BaseballAtlanta Braves -- Agreed to terms with P Pete...


January 18, 1992


Atlanta Braves -- Agreed to terms with P Pete Smith, P Marvin Freeman and P Mike Bielecki on 1-year contracts.

Baltimore Orioles -- Invited C Rick Dempsey to spring training as a non-roster player. Agreed to terms with P Oswaldo Peraza and P Jeff Baumgarner on minor-league contracts. Assigned Peraza to Class AAA Rochester and Baumgarner to Class AA Hagerstown.

California Angels -- Agreed to terms with IF Dick Schofield on a 1-year contract.

Cincinnati Reds -- Agreed to terms with P Dwayne Henry on a 1-year contract.

Colorado Rockies -- Named 5-time Kansas City Royals All-Star Amos Otis minor-league hitting instructor.

Detroit Tigers -- Named Joe Klein VP of scouting.

Los Angeles Dodgers -- Agreed to terms with 1B Todd Benzinger, 3B Lenny Harris and P John Candelaria on 1-year contracts.

Minnesota Twins -- Agreed to terms with IF Donnie Hill on a minor-league contract and invited him to spring training as a non-roster player.

Montreal Expos -- Agreed to terms with OF Larry Walker and P P Ken Hill on 1-year contracts. Signed P Jonathan Hurst and P Matt Karchner to 1-year contracts.

New York Mets -- Agreed to terms with OF Dave Gallagher on a 1-year contract.

New York Yankees -- Agreed to terms with OF Roberto Kelly on a 1-year contract.

Oakland Athletics -- Agreed to terms with P Ron Darling on a 1-year contract.

St. Louis Cardinals -- Agreed to terms with P Joe Magrane on a 1-year contract.

San Francisco Giants -- Agreed to terms with P Kelly Downs on a 1-year contract.

Seattle Mariners -- Invited P Roger Salkeld and 2B Bret Boone to training camp.

Texas Rangers -- Agreed to terms with P Jose Guzman on a 1-year contract.


NB Dallas Mavericks -- Signed G Tracy Moore to a 10-day contract.


Georgetown -- Announce that basketball G Charles Harrison will transfer.

Maryland -- Named Arizona assistant football coach John Baxter tight ends and special-teams coach. Named Javaune Adams-Gaston director of student services, giving her administrative responsibility for academic support and sports medicine. Announced that Gerry Gurney, associate director of athletics in charge of academic support, will be reassigned.

Ohio State -- Announced F Monica Taylor has been permanently dropped from the women's basketball team.

Southwest Baptist -- Suspended basketball coach Jerry Kirksey and F Glenn Stanley (22.1 ppg, 9.6 rpg) until the investigation into possible NCAA violations is completed. Assistant coaches Rand Chappell and Darin Kirksey, the coach's son, will run the team.

Texas A&I -- Named Jim Dawson defensive backs coach.

Wisconsin -- Announced that football coach Barry Alvarez will have his contract extended through 1966.

Youngstown State -- Extended the contract of football coach James Tressel through 2000. Tressel will also become the executive director of athletics beginning July 1, 1995.


Green Bay Packers -- Announced that Dick Moseley, Buddy Geis and Virgil Knight, assistant coaches, will not be offered contracts.

New York Jets -- Named Dick Haley director of player personnel.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- Named Steve Shafer defensive backs coach.


NHL -- Suspended Chicago Blackhawks LW Stu Grimson for 10 games for his part in a brawl during a game against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday.

Washington Capitals -- Recalled D Shawn Chambers (2 goals, 3 assists and 9 penalty minutes in 5 games during a 2-week

reconditioning assignment with AHL Baltimore).

Track and field

Norway Track and Field Association -- Barred shot-putter Georg Andersen from competition for 1 year after ruling he had used the banned anabolic steroid metenolon. Andersen said he will appeal. The decision, if upheld, would cost him his silver medal from the Tokyo World Championships.

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