Baseball Boston Red Sox -- Placed P Danny Darwin on the...


April 24, 1991

Baseball Boston Red Sox -- Placed P Danny Darwin on the 15-day disabled list because of a muscle pull in his right shoulder and bronchial pneumonia.

Kansas City Royals -- Announced that 1B George Brett will be out about a month because of a partial tear of the medial collateral ligament in the right knee.

Philadelphia Phillies -- Fired Nick Leyva, manager. Named Jim Fregosi manager. Recalled 2B Mickey Morandini, OF Jim Lindeman and P Danny Cox from Class AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Released P Dave LaPoint. Sent OF Wes Chamberlain and 3B Dave Hollins to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Toronto Blue Jays -- Placed P Al Leiter (0-0, 27.00 ERA in 3 games) on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 21 with a tender elbow. Recalled P Willie Fraser from Class AAA Syracuse.


New York Knicks -- Named former player Ernie Grunfeld vice president of player personnel.

CBA -- Lacrosse Catbirds waived G Grant Gondrezick.

WBL -- Saskatchewan Storm waived F Maurice Selvin.


Fordham -- Named Kathy Sonner women's tennis coach.

Syracuse -- Announced that F Billy Owens has decided to give up his final year of eligibility to enter the NBA draft.

Temple -- Announced that C Donald Hodge has decided to give up his final year of eligibility to enter the NBA draft.

Yale -- Announced that wrestling and water polo will no longer be varsity sports.


NFL -- Announced that Denver Broncos TE Clarence Kay will have to attend an alcohol-treatment program but will not face banishment from the league for his arrest for driving while impaired.

Buffalo Bills -- WR Lionel Manuel signed a free-agent contract.

Chicago Bears -- Signed TE Eric Ihnat to a two-year contract.

Detroit Lions -- Signed QB Greg Jones.

Kansas City Chiefs -- Signed DB Eric Hoskins.

New York Jets -- Signed LB Jim Scully.

Washington Redskins -- RB Reggie Branch announced his retirement.

British Columbia Lions (CFL) -- Signed WR Carlton Jackson to a two-year contract.

Ottawa Rough Riders (CFL) -- Signed WR Robert Gordon, DB Keith Pontiflet and DB Thomas Scott.

Raleigh-Durham Skyhawks (WLAF) -- Signed OT Robert Stallings and S Eric Hickerson.


New York Rangers -- Signed C Corey Millen.

Horse racing Hall of Fame -- Announced that Pat Day will be inducted on Aug. Track and field TAC -- Upheld the two-year doping suspension of Randy Barnes, world record holder in the shot put.

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