Texas Rangers -- Acquired P Jim Poole (0-0, 4.22 ERA in 10 2/3 innings) from Los Angeles Dodgers for minor-league P Steve Allen (8-4, 3.83 in 54 games for Class AA Tulsa) and P David Lynch (0-4, 5.74 in 14 games for Class AAA Oklahoma City).
Dallas Mavericks -- Placed G Fat Lever on injured list. Signed G Kelvin Upshaw to 10-day contract.
McDonald's Open -- Announced that Los Angeles Lakers would be NBA entry Oct. 18 in Paris.
Austin Peay -- Named Roy Gregory, inside linebackers coach at South Carolina, head football coach.