Basketball Charlotte Hornets -- Signed F Earl Cureton to...


January 15, 1991

Basketball Charlotte Hornets -- Signed F Earl Cureton to 10-day contract. Placed F Kenny Gattison on injured list.

Houston Rockets -- Announced that C Akeem Olajuwon underwent successful surgery to repair damage to right eye sustained Jan. 3 when elbowed in the face by Chicago Bulls center Bill Cartwright.

Philadelphia 76ers -- Announced that F Charles Barkley (30.8 ppg) will miss at least two more games with foot and ankle injuries.

Sacramento Kings -- Placed leading scorer F Wayman Tisdale (20.9 ppg) on injured list. Signed former Indiana Pacer Anthony Frederick to a 10-day contract.

Colleges Georgia -- Named Charles Whittemore, assistant football coach, administrative assistant to head coach Ray Goff.

Football Atlanta Falcons -- Named Lions quarterback coach June Jones offensive coordinator.

Cincinnati Bengals -- Announced that Bill "Tiger" Johnson, a former Cincinnati head coach who coached tight ends this season, has retired.

New England Patriots -- Named Joe Collier defensive coordinator and Charlie West defensive backs coach.

San Diego Chargers -- Told FS Vencie Glenn, LB Cedric Figaro and S Lester Lyles they don't fit into club's plans for 1991. Defensive line coach Gunther Cunningham notified team he won't be back.

Washington Redskins -- Announced DL Charles Mann, DL Jumpy Geathers, OL Mark Schlereth and QB Cary Conklin will undergo arthroscopic knee surgery.

Hockey Los Angeles Kings -- Recalled D Dennis Smith from New Haven (AHL).

Washington Capitals -- Recalled D Joel Quenneville from Baltimore (AHL).

Binghamton Rangers (AHL) -- Lent D Mike Hurlbut to San Diego (IHL).

San Diego Gulls (IHL) -- Acquired F Byron Lomow from Capital District (AHL) for the rights to F Jim McGeough.

Tennis USTA -- Named Andre Agassi, Aaron Krickstein, Rick Leach and Jim Pugh to 1991 Davis Cup team.

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