Baseball Major League Baseball -- Announced that NBC...

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July 09, 1993

Baseball Major League Baseball -- Announced that NBC Sports executive Ken Schanzer will head baseball's new television operation, a partnership with NBC and ABC that will oversee all major-league Anetwork broadcasts. Schanzer, 48, will begin his new job Aug. 2.

National League -- Announced Los Angeles Dodgers P Ramon Martinez has withdrawn his appeal of a five-game suspension for throwing at Charlie Hayes of the Colorado Rockies on June 15.

Orioles -- Placed 3B Leo Gomez on the 15-day DL with a cyst on his left wrist and tendinitis of the left wrist. Activated OF Brady Anderson from the DL.

Cincinnati Reds -- Optioned P Mike Anderson to Triple-A Indianapolis. Recalled OF Keith Gordon from Double-A

Chattanooga.

Milwaukee Brewers -- Placed P Bill Wegman on the 15-day DL with an ulcer and a hiatal hernia. Purchased the contract of P Matt Maysey from Triple-A New Orleans. Moved OF Alex Diaz from the 15-day to the 60-day DL.

New York Mets -- Named Joe McIlvaine executive vice president of baseball operations and signed him to a two-year contract. Optioned SS Kevin Baez to Triple-A Norfolk. Recalled P Eric Hillman from Norfolk.

Oakland Athletics -- Optioned P Kevin Campbell to Triple-A Tacoma.

San Diego Padres -- Promoted IF Brent Bish from Single-A Rancho Cucamonga to Double-A Wichita. Assigned P Jeff Brown to Rancho Cucamonga.

San Francisco Giants -- Optioned P Greg Brummett to Triple-A Phoenix. Recalled IF Paul Faries from Phoenix. Purchased the contract of IF Eric A. Johnson from Phoenix. Placed IF Mike Benjamin on the 15-day DL with a bruised right heel. Transferred

P Craig Colbert from the 15- to the 60-day DL.

Basketball

Dallas Mavericks -- Named Tom Newell and Randy Wittman as

sistant coaches.

New Jersey Nets -- Signed unrestricted free agent G Kevin Edwards of the Miami Heat to a multi-year contract.

College

Cornell -- Named Tyrone Pitts men's assistant basketball coach.

Houston -- Named Fred Applin assistant women's basketball coach.

Louisville -- Named Wiley Brown strength and conditioning

coordinator.

Loyola, N.O. -- Named Emily B. Therrell women's soccer coach.

Monmouth -- Announced the resignation of Chip Sweeney, men's golf coach.

Radford -- Named Bob Clark and Tricia Cullop women's assistant basketball coaches.

South Carolina State -- Named Jim Martin athletic director.

Western Kentucky -- Named Steve Small women's associate head basketball coach.

Hockey

Birmingham Bulls (ECHL) -- Announced an affiliation with the expansion Florida Panthers of the NHL.

Las Vegas Thunder (IHL) -- Signed D Jean-Marc Richard, RW Patrice Lefebvre and LW Bobby Joyce.

Soccer

Fort Lauderdale Strikers (APSL) -- Placed MF Jefferson Doe on waivers.

Milwaukee Wave (NPSL) -- Signed D Tag Gambatese to a two-year contract.

Tampa Bay Rowdies (APSL) -- Announced F Mike Brady has left the team.

Toronto Blizzard (APSL) -- Placed F Frank Cardona on waivers.

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