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BASEBALL Major League Baseball

MLB—Suspended RHP Guillermo Mota for 50 games for violating Major League Baseball’s Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

American League

NEW YORK YANKEES—Named Don Mattingly bench coach and Kevin Long hitting coach. Announced the contract of Lee Mazzilli, bench coach, will not be renewed.

National League

CINCINNATI REDS—Named John Walker physical therapist.

PITTSBURGH PIRATES—Named Roy Smith special assistant to the general manager and Tony Beasley minor league roving infield instructor.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS—Named hitting coach Mitchell Page minor league hitting instructor and Randy Knorr manager for Potomac of the Carolina League. Announced 3B coach Tony Beasley is leaving the organization.

FOOTBALL National Football League

CLEVELAND BROWNS—Placed OL Andrew Hoffman on the injured reserve list. Signed DB Antonio Perkins to practice squad.

NEW YORK JETS—Placed RB Curtis Martin on the reserve/physically-unable-to perform list.

TENNESSEE TITANS—Suspended CB Adam Jones for one game and fined him an undisclosed amount for various off-field incidents.

HOCKEY National Hockey League

BUFFALO SABRES—Placed C Tim Connolly on injured reserve.

American Hockey League

GRAND RAPIDS GRIFFINS—Announced the Detroit Red Wings recalled D Kyle Quincey and assigned C Valtteri Filppula to the team.


NCAA—Announced former Oklahoma football sophomore Rhett Bomar and sophomore J.D. Quinn must sit out a season while losing a season of eligibility as part of having their eligibility reinstated. Bomar must pay $7,406.88 and Quinn must pay $8,137.17 to charities of their choice for receiving wages for work not performed.

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