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December 04, 1991

Baseball

MLB -- Named Leonard S. Coleman Jr. director of market development.

California Angels -- Named Ronald C. Shirley, vice president, treasurer and chief financial officer.

Chicago Cubs -- Signed free agent P Mike Morgan to a four-year contract worth 12.5 million.

Los Angeles Dodgers -- Re-signed free-agent P Orel Hershiser to a 3-year contract and free agent P Tom Candiotti to a 4-year deal.

St. Louis Cardinals -- Announced the retirement of Fred Kuhlmann, president and chief executive officer, effective at the end of the year.

Basketball

NBA -- Suspended Orlando Magic C Greg Kite for 2 games without pay and fined him $7,500, and Miami Heat C Rony Seikaly for 1 game without pay and fined him $5,000, for their roles in a fight in a game on Nov. 30. Fined Scott Skiles, Terry Catledge, Mark Acres and Morlon Wiley, Orlando players, and Steve Smith and Willie Burton, Miami players, $500 each for leaving the bench during the fight.

Los Angeles Clippers -- Activated F Charles Smith from the injured list and waived G Lanard Copeland.

Philadelphia 76ers -- Placed G Mitchell Wiggins on the injured list. Signed F Michael Ansley to a 1-year contract.

Boxing

WBA -- Vacated the middleweight title held by Mike McCallum of Jamaica because he violated association rules.

Colleges

Cal State Fullerton -- LHP Andy Weltlinger (Calvert Hall) signed a letter of intent.

San Diego State -- Extended the contract of Al Luginbill, football coach, through 1996.

Tulane -- Named Buddy Teevens football coach.

Football

Cincinnati Bengals -- Signed OL Mike Withycombe.

Cleveland Browns -- Announced the retirement of WR/KR Danny Peebles.

Phoenix Cardinals -- Placed S Tim McDonald on injured reserve. Signed S Richard Fain. Activated G Joe Wolf from injured reserve. Re-signed T Mike Nord to the practice squad.

Pittsburgh Steelers -- Signed RB Steve Avery to their practice squad.

San Antonio Force (Arena) -- Named Dick Nolan coach.

Hockey

NHL -- Suspended Toronto Maple Leafs RW Gary Leeman for 4 games for a stick-swinging incident in a game vs. Minnesota on Nov. 28.

New York Rangers -- Recalled G Boris Rousson, D Shaun Sabol, C Mark Janssens, C Brian McReynolds, RW Steven King and LW Ric Bennett from Binghamton (AHL).

Baltimore Skipjacks (AHL) -- Recalled G Olag Kolzig (11-3-0, 2.90 GAA) from Hampton Roads (ECHL). Sent D Wade Bartley (7 assists in 20 games) to Hampton Roads.

Track and field

The Athletics Congress -- Reinstated LaVonna Martin, hurdler, and Dan Pierce, race walker, after being suspended for 2 years for violations of drug policies.

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