BaseballCleveland Indians -- Optioned C Eddie Taubensee to...


April 11, 1991


Cleveland Indians -- Optioned C Eddie Taubensee to Colorado Springs of the Pacific Coast League. Purchased the contract of IF Jose Escobar from Colorado Springs.


NBA -- Fined Benoit Benjamin of the Seattle SuperSonics $1,500 for making an obscene gesture last week to the crowd at the Los Angeles Arena.


Cal-Irvine -- Named Rod Baker, assistant coach at Seton Hall, head basketball coach.

Colorado State -- Named Stew Morrill, formerly of Montana, head basketball coach.

Radford -- Named Ron Bradley, former Maryland assistant, head basketball coach.

Texas Tech -- Named James Dickey head basketball coach. Was assistant coach.

Washington -- T Steve Emtman was charged in Seattle Municipal Court with hit and run driving.


New York Jets -- Agreed to contract terms with RB Johnny Hector and QB Turk Schonert.


NHL -- Fined St. Louis Blues general manager Ron Caron $1,000, banned him from the press box for rest of playoff series and fined team $10,000 for a shouting and shoving match with Detroit Red Wings G Glen Hanlon in the press box after Game 2. Fined Hanlon $100.

Pittsburgh Penguins -- Announced that defenseman Paul Coffey has a scratched cornea and swelling around his left eye and will miss the fifth game of the Patrick Division playoff series tonight against New Jersey.

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