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Weekend sports transactions |

Weekend sports transactions

The Associated Press
| Monday, April 10, 2006 12:00 a.m


National Football League

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS–Re-signed KR-PR Michael Lewis to a three-year contract.

Canadian Football League

CFL–Announced Ottawa has been suspended from the league.


American League

BALTIMORE ORIOLES–Purchased the contract of LHP John Halama and RHP Cory Morris from Ottawa of the IL. Designated LHP Eric DuBose and C Raul Chavez for assignment.

NEW YORK YANKEES–Designated C Wil Nieves for assignment.

TORONTO BLUE JAYS–Activated C Gregg Zaun from the 15-day DL. Designated C Jason Phillips for assignment.

National League

CHICAGO CUBS–Extended the contract of Jim Hendry, vice president and general manager, through the 2008 season.

CINCINNATI REDS–Optioned OF Chris Denorfia to Louisville of the IL.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS–Optioned RHP Jason Bergmann to New Orleans of the PCL. Activated RHP Ryan Drese from the 15-Day DL.


National Hockey League

ATLANTA THRASHERS–Recalled G Adam Berkhoel from Gwinnett of the ECHL.

CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS–Recalled LW Mike Brown from Norfolk of the AHL.

NEW YORK RANGERS–Recalled D Thomas Pock from Hartford of the AHL.

SAN JOSE SHARKS–Signed RW Devin Setoguchi and D Dan Spang.

VANCOUVER CANUCKS–Activated D Ed Jovanovski from injured reserve. Assigned D Kevin Bieksa to Manitoba of the AHL.

American Hockey League

NORFOLK ADMIRALS–Recalled D Cody Blanshan from Greenville of the ECHL. Signed LW Les Haggett. Released F Scott Bertoli.


ECHL–Fined South Carolina coach Jason Fitzsimmons an undisclosed amount for his actions during Saturday’s game against Gwinnett.

ALASKA ACES–Signed G Rick Massey.

BAKERSFIELD CONDORS–Released F Nick Economakos.


DAYTON BOMBERS–Received F Marco Caprara on loan from Providence of the AHL.


IDAHO STEELHEADS–Received F Garett Bembridge on loan from Portland of the AHL.

JOHNSTOWN CHIEFS–Released G Mike Betz.

LAS VEGAS WRANGLERS–Announced D Steve Marr was recalled by Omaha of the AHL.

TRENTON TITANS–Released G George Bozak.


ALASKA-ANCHORAGE–Named Tim Moser women’s basketball coach.

LIPSCOMB–Named Robert Harston golf coach.

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