Boston Red Sox -- Recalled reliever Daryl Irvine from Class AAA Pawtucket to fill spot that opened when P Danny Darwin (sore right shoulder, bronchial pneumonia) was placed on 15-day DL.
San Francisco Giants -- Placed P Scott Garrelts (tendinitis; 1-1, 5.40 ERA) on 15-day disabled list. Recalled P Francisco Oliveras from Class AAA Phoenix.
Illinois -- Basketball F Deon Thomas (15.1 ppg, 6.8 rpg as redshirt freshman) will be in cast for approximately 3 months after fracturing left wrist.
Yale -- Announced it was dropping varsity water polo and wrestling and junior-varsity men's hockey.
NFL -- Named Roger Goodell executive director for club relations and international development; Pete Abitante league director of information; Leslie Hammond AFC director of information; and Jack Reader assistant director of officiating. Announced retirement of Jim Heffernan, director of public relations.
Denver Broncos -- Invited Barry Johnson and Norris Hanes, both Maryland wide receivers, to summer tryout.
Los Angeles Raiders -- Signed DE Greg Mark.
Phoenix Cardinals -- Signed DT Eric Swann, first-round draft choice, to 5-year contract.
Washington Redskins -- Invited Maryland LB Jack Bradford to summer tryout.
NHL -- Suspended Detroit Red Wings D Steve Chiasson for 4 games because of major penalty in Game 5 of Norris Division semifinals, effective at start of next season.
Los Angeles Kings -- Announced that RW Tomas Sandstrom, who suffered fractured femur in Game 2 of Smythe Division finals, expects to play tomorrow.
British Olympic Association -- Selected Manchester as candidate play host to the 2000 Games.