- The Washington Times - Tuesday, June 3, 2008


American League

CLEVELAND INDIANS - Recalled RHP Tom Mastny from Buffalo (IL). Optioned INF Michael Aubrey to Buffalo.

National League

NEW YORK METS - Agreed to terms with OF Raul Gonzalez on a minor league contract.

United League


LAREDO BRONCOS - Named Mickey Callaway pitching coach.



ORLANDO MAGIC - Signed Otis Smith, general manager, and Dave Twardzik, assistant general manager, to contract extensions.



DENVER BRONCOS - Released RB Travis Henry.

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS - Signed WR Craphonso Thorpe. Waived WR Derrek Richards.

Arena Football League

LOS ANGELES AVENGERS - Signed QB Sam Keller to a three-year contract.

Canadian Football League

WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS - Signed WR Arjei Franklin to a two-year contract extension.



NEW YORK RANGERS - Agreed to terms with F Tomas Zaborsky.

OTTAWA SENATORS - Signed C Peter Regin to a multiyear contract.

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING - Re-signed D Alexandre Picard to a multiyear contract. Signed D Kevin Quick to a multiyear contract.



MLS”Suspended Houston D Eddie Robinson for one game and fined him $500 for retaliatory actions against FC Dallas MF Andre Rocha in a game on May 29.

Major Indoor Soccer League

MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE - Announced the league has ceased operations, effective May 31.


ATLANTIC 10 CONFERENCE - Named Bernadette McGlade commissioner.

SOUTHEASTERN CONFERENCE - Named Kentucky president Dr. Lee Todd, Jr., president of the executive committee; Florida president Dr. J. Bernard Machen vice president; Arkansas faculty rep Howard Brill secretary; and Mississippi chancellor Dr. Robert Khayat, Alabama athletic director Mal Moore, South Carolina faculty rep Dr. Bill Bearden and Georgia senior woman administrator Carla Williams committee members.

SOUTHERN INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETIC CONFERENCE - Fired Dr. William E. Lide, commissioner. Named George Mategakis interim commissioner.

OHIO STATE - Announced the retirement of Jim Brown, men’s golf coach, effective at the end of the 2008-09 season.

TEXAS TECH - Announced the retirement of Larry Hays, baseball coach.

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