- The Washington Times - Thursday, February 7, 2008

Baseball

American League

NEW YORK YANKEESNamed Tino Martinez special instructor.

National League

PITTSBURGH PIRATESNamed Jerome Cochran, Trevor Haley and Chris Kline area scouts.

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTSAgreed to terms with RHP Vinnie Chulk on a one-year contract.

United Baseball League

SAN ANGELO COLTSAcquired OF Tyrone Pendergrass from Alexandria for OF Madison Edwards. Signed OF J.J. Sherrill.

Football

NFL

OAKLAND RAIDERSNamed James Lofton receivers coach.

SEATTLE SEAHAWKSAnnounced assistant head coach/defensive backs coach Jim Mora will become coach, beginning with the 2009 season and signed Mora to a four-year contract.

Arena Football League

SAN JOSE SABERCATSSigned OL Dwayne Morgan, OL Gene Frederic and FB-LB Rich McCleskey.

Hockey

NHL

ATLANTA THRASHERSAssigned LW Colin Stuart to Chicago (AHL).

CALGARY FLAMESSigned D Dion Phaneuf to a six-year contract extension.

COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETSSigned LW Jason Chimera to a four-year contract extension through the 2011-12 season. Recalled G Steve Mason from Kitchener (OHL) and Joakim Lindstrom from Syracuse (AHL). Assigned D Duvie Westcott to Syracuse.

MINNESOTA WILDAssigned G Nolan Schaefer to Houston (AHL).

NEW YORK ISLANDERSRecalled C Jeremy Colliton from Bridgeport (AHL) on an emergency basis.

NEW YORK RANGERSRecalled F Greg Moore from Hartford (AHL). Assigned F Dany Byers to Hartford.

American Hockey League

SPRINGFIELD FALCONSAnnounced C Patrick Thoresen has been assigned to the team by Edmonton (NHL).

SPRINGFIELD FALCONSAssigned F David Rohlfs to Stocketon (ECHL).

SYRACUSE CRUNCHAnnounced LW Kirill Starkov has been reassigned from Youngstown (CHL).

ECHL

ELMIRA JACKALSLoaned RW Chaz Johnson to Rochester (AHL).

INDIANAPOLIS CHECKERSAnnounced the N.Y. Rangers have reassigned F Bruce Graham to Hartford (AHL).

PHOENIX ROADRUNNERSAnnounced the trade with Dayton for D Ryan Reid has been voided by the ECHL after Reid failed his physical. Acquired D Taylor Christie and D Tom Sawatske from Dayton to C Scott Kelman and D Corey LeClair.

Soccer

MLS

NEW YORK RED BULLSRe-signed MF/F Francis Doe.

Colleges

COLUMBIANamed Peter Maki assistant baseball coach.

RUTGERSPromoted men’s assistant lacrosse coach, Jim Rogalski, to men’s associate head lacrosse coach.

SIENANamed Travis Boyd women’s assistant tennis coach.

UTAH STATENamed Ken White interim athletic director.

VERMONTNamed Kwame Lloyd women’s soccer coach.

WASHINGTON & JEFFERSONNamed Megan Hube assistant softball coach.

WESTFIELD STATEAnnounced the resignation of Robert Rausch, men’s and women’s cross country coach.

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