Resch, the athletic director at La Salle High, becomes the fifth member of the Wings organization selected for the NLL Hall.
Also being inducted into the NLL's third Hall of Fame class will be Sal LoCascio, Johnny Mouradian and writer Neil Stevens.
A ceremony for the inductees will be held Feb. 28 at the Union League of Philadelphia. They also will be honored at halftime of the NLL Hall of Fame Game between the Wings and New York that will be played Feb. 29 at the Wachovia Center.
* Edward "Buddy" LeRoux,
former part owner of the Boston Red Sox and real estate baron, has died. He was 77.
* Slugger Alex Cabrera, whose name appeared in the Mitchell Report issued last month, agreed to a $2.2 million, 1-year contract with the Orix Buffaloes of Japan's Pacific League.
* Prosecutors and defense lawyers told a federal judge that former Olympic champion Marion Jones
should not be sentenced to more than the 6-month maximum they already have agreed upon. Jones is to be sentenced tomorrow in White Plains, N.Y., for lying about steroid use and a check-fraud scheme.
* Dealing with pregnant athletes is among the items on the agenda at the NCAA convention that opens today at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn. There will be a vote on whether to override the ban on coaches text messaging recruits. Also on the program: whether Canadian schools can join Division II, limiting male practice players in Division III basketball and discussing whether to create a new division.
* The director of Nevada's boxing regulatory agency said tests on a second - or "B" - urine sample confirmed the presence of banned substances in middleweight boxer Joey Gilbert. The conclusion was strongly disputed by Gilbert's lawyer.
* Peter de Villiers was hired as rugby coach of World Cup champion South Africa, the first black to hold the job. *