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January 05, 1994

Baseball

Orioles -- Named Pete Mackanin manager of Double-A Bowie; Butch Wynegar manager and Jeff Morris pitching coach of Single-A Albany; and Mike O'Berry manager of Single-A Frederick. Announced that Pete Howell, Albany trainer; Larry McCall, Frederick pitching coach; Joe Durham, Frederick coach; and Rudy Higgins, Frederick trainer, will return. Agreed to terms with IF Edgar Alfonso on a minor-league contract. Purchased the rights to OF Dennis Hood and IF Ken Arnold from Thunder Bay of the Northern League. Assigned Hood to Triple-A Rochester and Arnold to Bowie.

Cleveland Indians -- Promoted Mark Shapiro, manager of minor-league operations, to director of minor-league operations.

Colorado Rockies -- Reached agreement with P Darren Holmes on a one-year contract extension.

Toronto Blue Jays -- Signed P Mike Timlin to a one-year contract, and P Dennis Gray and OF Shawn Green and OF Brent Bowers to minor-league contracts.

San Diego Padres -- Agreed to terms with OF Tony Gwynn on a two-year contract extension through 1997.

Basketball

NBA -- Fined Dennis Rodman of the San Antonio Spurs $10,000 for his actions following his ejection from a game with the Los Angeles Lakers on Jan. 2.

Chicago Bulls -- Activated C Will Perdue from the injured list. Placed C Bill Cartwright on the injured list. Waived G Jo Jo English.

Colleges

NCAA -- Announced it would accept the penalties imposed by Kansas State on its track program, including prohibiting postseason competition in the 1993-94 seasons, prohibiting off-campus recruiting from December 1992 through May 31, 1994, reducing scholarships by one in men's and women's track for two years, and erasing all records for the 1990-91 and 1991-92 seasons. Placed Morningside College's athletic program on three years' probation for major violations in football from 1989 through 1992; banned it from postseason play after the 1993 and 1994 seasons; reduced its grants-in-aid from 38 to 36 in 1993-94 and from 36 to 34 in 1994-95; limited its expenses-paid visits by football prospects to 50 during one of the next two seasons; and forfeited all victories in which ineligible athletes participated from 1989 through 1992.

Fresno State -- QB Trent Dilfer announced he will pass up his senior year to enter the NFL draft.

Furman -- Named Brian Lee women's soccer coach.

Livingstone -- Announced the resignation of Delano Tucker, athletic director and football coach.

Missouri -- Named Andy Moeller and Jonathan Hoke to the football coaching staff; announced Moeller will coach offensive tackles, tight ends and special teams and Hoke will coach either wide receivers or defensive backs and also have special teams responsibilities.

North Texas -- Named Craig Helwig athletic director.

Ohio State -- Freshman RB Travis McGuire announced he is transferring to Youngstown State.

Princeton -- Announced the retirement of Robert J. Myslik, athletic director, effective at the end of the 1993-94 academic year.

Purdue -- Named Bob Morris defensive coordinator.

San Diego State -- Named LeCharls McDaniel special teams coach and Ken Delgado defensive line coach.

South Carolina -- Named Wally Burnham defensive coordinator, Chuck Kelly and Mark Salva offensive line coaches and Frank Hickson running backs coach.

D8 Texas A&M -- Fired offensive coordinator Bob Toledo.

Football

Atlanta Falcons -- Fired head coach Jerry Glanville.

Green Bay Packers -- Signed LB Mike Merriweather.

Pittsburgh Steelers -- Placed FB Victor Jones on injured reserve with a chest muscle injury; signed FB Steve Avery to the active roster.

San Diego Chargers -- Announced the resignation of Jack Reilly, quarterbacks coach and passing game coordinator.

Washington Redskins -- Fired head coach Richie Petitbon.

Hockey

St. Louis Blues -- Recalled F Nathan LaFayette from Peoria (IHL).

Olympics

U.S. Fencing Association -- Named Zoran Tulum men's foil weapons coach, Buckie Leach women's foil weapons coach, Dr. Aladar Kogler men's epee weapons coach and Paul Soter women's epee weapons coach for the 1993-94 season.

Soccer

Cleveland Crunch -- Placed F Nassim Olabi on the disabled list.

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