Baseball Baltimore Orioles -- Assigned C Mike Lehman, OF...


March 13, 1992

Baseball Baltimore Orioles -- Assigned C Mike Lehman, OF Mark Smith and P Amalio Carreno to minor-league camp.

Cleveland Indians -- Agreed to terms with OF Alex Cole and P Jack Armstrong on two-year contracts.

New York Mets -- Agreed to terms with P John Franco (30 or more saves in each of the past five years) on a two-year contract extension, making him the highest paid reliever in baseball. He will be paid $3.5 million for both the 1993 and 1994 seasons, as well as a $1 million signing bonus for a total of $8 million during the length of the two-year deal.

Basketball NBA -- Fined Orlando Magic G Anthony Bowie $5,000 and suspended him without pay for one game and fined Denver Nuggets G Todd Lichti $2,500 for their parts in an altercation Tuesday.

Cleveland Cavaliers -- Placed G-F Craig Ehlo (sprained left knee) and F Winston Bennett (tendinitis in left Achilles' tendon) on the injured list. Signed F Mike Sanders to a 10-day contract.

Philadelphia 76ers -- Placed C Jeff Ruland (partial re-tear of right Achilles' tendon) on the injured list. Activated G Brian Oliver from the injured list.

Colleges Duke -- Women's basketball coach Debbie Leonard resigned.

Idaho State -- President Richard Bowen ordered men's basketball coach Herb Williams to abide by the one-game suspension originally imposed by the Big Sky Conference. Williams abided by Bowen's decision.

Mississippi -- Men's basketball coach Ed Murphy (76-97 in six seasons; 11-16 this season) resigned.

South Florida -- Extended the contract of basketball coach Bobby Paschal two years, through June 1996.

Football NFL -- Named Thomas E. Spock chief financial officer for the WLAF.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- Signed Plan B free agents OL Bruce Reimers and DB Joe King, both formerly of the Cincinnati Bengals. Signed DB Milton Mack and DL Mark Duckens.

Ohio Glory (WLAF) -- Released FB Larry Kinnebrew.

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