Auto racing Williams-Renault -- Named British driver Damon...


December 15, 1992

Auto racing Williams-Renault -- Named British driver Damon Hill, the 30-year-old son of two-time champion Graham Hill, as the replacement for Formula One champion Nigel Mansell, who will join the Haas-Newman IndyCar team.

Baseball Orioles -- Signed two minor-league free agents, P Jamie Moyer and 3B Scott Coolbaugh.

Boston Red Sox -- Agreed to terms with former Orioles C Bob Melvin to a two-year contract.

Cleveland Indians -- Agreed to terms with P Mike Bielecki (Dundalk) on a minor-league contract.

Oakland Athletics -- Agreed to terms with C Terry Steinbach on a four-year contract.

Pittsburgh Pirates -- Signed free-agent IF Tom Foley.

Colleges NCAA -- Appointed Warner Alford as Council representative on the Professional Sports Liaison Committee; and Charles Young as chair of the Ad Hoc Committee to Study Enforcement Issues.

Clemson -- Named Theo Young receivers coach.

Gannon -- Announced the addition of women's cross country as a varsity sport.

Murray State -- Named Houston Nutt, a receivers coach at Arkansas, head coach.

Vermont -- Named Jeff Schulman assistant athletic director.

Wake Forest -- Suspended freshman basketball F Bob Fitzgibbons for violating team and university rules.

West Georgia -- Announced the resignation of David Laton, men's basketball coach. Named Jimmy Satcher interim men's basketball coach.

Football Detroit Lions -- Placed NT Jerry Ball on IR.

Hockey New York Islanders -- Recalled G Danny Lorenz from AHL Capital District.

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