Baseball Baltimore Orioles -- Signed OF Chito Martinez to contract with Class AAA Rochester.
Texas Rangers -- Assigned P Gary Mielke, P Joe Bitker and Mike Stanley outright to Class AAA Oklahoma City. Purchased P Barry Munuel, P Cedric Shaw, IF Monty Fariss and IF Jose Hernandez from Oklahoma City. Purchased P Roger Pavlik, IF Rob Maurer and OF Tony Scruggs from Class AA Tulsa.
Orlando Magic -- Claimed F Howard Wright on waivers from Atlanta. Released C Mark McNamara.
Seattle SuperSonics -- Activated C Dave Corzine. Placed G Dale Ellis on suspended list because of foot problem.
Washington Bullets -- Moved F John Williams from injured reserve to suspended list.
Florida State -- Announced DB Leon Fowler, LB Eric Gibbs, LB Phillip King and RB William Floyd have been dropped from roster for missing classes.
Gannon College -- Announced Steven J. Ropski's resignation as women's soccer coach.
Louisiana State -- Football coach Mike Archer announced he will resign at end of season.
UMBC -- Announced soccer coach John Ellinger's resignation due to promotion in Montgomery County school system. UMBC was 80-93-16, including a five-year Division I record of 44-45-8, during Ellinger's 10 seasons.
Cleveland Browns -- Placed DE Al Baker on injured reserve with neck and back injury.
Denver Broncos -- Placed CB Elliott Smith on non-football illness reserve list.
NHL -- Suspended Luc Robitaille of the Los Angeles Kings for four games for attempting to injure the Edmonton Oilers' Craig Simpson with his stick during a second-period brawl Nov. 10.
Detroit Red Wings -- Assigned C Keith Primeau to Adirondack (AHL).
Montreal Canadiens -- Recalled LW Mario Roberge from Fredericton (AHL).
Pittsburgh Penguins -- Recalled C Brad Aitken and D Gord Dineen from Muskegon (IHL).
St. Louis Blues -- Recalled G Guy Hebert from Peoria (IHL).
Washington Capitals -- Signed D Kevin Hatcher to four-year contract.