at Cleveland State, 5:30

Ball State at I/P-Indianapolis, 7

Ohio U. at Navy, 7:30

N. Illinois at BYU-Hawaii, 1:30 a.m.

Big Ten

WEDNESDAY

Ohio State 70, Furman 68

Northwestern 63, Arizona State 61

TODAY

Ohio State at Seton Hall, noon

Indiana vs. Kentucky in Indianapolis, noon

Central Michigan at Michigan, 2

Marquette at Wisconsin, 2

Ind. Pur.-Ft. Wayne at Purdue, 3:30

Northwestern at Illinois-Chicago, 6

Michigan State at UCLA, 6:30

St. Francis, N.Y., at Penn State, 8

National

LAST NIGHT

EAST

Northeastern 61, Harvard 58

SOUTH

Davidson 98, Clarkson 60

East Carolina 76, Gardner-Webb 59

Hampton 79, William & Mary 72

The Citadel 89, Chowan 72

SOUTHWEST

Sam Houston St. 103, Louisiana College 88

FAR WEST

Colorado 71, Tennessee St. 44

ECHL

LAST NIGHT

Dayton 4, Johnstown 3

Reading 5, Cincinnati 2

Florida 3, Florence 2

Trenton 6, Toledo 1

Augusta 4, South Carolina 3

Mississippi 9, Texas 2

Gwinnett 2, Greensboro 1

Roanoke 5, Columbia 4, SO

Peoria 5, Wheeling 2

Louisiana 4, Columbus 3

Bakersfield at Idaho, late

San Diego at Long Beach, late

Las Vegas at Alaska, late

THURSDAY

Pensacola 7, Greenville 4

TONIGHT

Trenton at Toledo, 7:30

Las Vegas at Alaska

Reading at Atlantic City

Columbia at Augusta

Gwinnett at Charlotte

Johnstown at Dayton

Florence at Florida

South Carolina at Greensboro

Bakersfield at Idaho

San Diego at Long Beach

Greenville at Louisiana

Columbus at Mississippi

Texas at Pensacola

Cincinnati at Roanoke

Peoria at Wheeling

NOTES

The BGSU athletic department will sell MOTOR CITY BOWL TICKETS today at Westfield Shoppingtown Franklin Park. The $45 tickets will be sold in front of Marshall Fields from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Tickets sold via cash or check can be picked up today, with credit card tickets to be left at the Ford Field will-call window for pickup on the day of the game.

The Toledo Elks #53 will host a FOUL-SHOOTING CONTEST Jan. 4 at 6 p.m. at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Glendale and Broadway in Toledo. The contest is open to youths aged 8-13. For more information call Tom Klockowski, 419-382-1267.

RACEWAY PARK

Last night s results

<co Friday Dec19, 2003 >

1ST-Pace, NW1PMLTCD, $1,700, 2:01.4

Precious Esther(R Stahl) 11.20 4.60 2.60

Magic Disguise(M Headworth) 3.60 2.40

Chals Grinder(E Coblentz) 2.80

Also–Expensive Gold, Electric Dais, Golden Kvell, Honk On Bo Bo, Arizona Maverick, Fastlane Baroness,

Exacta 9-6 Paid $28.40

Trifecta 9-6-3 Paid $90.80

Superfecta 9-6-3-2 Paid $345.20

2ND-Trot, NW1PMLTCD, $1,700, 2:04.4

Speedy Sahbra(R Stahl) 7.20 4.20 3.40

Hollywood Howard(C Shaner) 3.80 2.60

Ima Nu(M Peterson) 5.00

Also–Bashful Boise, Us Stars N Stripes, Call For Pizza, Maykaylas Fantasy, J R Doc, Fox Valley Heckyl,

Exacta 7-5 Paid $33.80

Trifecta 7-5-9 Paid $720.60

Superfecta 7-5-9-A Paid $222.40

Daily Double 9-7 Paid $35.80

3RD-Pace, FMNW1250L6, $2,100, 1:59.2

Townline Rosanna(J Brewer) 37.00 13.60 12.60

Pretty Bunny(K Pluta) 11.60 6.20

Imaruff One(R Stahl) 4.60

Also–Paige s Promise, Peachi Hello, Generaly Outspoken, Terminally Pretty, Cash Queen, Forrestridge Abbey,

Exacta 1-9 Paid $246.20

Trifecta 1-9-A Paid $830.80

Superfecta 1-9-A-A Paid $1,036.00

4TH-Pace, 2000CLNW, $1,500, 1:59.4

Cj s Pride(M Peterson) 14.80 3.20 2.80

Holly Hill Limited(M Headworth) 2.40 2.40

Merger s Gal(R Mapes) 4.00

Also–Townations Bob, Chals Champ, Flashy Proposal, Raiderator, Knockout Fella,

Exacta 9-2 Paid $21.60

Trifecta 9-2-5 Paid $78.80

Superfecta 9-2-5-1 Paid $146.20

5TH-Pace, FMNW750L6, $1,700, 2:01.2

Bold Barr(R Conner) 7.60 5.80 3.40

Talented Samantha(G Bateson) 4.80 3.00

Towner s Lassie(R Stahl) 3.40

Also–Crusader Bear, R-U-Abettor, Tinas Belly Dancer, Page Burner, Vc On Time, Sharp Stella,

Exacta 3-9 Paid $51.00

Trifecta 3-9-1 Paid $86.40

Superfecta 3-9-1-A Paid $77.60

6TH-Trot, NW1250L6CD, $2,100, 2:03.1

Mario s Gotti(M Headworth) 3.40 2.80 2.60

Little Beans(R Swartz) 5.60 3.00

Gloden s Super Jo(R Stahl) 4.20

Also–Solar Chip, Tolling Chimes, Nimbus One, Rinestoneringnbell, Joys Last Girl, Don tstandtooclose,

Exacta 4-2 Paid $8.40

Trifecta 4-2-7 Paid $39.40

Superfecta 4-2-7-3 Paid $206.00

7TH-Pace, FMNW1250L6, $2,100, 1:58.4

Excellent Prospect(D Cincebox) 4.20 2.60 2.80

Direct Invincible(K Pluta) 5.00 3.60

Lisa O N(B Zubkoff) 3.60

Also–Big and Fancy, Boo s Bet, L C Sugar Dragon, Masquerade s Model, Abby s Pridenjoy, Atmospheric,

Exacta 5-9 Paid $70.00

Trifecta 5-9-1 Paid $140.20

Superfecta 5-9-1-6 Paid $274.40

8TH-Pace, FMNW2750L6, $2,900, 1:57.4

Dark Flower(K Pluta) 5.80 4.20 2.80

Sparkling Sahbra(M Headworth) 3.80 2.40

She Deals Too(J Brewer) 3.00

Also–Don t Know Jack, Jendeh, T E s Slasher, Cinder Tempe, Arts Touch,

Exacta 2-1 Paid $11.20

Trifecta 2-1-4 Paid $37.80

Superfecta 2-1-4-3 Paid $197.00

9TH-Pace, 7000CL NW5, $2,200, 1:59.1

Suture Fancy(D Cincebox) 4.80 2.40 2.40

Loop T Loop(G Bateson) 3.80 4.40

Singapore Gambler(S Brannan) 2.40

Also–Chowgoo, Bold Baker, Gavin Seelster, Bigsky, United Pan, Baby Jeramy,

Exacta 1-5 Paid $35.80

Trifecta 1-5-8 Paid $196.20

Superfecta 1-5-8-6 Paid $1,129.00

TENTH-Pace, F&M 2000CL, $1,700, 1:58.4

Kay Sea Spur(J Sutton) 41.40 11.20 43.00

Boomin For Gold(R Stahl) 3.40 5.00

Noble Krissy(R Cassavaugh) 7.80

Also–Fulla Sparkle, Pollyslittlenipper, Society Sammy, Jasper Willow, Cameo Peanut, Tanner s Lady,

Exacta 4-3 Paid $174.40

Trifecta 4-3-9 Paid $4,403.40

Superfecta 4-3-9-A Paid $1,875.40

ELEVENTH-Pace, 2000CLNW, $1,500, 2:00.1

Keep The Faith(M Peterson) 14.60 5.60 2.80

Jv s Pazzo(M Headworth) 3.80 2.60

Beach Prints(R Roesch) 6.00

Also–In The Black, Classical Sahbra, Woodhill Walt, Dear Cadet, Maximum Revenge, Mel s Northstar,

Exacta 5-1 Paid $87.00

Trifecta 5-1-2 Paid $279.60

Superfecta 5-1-2-A Paid $788.80

Pick 3 1-4-5 Paid $1,281.00

Attendance-610, Handle-$44,333

COLLEGE HOCKEY

CCHA

TONIGHT

Miami vs. New Hampshire at Dodge Holiday Classic

PREP HOCKEY

NORTHVIEW 11, START 1

N: Kasper 2, Lavoy 2, Thanasiu 2, Hurst, Hirschfeld, Pizza, Bellcater, Stark. S: Solis. Saves: Vining (S) 49; McElheney (N) 10.

ST. FRANCIS 10, CLAY 0

Gaustad 2, Nadolny 2, Farber 2, Kensey, Geiger, Long, Fox. Saves: Drouillard (C) 28; Loy (SF) 12.

PERRYSBURG 6, CIN. MOELLER 5

P: Crabtree 2, Truax, Zmuda, Benedick, Hawkins. CM: Korst 2, Allen 3. Saves: Vonnivegen (P) 27; Johnson (CM) 28.

CENTERVILLE 4, SOUTHVIEW 3

TRANSACTIONS

BASEBALL

American League

ANAHEIM ANGELS – Agreed to terms with OF Jose Guillen on a two-year contract.

BALTIMORE ORIOLES – Agreed to terms with INF Eddy Garabito, INF Napoleon Calzado, and RHP Chad Mottola on minor league contracts.

CHICAGO WHITE SOX – Agreed to terms with OF Carlos Lee on a two-year contract and LHP Kelly Wunsch on a one-year contract.

CLEVELAND INDIANS – Agreed to terms with OF Adam Piatt, RHP Giovanni Carrara, LHP Mike Porzio, LHP Tim Young, and OF Ernie Young on minor league contracts.

MINNESOTA TWINS – Agreed to terms with 2B Luis Rivas on a one-year contract.

NEW YORK YANKEES – Declined to offer 2004 contracts to OF Karim Garcia and OF David Dellucci. Agreed to terms with INF Miguel Cairo on a one-year contract. Announced LHP Gabe White has accepted salary arbitration. Assigned RHP Eddi Canderlario outright to Columbus of the IL.

TAMPA BAY DEVIL RAYS – Agreed to terms with INF Geoff Blum and RHP Rob Bell on one-year contracts.

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES – Agreed to terms with RHP Antonio Alfonseca on a one-year contract.

CHICAGO CUBS – Acquired INF-OF Jose Macias from the Montreal Expos for RHP Wilton Chavez. Agreed to terms with Macias, C Paul Bako, and INF Ramon Martinez on one-year contracts.

CINCINNATI REDS – Agreed to terms with C Jason LaRue and INF D Angelo Jimenez on one-year contracts.

FLORIDA MARLINS – Agreed to terms with LHP Michael Tejera, OF Brian Banks, C Mike Redmond and C Ramon Castro on one-year contracts.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS – Agreed to terms with 2B Alex Cora on a one-year contract, and INF-OF Luis Garcia, INF Olmedo Saenz, RHP Doug Nickle, RHP Tanyon Sturtze, RHP Brad Baisley, and RHP Mark Johnson on minor league contracts.

MILWAUKEE BREWERS – Agreed to terms with INF Wes Helms on a two-year contract. Sent RHP Matt Childers outright to Indianapolis of the IL.

MONTREAL EXPOS – Declined to offer 2004 contracts to RHP Orlando Hernandez, RHP Hector Almonte, and RHP Britt Reames.

NEW YORK METS – Agreed to terms with INF-OF Joe McEwing on a two-year contract and OF Timo Perez on a one-year contract.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES – Announced RHP Kevin Millwood has accepted salary arbitration. Claimed LHP Victor Alvarez off waivers from the Los Angeles Dodgers.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES – Agreed to terms with LHP Joe Biemel on a one-year contract.

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS – Named Darryl Whitmore hitting coach and Derek Lilliquist pitching coach at Palm Beach of the FSL.

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS – Agreed to terms with LHP Scott Eyre on a two-year contract, LHP Chad Zerbe on a one-year contract, and RHP Brian Cooper, RHP Chris Gissell, RHP Matt Montgomery, LHP Adam Pettyjohn, LHP Kevin Pickford, RHP Ryler Walker, INF Brian Dallimore, INF Francisco Santos, OF Nathan Haynes, and OF Robert Stratton on minor league contracts.

International League

COLUMBUS CLIPPERS – Announced Howard Cassady will not return as a coach but will work as a special assistant to the Yankees.

NBA

HOUSTON ROCKETS – Released F Eddie Griffin.

LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS – Placed C Predrag Drobnjak on the injured list. Activated G Eddie House from the injured list.

PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS – Place F Travis Owtlaw on the injured list. Signed F Kaniel Dickens.

FOOTBALL

National Football League

NFL – Fined St. Louis Rams DE Grant Wistrom $5,000 for a late hit on Seattle QB Matt Hasselbeck in a game on Dec. 14.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS – Placed CB Jason Craft on injured reserve.

OAKLAND RAIDERS – Placed G Frank Middleton on injured reserve. Signed OL Joe Wong from the practice squad.

COLLEGE

DUKE – Named Jerry Azzinaro assistant football coach.

GEORGIA – Named Damon Evans athletic director.

KENT STATE – Named Pete Rekstis defensive coordinator and defensive backs coach.

RHODE ISLAND – Announced Boe Pearman, women s basketball coach, is taking a leave of absence for health reasons. Named Tom Garrick interim women s basketball coach.

ST. JOHN S, N.Y. – Fired Mike Jarvis, men s basketball coach. Named Kevin Clark interim men s basketball coach.

JUNIOR HOCKEY

Junior A

TOLEDO WOLFPACK 6, NEW JWESEY 3

T: Snyder 2, Peterson, Klienschmidt, Maier, Houghton. Saves: Minor 26.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Bowls

THURSDAY

GMAC Bowl, Mobile, Ala.

Miami 46, Louisville 28

NCAA Division I-AA

CHAMPIONSHIP

Chattanooga, Tenn.

Last night

Delaware 40, Colgate 0

NCAA Division III

CHAMPIONSHIP

Salem, Va., today

St. John s, Minn. (13-0) vs. Mount Union (13-0), 11 a.m.

BOWLING HONOR ROLL

MEN (750 or better)

Mike Iwinski, Sr., Southwyck 762

John Ellison, Westland 751



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