Baseball Atlanta Braves -- Agreed to terms with P Tom...

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February 19, 1992

Baseball Atlanta Braves -- Agreed to terms with P Tom Glavine (20-11, ERA) on a one-year contract for $2,925,000. Glavine, who made $775,000 last season, had asked in arbitration for $3.4 million; the club had offered $2.3 million.

Baltimore Orioles -- Agreed to terms with OF Mike Devereaux (.260, 19 HRs, 59 RBI, 16 steals, 10 triples) and 1B Randy Milligan (.263, 16 HRs, 70 RBI) on one-year contracts worth $1 million and $1.05 million, respectively. Devereaux, who made last season, had asked for $1,075,000; the club had offered $875,000. Milligan, who made $330,000 last season, had asked for $1.4 million; the club had offered $900,000.

New York Mets -- Arbitrator awarded P David Cone (14-14, 3.29) a record $4.25 million rather than the club's offer of $3 million. Cone made $2.35 million last season.

Philadelphia Phillies -- Agreed to terms with P Steve Searcy (2-1, 4.15), P Toby Borland (club's Minor League Pitcher of the Year), OF Bruce Dostal (.313 in Class AA) and OF Tony Longmire (.288 in Class AAA) on one-year contracts.

Pittsburgh Pirates -- Agreed to terms with P John Smiley (20-8, 3.08) and P Bill Landrum on one-year contracts for $3.44 million and $1.7 million, respectively. Smiley, who earned $1,425,000 last season, had requested $4.1 million in arbitration; the club had offered $2.7 million.

Texas Rangers -- Invited P Floyd Bannister to spring training as a non-roster player. Agreed to terms with C John Russell on a minor-league contract and IF Cris Conlon and OF Donald Harris on one-year contracts.

Basketball

Denver Nuggets -- F Anthony Cook (1.5 ppg) will have an operation today to repair a separated right shoulder and will be sidelined for the rest of the season.

Houston Rockets -- Fired coach Don Chaney. Named Rudy Tomjanovich interim coach.

USBL -- Announced that the New Jersey Jammers have been awarded a franchise for the 1992 season.

Albany Patroons (CBA) -- Fired coach Charley Rosen. Named Herman Kull coach.

Colleges

Ashland -- Basketball team (15-6, tied for first place in the Great Lakes Valley Conference) suspended senior Bernard McGuire (13.0 ppg) for a breach in the university's student athletic code of conduct.

Cornell -- Named Rod Sharpless (1975 Maryland graduate and Terps wide receiver coach the past two years) defensive line coach.

Houston -- Named Jimmy Warren secondary coach.

Nevada-Las Vegas -- Named Keith Tribble (executive director of the Blockbuster Bowl) senior associate athletic director.

Stanford -- Vikings RB Darrin Nelson announced he was retiring to become running backs coach.

Wisconsin -- Hired Jim Hueber (Minnesota assistant) as running backs coach and Tom McMahon (Arizona State assistant) as secondary coach. Promoted Brad Childress from running backs coach to offensive coordinator.

Western New Mexico -- Announced the resignation of basketball coach Chris Ritchey.

Football

Dallas Cowboys -- Signed free-agent PK Brad Daluiso (kicked off for Bills) and LB Maurice Crum (Buccaneers practice squad).

Philadelphia Eagles -- Signed free-agent WR Melvin Patterson to a one-year contract and assigned him to the WLAF.

Hockey

Chicago Blackhawks -- Traded LW John Tonelli (1 goal, 8 assists) the Nordiques for future considerations.

Los Angeles Kings -- Acquired G Steve Weeks (9-4-2, 3.60 GAA) from the Islanders for a 1992 seventh-round entry draft.

New York Rangers -- Recalled C Doug Weight from Binghamton (AHL).

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