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March 29, 1994

Auto racing

International Automobile Federation (FIA) -- Suspended Formula One driver Eddie Irvine of Northern Ireland for one race and fined him $10,000 for dangerous driving during the Grand Prix of Brazil.


Orioles -- Purchased the contract of OF Lonnie Smith from Triple-A Rochester and assigned him to the 40-man roster. Optioned P Mike Cook to Rochester.

Boston Red Sox -- Signed former Orioles P Todd Frohwirth to a minor-league contract. Sent C John Flaherty to their minor-league camp for reassignment.

California Angels -- Sent P Russ Springer to their minor-league camp for reassignment. Signed IF Rex Hudler to a one-year contract.

Cleveland Indians -- Placed P Jerry Dipoto on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to March 25. Optioned 1B Herbert Perry, P Julian Tavarez and OF Omar Ramirez to Triple-A Charlotte. Reassigned C Joel Skinner and P Chad Ogea to their minor-league camp for reassignment.

Chicago Cubs -- Placed P Frank Castillo on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to March 20, and P Jessie Hollins on the 15-day disabled list. Optioned P Turk Wendell and C Darron Cox to Triple-A Iowa. Sent P Mike Anderson and P Chuck Crim to their minor-league camp for reassignment.

Chicago White Sox -- Traded SS Esteban Beltre to the Texas Rangers for P Scott Eyre; assigned Eyre to their minor-league camp for reassignment.

Colorado Rockies -- Optioned OF Chris Jones and IF Jim Tatum to Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Houston Astros -- Optioned P Domingo Jean and IF Orlando Miller to Triple-A Tacoma.

Los Angeles Dodgers -- Traded P James Daspit to the Houston Astros for P Al Osuna.

Montreal Expos -- Add IF Jeff Gardner to the major-league roster. Designated P Butch Henry for reassignment. Sent OF Curtis to Triple-A Ottawa.

Philadelphia Phillies -- Sent P Tyler Green to their minor-league camp for reassignment.

Pittsburgh Pirates -- Assigned OF Midre Cummings and SS Tony Womack to their minor-league camp.

St. Louis Cardinals -- Optioned IF Phil Stephenson, IF Scott Coolbaugh, P Steve Dixon, P Rich Batchelor and OF John Mabry to Triple-A Louisville.

San Francisco Giants -- Announced that Peter A. Magowan, managing general partner and president, has acquired the remaining interest in the team held by Walter H. Shorenstein. Placed P Bud Black on the 15-day disabled list, effective April 3. Sent 1B J. R. Phillips and P Tony Menendez to Triple-A Phoenix. Sent IF Eric Johnson, C TomLampkin and P Pat Gomez to their minor-league camp for reassignment.

Seattle Mariners -- Purchased the contract of P Bobby Thigpen from Triple-A Calgary.

Toronto Blue Jays -- Optioned P Huck Flener, OF Rob Butler and OF Robert Perez to Triple-A Syracuse.


NBA -- Suspended Houston Rockets C Hakeem Olajuwon for one game and fined him $2,500 for making intentional physical contact with referee Bill Spooner during Sunday night's game. Named Atlanta Hawks F Kevin Willis Player of the Week.

B6 Minnesota Timberwolves -- Signed C Andres Guibert.


Arkansas State -- Named Tom Jordan tight ends coach and assistant recruiting coordinator.

Baylor -- Fired Pam Bowers, women's basketball coach.

Dayton -- Announced the resignation of Sue Ramsey, women's basketball coach.

George Washington -- Announced that C Yinka Dare would forego his final two years of eligibility and enter this year's NBA draft.

Florida State -- Suspended F Derrik Carroll indefinitely for failing to follow prescribed academic guidelines.

La Salle -- Extended contract of John Miller, women's basketball coach, through 1996-97.

Tennessee -- Named Kevin O'Neill men's basketball coach.

West Texas A&M -- Announced the resignation of Ron Steele, football coach. Named Morris Stone interim football coach.

Western Kentucky -- Announced the resignation of Ralph Willard, men's basketball coach.

Westfield (Mass.) State -- Announced the resignation of Bob Lawless, men's basketball coach.


Cincinnati Bengals -- Signed OL Darrick Brilz to a two-year contract.

Indianapolis Colts -- Released LB Chip Banks.

Miami Dolphins -- Signed P Leo Araguz, WR Reggie Brown and DT George Rooks.

CFL Colts -- Signed K-P Kirk Maggio (Calvert Hall), RB Anthony Barbour, FB Chuck Weatherspoon, LB William "Bam-Bam" King and WR-RB Andrew Hill.

Las Vegas Posse (CFL) -- Signed DL Roy Hart and DL Garrett Greedy.

Toronto Argonauts (CFL) -- Named Anthony Marciano offensive line coach.

Ottawa Rough Riders (CFL) -- Signed LB Jeff Braswell to a two-year contract.

Shreveport Pirates (CFL) -- Signed LB Elfrid Payton.


NHL -- Suspended F Sergio Momesso for two days for swinging his stick at New York Rangers F Joe Kocur during game March 25. Named Boston Bruins C Adam Oates and New Jersey Devils D Scott Stevens co-players of the week.

Hartford Whalers -- Recalled D John Stevens from AHL Springfield.

New York Islanders -- Recalled F David Chyzowski and F Zigmund Palffy from IHL Salt Lake City.

St. Louis Blues -- Sent D Terry Hollinger, C Tony Hrkac and LW Vitali Karamnov to IHL Peoria.

Horse racing

New York Racing Association -- Suspended jockey Frank Alvarado from March 31 through April 6 for careless riding at Aqueduct.


U.S. National team -- Cut D-M Mark Sentel from the player pool.

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