Princeton -- Laura Matlack of Washington was a member of the women's varsity eight crew that won the national championship in Madison, Wis., over the weekend.

James Madison -- Joe Livingood (archery, from Herndon High School), Kevin Sisk (baseball, Falls Church), Steve Hood (basketball, DeMatha), Jeff Forbes (golf, W.T. Woodson), Guy Sandin (swimming, W.T. Woodson), Pete Weilenmann (Landon) and Cathy Beck (track, Edison) were named athletes of the year.

Catholic -- CF Neil Roach (.331, 7 HR) was named to ECAC Division III Southern Region baseball team.


Dallas Cowboys -- Ed "Too Tall" Jones called a news conference for 2 p.m. today in Irving, Tex., and a club source told Associated Press the veteran defensive lineman is expected to announce he will be leaving the team.

New Orleans Saints -- LB Doug Landry said he wants his outright release and will not return for estimated $25,000 signing bonus.

Los Angeles Raiders -- Odis McKinney, who played seven seasons for the team as a DB and special teams member, has returned as assistant coach for special projects.


World Cup -- U.S. referee Vincent Mauro was named to handle June 12 game between Belgium and South Korea. He was the only American named to the group of 36 that will officiate the tournament.

Maryland Bays -- Acquired Charles Arndt (Silver Spring, former collegiate goalkeeper of year at South Carolina) from Washington Diplomats.


Pittsburgh Penguins -- Signed draft choices Paul Laus and Mike Needham to multiyear contracts.


Major Indoor Soccer League -- In San Diego, Wes Wade scored three goals as the San Diego Sockers defeated the Baltimore Blast, 4-1, and took a 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven championship series.