BaseballCincinnati Reds -- Signed P Erik Hanson to a...

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January 18, 1994

Baseball

Cincinnati Reds -- Signed P Erik Hanson to a one-year, $2.7 million contract.

Florida Marlins -- Reached agreement with P Luis Aquino ona minor-league contract and invited him to spring training.

Houston Astros -- Invited P Jim Bruske, P Gino Minutelli, C Raul Chavez, C Scott Makarewicz and 3B Phil Nevin to major-league spring training as non-roster players.

Milwaukee Brewers -- Agreed to terms on a one-year contract with P Jaime Navarro.

New York Yankees -- Signed IF-OF Randy Velarde to a one-year contract. Named Kirk Randazzo director of stadium operations.

Toronto Blue Jays -- Agreed to terms with P Todd Stottlemyre and P Paul Spoljaric.

Basketball

NBA -- Named New York Knicks C Patrick Ewing (32 ppg, 12.3 rpg, four blocks per game and 2.3 steals per game for the week) NBA Player of the Week.

Detroit Pistons -- Signed F Ben Coleman to a 10-day contract.

Golden State Warriors -- Signed F Tod Murphy to a 10-day contract.

Indiana Pacers -- Activated G Pooh Richardson from the injured list. Placed G Vern Fleming on the injured list.

Orlando Magic -- Traded F Anthony Cook and a conditional first-round pick in the 1994 draft to the Milwaukee Bucks for F Anthony Avent.

College

Football Hall of Fame -- Named coach Vince Dooley of Georgia and the late John Merritt, coach of Jackson State and Tennessee State. Named players Bob Babich of Miami of Ohio, Steve Eisenhauer of Navy, Larry Elkins of Baylor, Pete Elliott of Michigan, Tucker Frederickson of Auburn, Jerry Groom of Notre Dame, John Hadl of Kansas, Gifford Nielsen of Brigham Young, Ozzie Newsome of Alabama, Marvin Powell of Southern Cal and Randy White of Maryland.

MEAC -- Named UMES G Terrell Harris (65 points, 14 assists, nine steals, six rebounds in 2-1 week) Player of the Week.

Campbell -- Announced that it is joining the Trans America Athletic Conference as the 11th member.

Drew University -- Named Patrick Meade aquatics coordinator and Christa Aluotto interim women's part-time soccer coach. Announced resignation of women's soccer coach and women's basketball coach Pete Kowall.

Fordham -- Declared C Bobby Frain academically ineligible for the remainder of the season.

Northeastern -- Declared basketball C Dan Callahan a medical redshirt for the 1993-1994 season.

Texas A&M -- Named Tommy Tuberville defensive coordinator.

Hockey

NHL -- Named Toronto Maple Leafs G Felix Potvin (1.22 goals-against average in four victories last week).

Boston Bruins -- Acquired G Vincent Riendeau from the Detroit Red Wings in exchange for a conditional pick in the 1995 amateur draft.

Detroit Red Wings -- Traded G Vince Riendeau to Boston for a conditional 1995 draft choice.

Mighty Ducks of Anaheim -- Recalled G Allan Bester from IHL San Diego.

Horse racing

Thoroughbred Racing Association -- Named J. Brian McGrath as its first commissioner.

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