Baseball Boston Red Sox -- Signed P John Dopson (0-0, 2.04...


January 18, 1991

Baseball Boston Red Sox -- Signed P John Dopson (0-0, 2.04 ERA in 4 games) to one-year contract for $265,000, the same salary he earned last season.

California Angels -- Signed P Mark Eichhorn (2-5, 13 saves in 60 relief appearances) to one-year contract for $625,000, a $352,500 raise. Signed free-agent P Jeff Robinson (3-6, 3.45 in 50 relief appearances and 4 starts with New York Yankees) to one-year contract with club option for 1992.

New York Yankees -- Signed OF Roberto Kelly (.285, 15 HRs, 61 RBI, 42 steals) to one-year contract worth $900,000, a raise of $635,000 from last year's base salary.

San Francisco Giants -- Signed P Kelly Downs (3-2, 3.43 ERA) to one-year contract for $525,000, a raise of $100,000 over his 1990 base salary, and OF Mike Kingery (.295, 0 HRs, 24 RBI in 207 at-bats) for $362,500, a raise of $187,500.


Indiana Pacers -- Signed G Byron Dinkins to 10-day contract.

Miami Heat -- Signed C Alan Ogg to 10-day contract.

New Jersey Nets -- Traded G Lester Conner (4.1 ppg) to Milwaukee Bucks for F Greg "Cadillac" Anderson (2.7 ppg).


WBO -- Announced that middleweight champion Chris Eubank will defend title against Canadian champion Dan Sherry in Brighton, England, Feb. 23.


NCAA -- Placed Miami, Ohio, on two years' probation for violations by former men's basketball coach Jerry Peirson.

Kickoff Classic -- Announced that football game Aug. 28 in East Rutherford, N.J., will feature Georgia Tech (11-0-1 in 1990) vs. Penn State (9-3). Each school is guaranteed $650,000, a $100,000 increase from last year.

Cornell -- Announced resignation of Robert H. Dyer as baseball manager.

Hofstra -- Announced it plans to petition NCAA to elevate football program from Division III to Division I-AA.

Rider -- Announced resignation of Marty Devlin, athletic director.

Tennessee -- Gave its football coaches bonuses of 15 percent as reward for winning SEC title and compiling 9-2-2 record.


Pro Bowl -- Announced that Buffalo Bills OT Will Wolford will replace Cincinnati Bengals OT Anthony Munoz, who is injured.

Dallas Cowboys -- Resumed search for offensive coordinator after Miami Dolphins quarterbacks coach Gary Stevens rejected offer.


Los Angeles Kings -- Assigned RW Jim Thomson to New Haven AHL).

New York Islanders -- Announced that LW Don Maloney (214 goals, 350 assists in 13 NHL seasons) has retired and plans to remain with team in as-yet-undetermined capacity. Sent C Greg Parks to Capital District (AHL).

New York Rangers -- Traded D Aaron Miller and 1991 fifth-round draft choice to Quebec Nordiques for D Joe Cirella. Recalled RW Tie Domi from Binghamton (AHL).

Capital District Islanders (AHL) -- Lent D Dave Richter to Albany (IHL). Sent G Alain Harvey and C Phil Huber to Richmond (ECHL). Recalled D Brad Turner from Richmond.

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