New York Yankees -- Designated C Rick Cerone (.302 in 139 at-bats) for assignment.
San Jose Jammers (CBA) -- Activated G Jay Burson, who has been out with a recurring neck injury. Waived G Steve Key.
American -- Announced that G Brian Mackey will not play during the spring semester.
Auburn -- Announced that OL Ed King will give up his final year of eligibility and enter the NFL draft.
Duke -- Named Ted Million offensive line coach.
Florida -- Extended contract of football coach Steve Spurrier through the 1997 season.
G; Missouri -- Fired defensive coordinator Michael Church.
Cleveland Browns -- Named head coach Jim Shofner director of player personnel.
Ottawa Rough Riders (CFL) -- Announced the resignation of director of player personnel John Peterson to become vice president of football operations for the San Antonio Riders of the World League of American Football.
Washington Capitals -- Assigned C Rob Murray and RW Tim Bergland to Baltimore of AHL.