Houston Astros -- Signed minor-league P Rob Mallicoat.
Jacksonville Expos -- Class AA team changed name to Jacksonville Suns.
Los Angeles Dodgers -- Announced P Pat Perry has chosen to become free agent after team assigned his contract outright to Class AAA Albuquerque.
New York Mets -- Released OF Keith Hughes and C/IF Chris Jelic.
Golden State Warriors -- Announced G Mitch Richmond will miss at least five games due to thumb fracture.
Philadelphia 76ers -- Signed G Jim Farmer to replace G Johnny Dawkins, lost for season to recover from reconstruction surgery on right knee.
Phoenix Suns -- Activated C Andrew Lang from injured list. Placed F Ian Lockhart on injured list with knee and ankle problems.
Portland Trail Blazers -- Fined G Drazen Petrovic $500 for comments he made to newspaper reporter.
Seattle SuperSonics -- Moved G Dale Ellis from suspended list to injured list.
MAAC -- Announced Ira Hilfman's resignation as supervisor of women's basketball officials.
California -- Signed basketball C Steve Johnson of Bridgeton Academy and Towson High School to letter of intent.
Clemson -- Signed basketball C Sharone Wright of Macon, Ga., and F Keith Woods of Hagerstown Junior College to letters of intent.
Connecticut -- Signed basketball coach Jim Calhoun to four-year contract that will guarantee him $255,000 per year.
Georgetown -- Signed basketball C Don Reed of Largo High School to letter of intent.
Indiana (Pa.) University -- Suspended WR Andrew Hill, who set a Pennsylvania Conference record this season with 18 TD receptions, for today's Division II playoff game against Winston-Salem (N.C.) State for disciplinary reasons.
Morgan State -- Signed basketball G Robert Holmes of Largo High School, Prince George's County, to letter of intent.
Virginia -- Signed basketball F Thomas Burrough of Charlotte, N.C.; C Chris Alexander of Long Branch, N.J.; F Jason Williford of Richmond, Va.; and F Yuri Barnes of Richmond, Va., to letters of intent.
Atlanta Falcons -- Activated S Elbert Shelley from injured reserve.
Miami Dolphins -- Placed WR Fred Banks on injured reserve Signed WR Dennis McKinnon and WR James Pruitt.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- Activated WR Terry Anthony fro practice roster.
Washington Redskins -- Placed CB Brian Davis on waivers Added DB Johnny Thomas and WR Stephen Hobbs to roster after they had cleared waivers.
Detroit Red Wings -- Assigned RW Kevin McClelland to Adirondack (AHL).
Minnesota North Stars -- Assigned C Perry Berezan t Kalamazoo (IHL).