BASEBALLAmerican League* BALTIMORE ORIOLES -- Traded Jose...


July 15, 1992


American League

* BALTIMORE ORIOLES -- Traded Jose Mesa, pitcher, to the Cleveland Indians for Kyle Washington, outfielder.

National League

* ATLANTA BRAVES -- Signed Jamie Howard, pitcher, to a minor-league contract.

* PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES -- Purchased the contract of Joe Millette, shortstop, from Scranton Wilkes-Barre of the International League. Optioned Pat Combs, pitcher, to Scranton Wilkes-Barre.


National Basketball Association

* DENVER NUGGETS -- Signed Robert Werdann, center.

* ORLANDO MAGIC -- Named David Oliver strength and conditioning coach.

Continental Basketball Association

* FORT WAYNE FURY -- Traded Leonard Harris, forward, to the Rochester Renegade for Robert Youngblood, forward.

Global Basketball Association

* MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST -- Named Steve Tucker coach.


National Football League

* CINCINNATI BENGALS -- Signed Horace Smith, cornerback, and Jason Palumbis, quarterback.

* KANSAS CITY CHIEFS -- Agreed to terms with Ervin Randle, linebacker, on a three-year contract extension. Waived James Bradley, wide receiver.

* NEW YORK JETS -- Agreed to terms with Johnny Mitchell, tight end; Kurt Barber and Keo Coleman, linebackers; Siupeli Malamala, offensive tackle; Cal Dixon, center; Jeff Blake, quarterback, and Vincent Brownlee, wide receiver.

* PITTSBURGH STEELERS -- Signed Hesham Ismail and Kendall Gammon, guards.


National Hockey League

* PHILADELPHIA FLYERS -- Signed Eric Lindros, center, to a six-year contract.

* TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING -- Signed Rob Zamuner, center, to a multiyear contract.

* VANCOUVER CANUCKS -- Announced that Igor Larionov, center, signed a contract with Lugano of the Swiss First Division.


* UNITED STATES TENNIS ASSOCIATION -- Named Dahl Crosland director of public relations.


* INTERNATIONAL AMATEUR ATHLETIC FEDERATION -- Suspended Kamy Keshmiri, American discus thrower, from international competition for failing a doping test.


* ALLEGHENY -- Named Maureen Hunter Hager associate athletics director for women and Laurel Lynn Heilman women's basketball coach.

* COASTAL CAROLINA -- Named Adam Preyer and Darryl Robinson men's assistant basketball coaches.

* DRAKE -- Named Pat Rafferty men's assistant basketball coach.

* DUQUESNE -- Promoted Howie Ruppert, part-time men's assistant basketball coach, to full-time men's assistant basketball coach.

* PEPPERDINE -- Announced that women's soccer will become an intercollegiate sport beginning with the 1993-94 academic year.

* ROCHESTER -- Named Mike Pilger men's soccer coach.

* SAN DIEGO STATE -- Announced that John Molle and Virgil Smith, basketball guards, have left the team.

* TEXAS SOUTHERN -- Announced the resignation of Johnnie Cole, quarterback coach.

* WESTERN CONNECTICUT STATE -- Named Tom Jones defensive coordinator and defensive line coach.

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