Baltimore Orioles -- Signed P Anthony Telford (3-3, 4.95 ERA) to 1-year contract.
Los Angeles Dodgers -- P Jay Howell (5-5, 2.18, 16 saves) ended four-day holdout. Agreed to terms with IF Mike Sharperson (.297, 3, 36) on 1-year contract.
Milwaukee Brewers -- Invited OF Candy Maldonado (.273, 22 HRs, 95 RBI with Cleveland Indians) to camp.
San Diego Padres -- Agreed to 1-year contracts with OF-1B Jerald Clark (.267 in 101 at-bats), IF Joey Cora (.270 in 100 at-bats), C Tom Lampkin (.222 in 63 at-bats) and P Frank Seminara.
Seattle Mariners -- Signed IF Dave Cochrane (.150 in 20 at-bats) to 1-year contract.
Cleveland Cavaliers -- Activated F Winston Bennett (1.1 ppg in 8 games) and placed G Derrick Chievous (2.4 ppg in 18 games) on injured list because of recurring back spasms.
Milwaukee Bucks -- Signed G Everette Stephens to 10-day contract. Placed G Steve Henson on injured list.
Washington Bullets -- Activated G Darrell Walker (10.1 ppg, 8.2 rpg, 7.1 apg) from injured list. Placed F Mark Alarie (5.8 ppg) on injured list.
Midwestern Collegiate Conference -- Placed Butler's Darin Archbold and Xavier's Maurice Brantley on probation for remainder of season for fighting after Saturday's basketball game.
Brigham Young -- Announced it has lost starting G Scott Moon (9.6 ppg, broken hand) for at least 3 weeks.
Cincinnati -- Dismissed S Rodney Harris, LB Willis Knighten and LB Keith Short from football team after they had been charged with using stolen credit card.
Nichols State -- Announced resignation of Francis Foley, men's basketball coach.
Pennsylvania -- Named George Landis offensive coordinator and assistant coach.
Pittsburgh -- Announced that AD Ed Bozik, whose department isubject of investigations into booster funds and recruiting practices, will retire July 1.
San Francisco State -- Announced resignation of football coach Dennis Creehan to accept assistant coaching position with Edmonton Eskimos (CFL).
South Florida -- Marvin Taylor, thrown off basketball team two weeks ago for disciplinary reasons, filed $2.5 million federal lawsuit charging that school violated his rights by preventing him from completing degree and impairing his ability to play pro basketball.
Syracuse -- Named Glenn Deadmond assistant football coach.
Buffalo Bills -- Signed DE Reggie Rogers.
New England Patriots -- Named Tom Bass VP of public relations-player relations; Joe Mendes VP of player personnel; Patrick Forte VP of administration; Pat Hanlon director of public relations.
Phoenix Cardinals -- Agreed to terms with LB Sidney Coleman, Plan B free agent from Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
NHL -- Suspended F John Kordic for 1 game for receiving 3 game-misconduct penalties this season.
Boston Bruins -- Announced retirement of D Michael Thelven, 30, who played in just 27 of 217 games since Dec. 26, 1988, because of tendinitis and inflammation under his right kneecap.
New York Islanders -- Announced that John O. Pickett Jr. has puclub up for sale.
San Diego Sockers -- Signed D Tommy Loeber as developmental player.