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Scoreboard: Local tennis, golf


JIM HOLMES, No. 5 at Maple Grove par 3, 97 yards, pitching wedge.

JEFF COOLEY, No. 17 at Belmont CC, 170 yards, 7-iron

JOE HARRINGTON, No. 17 at Eagles Landing, 121 yards, 9-iron.

SONNY PRICE, No. 6 at Sylvania CC, 172 yards, 5-iron.

TERRY GAYLORD, No. 12 at Spuyten Duyval, 175 yards, 5-iron.


Men s City Doubles

At Shadow Valley

Dominiak-Kaser d. Vens-Wojtkowski, 6-1, 6-0; Moenter-England d. Bechtel-Westmeyer, 6-1, 6-2; Rao-Tran d. Delelles-Arellano, 6-1, 6-1; O Connell-O Connell d. Mermer-Swiger, 2-6, 7-5, 6-0.



American League

ANAHEIM ANGELS Activated OF Jeff DaVanon from the 15-day DL. Optioned C Wil Nieves to Salt Lake of the PCL.

DETROIT TIGERS Designated RHP Danny Patterson for assignment. Purchased the contract of RHP John Ennis from Toledo of the IL.

KANSAS CITY ROYALS Optioned SS Angel Berroa to Wichita of the Texas League. Recalled SS Andres Blanco and RHP Jorge Vasquez from Wichita. Optioned RHP Ryan Bukvich to Omaha of the PCL.

MINNESOTA TWINS Optioned LHP Aaron Fultz to Rochester of the IL. Recalled RHP Matt Guerrier from Rochester.

OAKLAND ATHLETICS Placed RHP Chad Bradford on the 15-day DL. Purchased the contract of RHP Jairo Garcia from Sacramento of the PCL.

SEATTLE MARINERS Purchased the contract of OF Hiram Bocachica from Tacoma of the PCL. Optioned RHP Cha Seung Baek to Tacoma.

National League

ATLANTA BRAVES Named Ericka Newsome director of community affairs.

CINCINNATI REDS Signed Marty Brennaman, radio broadcaster, to a three-year contract extension through the 2007 season. Reinstated RHP John Riedling from the bereavement list.

COLORADO ROCKIES Activated LHP Joe Kennedy from the 15-day DL. Placed C Todd Greene on the 15-day DL. Designated RHP Travis Driskill for assignment. Called up C J.D. Closser from Colorado Springs of the PCL.

PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES Activated RHP Vicente Padilla from the 15-day DL. Added RHP Cory Lidle to the 25-man roster. Sent RHP Geoff Geary to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre of the IL. Designated RHP Paul Abbott for assignment.

Eastern League

READING PHILLIES Announced RHP Seung-Hak Lee has been assigned from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre of the IL.

TRENTON THUNDER Recalled RHP Jeremy King from Tampa of the Florida State League.

Frontier League

MID-MISSOURI MAVERICKS Signed C Justin Quaney and OF John Wright. Released RHP Greg Russell.

ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKS Signed OF Javier San Miguel, OF Bryan Baron and C Kevin Ciarrachi. Released LHP Dan Miller, OF Dan Floyd and C Mike Landry.

SPRINGFIELD/OZARK DUCKS Traded C Andrew Ginther to Evansville for future considerations.

Northeast League

BANGOR LUMBERJACKS Signed INF Chris Carminucci.


National Basketball Association


SACRAMENTO KINGS Signed F David Bluthenthal.


National Football League


JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS Waived PK Seth Marler. Signed P Jesse Stein.

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS Released OL Khiawatha Downey.


Canadian Football League

CALGARY STAMPEDERS Signed DL Kyle Rasmussen, WR John Chestnut and LB Mike Mahoney.


National Hockey League

DALLAS STARS Signed F Jaroslav Svoboda to a one-year contract.

MONTREAL CANADIENS Signed RW Andrei Kostitsyn to a three-year contract.

NEW YORK ISLANDERS Signed F Matt Koalska.

NEW YORK RANGERS Signed F Michael Nylander to a three-year contract. Re-signed F Jamie Lundmark.

OTTAWA SENATORS Re-signed D Zdeno Chara to a two-year contract.

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS Re-signed D Tomas Kaberle to a two-year contract.

Central Hockey League

TOPEKA TARANTULAS Signed D Chris Brannen.


READING ROYALS Signed D Frederic Belanger, D Andrew Nahirniak and D Matthew Medley.

United Hockey League

MUSKEGON FURY Signed G Brent Belecki.


National Lacrosse League

NLL Granted an expansion franchise in St. Paul, Minn. for the 2004-05 season.


Major Indoor Soccer League

CHICAGO STORM Signed D-MF Ted Chronopoulos to a multiyear contract.


BROWN Named Kristen DiChiaro assistant director of sports information.

CALDWELL Named Matt McLagan sports information director.

CALIFORNIA Named Ron Kontura men s and women s diving coach.

CHARLOTTE Named John George assistant athletic director for ticket operations, Les Goodall assistant athletic director for compliance and championships, Darin Spease senior associate athletic director for business affairs, Kim Whitestone senior associate athletic director for internal affairs-senior womens administrator, Dan DeVos associate athletic director for marketing and ticket operations, Tom Whitestone associate athletic director for media relations, and Kelly Weatherman assistant director of the Athletic Foundation.

EASTERN ILLINOIS Named Geoff Masanet men and women s cross country coach and Jen Tymkew assistant trainer.

MONTANA Named Tim Hauck safeties coach.

OAKLAND, MICH. Announced the resignation of Mark Doman, assistant athletic director for marketing. Named senior women s administrator Denise McGee assistant athletic director for marketing, and men s associate basketball coach Eric Stephan assistant athletic relations director for operations.

PENNSYLVANIA Named Kristy Fletcher and John Toppel marketing-ticket interns and Rick Romyn athletic operations intern.

RPI Named Frank Bretti men s assistant hockey coach.

RHODE ISLAND Named Tom Garrick women s basketball coach.

SAMFORD Named Casey Dunn baseball coach.

RUTGERS-NEWARK Named Nansha Kalonjl men s soccer coach.

SPRING HILL Named Scott Westbrook women s soccer coach and Chris Hughes men s and women s cross country coach.

STONY BROOK Named Lars Tiffany men s lacrosse coach.

WEBBER Announced the resignation of Therman Bronaugh, men s basketball coach.

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