BOSTON RED SOX--Added LHP Juan Cedeno, RHP Manny Delcarmen, RHP Luis Mendoza, SS Hanley Ramirez, RHP Anibal Sanchez, C Kelly Shoppach and RHP Chris Smith to the 40-man roster.
TEXAS RANGERS--Added 1B Jason Botts, RHP Nick Massett, RHP Austin Montero and RHP Josh Rupe to the 40-man roster.
CHICAGO CUBS--Agreed to terms with LHP Glendon Rusch on a two-year contract.
MONTREAL EXPOS--Promoted Dana Brown to director of amateur, professional and international scouting, Lee MacPhail IV to director of baseball administration and Tim Abraham to head trainer.
National Basketball Association
NBA--Suspended Indiana F Ron Artest for the rest of the season, G Stephen Jackson for 30 games, F Jermaine O'Neal for 25 games, Detroit C Ben Wallace for six games, Indiana G Anthony Johnson for five games, and Indiana G Reggie Miller, Detroit G Chauncey Billups, Detroit C Elden Campbell and Detroit F Derrick Coleman one game apiece for their roles in a Nov. 19 brawl.
GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS--Placed F Andris Biedrins on the injured list. Activated G Mickael Pietrus from the injured list.
LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS--Placed G Lionel Chalmers on the injured list. Activated G Kerry Kittles from the injured list.
NEW YORK KNICKS--Placed G Moochie Norris on the injured list. Activated G Jamison Brewer from the injured list.
SACRAMENTO KINGS--Waived G Courtney Alexander.
WASHINGTON WIZARDS--Placed G Laron Profit on the injured list. Activated G Steve Blake from the injured list.
National Football League
OAKLAND RAIDERS--Signed WR John Stone from the practice squad.
STEPHEN F. AUSTIN--Fired Mike Santiago, football coach.
PBA Paradise.com Open Results
At Brunswick Zone Lakeside
Valley Park, Mo.
1. Rick Lawrence, Celina, Texas, 471 (2 games), $40,000.
2. Brad Angelo, Lockport, N.Y., 455 (2 games), $20,000.
3. Walter Ray Williams Jr., Ocala, Fla., 217 (1 game), $10,000.
3. Jason Couch, Ocala, Fla., 226 (1 game), $10,000.
Championship -- Lawrence def. Angelo, 233-198.
Semifinals -- Angelo def. Couch, 257-226.
Semifinals -- Lawrence def. Williams Jr., 238-217.
TENNISATP MASTERS CUP RESULTS
At The West Side Tennis Club
Purse: Singles, $3.7 million
Roger Federer (1), Switzerland, def. Lleyton Hewitt (3), Australia, 6-3, 6-2.
Poland All-Sports Boosters -- boys and girls 5th and 6th grade tournament is Feb. 5-6 and Feb. 12-13. For more information e-mail Rick Ruehs at email@example.com.
Brookfield High School -- has an opening for a head coach. Interested applicants should contact Tim Taylor (330-448-0752) for further information.
Thiel wrestling -- Behind third-place finishes by senior heavyweight Kyle Brown and sophomore 165 pound Corey Murphy, Thiel finished third-place finish (108 pts.) at Saturday's Doug Parker Invitational, hosted by Springfield College. The Tomcats totaled a pair of third-place finishes, three fourth-place finishes and a fifth-place finish. Brown went 5-1, earning the second-most falls (4) and the fifth-most points scored (20.5) at the invite. He defeated Southern Maine's Matt Waite 5-1 in the consolation finals. Murphy was 5-1 and picked up a 4-3 victory over RIC's Arty Privedenyuk in the consolation finals. 184-pounder Nate Santelli wrestled to a fourth place finish, going 5-2. Santelli fell to Messiah's Tim Pentz 4-2 in the consolation finals. 149-pounder Anthony McCorvey finished fourth with a 6-2 record. McCorvey lost in the consolation finals 2-0 to Wesleyan's Kevin Egolf. Freshman 157 pound Brandon Council finished with a 5-2 record and took fourth. Junior 157 pound Ted Mangan was fifth at 157 pounds, finishing 5-2.
Westminster swimming -- Westminster's men's and women's swimming teams competed against the College of Wooster Saturday. The men (4-0) remained unbeaten with a 127-104 victory, while the Lady Titans (2-2) fell 122-101. For the men, sophomore Ryan Trunkwas a triple-winner, winning both the 50 (22.24) and 500 freestyle (4:59.68) while swimming the lead leg for the 200 freestyle relay team (1:28.83). Also earning a pair of individual wins for Westminster was junior Josh Hensler, who won both the 200 freestyle (1:51.79) and the 200 breaststroke (2:19.72). The Westminster women were led by freshman Stephanie Peters who captured the 100 freestyle (55.73) while also swimming the anchor leg for the
200 freestyle relay team (1:44.61). Other Lady Titan
individual winners were sophomore Amy Wirtz in the 200 butterfly (2:19.16) and freshman Becky Giles
in the 200 individual medley (2:13.63).
Hiram swimming -- The Hiram women lost to Wittenberg 139-95 and the Hiram men lost to Wittenberg 111-122.