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August 08, 1992

Baseball

Chicago Cubs -- Placed OF Sammy Sosa (fractured left ankle) on the 15-day DL with a broken ankle. Purchased the contract of IF-OF Jeff Kunkel from Triple-A Iowa.

Detroit Tigers -- WJR-AM confirmed that the contracts of first-year broadcasters Rick Rizzs and Bob Rathbun have been extended through 1995.

New York Mets -- Activated P Dwight Gooden from the 15-day DL. Sent P Tom Filer outright to Triple-A Tidewater. Acquired OF Kevin Bass from the San Francisco Giants for a player to be named.

New York Yankees -- Placed P Curt Young (strained left hamstring) on the 15-day DL. Called up P Sam Militello from Triple-A Columbus.

Seattle Mariners -- Placed P Rich DeLucia (inflamed right elbow) on the 15-day DL. Recalled P Calvin Jones from Triple-A Calgary.

Texas Rangers -- Placed SS Dickie Thon on the 15-day DL. Recalled SS Mario Diaz from Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Basketball

Golden State Warriors -- Announced that they will not match the Portland Trail Blazers' offer sheet to restricted free-agent G Mario Elie (7.8 ppg, .521 field-goal shooting).

Los Angeles Lakers -- Signed G Anthony Peeler, first-round draft choice from Missouri, to a multi-year contract.

Orlando Magic -- Signed C Shaquille O'Neal. Announced they will match the Dallas Mavericks' offer sheet to C Stanley Roberts.

Lacrosse Catbirds (CBA) -- Signed Flip Saunders, president-head coach, to a two-year contract extension.

College

Connecticut -- Named Ellen Crandall-Orner women's volleyball coach and Ted Gibbons men's assistant track and field coach.

East Stroudsburg -- Named Carey Snyder interim AD and Terence Butler assistant to the AD. Announced the resignation of Richard DeSchriver, interim AD, to become administrator and faculty member at U.S. Sports Academy.

UMBC -- Signed the following women's soccer recruits: F Denise Schilte, F Kasy Kruger (Gaithersburg), B Dawn Frederick (Broadneck), G Kristi Sipes (Mercy) and F Sue Feliciano (Catholic/Essex Community College).

=1 Utah State -- Named Michael Parent acting AD.

Football

Philadelphia Eagles -- Announced the retirement of King Hill, talent scout, effective Aug. 15, to become director of golf for Tour 18 Inc.'s new course in Houston.

@4 Tampa Bay Buccaneers -- Waived WR Terry Anthony.

Hockey

Chicago Blackhawks -- Traded G Dominik Hasek (10-4-1, 2.60 GAA) to the Buffalo Sabres for G Stephane Beauregard (6-8-6, 2.89 GAA with the Winnipeg Jets) and future considerations.

Hartford Whalers -- Re-signed LW Randy Cunneyworth (7 goals, 10 assists) and C Paul Gillis (2 assists, 54 PIM).

5) Winnipeg Jets -- Signed RW Alan Kerr.

Soccer

Charlotte Eagles -- United States Interregional Soccer League team named Tim Donelli GM. He formerly worked with the Blast and Skipjacks.

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