Tuesday's Sports Transactions
COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS-Extended the contracts of Gary Agnew, coach, and Ross Yates, assistant coach, for Syracuse of the AHL through the 2004-05 season.
MINNESOTA WILD-Signed D Ryan Stokes.
Major Indoor Soccer League
MISL-Awarded an expansion franchise to Chicago, to begin play in the 2004-05 season.
CLEMSON-Named Jessica Celi women's assistant soccer coach.
EMPORIA STATE-Named Ali Sprague women's assistant basketball coach.
LOUISIANA COLLEGE-Named Norman Joseph football coach.
NEW ENGLAND-Named Kristie Baldwin women's lacrosse coach.
SE MISSOURI-Announced the resignation of Kevin Williams, men's assistant basketball coach. Announced men's basketball G Norman Prather and F Cole Grapperhaus will transfer, and C Adam Crader withdrew from school for medical reasons.
STANFORD-Named Trent Johnson men's basketball coach.
TENNESSEE TECH-Named Tony Cox track and field coach.
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