BaseballAtlanta Braves -- Waived P Rick Mahler (2-4, 4.50...

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August 09, 1991

Baseball

Atlanta Braves -- Waived P Rick Mahler (2-4, 4.50 in 23 games with Montreal and Atlanta). Recalled P Armando Reynoso from Class AAA Richmond.

Cincinnati Reds -- Placed 2B Mariano Duncan (pulled muscles in his right side) on the 15-day DL. Recalled SS Freddie Benavides from Class AAA Nashville.

BTC Pittsburgh Pirates -- Placed P Vicente Palacios on the 15-day DL. Recalled P Roger Mason from Class AAA Buffalo. Signed P Floyd Youmans to a minor-league contract with Class AA Carolina.

Texas Rangers -- Placed IF Jeff Huson (injured knee) on the 15-day DL. Recalled IF Jose Hernandez from Class AA Tulsa. Announced that they will send OF Jack Daugherty will be sent to Class AAA Oklahoma City today on a medical rehabilitation assignment. Signed P Dave Schmidt to a contract with Class AAA Oklahoma City.

Basketball

Milwaukee Bucks -- Placed F Frank Kornet on waivers to allow him to sign with Siena of the Italian A-1 League.

Philadelphia 76ers -- Signed G Tharon Mayes to a 2-year contract.

Lacrosse Catbirds (CBA) -- Traded F Gene Banks (Duke) to the Birmingham Bandits for a 1991 second-round pick and future considerations.

Miami Tropics (USBL) -- Announced that John Lucas has purchased the franchise. Named Cathy Bartley president.

College

NCAA -- Placed Tulane University on 2 years' probation for major rules violations by a former tennis coach.

East Coast Conference -- Named Barbara Hick assistant commissioner; Charles Jacobs information assistant; and Shannon O'Shea administrative assistant. Promoted Marie Wozniak to associate commissioner-information director.

Loyola, Calif. -- Announced that basketball C Richard Petruska is transferring to another school.

Navy -- Announced the resignation of women's basketball coach Jerry Hutchison. Named Debbie Schlegel interim women's basketball coach for the 1991-92 season.

Tulane -- Named Jim Harter men's assistant basketball coach and Jenny Yopp and Kristy Sims women's assistant basketball coaches.

Football

Atlanta Falcons -- Signed LB Tim Green to a 2-year contract. Waived LB Corien Freeman.

Chicago Bears -- Signed WR Ron Morris to a 3-year contract.

Houston Oilers -- Agreed to terms with WR Leonard Harris on a 2-year contract.

Kansas City Chiefs -- Announced that QB Steve Pelluer left camp.

Los Angeles Rams -- Agreed to terms with OL Tom Newberry.

Philadelphia Eagles -- Traded DT Dick Chapura to the Houston Oilers for an undisclosed 1992 draft pick. Announced they have rescinded the negotiating rights to OT Reggie Singletary.

Hockey

Minnesota North Stars -- Announced that C Neal Broten will play in Germany.

Philadelphia Flyers -- Traded minor-league C Don Biggs to the New York Rangers for future considerations.

Toronto Maple Leafs -- Signed LW Wendel Clark. Named Darryl Sittler special assistant to the president-general manager.

Olympics

U.S. Olympic Festival -- Announced the resignation of president-executive director Bill Toomey.

Track and field

TAC -- Suspended Florida State high jumper Holly Kelly for 3 months and javelin thrower Brian Crouser for 2 years for drug-testing violations.

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