White Sox pitcher Orlando Hernandez was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a sore right shoulder yesterday. The righthander was 5-1 with a 3.91 ERA but was hit hard in his start last Monday against Texas, giving up 6 runs, 7 hits, and 4 walks in 2 2/3 innings . . . Royals first baseman Ken Harvey was put on the 15-day disabled list because of recurring back problems. He has been bothered by a sore back all year and will get time to rest . . . Barry Bonds resumed rehabilitation exercises on his troublesome right knee after being cleared by several doctors to increase his activity level. The 40-year-old San Francisco slugger is working to regain range of motion in his knee through light resistance exercises. He also went through some rehab work Saturday. He has undergone three arthroscopic operations since Jan. 31 and hasn't played all season . . . The Chicago Bears released kicker Paul Edinger as expected, less than two weeks after signing Doug Brien . . Patriots coach Bill Belichick received an honorary doctorate degree from Wesleyan. Belichick earned a bachelor's degree in economics from the school in 1975 . . . Kim Donovan of Hopkinton fired an even-par 71 in the final round to top an international field by four strokes in the girls' 15-18 competition of the Scott Robertson Memorial Golf Tournament at Roanoke (Va.) Country Club. Donovan, 15, finished at 2-under 211 in the 54-hole event, sponsored by the American Junior Golf Association. In the final round, the sophomore trailed by a stroke after five holes but birdied Nos. 6, 7, and 8 to pull away from Blair Lamb of Flat Rock N.C. Donovan's former Hopkinton High teammate, Jon Curran, shot a final-round 72 to finish at 3 under and a tie for seventh place in the boys' event. Curran, who will attend Vanderbilt in the fall, was the defending champion . . . Bill Herrion, an assistant coach at Arkansas, is being courted by the University of New Hampshire for its head basketball coaching job, according to a report in the New Hampshire Union Leader. According to the report, Herrion, a Worcester native and former head coach at Drexel and East Carolina, has been offered the UNH job. Herrion, 47, was hired as a Razorbacks assistant April 18 . . . Colombia's Ivan Parra won the 14th stage of the Giro d'Italia for his second straight victory, while Paolo Savoldelli of Italy retained the overall lead. Parra completed the 130.2-mile route in 6 hours 46 minutes 33 seconds.
Greene falters in 100 meters
Maurice Greene lost to training partner Leonard Scott in the 100 meters, Olympic champion Jeremy Wariner won the 400, and Olympic silver medalist Allyson Felix won the 200 at the Adidas Track Classic in Carson, Calif. Scott overcame two false starts and a strong headwind to win in 10.03 seconds. Greene's starting blocks slipped and he wound up fourth in 10.32. ''It was a long day for me," Greene said. ''I didn't get a good start, so I was out of the race from the beginning. You just have to live with it." Terrence Trammell, the 110 hurdles winner, was second in 10.17. Jason Smoots was third in 10.32 and John Capel fifth in 10.34. Capel triggered the first false start, then Aaron Armstrong was disqualified on the second one. Each time, Greene had to reset his blocks. He led out of the blocks on the first false start and wanted that one to count. ''It would have been a very different race," he said. ''I was ready to run fast." The meet featured several Olympic medalists in a preview of the US championships, to be held at