BASEBALL (AL) * California Angels -- Fired Mike Port (general manager). Named Dan O'Brien general manager.
FOOTBALL (NFL) * Cleveland Browns -- Signed George Hemingway, Archie Herring, Terry Strong and Fred Word (running backs), Nathaniel Bolton (wide receiver), Terrill Chatman (offensive tackle), Ben Mitchell (offensive guard), Terrence Sanders (defensive end), Theron Ellis, Dwayne Fontenette and Douglas Moore $ 1/8 (linebackers) and Charlie Oliver (defensive back). Waived Ralph Stephens (punter).
* Miami Dolphins -- Signed Tim Brown, Rick Fleece, Scott Miller, T.J. Osman, Matt Ruhland, and Art Walker (defensive linemen), Pat Duffy, Jason Jessup, James Parrish, Mike Pavelec, and Portique Wilburn (offensive linemen), Thomas Balkcom, Eddie xTC Brown, and Al Higgs (defensive backs), Clifford Champ, Joe Johnson, Dwayne Pelham, and Mark Sander (linebackers), Stefen Scotton and Eric Jenkins (running backs), Gordy Wood (tight end) and Doug Pederson (quarterback).
* Butler -- Announced the resignation of Brian Miller (women's track and cross-country coach).
* Indiana -- Named Jill Sterkel swimming coach.
* Missouri -- Named Kim Anderson men's assistant basketball coach.