San Diego Padres -- Fired Jack Maloof as batting instructor, hired Merv Rettenmund from Oakland Athletics to replace him; rehired Steve Lubratich as manager of AA Wichita; promoted pitching coach Jon Matlack from Wichita to AAA Las Vegas.

Atlanta Braves -- Named Dean Taylor assistant general manager.


Georgetown -- F Todd Colonna was named to all-Big East soccer team; Hoyas lacrosse team named Jack Donahue, Donald Devine and Dan O'Shea tri-captains.

ACC -- F Lisa Buente and MF Lisa Rowe of Maryland and MF Andy Begel of Virginia were named to field hockey all-conference team.

Boston College -- Team-leading rusher Tim Frager has been declared ineligible for remainder of the season for violating NCAA drug regulations. School said the drug involved was on the list of 20 banned substances, but that it was not cocaine, marijuana or steroids.

Texas Christian -- Sophomore QB Leon Clay probably will miss the rest of the season because of a fractured right thumb.

Arizona State -- Freshman F Ian Dale will miss start of basketball season because of a stress fracture in his left foot.


New York City Marathon -- Joan Benoit Samuelson, seeking to regain form that made her 1984 Olympic gold medalist and U.S. record holder for women's marathon, withdrew from Sunday's race because of back and leg injuries.