- The Washington Times - Thursday, April 17, 2008

Baseball

NATIONAL BASEBALL HALL OF FAME - Named Jeff Idelson president.

American League

BOSTON RED SOX - Placed INF Alex Cora on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 10. Purchased the contract of INF Joe Thurston from Pawtucket (IL).

LOS ANGELES ANGELS - Purchased the contract of RHP Alex Serrano from Salt Lake (PCL). Optioned OF Reggie Willits to Salt Lake.

National League

CHICAGO CUBS - Placed OF Alfonso Soriano on the 15-day DL. Recalled INF Eric Patterson from Iowa (PCL).

International League

BUFFALO BISONS - Recalled RHP Bubbie Buzachero from Akron (EL).

PAWTUCKET RED SOX - Recalled INF Jeff Natale from Portland (EL).

SYRACUSE CHIEFS - Announced Toronto (AL) assigned RHP Brandon League to the team.

American Association

EL PASO DIABLOS - Signed RHP BJ Litchfield.

PENSACOLA PELICANS - Signed 1B Brandon Sing.

ST. PAUL SAINTS - Signed INF Ben Thomas.

SIOUX CITY EXPLORERS - Signed 1B Abner Arroyo and OF Jason Tuttle.

Can-Am League

OTTAWA RAPIDS - Signed LHP Fraser Robinson.

Northern League

GARY SOUTHSHORE RAILCATS - Agreed to terms with LHP Gerald Plexico.

JOLIET JACKHAMMERS - Traded RHP Matt Petrusek to Sussex (Can-Am) for a player to be named.

Basketball

NBA

NBA - Suspended Milwaukee G Royal Ivey three games for punching Chicago C Aaron Gray in the groin during Monday’s game.

DENVER NUGGETS - Recalled G Taurean Green from Colorado (NBADL).

Women’s National Basketball Association

MINNESOTA LYNX - Signed G Navonda Moore and C Marita Payne.

NEW YORK LIBERTY - Signed G Kia Wright and F Megan Darrah.

Football

NFL

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS - Signed FB John Paul Foschi to a two-year contract.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS - Re-signed WR Nate Washington.

Canadian Football League

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS - Signed LB Tim McManigal, LB Marcus Winn and DB Art Thomas.

Arena Football League

PHILADELPHIA SOUL - Released DL Tom Johnson.

Hockey

NHL

CAROLINA HURRICANES - Signed RW Sergei Samsonov to a three-year contract.

ST. LOUIS BLUES - Fired Dave Baseggio, coach of Peoria (AHL).

American Hockey League

HARTFORD WOLF PACK - Recalled G Matt Zaba from Idaho (ECHL).

ECHL

ECHL - Suspended South Carolina D Rory Rawlyk one game for his actions during Tuesday’s game against Augusta.

Soccer

MLS

MLS - Fined Houston D Eddie Robinson $1,000 and suspended him three games for violent conduct during an April 12 game against Kansas City.

Colleges

KANSAS STATE - Signed Frank Martin, men’s basketball coach, to a five-year contract.

NORTH TEXAS - Named Shanice Stephens women’s basketball coach.

PACE - Named Chris Dapolito offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach and Matt Still wide receivers coach.

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS - Announced men’s basketball sophomore F Jordan Armstrong and freshman G Brandon Wood will transfer.

WEST CHESTER - Announced the retirement of Dick DeLaney, men’s basketball coach.

WESLEYAN, CONN. - Named Joe Reilly men’s basketball coach.

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