Clemson -- Placed sophomore DL Arthur Bussie, who has been charged with assault 3 times in the past 11 months, on probation for the rest of his enrollment. Bussie pleaded no contest Monday to a reduced charge of disorderly conduct (Aug. 30) and was fined $148.
Oregon -- Suspended CB Daryle Smith indefinitely for disciplinary reasons.
Pepperdine -- Named Suzy Favor-Hamilton volunteer assistant cross country coach.
CFL -- Board of Governors approved the sale of the Calgary Stampeders to Larry Ryckman.
Buffalo Bills -- Placed CB James Williams on IR.
Green Bay Packers -- Activated OL Louis Cheek from IR. Waived OT Scott Jones.
Houston Oilers -- Waived WR Gary Wellman.
Los Angeles Rams -- Placed CB Rodney Thomas on IR. Placed RB Marcus Dupree on the practice roster. Released TE Corwin Athnoy and C Trevor Ryals from the practice roster.
Pittsburgh Steelers -- Agreed to terms with LB Greg Lloyd (3 sacks) on a 2-year contract that will pay him an average base salary of $450,000 per season. Re-signed QB Rick Strom.
Edmonton Oilers -- Signed F Esa Tikkanen, who had played out his option after leading the club in scoring (27 goals, 42 assists), to a 6-year contract.
Chicago Blackhawks -- Assigned G Roch Belley, G Ray LeBlanc, F Owen Lessard, F Martin Desjardins, F Tracy Egeland, F Justin Lafayette, F Sean Williams, F Rob Conn, F Craig Woodcroft, F Shawn Byram, F Zac Boyer, F Dan Vincelette, F Kevin St. Jacques, F Trevor Dam, F Phillip Crowe, F Raymond Edwards, D Adam Bennett, D Mike Dagenais, D Mike Speer, D Jeff Sirkka, D Chris Norton, D Jim Playfair and D Cam Russell to Indianapolis (IHL). Released F Bill Lacouture, F Mike Tomlinson, D Steve Chelios and D Joe Mittelstadt.
Edmonton Oilers -- Assigned G Mike Greenlay, G Eugeny Belosheiken, F Shjon Podein, F Craig Fisher, F Tomas Kapusta, F Tim Tisdale, F Dean Antos, F Richard Borgo, F David Haas, D Brad Werenka, D Mario Barbe and D Jason Soules to Cape Breton (AHL). Assigned F Barry Nieckar, F Trevor Converse and D Doug Greschuk to Winston-Salem (ECHL). Returned D Alex Legault, D Scott Allison, D Joel Blain, D Mario Nobili, D Roman Mhralek and D Mike Power to their junior teams. Released D Jason Lafreniere.
Hartford Whalers -- Assigned G Mario Gosselin, G Jim Crozier, D Jergus Baca, D Corey Beauleau, D Vincent Boe, D Cam Brauer, && D Jim Burke, D Shawn Evans, D Scott Humeniuk, D Karl Johnston, D John Stevens, RW Blair Atcheynum, RW Chris Tancill, LW Paul Cyr, LW Scott Daniels,LW Chris Govedaris, C James Black, C Chris Bright, C Denis Chalifoux, C Kelly Ens and C Kerry Russell to Springfield (AHL). Returned D Steve Yule to Kamloops (WHL), D Martin Hamrlik to Zlin (Czechoslovakian League) and G Mike Lenarduzzi to Sault Ste. Marie (OHL).
New Jersey Devils -- Assigned G Doug Dadswell, G Chad Erickson, G Mark Romaine, G Corey Schwab, D David Craievich, D Kevin Dean, D Chris Kiene, D Petr Kuchyna, D Chris Lipuma, D Dean Malkoc, F Steve Cadieux, F Jim Dowd, F Ben Hankinson, F Bill Huard, F Kevin Kerr, F Scott Luik, F Daryn McBride, F Kevin Riehl, F Matt Ruchty, F Jason Simon and F Brian Sullivan to Utica (AHL). Returned G Martin Brodeur, D Paul Wolanski, F Donevan Hextall and F Curt Regnierto their junior teams. Returned D Jaroslav Modry to Dukla Trencin (Czechoslovakian League). Waived D Alex Roberts.
New York Islanders -- Returned LW Steve Junker to Spokane (WHL), LW Todd Sparks to Hull (QMJHL) and C John Johnson to Niagara Falls (OHL). Waived LW John Davis, LW Frank Lascala, RW Derek Clancy, RW Derek Decosty, RW David Aiken, D Perry Florio and C Scott Harlow.
St. Louis Blues -- Returned D Steve Staios to Niagara Falls (OHL). Assigned F Brian Pellerin, F Jason Ruff, F Yves Heroux, F Richard Pion, F Derek Frenette, F Mark Bassen, F Joe Hawley, F Dan Fowler D Greg Poss, D Jaan Luik, D Terry Hollinger, D Rob Tustian, G Alain Raymond, G David Schill and G Francis Ouelette to Peoria (IHL).
Washington Capitals -- Reassigned G Byron Dafoe, G Alain Harvey, G Olaf Kolzig, G Shawn Simpson, D Bob Babcock, D Wade Bartley, D Chris Clarke, D Mark Ferner, D Rob Leask, D Ken Lovsin, D Jim Mathieson, D Mark Sorensen, D Jiri Vykoukal, F Craig Duncanson, F Victor Gervais, F Trevor Halverson, D Todd Hlushko, F Bill Kovacs, F Steve Martell, F Harry Mews, F Dave Morissette, F Randy Pearce, F John Purves, F Bobby Reynolds, F Reggie Savage, F Steve Seftel, F Tim Taylor, F Richie Walcott and F Simon Wheeldon to Baltimore (AHL). Returned F Steve Konowalchuk to Portland (WHL).
Baltimore Blast -- Signed F Waad Hirmez to a 1-year contract. Cut D Gary Cronin, F Clark Brisson, MF Steve Lorenzet (Essex CC), F Chris Simon (1 goal, 2 assists), F Mark Thomas, G Raj Wakhale, D Steve Nichols (Loyola) and D Steve Boardman.