Baseball Atlanta Braves -- Signed IF Rafael Belliard (.204...

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December 19, 1990

Baseball Atlanta Braves -- Signed IF Rafael Belliard (.204 in 47 games for Pittsburgh Pirates) to two-year contract worth $900,000.

Chicago Cubs -- Waived P Bill Long (6-1, 4.37 ERA) for purpose of giving him unconditional release.

Minnesota Twins -- Re-signed OF Randy Bush (.243, 6 HRs, 18 RBI in 73 games) to two-year contract.

Texas Rangers -- Extended contract of manager Bobb Valentine for one year through 1992.

San Francisco Giants -- Acquired P Jimmy Williams (4-6, 5.0 ERA with Class AAA Portland) from the Twins to complete Steve Bedrosian trade on Dec. 5.

Toronto Blue Jays -- Agreed to four-year player-development contract with Class A Myrtle Beach of South Atlantic League. Named former Blue Jays player Garth Iorg manager of Myrtle Beach.

Greenville Braves (Southern League) -- Named Chris Chambliss manager.

Basketball

Dallas Mavericks -- Placed F Herb Williams (8.3 ppg, 5.1 rpg) on injured list because of persistent bursitis in right knee.

New York Knicks -- Activated F Kenny Walker and G Trent Tucker from injured list. Placed G Maurice Cheeks (bruised throat) and C Stuart Gray (back spasms) on injured list.

Sacramento Kings -- Placed G Bobby Hansen (torn cartilage in left knee, 9.3 ppg) on injured list. Re-signed G Rick Calloway.

San Antonio Spurs -- Waived G Byron Dinkins (3.4 ppg, 1.9 apg in 10 games). Activated F Sean Higgins off injured list.

College

MAAC -- Named Brad Tracy supervisor of women's officials.

Louisiana State -- Named George Haffner offensive coordinator and quarterback coach.

Oklahoma State -- Named Duke Christian offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach.

Sam Houston State -- Named William Fritz defensive secondary coach.

Santa Clara -- Announced that men's soccer coach Steve Sampson, whose team achieved No. 1 rankings nationally the past two seasons, resigned to work with the 1994 World Cup Committee.

Southern Methodist -- Announced that Larry Kueck, offensive coordinator, will not be retained.

Washington -- Named Dang Pibulvech women's soccer coach.

Whittier -- Named Kenneth Visser, former San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator, head football coach.

Football

World League of American Football -- Announced franchise in Frankfurt, Germany, named the Galaxy. Named Oliver Luck, former Houston Oilers QB, general manager.

Dallas Cowboys -- Signed TE Steve Folsom.

New York Giants -- Placed QB Phil Simms on injured reserve.

Hockey St. Louis Blues -- Assigned LW Dave Thomlinson to Peoria (IHL).

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