Baseball Milwaukee Brewers -- Named Fred Stanley, coordinator of minor-league instruction for Seattle Mariners past two seasons, infield coach.
Pittsburgh Pirates -- Named Jack Zduriencik director of scouting.
Senior Professional Baseball Association -- Announced it has ceased operation for remainder of season.
Los Angeles Clippers -- Claimed C Mike Smrek (14 ppg, 7 rpg) on waivers. Requested waivers on C Greg Butler (1.6 ppg, 1.8 rpg).
Phoenix Suns -- Placed F Kenny Battle (sprained left ankle, 6.0 ppg) on injured list. Activated C Andrew Lang (1.2 ppg).
Utah Jazz -- Waived C-F Pat Cummings (3.8 ppg). Invited former Fordham C Danny O'Sullivan to sign 10-day contract.
College football Alcorn State -- Named Cardell S. Jones, offensive coordinator at Jackson State since 1987, football coach.
Pro football Chicago Bears -- Announced that RB Neal Anderson will return for regular-season finale despite cracked rib. Re-signed QB Brent Snyder as third-stringer for playoffs.
Cleveland Browns -- Waived RB Brent Fullwood. Activated WR Eugene Rowell.
Miami Dolphins -- Placed RB Troy Stradford (29 receptions) on IR. Re-signed RB Tony Collins. Placed DB Bobby Harden on practice squad.
New York Giants -- Moved K Raul Allegre from IR to practice squad.
Washington Capitals -- Recalled D Ken Lovsin (4 goals, 13 assists in 35 games) from Baltimore (AHL).