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February 08, 1992

Baseball Commissioner's Office -- Suspended Montreal Expos C Gilberto Reyes for 60 days for violating his after-care program and baseball's drug policy.

Boston Red Sox -- Agreed to terms with SS Luis Rivera (.258, 8 HRs, 40 RBI) on a one-year contract for $1,075,000. He had been seeking $1.4 million in arbitration; the club had offered $780,000.

Chicago Cubs -- Signed 1B Mark Grace (.273, 8 HRs, 53 RBI) to a one-year contract for $2,262,500. He had asked for $2.5 million; the club had offered $1,925,000.

Cincinnati Reds -- Agreed to terms with 3B Chris Sabo (.301, 26 HRs, 88 RBI) on a one-year contract for $2.75 million and P Ted Power (5-3, 3.64 ERA) on a minor-league contract. Sabo earned $1,275,000 last year; he had asked for $3.2 million this year in arbitration, and the Reds had offered $2.1 million.

Cleveland Indians -- Agreed to terms with 2B Jerry Browne (.228, 1, 29) on a one-year contract for $800,000. He had asked for $875,000; the club had offered $725,000.

Los Angeles Dodgers -- Agreed to terms with IF Juan Samuel (.271, 12 HRs, 58 RBI) on a one-year contract for $2,325,000. He had asked for $2.75 million; the club had offered $1.9 million.

New York Yankees -- Agreed to terms with P Greg Cadaret (8-6, 3.62) on a one-year contract for $1.19 million. He had asked for $1.3 million; the club had offered $900,000.

Oakland Athletics -- Agreed to terms with P Mike Moore (17-8, 2.96 ERA) on a one-year contract for $3.5 million. He had asked for $3.9 million; the club had offered $3.1 million.

Toronto Blue Jays -- Agreed to terms with 2B Roberto Alomar (.295, 53 steals) on a three-year contract for $14 million. Alomar had asked for $3.25 million; the club had offered $2.1 million. Agreed to terms P David Wells and IF Manuel Lee on one-year contracts for $2,063,000 and approximately $1 million, respectively.

Basketball NBA -- Announced that Charlotte Hornets G Dell Curry will replace injured Boston Celtics F Larry Bird in the Long Distance Shootout contest tonight.

College Butler -- Named Ken LaRose, an assistant the past eight years at the school, football coach.

California -- Named Mike Sheppard offensive coordinator; Artie Gigantino defensive coordinator; Tim Lappano running backs coach; Bill Cockerham receivers coach; Tom Cable offensive line coach; Scott Auker tight ends coach; Mike Waufle defensive line coach; Jay Hayes outside linebackers coach; and Mike Bradeson defensive backs coach.

Clemson -- Announced that senior FB Rudy Harris won't be eligible for the first three games of next season because he violated the NCAA's amateur status by entering into a contractual agreement with an agent in January.

Delaware Valley -- Named Williams B. Manlove Jr. football coach.

Houston -- Promoted Melvin Robertson to defensive coordinator.

Iowa State -- Announced the resignation of Pam Wettig, women's basketball coach, effective at the end of the season.

Maryland -- QB/athlete Orlando Strozier of Augusta, Ga., signed a national letter of intent. Strozier was a first-team all-state selection.

Mount St. Mary's -- Basketball C Kenny Gardner, 6-7, 220 pounds, of St. Maria Goretti in Hagerstown, committed orally. Gardner, who is averaging 24.0 points and 14.0 rebounds, will become the first Baltimore Catholic League player to sign with the Mountaineers since 1987, when Alex Watson of Mount St. Joseph did.

Northern Iowa -- Extended the contract of Terri Lasswell, women's basketball coach, through the 1993-94 season.

South Carolina -- Suspended reserve G Melvin Hartry from the basketball team indefinitely after he was charged with driving under the influence.

Texas-Arlington -- Reinstated F Eric Gore to the basketball team.

Washington -- Hired Steve Morton, a longtime Iowa State and Washington State assistant, as offensive line coach.

Wichita State -- Announced the resignation of Mike Cohen, basketball coach, effective at the end of the season.

Football Pittsburgh Steelers -- Hired former Seattle Seahawks assistant Kent Stephenson as offensive line coach and former Cincinnati Bengals defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau as defensive backs coach.

Arena Football League -- Announced that New York City has been awarded an expansion franchise for the 1993 season. The team will be owned by New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner.

Washington Marauders (PSFL) -- Named Daniel Lounsbury offensive coordinator. Claimed LB Randell Holmes off waivers from the Arkansas Miners.

Hockey NHL -- Fined Pittsburgh Penguins C Mario Lemieux $1,000 for criticizing officials after a 6-4 loss to the Washington Capitals on Jan. 26.

Boston Bruins -- Traded C Craig Janney and D Stephane Quintal to the St. Louis Blues for C Adam Oates.

Philadelphia Flyers -- Traded LW Tony Horacek to the Chicago Blackhawks for D Ryan McGill.

San Jose Sharks -- Traded C Tony Hrkac to the Chicago Blackhawks for a conditional selection in the 1993 entry draft.

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