Auto racingKelly Moss Racing -- Announced that Mauro Baldi...

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February 19, 1994

Auto racing

Kelly Moss Racing -- Announced that Mauro Baldi will drive one of its two Porsche 911 Turbo 3.6s in the 1994 SCCA World Challenge Series.

Baseball

Atlanta Braves -- Agreed to terms with IF Tony Graffanino and OF Tony Tarasco on one-year contracts.

Orioles -- Released OF Henry Cotto from a minor-league contract.

Boston Red Sox -- Acquired OF Matt Stairs and P Pete Young from the Montreal Expos for a player to be named and cash. Named B. J. Baker strength and conditioning coordinator.

Los Angeles Dodgers -- Agreed to terms with P John DaSilva on a one-year contract.

Milwaukee Brewers -- Announced retirement of 2B Jim Gantner, who will remain with the club as both a major- and minor-league infield instructor.

New York Mets -- Agreed to terms with C Brook Fordyce and P Juan Castillo on one-year contracts.

Seattle Mariners -- Agreed to contracts with P Bobby Ayala, P Roger Salkeld and C Bill Haselman.

Toronto Blue Jays -- Agreed to terms with P Pat Hentgen ($500,000), IF Ed Sprague ($500,000) and IF Eddie Zosky ($127,500) on one-year contracts.

Basketball

Los Angeles Clippers -- Suspended G Ron Harper one game without pay.

Minnesota Timberwolves -- Placed G Micheal Williams on the injured list with a sprained right wrist. Activated G Stanley Jackson from the injured list.

College

Coastal Carolina -- Declared basketball player Mohammed Acha, the team's second-leading scorer and top rebounder, ineligible for last night's game because of possible recruiting violations.

Colorado -- Named Rick Neuheisel quarterbacks and receivers coach.

East Carolina -- Suspended G Lester Lyons for the team's game against James Madison today.

Ohio State -- Announced the retirement of AD James L. Jones, effective at the end of June.

Football

Chicago Bears -- Signed G Mark Bortz to a two-year contract worth $2.25 million.

Cleveland Browns -- Agreed to terms with QB Vinny Testaverde on a six-year contract.

Detroit Lions -- Signed QB Chuck Long.

Green Bay Packers -- Announced the retirement of LB Brian Noble, who will announce Packers preseason games on TV.

New York Giants -- Announced that WR Chris Calloway, an unrestricted free agent, underwent surgery to repair a herniated disk in his back.

Seattle Seahawks -- Announced the retirements of RB Rueben Mayes and C Grant Feasel. Waived LB Ray Berry and LB Dino Hackett.

CFL -- Awarded a franchise to be located in Shreveport, La., and to begin play in the 1994 season to Bernard and Lonie Glieberman. Announced that the team will be known as the Pirates.

Edmonton Eskimos (CFL) -- Named Joe Paopao an offensive assistant.

Winnipeg Blue Bombers (CFL) -- Named Mike Roach assistant coach.

Detroit Drive (AFL) -- Mike Ilitch sold team to commissioner Joe O'Hara.

Hockey

Toronto Maple Leafs -- Assigned C Yanic Perreault to AHL John's.

Washington Capitals -- Announced that Terry Murray has been sent on loan to the Florida Panthers and will coach IHL Cincinnati for the remainder of the season.

Horse racing Aqueduct -- Stewards suspended trainer Horace Armstrong 60 days because Phenylbutazone, a banned substance, was found the post-race test of King of Kolchis on Nov. 22.

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